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by: Austria Masim Feb 23, 2021 Daft Punk shocked the world when they announced their retirement after 28 years on February 22. The duo broke the news with an eight-minute video excerpt titled “Epilogue,” from their 2006 film Electroma. Since then reactions from artists on social media have begun to outline the unparalleled impact the French icons made […]

by: Austria Masim Feb 15, 2021 Fransis Derelle has returned to Monstercat with his second label single, “Same Mistake,” featuring vocalist Josh Rubin. The melodic bass track follows the Utah producer’s Monstercat debut, “Ember,” with CRaymak and HVDES. Notably, “Same Mistake” is the latest to appear on the Rocket League x Monstercat in-game radio playlist. […]

by: Austria Masim Feb 13, 2021 Los Angeles-based event and music promotion company Space Yacht recently celebrated its six-year anniversary with its first-ever Tech My House label compilation and a 15-hour livestream event that foregrounded a slew of ascendant house artists. Space Yacht was founded in 2015 by Henry Lu and Rami Perlman, who have […]

Porter Robinson delves into the Nurture era with an enlightening new interview… The producer recently spoke to RADIO.COM‘s Bryce Segall for New Arrivals, sharing details on the forthcoming album and how it came to be. From the Madeon influence, to his newfound “digital falsetto” game changer, through personal emotional struggles, and dealing through the pandemic — […]

When we were sourcing artists for our annual Top 40 Artists To Watch list this past December, I reached out to a few friends to help round out the final artists we needed to fill the list. Among them was Deadcrow, whose track “Hive Mind” made him an immediate clear choice. Later, when the list […]

by: Ross Goldenberg Feb 3, 2021 Progressive house has discernibly experienced its share of ebbs and flows since its bloom across the early 2010’s, but fast forward to present day, and just a handful of names have not only stood the test of time but also masterfully acclimated a sense of self as palatably as Matisse […]

by: Austria Masim Feb 2, 2021 Episode 59 of Anna Lunoe‘s Apple Music radio series danceXL featured the talk of the town, Porter Robinson, who got candid about the influences behind his sophomore album Nurture while opening up about the mental health challenges that he faced before and during the project’s steady push to completion. […]

by: Rachel Narozniak Jan 27, 2021 Supernovas is a recurring Dancing Astronaut feature dedicated to vocalists in the dance space who, with their own idiosyncratic vocal signatures and unique lyrical perspectives, have played pivotal roles in bringing electronic records to life. Each installment in the monthly series spotlights one vocalist. The serial launches with Supernovas […]

by: Jessica Mao Dec 28, 2020 In a new interview, Carl Cox reflects on effects of the pandemic, divulging not only his opinions on partying, but also where the industry goes from here. Having been a figure in the evolution of dance music through the years, from the height of the UK superclub scene to […]

Over its tenure, Knowledge Magazine defined a generation of rave, especially when it came to jungle and drum and bass, chronicling the burgeoning genre pretty much from its inception. Popularly known as Kmag, the monthly publication took us from paper to digital and from hardcore to crossbreed, leaving a major gap when it more or […]