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by: Austria Masim Jun 17, 2021 Lane 8 is celebrating This Never Happened‘s 100th release with a mesmerizing new work titled “Riptide” featuring AFI vocalist, Davey Havok. Debuted on his recently released four-hour Summer 2021 Mixtape rendition, Dancing Astronaut‘s 2020 Artist of the Year childhood dreams have come into fruition as both he and the hardcore […]

by: Ross Goldenberg Jun 15, 2021 Summer’s threshold might be observed on June 21, but as we’re all aware, Dancing Astronaut‘s 2020 Artist of the Year is responsible for that decision each season. Determining the exact delivery date of each of Lane 8’s seasonal mixtapes is typically a guessing game, so when the This Never […]

by: Ross Goldenberg Jun 14, 2021 For those keeping score at home, only a pair of yet-to-be released IDs still remained on the board from one of 2020’s single most memorable virtual showings, Lane 8‘s sunrise set afloat Colorado’s Grand Lake. Dancing Astronaut has relentlessly tracked the movements of each and every one of them […]

by: Ariel King Jun 5, 2021 After first stepping onto the scene last year, Massane has become a mainstay on Lane 8‘s This Never Happened label. The melodic house producer has managed to hit the ground running, releasing a trilogy of EPs before announcing his debut LP, Another Dawn. Trailing behind three album singles, including […]

by: Sami Weisband Jun 1, 2021 After bestowing his two prior album singles, “Another Dawn” and “5am,” France’s own Massane has brought forth his final album single “Wild,” an outing made in tandem with alternative UK artist Colouring. Only a year out from his initial entry to the scene, Massane has managed to accrue an […]

by: Ariel King May 25, 2021 Following a monumental 2020 that saw the release of his sophomore album, Progressions, Matt Fax has returned with his first single of 2021, “Obsidian.” Highlighting Fax’s progressive sound and ambient instrumentals, the track propels Fax forward into a new era as he shares his first release via This Never […]

by: Ross Goldenberg May 10, 2021 Massane is reaching into Lane 8’s mound of “Summer 2020 Mixtape” IDs for the next affiliate from his June 4-dated freshman LP. Not even a month removed from the news of his impending This Never Happened album, paired with the delivery of its Kinnship-backed title number, Massane has now […]

by: Austria Masim Apr 27, 2021 Giorgia Angiuli has shared her first release alongside Nors Kode and SQU4RE titled “Stay Curious” on Lane 8‘s imprint, This Never Happened. First premiered on Lane 8’s Spring 2021 Mixtape, the Italian multi-instrumentalist and composer taps into her classically trained talents for a jarring clash of cinematic atmospheres and […]

by: Ross Goldenberg Apr 19, 2021 Just one year after Massane’s “hello world” opening statement, the emerging French decided that leveling up from an EP trilogy in 2020 to his debut LP the following year was in order. The choice was clear; the album’s only possible destination spot would be where it all began—Lane 8′s […]

by: Ross Goldenberg Apr 13, 2021 This Never Happened has had a court-side seat for OCULA‘s rattling bloom since the producer first introduced himself through Lane 8‘s fourth Root to Branch installment. Building the past two years’ EP trilogy and handful of further label pop-ups, OCULA is penning the next chapter in his This Never […]