DJ Fresh Announces Retirement From Touring

Another DJ has bitten the dust so to speak. Run aground by the endless loops that most big artists and groups run through as their popularity goes through the roof. A lack of experimentation, the grueling endurance one has to possess to make it from point A to point B while on tour for months … [Read more…]

Bobby Nourmand – Deep (Radio Edit) – Dancing Astronaut

LA native Bobby Nourmand has pledged a quirky take on the modern house sound. Building on the affirmative action of his Potion debut “Smokin’ Joe,” new Soundcloud offering “Deep” has now found its way onto the digital market. A more club-oriented take on his melancholic sound, the track oozes with easy rolling house stamina, upping the … [Read more…]

Dancing Astronaut presents AXIS 178: Mixed by Mark Farina – Dancing Astronaut

Mark Farina is a bona fide house music legend. Having gotten his start in Chicago in the late ’80s and early ’90s alongside pioneers like Derrick Carter, Farina has spent over two decades championing his signature Mushroom Jazz style. The San Francisco-based DJ is currently celebrating the 8th edition of his coveted compilation series of the same name. In … [Read more…]

The Chainsmokers release new single 'Closer' with Halsey – Dancing Astronaut

The Chainsmokers’ knack for crafting catchy crossover anthems is undeniable. One need look no further than their track record from the past 12 months, which boasts multi-platinum singles like “Don’t Let Me Down” and “Roses.” Now the pair have formally unveiled their new single, “Closer,” a collaboration with 21-year-old songstress Halsey. While the track is officially due out on Friday, … [Read more…]

DA Premiere: Pan-Pot – Win Some (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut

Pan-Pot have established themselves as major international players in the darker, industrial realms of techno. The duo recently released their second LP The Other on their own Second State imprint, showcasing their true versatility as artists in pairing their stimulating brand of techno with left-field electronica. Nicole Moudaber has recruited the pair to play a brief cameo on MOOD … [Read more…]

DA Premiere: Bixel Boys feat. Jarell Perry – Love Marks (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut

Bixel Boys‘ carefully cultivated sound embodies the ethos of their #FREELIFE movement. Refusing to abide by specific genre norms, the Los Angeles natives frequently experiment in fusing odd sonic combinations while still paying homage to traditional 4/4 dance tropes. The pair have now returned with a new original work with singer Jarell Perry titled “Love Marks.” Subtle garage notes … [Read more…]