Ottawa's Bluesfest Preperations are on Pause for One Wild Reason

Canada’s capital, Ottawa, Ontario, is well-known for their incredibly diverse music festivals throughout the summer. Among the events, Bluesfest stands out as one the country’s largest music festivals. Welcoming crowds  an average 300,000 partygoers annually, there is one particular attendee that eagerly showed up weeks early and has ultimately put …

Soak up the groove with Bluestaeb’s latest cut ‘Alright’

: Robert Winter Parisian artist Bluestaeb first crossed our radar back in 2015 with his stand-out Rodalquilar LP, and now he’s back with another groove-centric gem, ‘Alright’. The third cut from his Everything Is Always A Process EP – due out on Jakarta Records on June 15th – ‘Alright’ kicks f with some catchy, …

Legendary South African jazz artist Hugh Masekela has passed away

Hugh Masekela has died aged 78. A from his family says he “passed peacefully” in Johannesburg “after a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer”. Known as the “father South African jazz”, Masekela had a long and successful career, releasing numerous albums. He was heralded as a key figure in …

USHUAÏA IBIZA REVEALS FIRST RESIDENCY FOR SUMMER 2018!

Forget those January blues because Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel is preparing for yet another scorching summer with the announcement their first resident for 2018 – Tomorrowland presents Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Garden Madness. After a wildly successful debut last summer, The Garden Madness is set to return for an …

SHOWTEK AND MOBY JOIN FORCES FOR NEW VERSION OF ‘NATURAL BLUES’!

While it’s been almost two decades since Moby’s ‘Natural Blues’ conquered the world dance music, it’s safe to say the record hasn’t lost any its allure. And now, for everyone who might have accidentally forgotten just how brilliant the Grammy-nominated song is, none other than Dutch duo Showtek teamed up …

Dr. Shiver Releases Acoustic Version and Video of “Something” Featuring 12 Live Musicians!

This fall, Dr. Shiver released his soulful, funky single “Something” featuring vocals by Kazi. The track was engineered to have a raw, authentic sound reminiscent a live blues club, and now Dr. Shiver is bringing the vibe to life with the ficial live version “Something.” The producer brought twelve  Italy‘s most talented musicians together to …

Seven Lions Kicks Off Debut Mix Series With “The Observatory – Episode 1”

released the  this Tuesday, called “The Observatory.” This nearly two-hour long debut mix includes fan favourite tracks from beloved EDM artists , , , as well as some Seven Lions’ own hits such as “Where I Won’t Be Found” and “Falling Away” featuring Lights. The mix is intended to reach across EDM genres and …

Ilan Bluestone Releases “Another Lover” Featuring Koven

London-based producer has become one the most promising acts in the international dance music scene. His passion for progressive music is heard throughout his popular releases such as “Namaste” and “Capetown” on Anjunabeats, which led him to become a permanent fixture in ’s recent DJ sets. Bluestone has received a …

NGHTMRE Joins With Wiz Khalifa for “TTM”

 has joined forces with Wiz Khalifa and PnB Rock on “TTM.” The song is aimed at an ex-girlfriend with a dirty habit gossiping, something we can all relate to. Wiz Khalifa and PnB rock have the provocative rhymes covered, while  touch comes in the form an instrumental top-line complemented by his signature deep bass. Originally, “TTM” was slated …

Bluesound's new documentary series finds out how to make the "perfect track"

A Sound In The Making is a new documentary series from premium hi-res wireless streaming service Bluesound. BADBADNOTGOOD, Mount Kimbie and Milk & Bone are the first to appear in the series, with each episode to explore “aspects the artists creative, structural, technical and behind-the-scenes considerations producing a perfect and …

NGHTMRE Goes Hybrid With “No Coming down” off Upcoming EP

NGHTMRE is back on Mad Decent with yet another in your face, multifaceted release, “No Coming Down.” The backdrop contains the producer’s melodies and basslines, complete with a sax sample and rolling, cinematic synths that complement the fast-paced, rhythmic verses. “No Coming Down” inspires a defiant and triumphant mindset for any listener, mixed with a little bit …

Valentino Khan Talks Sean Paul Collab, New Music, Wrestling & More

A mainstay within the dance music industry over the past few years, Valentino Khan certainly needs no introduction. The LA native first blew up in 2015 following the massive success his singles ‘Deep Down Low‘ & ‘Pump’ which both have ultimately crossed over 100 million streams through all DPS platforms and YouTube views. …

Moby taps Loco Dice to remix 'Go' for Black Lacquer Remix Project [Q&A] – Dancing Astronaut

During the 1990s, house and techno pioneer inspired dance music’s collective consciousness in part by one his most seminal releases, “Go.” The track sees Moby – also known as Richard Melville Hall – remix the B-side to his debut single “Mobility” by layering “Laura Palmer’s Theme” from David Lynch’s  over the original tune. …

Valentino Khan Strikes 'Gold' With New Track Featuring Sean Paul

Valentino Khan is back with another sure fire hit with this scorching collab featuring Sean Paul titled ‘Gold’. The track also appears on the album companion soundtrack to Major Lazer’s forthcoming , Give Me Future. Major Lazer Presents: Give Me Future—Music From and Inspired by the Film features new and unreleased music from Major …

HI-LO reworks Moby's 'Go' for Black Lacquer remix project [Q&A] – Dancing Astronaut

In his recent memoir , house and techno trailblazer  reveals how his track “Go” helped to globalize electronic dance music to its current widespread acclaim. Chronicling Moby’s ascension from 1989-1999, the autobiography dedicates an entire chapter to “Go” where the artist layers “Laura Palmer’s Theme” from over the B-side to his debut single …

Moby enlists Hardwell to rework 'Go' for Black Lacquer Remix Project [Q&A] – Dancing Astronaut

Alongside a few other legendary acts, dance music founding father  was instrumental in helping to globalize the genre to its current widespread acclaim. In his recently released autobiography Porcelain, A Memoir, the electronica pioneer discusses his career from 1989-1999 and dedicates an entire chapter to one his breakout hits “Go.” On the track, …

​DJ Deep: "If house isn't part of techno for you, you missed something along the way"

Versatile French producer DJ Deep recently spoke about the importance understanding the roots dance music in order to be able to expand on the styles that have existed for decades. In an interview with , DJ Deep was asked about his approach to the collaborative remixes St Germain’s material that …

Mike Mago – Exclusive Guest Mix & Interview [The Recipe Volume 027]

Mike Mago is a Dutch DJ and producer who is in huge demand across Europe and beyond, from the festivals Creamfields and Tomorrowland, to the clubs Ibiza, from remixes for leading dance artists, to his own hit single releases. Forming his own record label, BMKLTSCH Records in 2010, Mike built …

Sander van Doorn takes on Moby's "Natural Blues" [Q&A] – Dancing Astronaut

Moby, otherwise known as Richard Melville Hall, is one the founding fathers and most influential figures in dance music. Many say he is the reason dance music found popularity in the U.S. and the U.K, thus catapulting electronic dance music to the global phenomenon it is now. The American musician …

Dr. Shiver releases "Something" on Nicky Romero's Protocol Recordings – Dancing Astronaut

Bruno Carlo Oggioni, better known as Dr. Shiver, is the newest member with his latest release “Something,” featuring Kazi. The Italian producer made his debut in the dance music scene with a remix Candi Stanton’s 1986 track “You Got The Love.” Prior to kicking f his DJ career, he dabbled in …

Kidnap Kid offers harmonious remix of Moby's "Natural Blues" [Q&A] – Dancing Astronaut

A staple member the Anjunadeep family, — real name Matt Relton — has flourished through the years as a prominent player in the UK deep house realm. The London producer’s infectiously naturalistic beats have given the artist a stylistic edge, allowing him and his alike musical contemporaries to stand at …

NGHTMRE & Snails Just Released One Of The Most Lit Collaborations We Could Have Asked For

Modern Legends Bass Music, Snails & NGHTMRE have joined neck breaking forces delivering their first-ever collaboration “Only Want U” featuring the dreamy vocals Akylla. Clashing both their signature sounds, “Only Want U” is the pinnacle raunchy bass lines, bad-ass builds and spine quivering drops. The collaboration could not have come …