The turning point: A tell-all conversation with Keep Sydney Open’s Tyson Koh on policy, politics, and more

Photo: Tim Levy The lockout laws. There’s so much to say, so much that’s been said, and so much that’s been forgotten. Things that our city has come to accept, adapt, and sadly learn to live with. Things that shouldn’t be happening, full stop. And in this four year period, …

Psytrance Artist Josef Bansi Quinteros Of G.M.S Has Passed Away

This morning, psytrance keyboardist Josef ‘Bansi’ Quinteros G.M.S passed away in Amsterdam. Diagnosed with a rare blood cancer a year and a half ago, he battled the illness but kept on making music and performing around the world. This news comes to us with great sadness. His musical legacy’s long-lasting impact will be …

Zedd Speaks On The Incident That Involved Tesla Saving His Life

The topic Tesla‘s autopilot feature has been much controversy as lately in the recent news. Most headlines have usually revolved around the various crashes that have been experienced while using said autopilot feature, except for this one. Zedd, a very well known producer in the EDM community, happens to also …

Germany’s far-right party AfD wants to terminate Berghain’s license

Alternative for Germany, or AfD, has submitted a formal request to the district office of the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg area of Berlin for Berghain’s current trade license to be withdrawn. The letter from the far-right political party cites rampant drug use, sexually transmitted infections occurring inside the club and the death of …

Joe Claussell announced for Melbourne's next Freedom Time

NYC rhythmic house icon Joe Claussell (pictured) will play Melbourne’s next Freedom Time bash at the Coburg Velodrome. The party series will do away with having a main stage for its second winter installment, instead featuring three stages curated by local crews Butter Sessions, Wax’o Paradiso and Amsterdam’s Music From …

Scientists are studying a sleepless fish that might help humans stay up all night

According to a new study published on this past week, a team neuroscientists at Florida Atlantic University have found “the first evidence genetic and neuronal changes that contribute to the evolution sleep loss”. This new scientific discovery comes thanks to a little fish known as the Mexican tetra. This species …

A Glasgow nightclub has been providing aid to the homeless community

Glasgow’s Victoria’s Nightclub is giving aid to help the local homeless community. The city centre venue, situated on Sauchiehall Street, has been in partnership with Rest Bite to give temporary comfort to rough sleepers. In its live lounge space, the club has created a programme where people in need can …

Fyre Festival Causes Chaos, Attendees Left Stranded and Reportedly in Danger

Remember when Emily Ratajkowski and friends advertised a on a secluded island ran by Ja Rule? Well, attendees are quickly proving that influencer marketing doesn’t always work. After , the bad news is continuing. One look at the #FyreFestival hashtag on Twitter will show you that the festival is an absolute disaster. After …

Alon Mor Drops ‘Long Awaited Journey’ Album

Since a young age, Alon Mor has always had a passion for music, from creating trance music with the stware program a giant piano, to creating classical and jazz music. Now, not only is he your typical producer, but he is a modern day composer, putting a new school touch to old …

Premiere: re:deep's 'One' gets a tantalizing remix from Matchy & Bott

Ahead his forthcoming album ‘In Between’, Germany’s re:deep has released a tasteful remix EP for his track ‘One’ (feat. Oh Sleep). An artist whose organic take on techno employs elements electronica and experimental folk, re:deeps take on electronic music is wholly unique and spiritual. Ahead the release, Mixmag has picked …

Music, Art, and Technology: A Discussion With III Points Founder David Sinopoli

We all know the festival circuit. Our dreams attending Coachella, Lollapalooza, or Electric Daisy Carnival constantly rivet through our heads like the gears ancient clocks. However, it’s imperative we focus on the festivals and venues that are fighting the little fight–these are the ones that stay true to their city and …

A new documentary clip accounts Avicii's ill-fated 2013 Australian tour

Following the release his transformative hit track ‘Levels’ in July 2011, Swedish artist was all-at-once showered with celebrity and catapulted into the hectic lifestyle an high-demand touring DJ. Starting at just 18 years old, the artist’s meteoric rise to fame was followed by a wildly demanding tour schedule which required …

10 Independent Playlist Curators Influencing the Music Industry

It’s no secret that Spotify has changed the music industry with its playlists feature. One large playlist adding one song can change an artist’s life forever. While Spotify has its own network playlists they curate themselves, there is an endless number independent curators who are influencing the industry just as …

Examining the anatomy of classic dance anthems with Pete Tong – Dancing Astronaut

Electronic music’s explosion over the decades paired with increasing access to computers and production stware have translated to an unprecedented amount new genres and subsequent releases saturating the market. Despite there being millions songs in existence, however, there are always a select few whose sound design is so well-crafted that …

Roma Zuckerman announces debut EP on Nina Kraviz's label трип

Nina Kraviz’s label, трип (pronounced Trip) has announced a debut EP from producer Roma Zuckerman, titled ‘That Present Terminal’. The EP, made up four new tracks, will be released on December 8. Zuckerman has previously produced material featured on three Trip’s concept albums, including ‘Sleep Not Found’ and ‘I Have …

New York City Is Finally Lifting A Footloose Like Ban On Dancing After 91 Long Years

In 1926, New York City, boom town post reconstruction America and the shining jewel American interwar opulence, enacted a to help their police ficers enforce an incredibly controversial new federal amendment to the constitution. The 18th Amendment made the sale, production and import alcohol illegal in the United States. Obviously …

Get Ready To Be Hit In The Feels Once Again As Two Friends Has Remixed Another Classic Track

Two Friends are one the most exciting duos in electronic dance music at the moment. Matt and Eli have the ability to keep fans ravenous for their productions by releasing both brilliant original efforts and by taking on some the most classic, nostalgia inducing hits yesteryear as remixes. The guys …

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For those headed to Amsterdam Dance Event, the eclectic pool parties, showcases, panels, and haps can paralyze visitors with its scope. Dancing Astronaut is here to help with an evolving, constantly updated guide to the hottest events the week. Wednesday, 18 October Oliver Heldens Presents: Heldeep / Paradiso “Future house progenitor …

DJ Hell is taking over Melbourne's main cathedral with techno

Melbourne’s iconic St Paul’s Cathedral will be filled with techno when German electronic icon DJ Hell takes over the space next month. Melbourne Music Week has just released its full program, including a night at the central place worship with the Berlin-based heavyweight and locals Honeysmack, Acid Safari and DJ …

tyDi teams with film composer Christopher Tin on 'Closing In' ft. Dia Frampton

In his 15 years as one the leading artists in electronic music, Australian songwriter, composer, record producer and DJ tyDi, real name Tyson Illingworth, has seen, heard and done it all. Through his extensive discography, which includes five full-length albums, countless singles and remixes, and numerous EPs across diverse genres, …

Butter Sessions and Noise In My Head announce second compilation

Australian labels Butter Sessions and Noise in my Head have teamed up for a second Domestic Documents compilation, due out November 3. Following last year’s debut, the new collection features 12 unreleased tracks from Australian artists including Perth’s Ewan Jansen, Phil Stroud and Senate, Melbourne’s Butter Sessions heads Sleep D, …

Len Faki, Lady Starlight and more have remixed Radio Slave’s ‘Grindhouse’

Rekids is releasing remixes Radio Slave’s ‘Grindhouse’, with Len Faki, Slam, Obscure Shape & SHDW, Vatican Shadow, Markus Suckut, Lady Starlight (pictured) and Special Request all featuring, in celebration 10 years since its release. The track originally appeared on the British DJ’s iconic ‘No Sleep’ series. Since then, it has …

Fransis Derelle releases perfect love story track “Hollywood Dreams”

Firmly cemented as a beloved Circus member in 2017, Antuane Walker, better known as Fransis Derelle made his ficial Circus Records debut releasing his stunning rework Flux Pavilion’s “Cut Me Out” and was quickly followed up 808 stomper “Imaginary Friends,” collabed with Hopsteady. Now, the Salt Lake City Native is …

Autograf – Sleepless in NYC (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut

have released a new single on named “Sleepless in NYC.” The groovy tune is downtempo, contrasting with the upbeat-sounding title “Sleepless In NYC.” Smooth vocals lead into the drop, which has a cheery, catchy vibe despite its chill 100 BPM. The Chicago trio is known for performing live with instruments and …

Kaskade gave a talk on the future of global music, how he got started, and more – Dancing Astronaut

IVY, the world’s first “Social University,” held an event last week that featured world-renowned DJ and Producer . While he did not hop on the 1’s and 2’s this time around, he did talk about the future global music and how to command a global audience, giving his personal perspective …

TOKiMONSTA shares inspiring story about regaining the ability to comprehend music after brain surgery

Only recently did TOKiMONSTA publicly share her story about undergoing two brain surgeries at the start 2016 due to a rare brain condition. Fast forward to late 2017, and she is soon releasing her newest album, Lune Rouge. Judging from the already released singles, the 11-track body work (out October …

TOKiMONSTA Shares Story Of Regaining Her Musical Ability Which Was Lost After Brain Surgeries

TOKiMONSTA is one the most exciting, forward thinking and phenomenally unique producers in the game right now. Jennifer Lee has not always had an easy path to greatness though. About two years ago she had to go under the knife for two brain surgeries. The resulting procedures left her with …

Monika Kruse sits down at Sonus to talk musical development, current events, Croatia, and more [INTERVIEW] – Dancing Astronaut

has a pround love for electronic music that has propelled her through the decades. Discovering the wonders the rave scene and the art DJing at a young age when the culture was beginning to embed itself in the European artscape, she knew she was meant to carry out her life studies by …

Burning Man attendee sent to intensive care after being run over in his tent by a car

The conclusion this year’s Burning Man was marred by news about the who ran into the ceremonious fire. Unfortunately, the bad news seems to continue coming out the Black Rock City event. New reports explain that another attendee the festival has been sent to intensive care after he was hit …