Austin musician shot during armed robbery at SXSW

Guitarist Michael Sanders believes the robbers were preying on people coming home from concerts. A local Austin musician was shot during SXSW in an armed robbery on his way home from a show. As the Austin Chronicle reports, Michael Sanders,… Continue Reading

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Alleged contract suggests SXSW will report undocumented performers

A possible controversy for the Austin festival. Felix Walworth, leader Brooklyn indie-pop band Told Slant, announced Twitter that the group would be canceling their performances at SXSW after receiving a contract that suggests the festival will report undocumented performers to… Continue Reading

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Beyonce Hit With $20M Lawsuit Over “Formation” Sample

Beyoncé is being sued for an unauthorized sample that appears at the opening over her 2016 single “Formation.” While the song is known for Beyoncé‘s hook and classic lines about carrying hot sauce in her bag and taking her man… Continue Reading

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Philadelphia Rapper E-Dubble Has Died

e-dubble YouTube Sad news today, as Philadelphia-based MC E-Dubble has died at age 34. Reportedly, E-Dubble was suffering from an aggressive infection, which spread throughout his body. Born in Baltimore, Md. but living in Philly for the past couple years, E-Dubble… Continue Reading

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Ephixa and Laura Brehm Make Sweet Sweet Music With “Losing You”

Monstercat’s OG Ephixa gained notoriety for his reconstruction The Legend Zelda’s and creating the Vancouver-based indie label’s first ficial release Whereas singer/songwriter Laura Brehm hails from Colorful Colorado, donating her harmonious pipes to hungry producers all over the world. The… Continue Reading

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Roman Kouder & Regards Coupables – Mystery (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut

‘s have enjoyed a grand two years as a label, attracting talents as broad and buoyant as , and along the way. On the eve their second anniversary, the label is celebrating with a retrospective remodel compilation, but have snuck in… Continue Reading

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Watch John Mayer take on 'Live EDM' – Dancing Astronaut

Tropical house’s mellow atmosphere give f vibes reminiscent mellow, Indie-leaning rock akin to that Jack Johnson or John Mayer. The latter those two names seems to have also recognized the stylistic similarity between the genre and his own music, and… Continue Reading

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The DA Hot 25: February 3, 2017

is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand­-delivering you with the essential tracks the week. Whether it’s the hottest or quickest trending tracks, brand new music from your favorite artists, or songs from the unknown that… Continue Reading

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