The DA Hot 25: January 20, 2017
The DA Hot 25 is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand-delivering you with the essential tracks of the week. Whether it’s the hottest or quickest trending tracks, brand new music from your favorite artists, or songs from the unknown that should be landing on your radar, Dancing Astronaut brings you 25 carefully selected records that reflect what’s happening in our world.
This week’s playlist features major releases from GRiZMATiK, Above & Beyond, and A-Trak. We’ve also highlighted a few crossover gems from Vanic, Cosmo’s Midnight, and Raiden, as well as innovative flips from Destructo, Loosid, Throttle. Additionally, we’ve provided our top picks from within The DA Hot 25, highlighting two standout tracks.
The Heat of the Week: GRiZMATiK – As We Proceed
Electronic-funk pioneers GRiZ and Gramatik originally teamed up in 2012 to start their side project, GRiZMATiK, and have released various singles on SoundCloud under the name. In conjunction with today’s inauguration, the pair release a new single “As We Proceed” to spread and with the intention of spreading a positive outlook as a new president takes office.
The Breakout Select: Sebjak – Moog
Sebjak’s “Moog” is hypnotizing, sophisticated, and, overall, beautifully crafted. Amongst hundreds of releases this week, this piece of house truly stood out as a track to be highlighted.
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