The Hot 25: May 19, 2017
The Hot 25 is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand-delivering you 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.
The past week saw high profile collaborations between Mura Masa and Desiigner, Robin Schulz and James Blunt, and San Holo with DROELOE; noteworthy original releases from Feed Me, Autograf, and Sub Focus; and broadly appealing remixes from Crankdat, 3LAU, and Kyodee.
Additionally, we’ve provided our top picks from within The DA Hot 25, highlighting two standout tracks.
The Heat of the Week: Feed Me – Existential Crisis
Jon Gooch returned to the imprint which launched his Feed Me project this week with the release of his first mau5trap EP in four years, Existential Crisis. In the titular track, which leads the five-song offering, Gooch blends formidable bass patterns and intricate synth melodies in a way that recalls his earlier style while showing off his current production prowess.
The Breakout Select: Mura Masa & Desiigner – All Around The World
Mura Masa is one of the most intriguing names in the electronic music realm at the current moment. This week, the British artist shared the third single from his forthcoming self-titled debut album, “All Around The World” with Desiigner – a mellifluous output which furthers the producer’s presence in both the hip hop and dance music scenes.