The Hot 25: July 21, 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 a major week in house music with favorites from Lane 8, Rezz, and Thomas Jack; noteworthy remixes from Adventure Club, Dillon Francis, and Brooks; as well as urban-directed cuts from A-Trak, Steve Aoki, and Unlike Pluto.
Additionally, we’ve provided our top picks from within The DA Hot 25, highlighting two standout tracks.
The Heat of the Week: Lane 8 – March of the Forest Cat
A master of euphoric house, Lane 8 channels his inner jungle animal for a new original “March of the Forest Cat” that adds yet another pristine offering to his superior catalog.
The Breakout Select: Thomas Jack vs RY X – Shortline (Original Mix)
Once the pioneer of tropical house, Australia’s Thomas Jack has left the original genre he once championed for deeper terrain in the house spectrum. Teaming up with indie stalwart RY X for a track called “Frontline”, Jack has made a statement for the future of his career with his Versus EP.