The Hot 25: July 7, 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 fiery original releases from Rezz, Paul Oakenfold, and Tchami; major crossover offerings from Zedd, Mura Masa, and AlunaGeorge; as well as under-the-radar gems from Laibert, KOLAJ, and filous.
Additionally, we’ve provided our top picks from within The DA Hot 25, highlighting two standout tracks.
The Heat of the Week: Rezz – Relax
Rezz’s ascendance from deadmau5 protege to dance music tour de force has been astounding over the past year, but the Niagra Falls-based producer really shook fans up this week with the announce of her unreleased album. “Relax” is the first piece off the LP, and if its any indication of whats to come, Rezz fans should be justifiably excited.
The Breakout Select: Paul Oakenfold & Lizzy Land – Waterfall (Original Mix)
The breakout select goes to one of dance music’s most seasoned veterans, Paul Oakenfold, and his new song “Waterfall” do to his ability to evoke a rush of nostalgia while applying a modern touch.