The Hot 25: January 26, 2018
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.
This week’s playlist features the return of Dillon Francis to moombahton, the reunion of David Guetta and Afrojack with Sia, and the next radio hit from Zedd and Grey. Bitbird proteges DROELOE team up again with rising vocalist Nevve for a bright future bass geme, “BACKBONE.” Additionally, Above & Beyond deliver their next full-length album, Common Ground.
R3HAB teams up with future house rising star Mike Williams on a bouncing new geme called “Lullaby.” Finally, this week came through with a number of stand out remixes from Cut Snake, Dillon Nathaniel, Loote, and more.
Additionally, we’ve provided our top picks from within The DA Hot 25, highlighting two standout tracks.
The Heat of the Week: Boys Noize + Virgil Abloh – Orvnge
Electronic music authority, Boys Noize, makes his return in the new year with a tribal-meet-acid, bass-heavy heater titled “Orvnge” that long-time fans are sure to enjoy.
The Breakout Select: Mercer – Satisfy (feat. Ron Carroll)
Pardon My French staple member, Mercer, has been known to dabble in a variety of areas in the dance genre spectrum from bass to electro house to trap. For his latest, the Parisian producer throws it back with a disco-flavored house tune called “Satisfy,” perfect for weekend festivities.