The Hot 25: March 23, 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. Follow to the Hot 25 here to keep up-to-date every Friday.
This week’s playlist comes during Miami Music Week with new originals from Steve Angello, Alison Wonderland, David Guetta, and Matoma. Mike Wiliams and Chocolate Puma stood out with new house cuts called “Feels Like Yesterday” and “Gotta Get Away,” respectively. Next, Kasbo arrives with his long-awaited debut album complete with the single “Roots.” Finally, this week’s best remixes came from AWAY, HI-LO, Cheat Codes, R3HAB, & more.
Additionally, we’ve provided our top picks from within The DA Hot 25, highlighting two standout tracks.
The Heat of the Week: Diplo – Color Blind (ft. Lil Xan)
Diplo finally released his first solo work in five years with his California EP. Off the bat, “Color Blind” with rising rapper Lil Xan was a stand out track, boasting an indie-meets-urban electronic backbone.
The Breakout Select: Stonebank – What Are You Waiting For
In honor of Miami Music Week being in full swing, the Breakout Select of this week goes to Stonebank for his thrashing, nostalgic-sounding electro cut, “What Are You Waiting For,” via Monstercat.