Dancing Astronaut’s five Below 15K: Vol. 25 : Dancing Astronaut


Dancing Astronaut’s 5 Under 15K: Vol. 2515k

five Below 15k is a function on Dancing Astronaut devoted to spotlighting talented up-and-coming and largely undiscovered artists who we think deserve extra exposure. Every edition of five Below 15k highlights 5 artists from a wide selection of genres with below 15,000 followers on SoundCloud or Spotify (at the time of writing).


The REZZ collaborator and production enigma continues to lurk in the underground, materializing in the reside mise en scène for the initially time at this year’s Shambhala, with the artist gaining assistance on the released mix from deadmau5‘s mau5trap. The masked mid-tempo figure donned an LED shroud more than the face, resembling the ever-altering ellipsoid employed in all the project’s cover art. 

This year, Deathpact was also featured on REZZ’s Beyond The Senses EP for their “Kiss of Death” collaboration, in addition a two-track Departure EP by means of mau5trap. Deathpact has also collaborated with the 2018 standout 1788-L, as each came to prominence final year from their bass driven sounds with glitched-out spins. Whoever is behind the Deathpact veil absolutely has extra in retailer for their expectedly fruitful future.


Supported by the likes of Zeds Dead‘s Deadbeats, Black Tiger Sex Machine‘s KANNIBALEN RECORDS, Boogie T‘s Drama Club Recordings, and Significant Beat Records, this vampiric bass bat has produced her name in low-finish areas that matter. Gearing up to play Lost Lands this weekend, the bass purveyor is also searching forward to supporting Riot Ten on tour and slaying a set at Lights All Evening, exactly where she’ll share the stage with Skrillex, Bassnectar, Virtual Self and lots of extra heavy hitters in the bass space.

Just after opening for a grip of talent such as Mija, Boogie T, Trampa, Dubloadz, EPROM, Whipped Cream, Nitti Gritti, Blunts and Blondes, Jphelpz, Xaebor, Yheti, and lots of extra, VAMPA is gradually emerging from her cave with original releases, most not too long ago her Haunting EP released by means of Deadbeats.


The Essex UK bass producer, Shadient, is a staple at NGHTMRE and Slander‘s Gud Vibrations imprint. The eccentric bass arranger not too long ago teamed up with WAVEDASH for a new heavily thrashing single, “Get Wicked.”

With Boys Noize, Gesaffelstein, and Aphex Twin standing as the the talented producer’s multifarious important influences, 1 can hear the sound residuals that have guided Shadient towards low-finish concentrate with special percussion arrangements. Earlier this year, he dropped a 4-track EP Divide with Gud Vibrations, and developed some immaculate brief play that propped-up his uniquely shadowy sound style bolstered by fierce drum patterns.

Seeking forward to performances at this year’s Lost Lands and Freaky Deaky, Shadient not too long ago some audacious exposure opening for REZZ at REZZ ROCKS this year along with an auspicious cease at Electric Zoo.


DYNOHUNTER is a 3-piece reside tech-home ensemble from Boulder, Colorado whose cutting-edge functionality has earned them slots at Electric Forest, Summer time Camp, Joshua Tree, Sonic Bloom, Arise and extra. Standing as 1 of the handful of reside tech-home crossover acts out there, their special set of sound expertise has caught the eyes and ears from some of their largest like-minded counterparts, and in livetronica at huge. They’ve opened for Papadosio, Eoto, Opiuo, Sunsquabi, Ott, and The New Deal as nicely as supporting globe renowned DJ’s Shpongle, Bonobo, Infected Mushroom, Klingande, and The M Machine.

With the organic power of reside instrumentation, their music has also translated nicely in the studio, blending their electronic influences with reside saxophone, bass, and drums. Their most current EP is an upbeat Latin-inspired two-tracker, Ricardo’s Return. It is an superb play for outside terrace parties with a deeper and darker tribal atmosphere with fine-tuned percussion, growling synths, and a hypnotic groove.

The 3-piece band will be touring this October, hitting the road from Vermont back to their residence state of Colorado with a total of 13 reside sets: a Dancing Astronaut ought to-see.


Do you miss Fairly Lights? So do we. Essonite is a reside electronic group that is the solution of forgotten vinyl, organic analog style, modular synthesis, and reside instrumentation. Their sound is a soundscape of funk filled with samples that variety in dynamics, harmony, and melody but maintain inside that groovy electronic really feel. Their most current sonic solution, “Sweet Melody,” is a an exemplar reference of their sound, though their 2019 album Falling Into Spot, demonstrates the groups extended-type prowess in the electronic funk style.

Though Essonite is nevertheless extremely deeply seated in the underground, the trio is headlining a sundry of shows following taking years to create their sound. A deep reduce with a sound that is exudes undeniable nuance earnestly aims to occupy a present gaping void in the electronic space.

Tags: deathpact, DYNOHUNTER, Essonite, shadient, VAMPA

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