Best of the Rest is a daily feature from Dancing Astronaut that recaps the most important posts of the day as well as the stuff we didn’t get to. With the rapidity that dance music news and releases come out it’s difficult for us to hit everything — we hope BOTR serves as a catch-all. Make sure to check it out at the end of each day to ensure you don’t miss anything!
DA POSTS YOU CAN’T MISS
1. Ultra Music Festival follows in Coachella’s footsteps and expands to two weekends.
2. Pretty Lights announces two-day New York NYE event at Roseland Ballroom.
3. Roger Sanchez and Stealth Records land in hot water.
MORE MUSIC AND NEWS
1. Dirty and packed full of punch, “Hangover” is Vato Gonzalez’s follow-up to his last release on MixMash records, “Blow Ya Stereo.”
2. Pryda and Temper Trap work flawlessly together on Lenno’s self-proclaimed “summer secret weapon,” a gorgeous mash up of “Mighty Love” and “Sweet Disposition”
3. Dusky tickled our ears with their debut Essential Mix, blending house, techno, and garage both old and new. The duo also premiered three original productions on the mix.