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. Seth Troxler tops the annual 2012 Resident Advisor DJ poll/a>, followed by Richie Hawtin.
2. Swedish House Mafia plans to add a 5th date to NYC on February 28th – a black tie rave at an unknown location benefitting Hurricane Sandy victims.
3. A-Trak has released his Tuna Melt EP on Fool’s Gold Records.
MORE MUSIC AND NEWS
1. Snoop Lion drops his latest reggae-infused original, entitled “Here Comes The King”
2. Thomas Gold released his 24th episode of FANFARE, which you can grab on iTunes here.
3. Benga announced he will release 3 new tracks in the next 3 weeks, all of which will appear on his forthcoming Chapter II album. Check out the first tune “We’re Coming Out.”
4. Dave Silcox rejuvenates the 90s Armand Van Helden classic “You Don’t Know Me.”
5. Let’s play name that sample on Andrea’s “Another,” an intricate garage track with a familiar vocal cut.
6. Deniz Koyu has released an after movie from his summer 2012 tour.