by: Austin Evenson
Feb 9, 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 in with blistering original cuts from Calvin Harris, Whethan, and Marshmello. Don Diablo dropped a fiery full-length album including a throbbing house tune alongside BullySongs called “Found You.” Additionally, Felix Jaehn drifts into the urban lane as he brings on Gucci Mane and Marc E. Bassy for a new twist on his single “Cool.” Folk house rising stars, BUNT., continue to build their rustic sound with “Little Secrets.”
Next, Martin Garrix and Maejor continue their AREA21 project with “Happy.” Finally, bass heads can enjoy heavy offerings from Flosstradamus, Getter, Pegboard Nerds, Just A Gent, and more.
Additionally, we’ve provided our top picks from within The DA Hot 25, highlighting two standout tracks.
The Heat of the Week: GTA, Dillon Francis, & Wax Motif – I Can’t Hold On (feat. Anna Lunoe)
Holy mega-collab. GTA continues their Death To Genres series with a star-studded cast on the compilation’s single “I Can’t Hold On” with the assistance of industry favorites Dillon Francis, Wax Motif, and Anna Lunoe.
The Breakout Select: Devault – Leave Me Now
Fresh off his massive flip of DJ Snake‘s “A Different Way”, crossover talent Devault follows up with “Leave Me Now.” Grungy yet bouncy and accessible, the standout single from Devault is a prime example of why dance fans should keep an eye on this talent’s rise.