The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week

Every week, we round up a list of our favorite videos, stories, mixes and other dance music-related news from our own site and other places across the internet. Here’s our list. We think you’ll enjoy it.

1. Cakes da Killa and Mykki Blanco

Mykki Blanco and Cakes da Killa take us the behind-the-scenes of their most recent tour with a collection of gorgeous black and white photos. 

2. Meet Aïsha Devi

Resident Advisor discovers her story. 

3. Coachella’s Best Parties

Heading to Coachella this weekend or next? Bookmark our guide to the festival’s best parties to keep the festivities going strong into the day and night. 

4. Alex Solman

Meet the graphic designer behind some of the most interesting cover art today at Resident Advisor.

5. Raving out of depression

I didn’t know what to expect and I didn’t care. I just wanted to feel something, anything, with intensity.

This powerful essay examines how clubbing helped the writer escape depression.

6. Arca’s “Desafío”

The talented producer releases another powerful visual accompaniment to his new album, out now. 

7. The Ed Sheeran of Dance Music

For all we wank on about unity, togetherness and inclusivity like wide-eyed first-timers, clubbing is rife with internal strife and division.

Is dance music too elitist? Do we need an everyman to save us from ourselves?

8. The highest party on Earth

Yes, Paul Oakenfold DID DJ on Mount Everest. Badass. 

9. The unremembered nostalgia of the Chainsmokers

There’s a reason why the Chainsmokers connect to a generation of listeners, and it’s not just because their music sounds familiar. 

10. Mix by Sofie

Embrace the unseasonably warm summer vibes this weekend with this chill mix of funk, soul and downtempo beats from Sofie for Dimensions 2017. 


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