Charli XCX and Galantis pen theme song for Japan’s new Super Nintendo World theme park [Stream]

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Charli XCX and Galantis pen theme song for Japan’s new Super Nintendo World theme park [Stream]Charli c Credit Jenn Five

Charli XCX and Galantis have teamed up on a new Super Mario-inspired collaboration titled “We Are Born to Play.” The track will be the theme song for the first-ever SUPER NINTENDO WORLD theme park, set to open in Universal Studios Japan this summer.

The track incorporates classic Super Mario sounds into a glittery, upbeat production carried by songstress Charli XCX’s vocals. The pop star makes an appearance in the music video as well, overlooking the colorful festivities in a pink tulle dress as people donning signature Mario hats traverse a cinematic Super Mario world with beloved characters like Mario himself, Peach, Toad, and more.

Since releasing her long-awaited third studio album Charli, Charli XCX has alluded to more new music on the way in 2020. Galantis recently closed out 2019 with two back-to-back NYE performances at Decadence AZ and Countdown. The Swedish hitmakers are currently on their Church of Galantis tour, and are also expected to deliver their own full length LP sometime this year.

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Galantis – “We Are Born To Play (Feat. Charli XCX)

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Charli-XCX-Super-Nintendo-WorldIf you spent your youth playing retro Nintendo games and imagining what it would be like to live inside places like the Mushroom Kingdom, you are in luck. Universal Studios Japan is going to open a new theme park called Super Nintendo World, where, much like Disney’s recent Star Wars worlds, we’ll now be able … More »

Galantis – “We Are Born To Play” (Feat. Charli XCX)

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Charli-XCX-Super-Nintendo-WorldIf you spent your youth playing retro Nintendo games and imagining what it would be like to live inside places like the Mushroom Kingdom, you are in luck. Universal Studios Japan is going to open a new theme park called Super Nintendo World, where, much like Disney’s recent Star Wars worlds, we’ll now be able … More »

Decadence rings in the new decade in Chandler, Arizona – photos by jacobtylerdunn and Rukes

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NMF Roundup: Alan Walker introduces part two of ‘Alone,’ Martin Garrix and Matisse & Sadko link again + more

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NMF Roundup: Alan Walker introduces part two of ‘Alone,’ Martin Garrix and Matisse & Sadko link again + moreAlan Walker Credit Rikkard Haggbom

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25.

As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed this NMF.

Photo credit: Rikkard Häggbom

NMF Roundup: RÜFÜS DU SOL remix Foals, deadmau5 unleashes another single, ‘FALL’ + more

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NMF Roundup: RÜFÜS DU SOL remix Foals, deadmau5 unleashes another single, ‘FALL’ + moreRUFUS PressShot LeFawnhawk 1

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25.

As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed this NMF.

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Lunar Lunes: Ferry Corsten and Gabriel & Dresden link for ‘I Am You,’ graves and High Zombie reveal ‘Ghosts’ + more

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Lunar Lunes: Ferry Corsten and Gabriel & Dresden link for ‘I Am You,’ graves and High Zombie reveal ‘Ghosts’ + moreFerry Corsten Photo Credit Getty

Each week, New Music Friday sweeps through with torrential force, showering streaming platforms with immeasurable amounts of new tunes. Just like Dancing Astronaut rounds up 25 of the biggest songs of the week for the Hot 25 Spotify playlist each New Music Friday, Lunar Lunes serves as a landing pad for SoundCloud users who want a whole new dose of tunes to kick off the work week.

The selection is updated every Lunes (Monday).

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Galantis put tour on hold, cancel all shows

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Galantis put tour on hold, cancel all showsGalantis Photo Credit Katharina Naess

Galantis have canceled all their shows in the foreseeable future after one half of the Swedish duo sustained an injury. The electronic act made the announcement on Friday, Nov. 1 following Galantis member Christian Karlsson’s on-stage injury. Karlsson tore two ligaments during a festival performance at Escape Psycho Circus Korea in October. Galantis was set to play shows in Baltimore, Louisville, and Charlotte—all of which have since been listed as canceled. The tour will be on hold until Karlsson has fully recovered.

Galantis recently dropped off radiant one-off “Holy Water” and triple-threat collaboration with Mr. Probz and Dolly Parton, “Faith.” The duo celebrated the latter track’s one millionth stream on Spotify on Oct. 27. Galantis has commanded a distinct and steady momentum of releases this year, spanning pop territory with “Roots” and OneRepublic feature “Bones” as well as joint tracks with other prolific peers like Yellow Claw on “We Can Get High.”

H/T: DJ Mag

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Watch Felix Cartal tackle creative challenges alongside Zedd, Kaskade, in new video

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Watch Felix Cartal tackle creative challenges alongside Zedd, Kaskade, in new videoFeli Cartal Press Shot Federica DallOrso

Felix Cartal has released an impactful new video project in collaboration with Jacob Crawford titled “Right Now.” Within the visual, the Canadian DJ/producer tackles an issue that nearly all artists struggle with at some time or another, feeling stuck in a creative rut. To encourage his peers to prevail during creatively challenging times, Cartal took a trip to Los Angeles and recruited some industry friends for insight into what has helped them when they struggle with artistic vision.

The video opens to the text, “As an artist, I often feel insecure about my own work and look for ways to stay motivated. I love talking to friends in these moments… so I went to LA for one week, and asked some friends about their creative process. This is the result. Maybe it can help you too.”

The video shows clips of Cartal speaking with artists spanning Zedd to Anna Lunoe to Kaskade. He also speaks to songwriters Lights, K.Flay, Phoebe Ryan and many more. With such an expansive pool of participants, the visual is free to jaunt through a number of creative corridors. A number of notable artists, including Galantis and Steve Aoki, also opted to send in clips sharing the galvanizing message: “Don’t Wait, just do it right now.” The video itself concludes with Cartal sharing some reflective insight on his career thus far.

Cartal writes in an official release about his intentions for releasing the project, “I’ve always wanted to make a video to help inspire artists who are just getting started. Sometimes it feels like being stuck is something that only happens to you. It’s not true. Everyone feels that way sometimes. This video has been over a year in the making, and I’m so proud of it finally coming together. TO EVERY SINGLE ARTIST, CREATOR, OR HUMAN WHO’S EVER BEEN STUCK. THIS VIDEO IS FOR YOU!” 

Watch the full video here.

Photo Credit: Federica Dall’Orso

Christmas On Halloween IV: New Holiday Albums That May Or May Not Sleigh

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The Molly Burch Christmas AlbumIt’s tradition: Every year, on Halloween, we publish a roundup of new Christmas albums and other assorted holiday music popping off this season. We did it in 2016, and again in 2017, and again in 2018, and we’re doing it again now. It’s … More »