Ready for a well curated house party right in the heart of the German capital? Look no further. Join us next Thursday, September 4th as Beatport Live, First We Take Berlin, and Traktor proudly present Get Physical Music and Poesie Musik at Berlin’s infamous Arena Club. It’s all part of this year’s exciting FWTB festival.
Welcome to our final August 2014 edition of On Rotation, our weekly staff recommendations in house, techno, drum & bass, indie dance, electronica, and more. Preview our complete end-of-summer must-listens now.
Yesterday, the story broke across the Net that Burning Man was temporarily closed due to bad weather. Thunderstorms and heavy rains pelted The Playa and drivers were sent back to Reno for the night. Earlier today at 6:00 am, the stark site in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert reopened to welcome the over 60,000 revelers to move in.
Play fanatics! Welcome to the latest edition in our ongoing remix battle royale. This week, we’ve welcomed German production duo Kruse & Nuernberg to the competitive fold who’ve been making waves in the European deep house scene over the past few years. The Berlin-based twosome (born Florian Kruse and Nils Nuernberg) have dropped recent releases for a host of notable labels including Off, Exploited, Stil Vor Talent, and others. This time out, they’ve teamed up with Michelle Owen’s stimulating, soulful Rejected label to deliver another slice of sophisticated house flavor.
Asia Pacific’s Electronic Music Conference has just unveiled its impressive first round of industry speakers for 2014. Taking place at Sydney’s Kings Cross precinct on December 2nd to 4th, this dance-insider event will feature over 40 industry leaders including Dim Mak boss Steve Aoki who will be delivering the conference’s first keynote address, SFX’s Donnie Estopinal (aka Disco Donnie), and LED Presents’ own Johnny Shockey.
Congratulations go out to NERVO, R3hab, and Ayah Marar on their latest track “Ready For The Weekend” that’s claimed the number one spot in our Beatport Top 100.
Welcome to our tight Tuesday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Burning Man getting a rain delay, Basement Jaxx mixing it up for XLR8R, and lots more. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.
Over the past six years, Pioneer’s DJ Sounds channel has delivered some impressive mixes from the likes of Laidback Luke and Carl Cox. Now, in its latest episode, UK-born decknician James Zabiela, 35, who’s known the world over for his blurring turntable skills, steps up to deliver an absolute blinding hour-long set.
Germany’s own DJ Koze (born Stefan Kozalla) is highly sought after for his enviable remixing abilities. Case in point, is Reincarnations Part 2, the second installment in this ongoing collection first released in 2009 featuring notable reworks of leading dance artists like Moderat, Matthew Herbert, Gonzales, and more. The retrospective 13-tracker includes massive remixes like Moderat’s tech-house festival smasher “Bad Kingdom” and Herbert’s highly-rated deep-house charmer “It’s Only” respectively.