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Vote now for your favorite Corona SunSets: Sound of the Beach remix

By Beatport News Editors
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Over the course of this summer, more than 1,800 DJ contestants worldwide from 83 countries heard the call out there on the horizon. Each one sent in their handcrafted, essential Sound of the Beach mix. Now, the Corona SunSets: Sound of the Beach* DJ competition has moved into its exciting second phase where the top 100 semi-finalists from 25 countries have submitted their remixes of Cajmere’s 1994 Chicago house classic “Brighter Days” featuring Dajae.

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Catch J. Phlip's closing set from Movement 2014 now

By Jason Black
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Although Detroit’s historic Movement 2014 is fading into recent memory you can still relive all the magic in a new live mix from San Francisco-based spinstress Jessica Philippe. When one of the Beatport stage headliners unexpectedly backed out on the final day due to illness, the Dirtybird femme fatale stepped up and made the closing slot her own. As you’ll soon discover, J. Phlip is a true powerhouse behind the decks delivering a slick, signature mix of pumpin’, psych-grooves and deep, dark tech-house.

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Erol Alkan helms Fabriclive 77

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As one of London’s most well-respected DJs, Phantasy Sound leader Erol Alkan commands admiration on the decks. Slated to helm the latest installment in the Fabriclive series, his selection features a clutch of tracks from Phantasy artists (including Chemical Brothers member Tom Rowlands), and notable labels like Running Back, L.I.E.S., Delsin, and Cómeme, as well as some of Alkan’s own creations including “Sub Conscious,” “Bang,” and the closer “A Hold On Love.”

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FaltyDL on his latest "In The Wild": "It's my favorite album I've attached my name to..."

By Jason Black
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New York-based beatmaker FaltyDL (aka Drew Lustman) defies simple categorization. Whether it’s on his various albums like 2013′s critically acclaimed Hardcourage for English tastemaker Ninja Tune or his musically diverse releases on his own underground Blueberry imprint, he enjoys dabbling in jazz, hip-hop, electronic, obscure vinyl-only oddities, and much more. Next month, he’s releasing his anticipated fourth LP In The Wild so XLR8R decided that it was high-time to put the American DJ producer on the hot seat.

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Nina Kraviz, Maceo Plex, and Josh Wink takeover ENTER. this Thursday, July 31, live from Ibiza

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Techno icon Richie Hawtin continues his ongoing, 14-week ENTER.Ibiza residency this Thursday, July 31st with another stunning lineup at Space. Coming up for week five, the Minus label boss will be joined by special guests including Nina Kraviz, Maceo Plex, Josh Wink, Paco Osuna, and Ean Golden, among others. Even if you can’t make it to the White Isle, you can still catch it all live right here starting at 9:30 pm CET / 3:30 pm EDT.

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Catch Guy Gerber and Ellen Allien poolside in Ibiza now

By Beatport News Editors
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Imagine the ultimate pool party. Now imagine the ultimate pool party in the White Isle of Ibiza featuring Guy Gerber and Ellen Allien on the decks for four hours. Idyllic, right? We thought so, and Boiler Room’s got you covered with these two fabulous poolside sets recently recorded earlier this month at their Spanish villa on Friday, July 18th, 2014. First up, Tel Aviv’s own Guy Gerber, 39, steps up and kicks the party off with two full hours of his signature, sophisticated selection of hedonistic house and techno. Then, Berlin’s Ellen Allien, 45, closes out the extended session with an ecstatic poolside set.

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