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This week on Play: Win a set of Monster DNA Pro headphones and an Instant release in Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas’ “Caught Up” remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! Welcome to another edition in our ongoing remix extravaganza. This week, we’ve got Detroit’s own Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas who’re a wide-ranging, high-energy rock & roll band that formed back in 2008. Their sound reflects all of the Motor City’s musical traditions as well as some beyond its geographical and multicultural boundaries. Traces of Motown, tough vintage R&B, Latin grooves, raucous surf, neo-psych, roots rock, cinema jazz, and even retro ’60s girl group pop all get thrown into their mercurial, often gritty mix. Ready to make your mark by winning our latest Play competition? It’s time to tackle a real challenge by remixing Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas’ bluesy rocker “Caught Up” from their debut album Secret Evil.

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New Order sign to Mute, delivering "dance-based" album

By Beatport News Editors
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Well, here’s a little bit of dance history repeating. Indie tastemaker Mute Record have just announced the signing of legendary dance act New Order. The influential British band (Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham, and Tom Chapman) will release their forthcoming 10th studio album—their first without longtime collaborator Peter Hook—on the Daniel Miller-helmed label who’s worked with like-minded electronic artists over the years including Moby, Depeche Mode, Goldfrapp, and most recently, Plastikman on his EX live album.

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Disclosure and Mary J. Blige join forces (again) and Diplo gets boo-ed at Burning Man

By Beatport News Editors
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Welcome to our action-packed Tuesday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Disclosure and Mary J. Blige collaborating on new music, Diplo getting jeered off-stage for his odd track selection at Burning Man, and a full three-day Electric Zoo recap from out on New York’s picturesque Randall Island. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.

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Sensation unveils upcoming Dubai edition

By Beatport News Editors
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Sensation, the world’s leading dance event, has revealed its first-ever outdoor edition slated for Friday, October 31st in Dubai, U.A.E. Confirmed artists for their latest all-white party include Dutch dance phenom Martin Garrix, Roger Sanchez, An21 & Max Vangeli, and Hard Rock Sofa, alongside Sensation resident Mr. White.

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Electric Zoo shuts down early due to severe thunderstorms

By Beatport News Editors
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The sixth annual Electric Zoo was forced to cancel its last day of the festival due to severe thunderstorms closing in on the Randall Island area. The New York-based festival issued a press release on Sunday, saying organizers decided to shut it down early after speaking with city officials. “In collaboration with New York City officials, Electric Zoo has made the decision to shut down the festival for the remainder of the day. We apologize to our fans, but ultimately our main concern is for the safety and security of all attendees, artists and staff.”

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tINI, Richie Hawtin, and Dubfire delight ENTER.Ibiza this Thursday, September 4, live from Ibiza

By Beatport News Editors
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If you’re Richie Hawtin, how do you top the first nine weeks of ENTER.Ibiza? Bring out the big guns, of course. This Thursday, September 4th at Space, the iconic techno hero will be playing alongside Iranian powerhouse Dubfire in the main room. While over in the Sake bar, German dance luminary tINI will be dropping her curated blend of house and techno. Additionally, ENTER.Ibiza special guests on the night include Paco Osuna, Christian Smith, Mano Le Tough, Guti, BLOND:ISH, as well as resident Bella Sarris.

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