Morning Roundup

Vladislav Delay, Deadbeat hit Communikey, Zedd and Hayley Williams go acoustic, Mad Decent go to SA, and lots more

By Beatport News Editors

Tons of fun news to get to today: We’ve got everything from a Transatlantic trip for Mad Decent, to a SHM doc premiere, to James Blake collabing with one of the year’s most talked-about rappers. Time to get on it!

- Zedd and Hayley Williams knocked out a killer acoustic version of “Stay the Night” for iTunes recently, and the official video splices together a few choice moments from Zedd’s latest tour.

- Vladislav Delay, Deadbeat, and Ben UFO (along with Beatport’s own Clark Warner) are confirmed for this April’s Communikey Festival in Boulder, Colorado. (full story)

- If you don’t know who Outkast is, you probably suck. (full story)

- Move D, the house master also known as David Moufang, is slated to pilot the next edition of Fabric’s fabled mix series. (full story)

- Everyone’s on the South African tip these days, when it comes to dance music. Now Diplo’s bringing the Mad Decent Block Party to Joburg and Cape Town in February. (full story)

- Here’s one collab we’re pretty damn stoked on: James Blake and Chance the Rapper. (full story)

- Swedish House Mafia’s documentary, Leave the World Behind, is set to premiere at SXSW. If you haven’t already, peep the trailer below. (full story)

- It’s not just the Grammys. The BRIT Awards have also gone electric, with folks like Disclosure, Rudimental, Calvin Harris, and Daft Punk all garnering high-profile nominations. (full story)

- Continuing their solid slate of top-10 lists, FACT has named its 10 record labels to watch this year, which include Butterz, Glacial Sound, and more. (full story)

- Art Department’s “Sun Comes Up” is one seriously slinky stunner, and now they’ve got a video to match its eerie grooves.