Ready to start dancing a bit early into your upcoming weekend adventure? We’ve got you covered. Join us tomorrow, Wednesday, July 23rd, as Beatport Live welcomes a Mobilee Records showcase featuring Anja Schneider and Sebo K to our cozy Berlin offices.
Welcome to our final July edition of On Rotation, our weekly staff recommendations in house, techno, drum & bass, indie dance, electronica, and more. Catch our hand-picked summer essentials now.
Play fanatics! New rave revivalists Klaxons are back again this summer with a new sun-soaked, psychedelic third album entitled Love Frequency. It’s the first LP in four years for the UK-based trio of singer and bassist Jamie Reynolds, keyboardist James Righton, and guitarist Simon Taylor-Davies since 2010’s well-received sophomore effort Surfing the Void. It’s a great opportunity for you to show off your studio skills to these coming-of-age British artists. Ready to make your mark by winning our latest Play remix competition? Join in today and rework the Klaxons’ latest indie dance single “Atom to Atom.”
Have you heard the one about how there’s way too many DJs? We’ll bet you have. But sometimes the old, tried-and-true stories from back in the rave days are truly the best stories. In a new feature-length article surrounding the “2ManyDJs effect,” DJ Broadcast explores the phenomenon of how everyone’s seemingly a DJ including contributing factors like the acceleration of digital technology, free online music killing the producer-only profession, the challenges of being a promoter and curating a lineup in this current climate, and lots more.
Congratulations goes out to the world’s current number one Hardwell as his progressive rework of Coldplay’s “A Sky Full Of Stars” reaches the pole position in our Beatport Top 100.
Tomorrowland, the world’s leading electronic dance music festival, has just revealed plans to expand into South America with its first-ever Tomorrowland Brasil. The Brazilian edition of the massive outdoor festival will be held over the weekend of May 1st to May 3rd, 2015 in Itu, Brazil, a municipality of São Paolo.
Sun, surf, sand, and sun-kissed seaside beats abound. More than 1,800 DJ contestants worldwide from 83 countries heard the call out 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 moves into its exciting second phase where the top 100 semi-finalists from 25 countries have been selected by our panel of dance music experts to remix Cajmere’s 1994 Chicago house classic “Brighter Days” featuring Dajae.
It’s finally time to join the magic! Welcome to this year’s 10th anniversary of Tomorrowland, one of the world’s largest electronic music festivals, that kicks off this weekend on July 18-20 in Boom, Belgium. Now, you can join in all the festivities during the exciting first weekend live on Tomorrowland TV starting at 9:00 pm until 2:00 am CEST. (So that’s starting at 4:00 pm EST.)
Ready to make your mark and master deep house production techniques like the pros? Respected Berlin-based DJ producer Mad Zach will show you how in these easy-to-follow free tutorials that deliver essential studio tips and tricks for dance music producers at all levels: beginner, intermediate, and even advanced.
Warm sun. White sand. Rolling surf. Azure ocean. And amazing, face-melting beats. The idyllic White Isle is definitely calling your name this summer. Tonight, on Thursday, July 17th, Richie Hawtin continues his 2014 ENTER.Ibiza residency with another super-stacked lineup at Space. For week three, the Minus man will headline B2B with Luciano, joined by special guests Maceo Plex, Apollonia, and Marc Houle, among others who’re sure to make this a memorable night.