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This week on Play: Win iZotope software and a Because release in Klaxons' "Atom to Atom" remix contest

By Jason Black
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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.”

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DJ Broadcast examines the "2ManyDJs effect"

By Beatport News Editors
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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.

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Corona SunSets: Sound of the Beach contest attracts over 1,800 DJ hopefuls worldwide, moves into phase 2

By Beatport News Editors
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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.

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Stream Tomorrowland 2014 weekend 1 live now

By Beatport News Editors
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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.)

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Richie Hawtin, Maceo Plex, and Luciano dazzle ENTER. tonight live from Ibiza

By Beatport News Editors
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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.

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