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This week on Play: Win Novation controllers and a Crosstown Rebels release in Ali Love’s “Emperor” remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! Welcome to another edition of our weekly remix contest. This time out, we’ve got English-born singer songwriter Ali Love (real name Alexander Williams), 35, who’s perhaps best known as a member of house band Hot Natured alongside Hot Creations’ Lee Foss and Jamie Jones. But, as you’ll soon discover, he’s also an accomplished solo artist. His latest single, “Emperor” is a rolling deep-house groover ripe for a stellar remix. Ready to make your mark in the dance industry by winning our latest Play remix competition? All you have to do is rework Ali Love’s deep-house shimmy “Emperor” featuring singer Kali taken from his 2014 sophomore album P.U.M.P.

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This week on Play: Win a Korg controller and a Mobilee release in Anja Schneider’s “Dubmission” remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! Welcome to another exciting edition of our weekly remix contest. This time out, we’ve got Anja Schneider who’s a true club culture chameleon, casting herself as a broadcaster, a producer, a world-renowned DJ, and as founder of Berlin-based dance label Mobilee. To be sure, she’s a “perpetual motion machine” who’s certainly one of the hardest working characters in the global dance music scene. Ready to make your mark as the grand prize winner in our latest Play remix competition? Your time is now—remix Anja Schneider’s latest deep house single “Dubmission” to gain respect and glory.

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This week on Play: Win a set of Monster headphones and a Naive release in We Have Band’s “Save Myself” remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! Welcome to another ever-popular edition of our weekly remix contest. This time out, we’ve got UK-based nu-disco revivalist trio We Have Band (aka Darren Bancroft, as well as husband-and-wife duo Thomas Wegg-Prosser and Dede Wegg-Prosser) who’re known for crafting quality indie dance as well as remixing like-minded electronic artists including M83, Gorillaz, Bloc Party, and many more. Their third album Movements is a melodic, heart-felt, indie-dance affair featuring standout singles like “You Only” and “Someone.” Ready to make your mark by winning our latest Play remix competition? Your challenge, if you choose to accept it, is simple: rework We Have Band’s melodic indie-dance jam “Save Myself” taken from their latest album Movements.

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This week on Play: Win a $1K Pyramind voucher and a No. 19 release in Louie Fresco’s “Misunderstood” remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! Baja-born, Barcelona-based deep-house don Louie Fresco has been dedicated, diligently working hard, and perfecting his musical craft for years. Recently, the MEXA label honcho unveiled the fruits of all that blood, sweat, and studio tears — his Autophobia album featuring catchy standout singles like “White Sugar” and “So Good.” Now it’s your turn to make your mark and impress Fresco and company by winning our latest Play remix competition. So let’s fire up the studio and get to work on remixing Louie Fresco’s reggae dub opener “Misunderstood” featuring German vocalist Aquarius Heaven.

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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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This week on Play: Win a pro set of Sennheiser headphones and a Go On Air release in Liam Wilson’s “Audio 5” remix contest

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Play fanatics! This week, we’ve got UK-based trance luminary Liam Wilson who’s established himself on the underground dance scene over the past few years as an electrifying young talent due to his impressive technical expertise. From his humble beginnings around the Manchester club community and mixing-it-up on the decks at notable nights like Goodgreef, Rong, and Fire It Up, he has grows in stature to showcase his unique blend of trance while performing alongside marquee DJ talent including Eddie Halliwell, Judge Jules, Giuseppe Ottaviani, John O’Callaghan, and Richard Durand, just to name a few. Now it’s your turn to impress this up-and-coming trance artist on-the-rise. Ready to make your mark in our latest Play remix competition? Now’s the perfect time to rework Liam Wilson’s melodic trance glider “Audio 5” on Go On Air, his label that launched back in 2009 as a radio show platform and has become a leading force in the global trance scene.

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This week on Play: Win a Pointblank pro course and a Blaufield release in Booka Shade’s “Love Drug” remix contest

By Jason Black
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This week, we’ve got German house duo Booka Shade (aka Walter Merziger and Arno Kammermeier) who are recognized veterans within the Frankfurt electronic scene. Over the past decade, they’ve released five LPs including their most recent album 2013’s Eve featuring standout singles like “Love Inc” and “Crossing Borders” among others. When they’re not endlessly recording and touring the world, they help manage their very own Get Physical imprint alongside musical compatriots DJ T. and M.A.N.D.Y. Ready to make your mark in our latest Play remix competition? Now’s the right time to rework Booka Shade’s haunting tech-house fantasy “Love Drug” featuring singer Fritz Helder.

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This week on Play: Win a set of Monster DNA Pro headphones and a Hedonism release in Simion's "U+I" remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! Last year, in 2013, Simion made waves with his acclaimed house remix of Ben Pearce’s “What I Might Do” that lit up dancefloors across Europe all summer long. Now, he’s back on his own signature imprint Hedonism for his latest single “U+I” including soon-to-be-released remixes from Sankeys resident Darius Syrossian, DJ Betoko, and Verona house legends Paul C and Paolo Martini. Ready to make your mark by claiming the top spot in our latest Play remix competition? Step right up. Now’s your opportune moment to rework Simion’s vocal house jam “U+I”.

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This week on Play: Win a $1K Plugin Alliance voucher and a Spinnin’ release in Sander van Doorn, Martin Garrix, and DVBBS’ “Gold Skies” remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! Right now, in the summer of 2014, it doesn’t get any bigger than this one. On “Gold Skies,” the mighty electro-house triumvirate of Sander van Doorn, Martin Garrix, and DVBBS unite to create a lone track tailor-made for the massive outdoor festival circuit as well as the main-room masses. In the process, it’s reached the pinnacle — the current #1 spot on the Beatport Top 100 chart. Ready to seize the moment by winning our latest Play remix competition? Make your mark by reworking Sander van Doorn, Martin Garrix & DVBBS’ progressive house ballad “Gold Skies” featuring singer Aleesia.

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This week on Play: Win Bitwig Studio software and an Ultra release in Flosstradamus’ "Mosh Pit" remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! This week, we’ve lined up Chicago-based trap duo Flosstradamus who’ve made a quality name for themselves in the US underground music scene by smashing massive outdoor festivals from coast-to-coast including Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, and Coachella, among others. Over the past few years, the Windy City’s founding members J2K and Autobot (born Josh Young and Curt Cameruci) have collaborated with like-minded bass luminaires such as Kid Sister (Young’s actual sister), Diplo, A-Trak, Bauuer, Lunice, and more. Now it’s your turn for a bonafide superhero team-up. Ready to get discovered by winning our latest Play remix competition? Make your mark by reworking Flosstradamus’ trap banger “Mosh Pit” featuring rapper Casino.

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