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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

By Jason Black
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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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This week on Play: Win an exclusive spin at Electric Zoo 2014 and a Mixmash release in Laidback Luke & Marc Benjamin's "We’re Forever" remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! This week, we’ve got an amazing new remix competition featuring Filipino-Dutch DJ producer Laidback Luke (born Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen), 37, who has made a name for himself over the past decade. As you may already know, he’s a cool, chill dude who definitely brings the heat behind the decks. Along the way, he’s collaborated with some of the biggest names in dance music including the world’s current number one Hardwell, Steve Angello, Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, Steve Aoki, A-Trak, and Diplo, among many others. Now it’s your turn to impress Luke and his label management team. Ready to get discovered by winning our latest Play remix competition? Make your mark by revamping Laidback Luke & Marc Benjamin’s electro-house banger “We’re Forever.

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This week on Play: Win an Elektron beat machine and a Virgin EMI release in Tensnake’s “Feel of Love” remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! This week, we’ve got a challenging new remix competition with German DJ producer Tensnake (born Marco Niemerski), 39, who’s making waves on both sides of the Atlantic at the moment. Since 2010, when he released his global house groover “Coma Cat,” he’s built a loyal following throughout Europe as well as here in the States. With the release of his 2014 major label debut Glow, he showed that his adept skills in the studio weren’t just a fluke thanks to some glittering licks like the Nile Rodgers disco-tinged collab “Love Sublime”, the breezy house roller “Kill The Time”, and the electronic slo-jam “58 BPM” featuring chanteuse Fiora. So now it’s your turn to impress him by showing off what you’ve got. Ready to outclass the competition in our latest Play contest? Make your mark by reworking Tensnake and Jacques Lu Cont’s nu disco summer jam “Feel of Love” featuring Jamie Liddell taken from his debut album Glow.

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This week on Play: Win a Traktor DJ controller and a Synesthesia release in Alle Farben’s “She Moves (Far Away)" remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! This week, we’re featuring an exciting, new remix challenge with German DJ producer Alle Farben (aka Franz Zimmer), 28, who’s a colorful character within global dance music culture. Combining styles and musical components that might not fit at first glance, he’s developed his own signature sound that definitely moves the multitudes of fans all across Europe. Over the past eight years, he’s released a bunch of his own original music on the Berlin-based Kallias label as well as delivering commissioned remixes for Parquet, Warner Music, and Island Records, among many others. Ready to outclass the competition in our latest Play contest? Make your mark by reworking Alle Farben’s deep-house pop jam “She Moves (Far Away)” featuring singer Graham Candy.

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