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.
Welcome to our tight Tuesday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Diplo and Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella sparring over the merits of kandi, Flying Lotus leaking some special guest for his upcoming album You’re Dead, and Theo Parrish talking about his new live band. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.
At the moment, the Peter Pan-style Spanish party isle of Ibiza is going through some serious growing pains. With fierce clubland competition from the Las Vegas Strip and Croatia that offers a cheaper European option, the White Isle’s party scene is having to expand and evolve in order to remain relevant. In a new feature-length article, The Guardian UK explores Ibiza’s rave-retooling phenomenon while highlighting seaside super-club Ushuaïa, Sankeys, Richie Hawtin’s ENTER. at Space, and more.
What do you get when you combine New York hip-hop royalty with ethereal, modern deep house production? You get 1111. A few years back, this seemingly musical odd couple met when Puff Daddy invited Gerber to fly to New York and make some music together. The result is 1111, an emotive mix of Gerber’s sophisticated […]
Beatport and Traktor are proud to announce that they’ll be hosting two exclusive nights at the upcoming First We Take Berlin festival this fall, curating a hand-picked local selection of innovative dance music talent. Slated on Thursday, September 4th and 5th in Kreuzberg, Berlin, these night are a part of Berlin Music week and leads up to the giant citywide Berlin festival offering a very diverse musical lineup including jazz, indie rock, hip-hop, and experimental music, and takes place at over a dozen venues across the city. Beatport has been selected to organize the DJ and more dance music-focused portion of the festival and have chosen Berlin-born and -bred labels that have been very influential in the city’s scene including the legendary Get Physical Music label, Tiefschwarz’s Souvenir Music, and Wankelmut’s imprint on-the-rise Poesie Musik, among others.
Welcome to our action-packed Tuesday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Electric Zoo unveiling a new anti-drug PSA, Disclosure bringing the house down on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and FKA twigs has revealed her debut album LP1 for live streaming on iTunes. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.
Need more time to capture more votes for your signature Sound of the Beach remix? Take heart. The voting period for the exciting second phase in the Corona SunSets: Sound of the Beach* remix competition has been extended until tonight, Monday, August 4th at 11:59 pm EST. So, if you’re one of the top 100 contestant, be sure to share your remix link with your friends and family.
If you’re fortunate enough to be in Amsterdam this weekend, you’re probably headed straight to the second annual Dekmantel festival. Prominent electronic luminaries Ben Klock, Boddika, DJ Koze, Jamie xx, Jeff Talabot, Nicolas Jaar, and Theo Parrish, among many others will all be on-hand to move the masses across fives stages curated by Resident Advisor, Red Bull Music Academy, Boiler Room, and more. Sounds amazing. Yet, just in case you can’t make it, XLR8R’s got an in-depth interview with the founding trio—Thomas Martojo, Casper Tielrooij, and Matthijs Theben Terville—behind the leading-edge, three-day event.
Welcome to our Aloha Friday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella firing back at aging rocker Tom Petty, a 23-year-old has been charged in a drug-related Electric Zoo death from 2013, and Fact touring some of the UK’s most-influential mastering facilities. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.