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Track of the Day

Joe Ford does D&B dancefloor damage with "The Moment"

By Sean Lewis
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Last year, Joe Ford topped my list of “artists to watch for 2014.” “Stride,” which arrived last year on Shogun Audio’s annual compilation Way Of The Warrior 2, was his big breakthrough as it moved up the charts, alongside the other diverse sounds of his EPs on Caliber Music and Inspected Records. A youthful producer with a veteran ability, Ford returns to Shogun this year with more proof that he is not only a capable producer, but one that will continue to rise to the top.

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Music News

Ready for Miami? Here's your must-hit party list

By Beatport News Editors
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Miami Music Week is, of course, one of the most important weeks all year on the dance-music calendar, so if you’re heading east (or maybe that’s west, for our European friends), you’ll likely be scheduling out your plans far in advance. Allow us to be of some assistance to you with this handy guide to the best parties in Miami this March. Check out some Beatport Miami essentials here and keep coming back to this listing for more updates throughout the weeks to come.

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Festivals

Magnetic calls out 20 awesome dance-music festivals from around the world

By Ken Taylor
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It seems these days that there are as many dance-music festivals around the world as there are dance-music artists. Every day a new one appears to crop up out of nowhere. But that’s nothing to complain about, obviously; it’s just that there’s so much to choose from that it can sort of make your head spin. Fortunately, Magnetic is doing its part, and has shared a list of 20 “Life Changing EDM Festivals From Around the World.” So what makes the cut?

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Festivals

Chuckie, Nicky Romero, Martin Garrix, and more head to Sensation's Amsterdam Pleasuredome

By Ken Taylor
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Sensation has just announced the lineup for its Welcome to the Pleasuredome event at the Amsterdam Arena on July 5, and it includes Mr. White, Chuckie, Nicky Romero, Martin Garrix, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, and NERVO. Tickets for the event go on sale March 29 at 10 a.m. CET, right here. So, whether you live on the continent or are planning a summer trip abroad, get ready for one seriously huge party of white.

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Morning Roundup

Skrillex is cool with Scientology—plus, a new mix from Seth Troxler

By Ken Taylor
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There sure has been a lot of ink spilled on Skrillex these last few months (yep—guilty as charged), and with his Rolling Stone cover story out recently, it’s been revealed that he grew up in a house of Scientologists—and, in his characteristically positive fashion, he says his experience with the church was all good. Come on in to read more about it, and to check out a new mix from Seth Troxler and new tunes from Mosca and Garden City Movement.

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