Nu-skool LA bass, classic EBM, modern techno and house, and lots more show up in today’s On Rotation segment, which compiles our expert team of merchandisers’ and editors’ favorite picks of the week.
As you may already know, Toronto, Ontario, is busting at the seams with dance-music talent. Even beyond the more obvious names (who know who we’re talking about), folks like Keys N Krates, Autoerotique, Gingy, Azari & III, and tons more are keeping the scene fresh, vibrant, and not tied to any single genre or scene. Like the country’s multicultural mandate, Toronto too embodies an all-are-welcome musical ethos.
Halloween yielded lots of goodies for us folks around the Beatport office, one of which was this performance from Krewella on Good Morning America. Check it out, along with tons more news from around the music world.
Last year, the Beatport staff got together to compile the Top 10 Scariest Dance Tracks of All Time, and now, with a year’s perspective and some helpful suggestions from our readers, we return this Halloween with 10 more tracks primed to deliver the most harrowing chills with their dancefloor thrills. Read on to see all of our spooky picks—if you dare… [insert maniacal laugh here].
Oof—today’s roundup is just full of jokey stuff. From a Hello Kitty DJ set to Mat Zo’s “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” riff/rip to a “can’t tell if this is real or not” noise-canceling device, there’s plenty to ponder, so dig on in.
Deep, dark, slick, spooky, and straight-up sexy all factor into this week’s On Rotation segment, which compiles our expert team of merchandisers’ and editors’ favorite tracks of the week.
VA’s penchant for appealing to a younger, hipper clientele than most airlines is well known, but their new safety video is pretty next-levs. Check it out, along with a bunch more videos—from Deadmau5 messing around on his new touchscreen controller to a sketched-out demo on how to get into Berghain—in today’s roundup.
You thought that Flo Rida’s Beamz gear was just going to fade away into obscurity—and yes, it may well do so, but not just yet. His newest ad is a veritable gas can thrown at his ongoing flame war with Deadmau5.
Building on the storming success of their Beatport-topping fourth album, From The Shadows, Dutch D&B trio Black Sun Empire return with an essential new remix album entitled Variations On Black. Showcasing some selected VIP versions from BSE themselves, this full-length also features a slew of up-to-the-minute reworkings from leading-edge drum & bass creatives like Noisia, S.P.Y., Phace & Misanthrop, Icicle, The Upbeats, Optiv & BTK and Ulterior Motive, among others.