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Music News

TOKiMONSTA drops mini-album "Desiderium" this fall

By Jason Black
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Korean-born, LA-based electronic pop producer TOKiMONSTA (born Jennifer Lee) has just revealed plans to release her upcoming third album Desiderium coming out this September. It’ll be the debut release on her very own imprint Young Art. This is the first new music since 2013′s critically acclaimed Half Shadows album featuring standout single “Go With It.” In addition, she’s also announced 17 upcoming North American tour dates this fall including major city stops in New York, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Seattle, SF, and, of course, LA.

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Interview

Louie Fresco on dedication: "There's no alternative where I'm doing something other than music"

By Beatport News Editors
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Baja-born, Barcelona-based deep house hero 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 on No. 19 featuring catchy standout singles like “White Sugar” and “So Good.” Beatport News was fortunate enough to catch up with this hard-working DJ producer in the Catalan capital where we chatted about his early life in Mexicali, “remixing” Hot Creations’ Lee Foss, his upcoming whirlwind tour, and so much more.

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Morning Roundup

Daft Punk, Justice, and Bob Sinclar top Thump's French producers of all-time list

By Beatport News Editors
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Welcome to our action-packed Tuesday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Thump’s all-time list of top French producers including Daft Punk, Justice, and Bob Sinclar, German police raiding one of the biggest illegal pressing plants in the country, and quirky German house duo Pachanga Boys playing live in Paris. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.

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Music News

Congratulations to Germany: Save 20% now until July 16

By Beatport News Editors
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O-le ole ole ole! Congratulations goes out to the German national team for winning the 2014 world soccer final. We’d like to celebrate this historic match by giving you 20%* off now until July 16th. Shop now and score the latest summertime jams in house, techno, drum & bass, indie dance, electronica, and more. Enter code CUP2014 at checkout.

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Cratedigger Essentials

FaltyDL cues up his favorite 10 eclectic beat classics

By Jason Black
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New York-based beat-making aficionado FaltyDL (aka Drew Lustman) loves digging in the crates at record stores around the world for lost classics. It’s kinda his thing. So we figured that the Blueberry Records boss would be a perfect fit for our ongoing editorial series that spotlights forgotten jams. To his credit, Lustman didn’t disappoint, dusting off essential older selections from leading electronic artists including Aphex Twin, Anthony Shakir, Theo Parrish, Seiji, and Tek 9, among others.

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