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Check out Max Cooper's amazing 4D recordings on your headphones

By Beatport News Editors
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Max Cooper is an electronic music experimenter par excellence, who puts his science-academic background to good use when he’s making art. Recently he began experimenting with 4D sound (all three spacial dimensions, plus being able to move sound through space in time) with Amsterdam-based designers Paul Oomen, Salvador Breed, Luc Van Weelden, and Poul Holleman, and now has a super-cool recording that is gonna sound pretty amazing even in your own headphone environment.

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Danny Daze to Attack: "I’d play at a McDonalds back in the day if they paid me in cheeseburgers"

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Jimmy Edgar’s pal and Ultramajic label mate Danny Daze is a pretty hilarious—and forthright—guy. And today’s interview with the Miami-reared producer/DJ via Attack Magazine really puts a spotlight on the guy’s unique personality. “I’d play at a McDonalds back in the day if they paid me in cheeseburgers,” he said, when asked about taking bad gigs in the past.

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This week on Play: Win a Pointblank Pro course and a State of the Eye release in Karin Park’s “Shine” contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! This week, we present Swedish-born chanteuse Karin Park who’s turning heads and winning hearts in the electronic dance sphere thanks to her own gilded brand of dark, sultry, synth-driven pop. As you may recall, in 2013, the statuesque singer songwriter made a notable guest vocal appearance on the Maya Jane Coles’ noir tale “Everything” taken from her breakthrough album Comfort. Park’s new single, “Shine” is a deep, poetic, and deliciously romantic slice of deep-house heaven. Ready to make your mark? Claim fame and glory by reworking Karin Park’s contemplative cut “Shine.”

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Little Dragon steps up with their Coachella 2014 live set; watch it now

By Jason Black
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Sweden’s Little Dragon turned up the heat in the Mojave Tent on Sunday night at Coachella 2014. Singer Yukimi Nagano, Erik Bodin (drums), Fredrik Källgren Wallin (bass), and Håkan Wirenstrand (keyboards) launched into an (almost) hour-long set including standout selections like “Klapp Klapp” and “Underbart” from their fourth album Nabuma Rubberband. Watch Little Dragon’s complete Coachella 2014 performance now.

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The Glitch Mob drop Coachella 2014 live set; watch it now

By Jason Black
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On Friday night in the Sahara Tent, The Glitch Mob played to a packed house. The LA-based electronic trio: Edward Ma (edIT), Justin Boreta (Boreta), and Josh Mayer (Ooah) pounded through a 50-minute Coachella 2014 set featuring their signature glitch-hop sound. Watch The Glitch Mob’s complete Coachella 2014 set now.

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Chromeo conjure magical Coachella 2014 live set; watch it now

By Jason Black
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All hail the funk lords! On Friday night at Coachella 2014, Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo played the main stage and delivered one of the festival’s most memorable first-day performances. David Macklovitch (Dave 1) and Patrick Gemayel (P-Thugg) ripped through an action-packed 45-minute set featuring a special cameo by Toro Y Moi’s own Chaz Bundick for infectious single “Come Alive.” Watch Chromeo’s complete Coachella 2014 set now.

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Get your acieeeed on with Solid Steel's 30 Years of Acid mix

By Beatport News Editors
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Coldcut’s Solid Steel radio program has been one of the most solidly challenging assemblages of music known to modern dance culture, ever since it came into being back in 1988. Today, to help celebrate the last-ever installment of the London-based I Love Acid party, Posthuman put together a 30 Years of Acid mix, with each of its 30 tracks representing one year in acid’s history.

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Ahead of Record Store Day, Mixmag heads to Hard Wax

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Berlin’s Hard Wax is one of the most storied sellers of DJ vinyl on the planet—and with good reason: they count folks like Cassy, Modeselektor’s Gernot Bronsert, DJ Hell, and Marcel Dettmann as past employees, to start, and that’s to say nothing of the store’s founder, Basic Channel’s Mark Ernestus. Suffice it to say, if you’re in the market for techno records, Hard Wax is your spot. With Record Store Day just a week away, Mixmag took a deeper look at the store.

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