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This week on Play: Win a set of Monster headphones and a Naive release in We Have Band’s “Save Myself” remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! Welcome to another ever-popular edition of our weekly remix contest. This time out, we’ve got UK-based nu-disco revivalist trio We Have Band (aka Darren Bancroft, as well as husband-and-wife duo Thomas Wegg-Prosser and Dede Wegg-Prosser) who’re known for crafting quality indie dance as well as remixing like-minded electronic artists including M83, Gorillaz, Bloc Party, and many more. Their third album Movements is a melodic, heart-felt, indie-dance affair featuring standout singles like “You Only” and “Someone.” Ready to make your mark by winning our latest Play remix competition? Your challenge, if you choose to accept it, is simple: rework We Have Band’s melodic indie-dance jam “Save Myself” taken from their latest album Movements.

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Moving Pictures

Watch Young Turks' New Year's in Tulum video now

By Jason Black
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Sun, surf, sand, and some of the finest indie-dance acts on the planet? Now that’s what we call a party! Back in 2013, London-based tastemaking label Young Turks decided to do something a little bit different to celebrate the upcoming New Year’s holiday. Instead of the same old, same old, they flew down to the Yucatán Peninsula town of Tulum, Mexico and invited all of their friends, fans, label mates, and 11 amazing artists including Grimes, The xx, FKA Twigs, Chairlift, Four Tet, SBTRKT, and John Talabot, among others. The result, is this stunning six-minute Dazed video documenting the experience.

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Festivals

Electric Zoo 2014: Tensnake, Gorgon City, and Jamie xx lead Beatport's exclusive stage

By Beatport News Editors
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Beatport has just revealed their official plan to host an exclusive stage at the sixth annual Electric Zoo festival, held over Labor Day weekend, August 29th to 31st at Randall’s Island Park in New York. Over the massive, three-day outdoor event, their Riverside stage will present 25 leading electronic acts including German deep house hero Tensnake, Paul van Dyk, BT, Gorgon City, Bonobo, Jamie xx, and Gesaffelstein, among others.

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Vinyl Cut

This week's best record releases

By Beatport News Editors
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The sun is shining. The birds are singing. And the beats are bangin’. It’s a perfect summer day here in the City. Welcome to our ongoing weekend column called The Vinyl Cut. This week, we’ve strolling in once again to San Francisco’s leading tastemaker shop Vinyl Dreams to get their staff picks on the top five vinyl releases.

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Splash House returns to Palm Springs this August

By Beatport News Editors
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Next month, Splash House will be returning to Palm Springs, California, for three summer days of sun, fun, and sizzling beats. Slated over the August 8th to 10th weekend, the all-out pool party extravaganza will take place once again at The Saguaro, The Hard Rock Hotel, and the Hacienda Beach Club. Featured artists for this latest edition include Aussie indie-dance darlings Cut Copy, A-Trak, Chromeo, Flume, Nosaj Thing, and more who’ll all perform across a range of outdoor stages and refreshing pools to thousands.

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This week on Play: Win iZotope software and a Because release in Klaxons' "Atom to Atom" remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! New rave revivalists Klaxons are back again this summer with a new sun-soaked, psychedelic third album entitled Love Frequency. It’s the first LP in four years for the UK-based trio of singer and bassist Jamie Reynolds, keyboardist James Righton, and guitarist Simon Taylor-Davies since 2010’s well-received sophomore effort Surfing the Void. It’s a great opportunity for you to show off your studio skills to these coming-of-age British artists. Ready to make your mark by winning our latest Play remix competition? Join in today and rework the Klaxons’ latest indie dance single “Atom to Atom.”

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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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