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Catch Carl Craig live in Ibiza now

By Jason Black
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Hold the mouse! Detroit icon Carl Craig will be joined alongside Luciano and Davide Squillace for a live broadcast today promptly at 8:00 GMT / noon EST from an exclusive Traktor party at a private villa in Ibiza, Spain. Don’t you dare miss it. Tune in now.

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Claude vonStroke, Dixon, and Richie Hawtin rule ENTER.Ibiza tomorrow, August 28, live from Ibiza

By Beatport News Editors
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Claude vonStroke. Dixon. And Richie Hawtin. All on the same bill. Even for ENTER.Ibiza, week nine at Space promises to be an embarrassment of musical riches. On Thursday, August 28th, the Minus man will be joined by Berlin-based Innervisions boss Dixon on the Terrace all night long. Elsewhere that night, Dirtybird honcho Calude vonStroke brings the tech bootie grooves to the Sake bar, as well as special guests Paco Osuna, Jon Gaiser, and resident Bella Sarris throughout the night.

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Get Physical Music and Poesie Musik present Beatport Live on Thursday, September 4, direct from Berlin

By Beatport News Editors
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Ready for a well curated house party right in the heart of the German capital? Look no further. Join us next Thursday, September 4th as Beatport Live, First We Take Berlin, and the world’s leading DJ brand Traktor proudly present a Get Physical Music and Poesie Musik showcase at Berlin’s infamous Arena Club featuring Wankelmut, M.A.N.D.Y., German Brigante, and more. It’s all part of this year’s exciting FWTB festival.

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This week on Play: Win a set of NOCS headphones and a Rejected release in Kruse & Nuernberg's "We Find Deep" remix contest

By Jason Black
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Play fanatics! Welcome to the latest edition in our ongoing remix battle royale. This week, we’ve welcomed German production duo Kruse & Nuernberg to the competitive fold who’ve been making waves in the European deep house scene over the past few years. The Berlin-based twosome (born Florian Kruse and Nils Nuernberg) have dropped recent releases for a host of notable labels including Off, Exploited, Stil Vor Talent, and others. This time out, they’ve teamed up with Michelle Owen’s stimulating, soulful Rejected label to deliver another slice of sophisticated house flavor.

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DJ Koze unveils "Reincarnations Part 2"

By Beatport News Editors
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Germany’s own DJ Koze (born Stefan Kozalla) is highly sought after for his enviable remixing abilities. Case in point, is Reincarnations Part 2, the second installment in this ongoing collection first released in 2009 featuring notable reworks of leading dance artists like Moderat, Matthew Herbert, Gonzales, and more. The retrospective 13-tracker includes massive remixes like Moderat’s tech-house festival smasher “Bad Kingdom” and Herbert’s highly-rated deep-house charmer “It’s Only” respectively.

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Mikey Lion unveils his ultimate 10 Burning Man tracks

By Jason Black
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This weekend, over 60,000 revelers will be making their pilgrimage out to the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada for the 28th annual Burning Man festival. What began as an intimate 20-person bonfire gathering on San Francisco’s Baker Beach by event pioneers Larry Harvey and Jerry James, has grown into the hedonistic, spiritual spectacle we know and love today. San Diego-based DJ producer Mikey Lion is one of this year’s attendees bringing along a clutch of hand-picked desert-friendly selections to move the masses. Over the course of next week, he and his Southern California Desert Hearts brethren will be playing at a multitude of events including their very own Desert Hearts Block on Wednesday, August 27th and we were curious to find out what’s on his set-list at the moment. So, here it is, Mikey Lion’s ultimate 10 Burning Man tracks to get you in the mood to dance out in the stark Nevada desert.

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Cajmere presents his exclusive Sound of the Beach mix

By Beatport News Editors
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Ibiza. Playa del Carmen. Acapulco. Miami Beach. Waikiki. No matter where you are in the world, house music is the perfect soundtrack to any idyllic beachside scene. Chicago house legend Cajmere (born Curtis Jones) knows exactly what you need to create the quintessential Sound of the Beach. His exclusive 60-minute Corona SunSets mix includes 16 slammin’ house tracks from Hot Creations’ Jamie Jones, Gene Farris, Maceo Plex, Kenny Larkin, Radio Slave, Robert Dietz, and Cajmere himself.

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