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Calvin Harris, Disclosure, and Skrillex lead Stereosonic 2014 lineup

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Stereosonic, Australia’s biggest dance music festival, has just revealed its massive 2014 line-up and they’re certainly pulling no punches. Marquee headline talent for day one includes Scottish fan favorite Calvin Harris, Tiësto, Disclosure, Diplo, Duke Dumont, RL Grime, DJ Snake, and more. While day two is certainly shaping up with LA-based dubstep powerhouse Skrillex, Steve Aoki, Hot Since 82, Carl Cox, Showtek, Porter Robinson, and Jack Beats among others.

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

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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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Catch Hardwell and Tiësto B2B at Tomorrowland now

By Beatport News Editors
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During Tomorrowland’s massive second weekend in Boom, Belgium, one of the most memorable highlights of the entire event was the world’s reigning champ Hardwell and Tiësto going back-to-back to close-out the mainstage on Saturday night. “Tomorrowland, are you guys ready for some Hardwell/Tiësto/Zero 76 music?” Make some noise!” Hardwell shouted out as a quick intro.

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Splash House returns to Palm Springs this August

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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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Stream Tomorrowland 2014 weekend 2 live now

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Ready for another huge helping of storybook magic? Welcome to the exciting second weekend of the 10th annual edition of Tomorrowland, one of the world’s largest electronic music festivals, that kicks off today, Friday, July 25th through Sunday, July 27th in Boom, Belgium. Now, you can join in all the festivities during the exciting follow-up weekend live on Tomorrowland TV.

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Moogfest opts to go biennial, returns in 2016

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Organized by the Asheville, North Carolina-based synthmaker and staged on their home turf, Moogfest had originally run during the fall. With a bit of retooling, as well as a partnership switch from AC Entertainment to Paxahau, the festival moved to April for 2014. Moog has just announced that they’ll stage their next one in 2016.

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Outside Lands reveals 2014 festival schedule

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Ready to create your very own custom schedule for this year’s Outside Lands festival? Now you can. Outside Lands 2014 has just released its daily lineups for the seventh annual music festival that’s taking place in San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park over the weekend of August 8th to 10th. Leading electronic acts including Tiësto, Disclosure, Cut Copy, Chromeo, and Flume will join main-stage contenders like Kanye West, The Flaming Lips, and Tegan & Sara, among many others on this super-stacked summertime bill.

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Jeff Mills cuts Belgian festival set short due to bottle-throwing incident

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Detroit techno icon Jeff Mills cut his set at Belgium’s Dour Festival short on last Thursday night, July 17th, after a bottle was thrown towards the stage from the crowd, according to Mixmag and other new reports. According to a Facebook post by fellow performer Chris Liebing, the 51-year-old techno pioneer was apparently 30 minutes into his live set at the Belgian festival before leaving shortly after the incident.

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Stream Tomorrowland 2014 weekend 1 live now

By Beatport News Editors
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It’s finally time to join the magic! Welcome to this year’s 10th anniversary of Tomorrowland, one of the world’s largest electronic music festivals, that kicks off this weekend on July 18-20 in Boom, Belgium. Now, you can join in all the festivities during the exciting first weekend live on Tomorrowland TV starting at 9:00 pm until 2:00 am CEST. (So that’s starting at 4:00 pm EST.)

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