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Intergroove files for bankruptcy

By Beatport News Editors
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Founded in 1995, the German-based distributor Intergroove has officially filed for bankruptcy. Employing approximately 40 staff members, the company guides more than 300 labels including Ministry Of Sound, Minilogue, Get Physical, Leftroom, and Sushitech, among others. As RA is reporting, the company’s managing director, Ralf Reichert, says Intergroove will continue distributing records and CDs. “We will do everything we can to clean up the company of insolvency and continue Intergroove,” he said.

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Tomorrowland 2014: Hardwell, Skrillex, and Alesso drop weekend 1 live sets

By Beatport News Editors
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Relive all the magic from weekend one! Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014, Tomorrowland, one of the world’s largest electronic music festivals, kicked off over the past weekend in Boom, Belgium. Now, you can join in all the festivities by tuning into a few of the most memorable live sets from the event including the world’s current number one Hardwell, Skrillex, and Alesso now.

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Catch In The Nest's latest clip featuring Anna Lunoe

By Jason Black
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Aussie DJ producer Anna Lunoe has been making waves here in the States since her memorable Coachella 2014 set out in the Southern California desert. Now, she sits down with Skillex’s Nest HQ family for a quick on-camera chat. In the latest third episode in this ongoing artist-driven series, In The Nest delves into Lunoe’s songwriting process, her early days as a radio station volunteer, and DJing as a form of meditation.

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Corona SunSets: Sound of the Beach contest attracts over 1,800 DJ hopefuls worldwide, moves into phase 2

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Sun, surf, sand, and sun-kissed seaside beats abound. More than 1,800 DJ contestants worldwide from 83 countries heard the call out on the horizon. Each one sent in their handcrafted, essential Sound of the Beach mix. Now, the Corona SunSets: Sound of the Beach* DJ competition moves into its exciting second phase where the top 100 semi-finalists from 25 countries have been selected by our panel of dance music experts to remix Cajmere’s 1994 Chicago house classic “Brighter Days” featuring Dajae.

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Tube & Berger prime their surefire seven Ibiza summer jams

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Like most top-flight European-based DJs, German deep house duo Tube & Berger (aka Arndt Rörig and Marco Vidovic) are spending their current summer basking on the beach in Ibiza. Sun, surf, sand, and soaking up some surefire island vibes are in the cards for the Kittball label bosses over the next few months. That said, we thought now was the perfect time to get their top seven deep house jams straight from the idyllic White Isle. Enjoy their current summertime selection.

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Plastikman shares "EXhale" live at Sónar 2014

By Jason Black
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After releasing his new live Plastikman album EX last month that was recorded in 2013 at New York’s historic Guggenheim Museum, Detroit techno icon Richie Hawtin jetted off to Barcelona to perform his new material during the Catalan capital’s Sónar 2014 festival. His performance, as you’ll see below, was simply stunning. Now, as a gift to all of his rabid fans, Hawtin’s served up a stream and free download his live performance of “EXhale” via Soundcloud.

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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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