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Francis Harris gets pensive and smoky with "Lean Back"

By Matt Ferry
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Like 2012′s Leland, Francis Harris’ follow-up tackles subjects like “memory, loss, and profound grief.” Forever shedding his Adultnapper guise, Harris once again proves his mastery in the studio, combining synthetic, electronic elements with live instrumentation to create his own auditory interpretation of his emotions after the loss of his mother.

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Joyce Muniz channels Kraftwerk to take us "Back In the Days"

By Brittany Gaston
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There’s been a steady buzz surrounding the identity of the second track Richie Hawtin dropped during his Boiler Room Ibiza Villa Takeover set last August. And although many websites list it as Kraftwerk’s “It’s More Fun to Compute,” that’s only partially right. The track is actually the Kraftwerk-sampling Joyce Muniz jam “Back In the Days,” and it’s out now on Exploited Records.

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Danny Daze and Translucent give the world a techno "Beatdown" with their latest release

By Brittany Gaston
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“Beatdown” is definitely the best title for this massive new techno track from Danny Daze, and I mean that in the best way possible. The track comes off of Daze’s Silicon EP, on Jimmy Edgar’s Ultramajic imprint, and it takes us back to the rave days of yore. If you don’t feel beat down by the end of this track, go have your ears checked.

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Lithuania's Gardens of God debuts with a late-night anthem

By Matt Ferry
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If there’s one thing we all love here at BP HQ, it’s the headier vibes, low-slung grooves, and deep, dark tracks you’ll rarely find amidst our Top 10. But when we do a little digging—like we do everyday—we come across tracks like Garden of Gods’ “Are We,” a beautifully smooth sonic tapestry of melancholy and drama that’s been on repeat since the promo came our way a few weeks back.

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Paul Oakenfold preps Trance Mission LP of trance classics, premiers "Cafe Del Mar" cover

By Beatport News Editors
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Those familiar with UK dance god Paul Oakenfold’s storied history will know that the man first embraced trance back in the late ’80s when he took his first trip to Ibiza. Since then, of course, he’s become a trance and progressive legend, but the time has come for him to pay it back—with a tribute LP of 10 trance classics, reproduced by Oakie himself.

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