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Music News

Laidback Luke fires back at his detractors with an active live performance

By Beatport News Editors
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Every once in a while, DJs get caught in moments of apparent vulnerability. One such moment occurred recently when Laidback Luke, Sander Van Doorn, and Steve Aoki all simultaneously took to the decks at a Mixmash party in Miami for a little threesome fun in the booth. Naturally, things were pretty, uh, laid-back up there (it being a daytime outdoor party and all), but one YouTube user took the opportunity to take some lighthearted jabs at the trio, and uploaded some video of them entitled “What DJs Actually Do,” with captions that drew attention to their seeming lack of activity when it came to keeping their hands busy with playing music.

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Track of the Day

Matisse & Sadko reach for the "Stars" with uplifting progressive anthem

By Eric Coomes
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Best known for their remix of M-3ox “Beating of My Heart,” Russian duo Matisse & Sadko return with a feel-good summer anthem “Stars,” and it’s today’s Track of the Day. Spinnin Records released the Russian brothers’ original production via sub-label Doorn, which is overseen by Sander Van Doorn. Van Doorn first debuted the track himself during his weekly Identity radio show.

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Festivals

TomorrowWorld unveils full lineup for September festival

By Glenn Jackson
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TomorrowWorld—the US offshoot of Europe’s massive Tomorrowland festival—will touch down in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia (just outside of Atlanta) this September, and after teasing bits of its lineup for months, the festival has at last unveiled the complete list of 300 performers set to take to the stage for the three-day event.

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Track of the Day

DubVision bring back their uplifting, progressive sound with "Redux"

By Eric Coomes
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Dutch brothers Victor and Stephan Leicher, better known as producing duo DubVision, are quickly establishing themselves as major players in the progressive-house scene. Their first single, “All By Myself,” and their remix of Discopolis’ “Committed to Sparkle Motion” became mainstays in festival and clubs sets. Avicii opened his set at Ultra Music Festival this year with DubVision’s remix of his hit with Nicky Romero, “I Could Be The One.” DubVision’s latest original track “Redux,” released March 8 on Spinnin Records, was a hit at UMF as well, and is sure to be in heavy rotation at festivals this summer.

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