[wp_ad_camp_2] BEATPORT, the world’s largest dance music community and music store for DJs, announced today four exciting new remix contests via BEATPORT PLAY, an innovative platform where DJs and producers can download free stems from original hit tracks, remix them, and compete against each other in multiple contests running in parallel; winning remixes are then released officially by the contest’s host label. Contests to remix Björk, Todd Terry, Sasse and John Davis & The Monster Orchestra launch today, Tuesday, July 24. Winners will be announced on September 19. Information on each follows here: [wp_ad_camp_1] Björk – “Mutual Core” Björk has touched nearly every facet of art over the last 20 years, constantly creating new, boundary-pushing works. Now,"Mutual Core" from her
[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] The next release on Neuroscience Deep comes from another young promising producer, making their Neuroscience Deep debut. Andrew is definitely off to a great start, with DJ support from Ferry Corsten, Richard Durand and Pedro Del Mar. We think you'll agree, he has a great sound, and a bright future ahead of him. Andrew StetS has done a great job on 'Vancouver Nights' and has superb, modern-sounding, progressive track. Filled with great melodic elements, the track also draws influence from the 'new trance' scene, and producers like Mat Zo and Arty. Big stuff! We have three massive remixes of 'Vancouver' to accompany the original. Each giving something different, and adding their own twist, are Matt Fax, Sesnsetive5 and Mizar B. Each remix compliments t
[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] Russian DJ & producer ARTY tears up the rule-book with his new remix of Zedd’s recent single “Spectrum” featuring Matthew Koma as part of Zedd’s Spectrum EP out July 31 on Interscope Records. ARTY is one of the few celebrated producers chosen to contribute along with Armin Van Buuren, A-Trak, Monsta and Deniz Koyu. Keeping in line with the original cut, ARTY adds his world-renowned production skills to the track and shows exactly why the young Russian producer is deemed one of the most original and exciting talents on the scene today. ARTY’s “Spectrum” remix busts with huge sweeping pads and rushing synth sections that sweep up the senses. Also available now from ARTY are his single for Anjunabeats “Open Space” and his collaboration with Paul van
[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] Crowned as the winners of Sasha's remix contest last summer, expectations invariably run high for Kastis Torrau & Arnas D, and any production attached to them. In a relatively short period of time, their consistent output of quality progressive gems have rocketed them from playing small local venues to the biggest clubs in Lithuania. Having already signed to respected labels such as Last Night on Earth, 1605, Stripped, and Mirabilis, the duo move one step closer to superstardom with the Atlantic EP. Their latest concoction is a real treat for the clubbing gourmand. Whether you're into the sugary-sweet melodies of Atlantic, the spiced up rhythms of Polar, or the rich low end of Reflection, your appetite is guaranteed to be satisfied. Who knows, yo...
[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] After all the face-eating weirdness of the past months, bath salts got the blame for it. Do bath salts really make you eat faces? We don't know and frankly, we don't want to try it out either. Yet, we have seen several videos of people on bath salts and their stories after the facts. Let's just keep it to the fact that bath salts don't make you look particular pretty. Whether you are the one taking the bath salts, or fall victim to a person with the munchies. Well, long story short: ZXX & Paul Anthony decided it was time for a true Bath Salts Anthem. Thankfully their soundtrack won't make you eat faces, but it is a great punchy electro banger for the dancefloor nonetheless! http://www.beatport.com/release/bath-salts/939225 [wp_ad_camp_5] [
[wp_ad_camp_2] The Italian imprint Hotfingers is now working on its new selection of some of the hottest releases being in the mood of the intense beat of Summer. Sunny Beach Compilation contains some of the most sought-after tracks by Pleasurekraft, Plastik Funk, Federico Scavo, Etienne Ozborne, Dj Dan, Phunk Investigation, J Nitti, NDKj, Ivan Pica as well as the label`s co-owners – Manuel De La Mare, Luigi Rocca and Alex Kenji. The final chord of the House Hotfingers collection is an one-hour outstanding dj set that puts into shape the whole composition, which is going to wind up the Dancefloor irretrievably. [wp_ad_camp_1] Track list: 1. Alessandro D'Avenia - Lift This Name Up 2. Alex Kenji - Something About You (Mix 2) 3. Pleasurekraft - The Main Ingredient 4. Plastik
[wp_ad_camp_2] By Damen Smith-Draeko -- Almost a month ago, it was a rare, dry and warm Friday night here in Seattle. It was rare that it was both dry and warm, and it was rare that I’d ventured out into the world that night away from the drawing board. I found myself at the Lo-Fi Performance Gallery. Every third Friday of the month (or moonth if you want to go all Celtic and stuff) the music label Innerflight hosts a show at this venue. I decided to leave the house and partake of the dancing and debauchery. Actually there was much more of the former than the latter, and…well, I really don’t know how I feel about that. <whisper>I like debauchery.<./whisper> Going to the Lo-Fi Performance Gallery that night was actually a very good choice. Along with the pleasant
[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] Los Angeles’ SHINY TOY GUNS newest track “Waiting Alone” marks the return of Carah Faye, the original vocalist who along with band mates Chad Petree (vocals/guitars), Jeremy Dawson (keyboards/bass) and Mikey Martin (drums), propelled SHINY TOY GUNS into the spotlight with their first hits “Le Disko” and “You Are The One” from their debut 2006 release We Are Pilots. Now, the band has made available the “Waiting Alone” video, which made its debut yesterday on VEVO. It can be viewed here: Conceptualized by Faye and Dawson and directed by Luke Eberl and Edgar Morais, the 6 minute and 45 second short film titled "#Loverunner" finds a girl (Carah), running cross-country from Los Angeles to New York City in a quest to join the love of her life, overcoming
[wp_ad_camp_2] Jean Claude Ades and Vanjee have established reputations as two hard working international DJs. Whilst Israeli native but NYC resident Vanjee has been hailed as one of New York’s leading DJ’s and Jean Claude has enjoyed international success with remixes for the likes of the Deadmau5 and a string of Beatport #1’s. Here on ‘Mend’, both powerhouses join forces on a deep house track that does justice to their skill and reputation. [wp_ad_camp_1] It is worthy to note that Mend is a remake of Elsiane’s original that first appeared on the Hybrid album (2007). Here in this rework Elsiane’s signature unique vocals once again instantly adds emotion and a beautiful floating tone to the duo’s warm and powerful production. On the remix front, DJ Kellerkind, aka Marco Biagi
[wp_ad_camp_2] Kris O'Neil from Denmark has been rising the ranks consistently the past few years. Lately he has been surprising us with one quality release after another. They range from 'From Canada With Love' with Kiholm, 'No Porn Intended' with JPL and the recently released In Trance In Trust 019 for which he got the honors. [wp_ad_camp_1] Obviously these are all great achievements. We were delighted to hear the new remix Kris has done for Marco V's GOHF. For people who have been following EDM since its inception, GOHF borrows its name from the sample that was used. 'I Am The God Of Hellfire' is a quote we have heard in early releases of acts such as The Prodigy and Sequentical and was put to great use in this new release. Whereas the original mix by Marco V had strong electro influ
[wp_ad_camp_4] [wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] At the inaugural New York edition of the Electric Daisy Carnival, in front of thousands upon thousands of clubbers outside MetLife Stadium - home to the New York Giants and Jets - and for millions listening at home, Markus Schulz debuted his brand new vocal track 'Caught' to the world. Taken from his upcoming album Scream, Markus teamed up with Romania's talented songstress, Adina Butar, for a track that has been the subject of many social media and message board discussions in recent months. Preview on YouTube As part of a remix package released today on Armada Music, 'Caught' has been given the Tritonal treatment, with a club mix that has quickly won over fans of the Coldharbour sound. Tracks: Caught (Club Mix) Caught (Tritonal Clu
[wp_ad_camp_2] You have been an influential DJ in the international scene for years now. Starting in 2000 and still going strong in 2012 with the release of your new album. What made you decide one day to want to make it in the electronic music scene and has it been a rather smooth ride or were there any hurdles you had to take on? I was into electronic music from the first moment I heard a synth. As time passed by, I was fascinated by trying understand how these sounds were made. I was learning many instruments whilst young but decided early on that my main passion was in electronic music way before I had chance to learn all about it. It has a combination of so many attributes all in one genre, energy, groove, emotion, production, tension, release, etc. How do you look back on your...
[wp_ad_camp_2] Hi Jochen, first off: thanks for joining Hammarica.com with this interview! Jochen, you have been DJing for quite a while and enjoying success with massive productions like ‘Lost Connection’, ‘Humanoid’, the Energy2011 anthem ‘Classified’ and recently the Rank-1 and Sarah Bettens collab Wild and Perfect Day. If you had to pick one of your productions as your most favorite one. Which one would that be? And is there a thought behind it for it to be your favorite? Tough question, same as asking a parent which of his children he loves most;-)) But if I had to pick only one, I guess that would be Lost Connection, because that track really rocketeered my carreer. You are known to blend styles together ranging from trance to electro and progressive. How do you like the f
[wp_ad_camp_2] Already declared "a progressive trance masterpiece" by Elektro Daily, Andy Moor's much-anticipated debut album Zero Point One is out now on Armada Music and is packed with 18 thought-provoking, original tracks from one of the most innovative electronic music producers today. [wp_ad_camp_1] 15 years in the making, each track on Zero Point One offers a unique glimpse into the creative process of a self-proclaimed perfectionist. From deep, mysterious ambient to melodic trance and vocal melodies, across the spectrum to rocking break beats and the thick bass of progressive, Andy Moor has fused his beloved sound into a complete package of timeless productions. "My goal is that the album will take the listener through a journey that is more than just dance music and will trig...
[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] After a mind-blowing performance in front of 40,000 fans at EDC Las Vegas and hitting #1 on Beatport's Trance chart with their last single, the 'Everafter' Club Mix, Tritonal are now set to release 'Azuca,' a collaboration with fellow Statesider Kaeno. Tritonal and Kaneo have created a catchy and upbeat sound that showcases an edgier, more progressive sound yet remains true to the duo's trance roots. Sure to be a bonafide summer hit, Azuca has been rocking festivals and clubs around the world and may just make Tritonal's sixth chart-topper. Check out the 'Azuca' bomb from Tritonal & Kaeno on YouTube! Connect: Website: www.tritonalmusic.com Facebook: facebook.com/tritonalmusic Twitter: twitter.com/Tritonal YouTube: youtube.com/tritona...