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Beatport Goes Private; Suspends Payments to Music-Rights Holders
Following corporate restructuring, payments will resume in the next weeks.

Beatport has put payments to artists and record labels on hold while its parent company, SFX, transitions from its standing as a publicly-listed entity to a private one. In an …

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Agoria, Hunter/Game, and Blond:ish Head up Minimal Effort Halloween 2015
Other acts include Adana Twins, Miss Kitten, Finnebassen, and Anja Schneider.

Minimal Effort LA returns this Halloween to present a one of a kind dance music experience in one of Los Angeles’ most elegant and historic buildings, the Belasco Theater in …

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Hear the New EP from Simon Baker
The 'Ebony' EP is out on vinyl and digital now via The BKR Projekt imprint

BKR Projekt is the new project and label of Simon Baker, the acclaimed British producer who first broke through with the writhing monster that was “Plastik”. Ensuing efforts like the Lip …

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Premiere: Stream a Track From Slime's Company LP
'At Sea Again Ft. Selah Sue' is streaming in full.

Paris-based artist Will Archer (a.k.a. Slime) will drop his debut album, Company, on Weird World on August 14. Reportedly culled from around 400 cuts, the 10-track album is a beautifully mature and, …

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Watch Pioneer DJ's Teaser Video For New "Battle" Mixer and Rekordbox Update
The minute-long video gives viewers a mysterious look into the new mixer, to go along with the release of Rekordbox 3.3.0

Turntable and battle DJs have been waiting a long time for Pioneer to release a new mixer that has the functionality they desire, and now it looks like the wait is …

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Premiere: Hear a Track From the New Detboi EP
'Scatter' lands on Keysound Recordings later this week.

On August 8, Irish producer Desmond McGouran (a.k.a. Detboi) will release his latest EP, Scatter, via Keysound Recordings. McGouran has contributed a number of dubplates to Keysound’s Rinse FM show in …

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Items & Things Set to Release Madato's Debut Album
The Berlin based label will release the Italian producer's upcoming full-length in September

Crafted will mark Madato’s third effort for Berlin based imprint Items & Things — the label run by Magda, Marc Houle and Troy Pierce. The full-length features a blend of techno, electronica, rock and disco inspired sounds with …

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Watch Short Documentary on Hotflush Recordings
Short film documents the growth and evolution of Scuba's Berlin-based imprint

Bonafide Magazine have made a short documentary detailing the growth and evolution of Scuba’s Hotflush Recordings imprint. The video, which features interviews with Dense & Pika, George FitzGerald, Sepalcure, Locked Groove and …

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Native Instruments Launches Stems
The open file format officially launches today with Beatport, Juno, and Bleep, among others, now selling the files.

Today, Native Instruments officially launched its new multi-track audio format, Stems. Stems is an open file format which gives DJs the ability to control a track’s four different musical elements—drums, bass, keys, and vocals, …

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Listen to Bob Moses' New Single 'Too Much Is Never Enough'
Bob Moses announce details of their upcoming debut album due out in September

“Too Much Is Never Enough” is the latest single to see the light of day from Canadian duo Bob Moses’ forthcoming debut album Days Gone By. Following in the footsteps of …

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Preview Jonas Kopp's 'HHH' EP on Tresor
The Argentinian producer and Stroboscopic Artefacts affiliate will follow up his debut album on the label with a four-track 12-inch this August.

Jonas Kopp follows up his debut album, Beyond the Hypnosis—released on Tresor back in November 2014—with the powerful and club-oriented EP HHH. The EP opens with throbbing bass, deranged chords, and hard hitting percussion, …

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Running Back Preps Tensnake Remix 12" with Lone, Prins Thomas, and More
A new EP from Good Timin' boss Jex is also forthcoming.

Running Back, the label headed by favored selector Gerd Janson, has detailed a pair of new 12”s due for release soon. First up, tracks from Tensnake’s 2009 In the End …

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Watch Dekmantel 2015 Live on Boiler Room
The live broadcast is taking place in Amsterdam during all three days of the festival.

If you are anything like us over here at the XLR8R office in Los Angeles, you are sitting in front of the computer thinking to yourself about how much you wish you …

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Premiere: Hear Rough Year's "Arch" in Full
The sprawling 11-minute single is streaming in full.

Rough Year is a young trans artist from Philadelphia who crafts haunting compositions characterised by themes of dispossession, alienation and forced assimilation. Following on from the politically charged Mongreal EP, Rough …

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Alixander III to Release Heavy Friends 2 EP on Toy Tonics
Following Azari & III's final split, the former band member and producer returns to the German imprint

Following Azari & III’s final split and last performance in 2014, former band member and producer Alixander III returns to the Toy Tonics label. Heavy Friends 2 is a 4-track …

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Listen to Clay Wilson's New EP Skandha
The four track EP will be released the first day of September on The Bunker New York.

The Bunker New York has been consistently releasing strong records this year, with recent releases by Mark Verbos, Romans (a.k.a. Tin Man & Gunnar Haslam), and LØT.TE all in constant rotation at the …

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Zone Records Announces Der Zyklus EP
The Dopplereffekt and Drexciya producer has a new four-track EP due out in September.

Electro pioneer Der Zyklus will drop his latest EP on Zone Records in September. Der Zyklus is the long standing project from Gerald Donald—Dopplereffekt producer and one half of legendary Electro duo …

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Premiere: Stream Domenic's "Subculture Electronic Soul Mix"
In the lead up to this weekend's Subculture, resident Domenic Cappello lays down a 198-minute preview of what's to come.

This Saturday, August 1, Subculture will be hosting residents Harri & Domenic at Glasgow’s Sub Club. Pushing a forward-thinking blend of leftfield house and techno, Subculture is the worlds longest running underground …

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