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XLR8R x Beatport: Matías Aguayo

The Beatport sales charts are often dominated by the latest international club smashes, but its vault of music runs deep and covers a wide variety of artists and sounds, which is why XLR8R has been asked to curate a special two-week series of Beatport charts by some of our favorite DJs and producers. Continent-hopping DJ/producer Matías Aguayo has undertaken quite an expansion of his sonic palette in recent years, pushing the boundaries of techno with a variety of Latin sounds and building his Comeme imprint into one of the most inventive labels on the planet. Here, he lists some of his favorite gems to unleash on the dancefloor. … Read more »

XLR8R x Beatport: FaltyDL

The Beatport sales charts are often dominated by the latest international club smashes, but its vault of music runs deep and covers a wide variety of artists and sounds, which is why XLR8R has been asked to curate a special two-week series of Beatport charts by some of our favorite DJs and producers. Brooklyn beatmaker FaltyDL may be affiliated with the nebulous world of bass music, but in recent years he's applied his meticulous methodology to tracks that could be labeled as garage, house, techno, and more. He's also stepped up his DJ game, and here are 10 of his favorite tools for the dancefloor. … Read more »

XLR8R x Beatport: Ben Westbeech

The Beatport sales charts are often dominated by the latest international club smashes, but its vault of music runs deep and covers a wide variety of artists and sounds, which is why XLR8R has been asked to curate a special two-week series of Beatport charts by some of our favorite DJs and producers. Ben Westbeech is a man of many talents, as the UK producer, DJ, and singer has adeptly moved between styles, sounds, and genres over the past several years. Fresh off the release of a new album, There's More to Life Than This, he put together this chart for us, which he simply described as, "tunes that are and will always be in my box!" … Read more »

XLR8R x Beatport: MK

The Beatport sales charts are often dominated by the latest international club smashes, but its vault of music runs deep and covers a wide variety of artists and sounds, which is why XLR8R has been asked to curate a special two-week series of Beatport charts by some of our favorite DJs and producers. When it comes to old-school NY house and garage, it's hard to think of someone more influential than MK, who remixed everyone in the '90s and is responsible for an impossibly long list of big tunes. After spending the past few years focusing on production for the likes Will Smith and Pitbull (no joke), MK has been moving back toward the dancefloor and DJing lately, and here he's put together a list of 10 of his current favorites. … Read more »

XLR8R x Beatport: Bok Bok

The Beatport sales charts are often dominated by the latest international club smashes, but its vault of music runs deep and covers a wide variety of artists and sounds, which is why XLR8R has been asked to curate a special two-week series of Beatport charts by some of our favorite DJs and producers. Bok Bok not only heads up the white-hot Night Slugs label, but he also turns out upfront, grime-flavored tunes of his own and is widely regarded as one of the best DJs in the UK bass scene. His chart lists of 10 of his favorite tunes of the moment. … Read more »

XLR8R x Beatport: Todd Edwards

The Beatport sales charts are often dominated by the latest international club smashes, but its vault of music runs deep and covers a wide variety of artists and sounds, which is why XLR8R has been asked to curate a special two-week series of Beatport charts by some of our favorite DJs and producers. New Jersey garage godfather Todd Edwards is known for the litany of classics he's created over the years, but here he's assembled a list of some of his favorite new dancefloor weapons. … Read more »

XLR8R x Beatport: Teebs

The Beatport sales charts are often dominated by the latest international club smashes, but its vault of music runs deep and covers a wide variety of artists and sounds, which is why XLR8R has been asked to curate a special two-week series of Beatport charts by some of our favorite DJs and producers. As a beatmaker whose music isn't specifically designed for the dancefloor, Teebs probably isn't asked to put together DJ charts too often, but the Southern California producer's 10 selections here show the same impeccable taste that guides his own hazy, leftfield creations. … Read more »

XLR8R x Beatport: Roska

The Beatport sales charts are often dominated by the latest international club smashes, but its vault of music runs deep and covers a wide variety of artists and sounds, which is why XLR8R has been asked to curate a special two-week series of Beatport charts by some of our favorite DJs and producers. Today's chart was assembled by London-based DJ/producer Roska, whose 10 selections prove that UK funky is alive and kicking. … Read more »

XLR8R x Beatport: Lazer Sword

The Beatport sales charts are often dominated by the latest international club smashes, but its vault of music runs deep and covers a wide variety of artists and sounds, which is why XLR8R has been asked to curate a special two-week series of Beatport charts by some of our favorite DJs and producers. Today's offering comes from the boys of bicontinental bass duo Lazer Sword, who took time out from working on a new album—and their respective solo work as Lando Kal and Low Limit—to compile this list of 10 of their favorite jams, both new and old. … Read more »

XLR8R x Beatport: Rolando

The Beatport sales charts are often dominated by the latest international club smashes, but its vault of music runs deep and covers a wide variety of artists and sounds, which is why XLR8R has been asked to curate a special two-week series of Beatport charts by some of our favorite DJs and producers. The first one comes from legendary Detroit techno artist and one-time Underground Resistance crew member Rolando, who has put together a list of 10 of his favorite tunes at the moment. … Read more »

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