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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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Podcasts

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XLR8R Podcast 398: Applescal
With his new 'For' in the shops, the leader of the Atomnation label serves up a set of emotive aurals.

Gear

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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
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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.
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Alpha Recording System Tease MODEL 9000 Rotary Mixer
The new tabletop mixer features four channels, each with its own three-band isolator.

Downloads

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Bendejo "Unravel"

Drawing the listener in with gorgeous piano work and faint, haunting strings, Bendejo’s “Unravel” is a smooth, slightly unconventional, slice of techno which gracefully unfolds across its 13-and-a-half minute run. The Austrian producer layers …

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Random Rab "39 Circles (CloZee Remix)"

Opening with slightly frayed strings and a fragile melody, CloZee makes her intentions clear early, keeping in with the haunting vibe of Random Rab’s original, the French producer twists the laid …

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LooseWomen "Slides"

Following on from its debut release—Kollaps’ GTi001—vinyl-only UK label Grade 10 will drop the latest release from LooseWomen on August 10. GTi002 is a three-track EP that explores the sound of the …

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Reviews

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Powel Crash Landing On Laputa EP
The latest from All Day I Dream provides more tranquil vibes for blissed-out revelers.

You’ve got to admire All Day I Dream’s consistency. In its three and a half years of existence,  Matthew Dekay and Lee Burridge’s label has perfected the kind of hazy, …

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Event Review: Sacred Ground Festival
XLR8R makes the trip to Brüssow for the first edition of Frank Wiedemann and RY X's gathering.

“The goal is only that we all return home after Sacred Ground full in heart and lungs from the time together,” says the festival mission statement. It’s a beautiful Saturday …

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David Scuba Low Toro EP
The Superfreq label cofounder comes through with a fine new release, complete with a pair of stellar remixes.

David Scuba—Mr C’s long-term partner in crime, Superfreq co-founder and NYC-hailing DJ don—brings a slice of intricate, interwoven polyrhythms in his latest EP, Low Toro, eschewing formulaic trends for an …

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