Dream Vocals presented by Loopmasters

Dream Vocals presented by LoopmastersYou can never have enough Vocal samples right? Well Loopmasters have a treat for you this week as we proudly present Dream Vocals, an exciting new collection of Vocal Acapella’s and Phrases with lashings of Atmospheric Fx, Big Lush Harmonies and Hooks aplenty!

Written, Recorded and Produced exclusively for Loopmasters by George Baldwin this incredible pack offers bite size Vocal Acapella kits for any producer looking to add unique Vocal textures to the mix. The collection comes with 28 separate Vocal ideas each with separate stems of Harmonies, Backing and Full mixes. Each of the 28 Vocal Kits come pre treated with high end outboard equipment and top end plugins ensuring they will cut through a mix with ease, enhancing any productions they are dropped into from House to Hip Hop and Electro to Dubstep. This diverse collection of Vocal Phrases is recorded in tempos from 90 to 140Bpm at 24Bit 44.1 KHz with arrangements ranging from Huge Harmonic Atmospheres, short Catchy Hooks and Powerful Chord Progressions ready to chop, remix and glitch to your requirements. In Detail Expect to find Over 900Mb, 104 Loops in 28 Vocal Phrase Kits with separate stems and full bounced versions for maximum flexibility and 104 Rex2 files.

If you are looking for some serious Choral inspiration then look no further as Loopmasters drops this incredible palette of stunning Vocal FX and Hooks, so check out the demos and sample Dream Vocals TODAY!

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Richie Hawtin reveals complete line-ups for Enter.

Richie Hawtin reveals complete line-ups for Enter.RICHIE HAWTIN returns for year two of his weekly concept at Space!  ENTER. takes over entire club, 5 rooms all musically curated by Richie Hawtin, PACO OSUNA, MAYA JANE COLES, NINA KRAVIZ all new ENTER. residents! SVEN VÄTH, LUCIANO, LOCO DICE, JAMIE JONES perform at ENTER. and continue Hawtin’s bridge-building swaps with their respective residencies. GRIMES returns to ENTER. for an exclusive DJ set at ENTER.Air (Aug 15).

New room introduced, ENTER.Mind showcasing deeper experimental Techno featuring ANDY STOTT, RECONDITE, MILES WHITTAKER, TM404. ENTER.Sake – larger room, residents HITO & BELLA SARRIS. Extension of last year’s favourite “DOT” sake into a family of three dots: Black, Silver & Gold.

  • ENTER.Radio – three shows, four hours, weekly, with IBIZA GLOBAL RADIO
  • ENTER. fashion range – ‘Chronicles of Never for Minus’ capsule collection
  • €10 entry with a black DOT somewhere on your body before 10pm!

In 2012, RICHIE HAWTIN revolutionised the clubbing landscape in Ibiza, with the introduction of his visionary ENTER. experience. Bringing together his love of music, technology, Japanese sake, art, entertainment and design, Hawtin led the way with innovative, forward-thinking technology and brought the island into a new phase, transcending club politics to invite long-time friends and collaborators from rival clubs to perform at ENTER. as well as introducing new faces and cutting edge talent each and every week. This year ENTER. returns with another spectacular line-up that is guaranteed to delight and surprise in equal measure, with Hawtin curating five rooms built on the principles of music, sake, technology and experience.  

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B’ESTFEST summer camp gearing up for seventh edition in 2013

B'ESTFEST summer camp gearing up for seventh edition in 2013B’ESTFEST Summer Camp gears up for their lucky number 7 edition with over 75 artists on 7 stages and arenas including;  Nas, Texas, Chase & Status live, The Heavy, Enter Shikari, Nneka, Biohazard, Noisia, Tiamat, joker, Soilwork, Friction.

Taking place from 5 – 7 of July, on the shores of Pasarea Lake, Tunari village, on the outskirts of Bucharest, the capital city of Romania, B’ESTFEST Summer Camp is the perfect destination to mix a festival holiday with a city break in Dracula country!

B’ESTFEST Summer Camp is the ideal festival choice for people who like traveling, love crazy parties, look to discover new places and meet new people, but still want to keep some money in their pocket at the end of the summer: there are low cost flights from allover Europe, camping or hotel accommodation is affordable, the beer is around 1 pound/1.35 EUR and a three-day festival pass is just 30 Euros for you and a friend!

Just 10 minutes drive from the airport, B’ESTFEST Summer Camp serves up three days of live performances, crazy parties, extra activities and fun in the sun! The festival includes 2 large stages and one arena covering rock, indie and electronic music with numerous smaller stages, entertainment areas, bars & terraces featuring live shows, DJ sets, unconventional art exhibitions, creative workshops, relaxation spaces, games and hand-made fashion-fairs.  There is also a generous camping space and a large food court, with a variety of food including traditional restaurants, serving the most delicious Romanian dishes ever!

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Roland Clark feat. Dawn McClain present „7th Wonder“

Roland Clark feat. Dawn McClain present "7th Wonder"After their welcome return last month, Jellybean Soul continue to increase the heat this Summer, unleashing ‘7th’ Wonder’ from US house music don, Roland Clark. Featuring the exceptional vocal power of amazing singer Dawn McClain, ‘7th Wonder‘  is a soulful groove armed with an infectious sax hook with a vibe firmly planted in the soil of underground house. Also on the package is a monster big room ‘Transplant Remix’ deemed to rock the party this Summer!

DJ Roland Clark is a songsmith / producer/ DJ and vocalist whose past aliases include Digital Pimps, South Street Player, Urban Soul/Dark Clark/and his latest alter ego Jesus Jackson, which pegged the 3rd season opening of Greys Anatomy song ‘Running On Sunshine': Roland Clark is also featured vocalist on many Fatboy Slim releases including ‘Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars‘ and ‘What Da Fuck &“Song for Shelter‘. Roland also carved himself a nice slice of house music’s pie with his phenomenal deejaying and production skills. His contributions infuse many artists best works, including Armand Van Helden‘s gorgeous „Flowerz. Quite simply,  he has definitely earned his place in history as one of THE voice’s of House Music. Quote: „If House is a nation, I wanna be president!“ (DJ Roland Clark) much like a undeniable storm working with such deejays and other producers much like himself such as Todd Terry, DJ Chus, Mark Knight, Meat Katie, Rodger Sanchez and  Erick Morillo, just to name a few.. Roland sounds if need be compared would be much like a chameleon going from a soulful sultriness to a hard house and techno. He also own his own dance music label – Delete Records, a home for many of his own productions working with featured artists such as Robin S, Dawn McClain and Madam Simone, among others.

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OFF Festival Katowice 2013: Final acts and detailed program announced!

OFF Festival Katowice 2013: Final acts and detailed program announced!Starting with Patrick Wolf, who takes the stage at the Katowice Cultural Center at 6:00 pm sharp on Thursday, August 1, and ending with Austra, who’ll be shutting off the lights after their DJ set at 4:15 am on Monday, August 5, just before dawn: we’ve got the entire detailed schedule for the eighth edition of the festival. You’d better get a good night’s sleep before heading down to Katowice, because this is going to be one intense weekend.

But before we get to the festival program, we’d like to introduce a few more of the artists we’ve invited to perform in Katowice this year:

The Soft Moon
Oakland-based Luis Vasquez is a loner type and the The Soft Moon would probably have remained a solo project, were it not for the musician’s drive towards an absolutely perfect live sound. The band plays a dark, noisy variety of trance music, taking inspiration from such disparate acts as Suicide, Death in Vegas, and even Joy Division. Check out their latest album, Zeros – heavy stuff. Continue reading OFF Festival Katowice 2013: Final acts and detailed program announced!

BOSS AXIS present BRIDGE A DIVIDE (The Remixes)

BOSS AXIS present BRIDGE A DIVIDE (The Remixes)After their debut release on Black Hole Recordings with a remix for Moonbeam’s ‘Madness’ in May 2013, Boss Axis – one of the most upcoming EDM duos in Germany – return on solid German label Parquet Recordings with a rather special selection of goodies to make your mouth water. With staggering 19 brand new remixes of their debut album ‘Bridge A Divide’ released back in December last year, Marcel Florschütz and Thomas Knoll present a unique package of talents like Solee, Moonbeam, Alle Farben, Ryan Davis, Joachim Pastor, Rainer Weichhold, Peer Kusiv, Nico Pusch and many more to emphasize their work again with a huge international remixers line-up. Close your eyes, a new world is born with bridging a divide.

“With the remix-album we were able to show not only club-oriented sounds, but also spherical innovations with a fusion of great international artist support.”

Melodic and groovy – that’s the distinguished sound of the two Thuringians from Germany as in 2008 they decided to have a share in the electronic music scene. Their sound features warmth, pressure and especially harmony, on what they emphasize in particular. Their attention to detail is obvious. Recently, they were titled “ministers of melody”. The review about their latest album released in December entitled “Bridge a divide” is a splendid performances of Boss Axis like fireworks of euphoric moments.

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Richie Hawtin and ENTER. return to Ibiza

Richie Hawtin and ENTER.  return to IbizaENTER. announces its return to Ibiza and reveals a tantalizing line-up of guests for the official pre-party, ENTER.Sake, including Disclosure, Luciano, Maya Jane Coles, Jamie Jones, Nina Kraviz, Paco Osuna, Eats Everything, Damian Lazarus and three performances from Richie Hawtin

RICHIE HAWTIN and his visionary club concept ENTER. are set to return to Ibiza this year, once again taking up a weekly Thursday night residency at the award-winning club Space. Music, Sake and Technology blend seamlessly together at ENTER. to create a club EXPERIENCE like no other.

Last summer heralded the arrival of Ibiza’s first true sake experience bar, ENTER.Sake, an idea first dreamed up by Hawtin in Japan, which came to life in Playa d’en Bossa. Bringing together his love of Japan and Japanese culture coupled with a deep appreciation for the age-old Japanese drink sake, Hawtin created ENTER.Sake to enable guests to experience intimate performances from many of the leading names in electronic music, whilst discovering and indulging in sake, something which soon proved to be one of the main highlights of the season. 

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Loopmasters present Audiojack and Bass House & Garage

Loopmasters present Audiojack and Bass House & GarageLoopmasters proudly welcome James Rial and Richard Burkinshaw AKA Audiojack to our artist roster with a hot collection of Deep Grooving House samples for producers worldwide looking for Funky, Melodic Deep House inspiration to write their next club classic.

Loopmasters officially launched early in 2003 with the aim of producing flexible sample libraries for producers and musicians who required top quality playing from seasoned professionals to integrate into and inspire their music. From its inception, the company marched in sync with the sudden explosion of popularity of the computer-based DAWs like Steinberg Cubase, Apple Logic, Propellerheads Reason or Ableton Live, to name a few. Loopmasters populated the market of pro-quality sound design and was among the first to release samples from renowned performers, producers and DJs such as Deadmau5, Re-Zone, Coldcut, Full Cycle, Mad Professor, Meat Katie, Santé, Dom Kane, Marshall Jefferson, Steve Mac and many dance music icons. For the past 10 years, Loopmasters have provided customers with the best and cutting edge samples and music software that money can buy… and the beat goes on!..

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Markus Schulz presents a Ministry of Sound 6 hour solo set

Markus Schulz presents a Ministry of Sound 6 hour solo setWhilst many in principle are able to execute a Ministry of Sound solo set, only our beloved international resident has the pedigree to rock it all night. For an unprecedented fourth occasion, this is the one Gallery event which attracts trance and progressive aficionados from all four corners of the globe. An unrivalled familiarity with The Gallery controls, meaning Markus is able to elevate his ‘unicorn slaying’ synths to a level afforded by no other venue. From the very first beat in the Box, expect the rowdy atmosphere on which The Gallery is famed – sustained over six hours of intense Markus magic. Are you ready?

If not, then this latest mix from Markus is perfect to mentally prepare. A retrospective look at the best of ‘Global DJ Broadcast’ over the past few months, it’s a good bet that most of these belters will be played on Friday.

A fan video from Schulz’s previous visit in December. Although six months on, the memory is still vivid for those lucky enough to attend. The track being his very own ‘Love Rain Down,’ it’s a very good omen for Friday’s six hour set

OFF Festival Katowice 2013: Rediscover Music With Us!

OFF Festival Katowice 2013: Rediscover Music With Us!Cloud Nothings, Glass Animals, Fire!, Dope Body, Rudy Zygadlo… Friends of the festival know that the OFF lineup isn’t all big stars and filler bands; it’s a unique opportunity to discover excellent new music. From hipster r’n’b to gloomy hippie metal to chaotic noisepunk: OFF has it all!

Cloud Nothings
Released last year on Carpark Records, Attack on Memory catapulted Dylan Baldi’s Cloud Nothings from his parents’ Cleveland basement onto the major league indie rock scene. In a rare example of unanimity, both Pitchfork and Rolling Stone put the Steve Albini-produced album on their 2012 end-of-year lists. It’s hard not to be swayed by their furious yet melancholy – and simply good – songs. Their new material is said to be more aggressive, but we’ll have to wait until the festival to find out for sure.

The Skull Defekts feat. Daniel Higgs
Although founded not so long ago, in 2005, The Skull Defekts from Sweden have already earned a cult following and are being called Scandinavia’s The Ex or even Sonic Youth. And while the band may share its punk roots with the latter, they recognize no stylistic boundaries. They’re coming to the OFF Festival with new material off of their 2011 record Peer Amid (Thrill Jockey), and will be playing with underground prophet Daniel Higgs on the microphone. Their joint performance will be followed by a solo show by Higgs.

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