COSMIC GATE to participate in Pioneer’s DJ Art Mix Project

COSMIC GATE to participate in Pioneer's DJ Art Mix ProjectNic Chagall and Bossi are thrilled to announce that they will be taking part in Pioneer’s new DJ Art Mix project. Based on the company’s celebrated CDJ-2000 Nexus model, the duo will work alongside renowned German urban illustrator Norm / ab_artig to custom design a unique Cosmic Gate CDJ. In a special month-long online auction, commencing mid-October, music and art fans will be able to place bids on Cosmic Gate’s and other participating DJs CDJs, with all proceeds channelled to VH1’s Save The Music Foundation.

Alongside DJ/producers including Ferry Corsten, Markus Schulz, Zedd and Kaskade, as well as industry establishments like Insomniac and Rukes, Cosmic Gate will be diving into the world of urban art to create a one-off CDJ. Using the CDJ-2000 Nexus as their canvas, they’ll work with Norm/ab_artig (whose previous credits include work for German premier league football team Borussia Mönchengladbach and the Ecko UNLTD fashion label). Together they’ll create the greatest (and rarest!) piece of Cosmic Gate memorabilia ever.

On announcing their participation in Pioneer’s Art Mix, Nic Chagall said: “although it’s early days we’ve already had a whole lot of ideas in mind as to the direction we’d like to take our design. We were immediately impressed when we saw Norm/ab_artig street art – we can’t wait to get working with him on it! Basically, this is where the beats will meet the streets!”

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LoopMasters: The Sample Boutique

LoopMasters: The Sample BoutiqueLoopmasters 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, Audiojack, Terry Grant, 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!..

The Loopmasters label continue close cooperation with known and established producers. The scope of musical genres released under this label covers various electronic music niches like Minimal House, Techno, Drum and Bass, Reggae as well as single-instrument sample libraries consisting of Loops and Sampler Presets.

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The Cut Up Boys – EDM Ibiza Tool Kit

The Cut Up Boys – EDM Ibiza Tool KitThe Cut Up Boys are responsible for some of MINISTRY OF SOUND’S biggest selling albums, having hit sales of over 1 MILLION records, the guys continue to hit No 1 in the Album charts time after time with each release of their now legendary “Mash Up Mixes”. As performers they have wowed huge, rocking, euphoric crowds worldwide with their innovative live shows.

Having had over 200 mixes broadcast on peak time BBC Radio 1, including the seminal „Cut-Up-Cuts“ for Judge Jules show. Remixing pretty much every EDM big hitter you can imagine (Avicii, Tiesto, Eric Prydz, David Guetta, Deadmau5, The Prodigy, Fatboy Slim, Fedde Le Grand  etc) the guys are at the forefront of Electronic Dance Music production and performance, they are well respected in the industry as major players in the Main Room sound.

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Histibe presents Underground Dubstep & Breaks

Histibe presents Underground Dubstep & BreaksLoopmasters proudly bring you a fresh and exciting collection of Underground Dubstep samples from Internet and SoundCloud sensation Histibe. This Dark Gritty sound bank focuses on Hitibe’s Abstract and often cinematic tinged Dubstep sound and comes loaded with incredible unique sounds including Glitchy Dubstep Breaks, Filthy Menacing Bass and Epic Synth Melodies enabling all Dubstep and Breaks producers to create intense sonic battlefields ready for Underground Clubs Worldwide.

Histibe AKA Maksim Alekseenko is a Kiev-based Ukrainian music producer, DJ, sound designer, and songwriter that had been quietly but passionately doing his own thing for the past five years, creating exciting new electronic compositions for the new digital world. It soon became apparent that the demand for his unique take, on modern electronic production was even bigger than anyone could of imagined and quickly the word spread amongst online community’s and Sound Cloud surfers flocked to his page.

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Pete Moss presents Deep House Roots

Pete Moss presents Deep House RootsPete Moss delivers an incredible Deep House sample collection for Loopmasters. It travels back in time and takes all the best sounds and influences from the roots of Deep House and Tech music and transforms them into future classic ear candy.

Pete has put together one tidy royalty free sample package using all the skills obtained throughout his dedicated career to the dance music scene, fusing Vintage Analogue and Digital synths alongside modern day plug-ins Pete used extensive  layering and processing techniques  to create brand new hybrid sounds that still have that all important classic sound retained.

Following his beginnings providing soundtracks for sunrises up and down the East Coast, Pete Moss settled himself down in Philly, a city with a warm reception to the soulful sounds of his selections. Having gathered equipment along the way, he focused intently on production and gained encouragement and inspiration form the musical clan that existed there which included the likes of King Britt, Josh Wink, and the whole Ovum cast & crew.

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Berlin Festival 2013 – Two Weeks To Go!

Berlin Festival 2013 - Two Weeks To Go!The countdown begins! In just 2 weeks time, Berlin Festival will take over Berlin’s historic Tempelhof Airport once more, welcoming party people from all across Europe and beyond for two whole days of electrifying performances from artists including Björk, Blur, My Bloody Valentine, Pet Shop Boys and many, many more. With a genre clash of pop, techno and indie, the much-loved Art Village, a poetry slam, spoken word and a mix of underground and mainstream, Berlin Festival brings together all the cultural facets of the German capital

The line-up is now complete and to start planning your festival weekend, the full running order is available online. With the  running order tool, you can put together your own personal timetable, ensuring you never miss a thing. The Berlin Festival app for iPhone and Android is also available.

Friday 6 September
Tempelhof Airport takes off from 2pm with acts including Bastille, Bosnian Rainbows and The Sounds before headliners Pet Shop Boys and Blur take to the main stage. Villagers, Dumme Jungs, Tomahawk, John Talabot and Left Boy are also among the acts to perform at Tempelhof before the action moves to Club Xberg at Arena Berlin after midnight. The party continues well into the early hours at Club Xberg in true Berlin style with performances from Boys Noize, Miss Kittin, Röyksopp, DJedjotronic, SCNTST and more. View the full timetable for Friday HERE.

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„Sunny Beach Summer 2013″ lights the summer with tech deep house beat

"Sunny Beach Summer 2013" lights the summer with tech deep house beatAugust 20th marks the official birth of Cloning Sound record label newest wonderchild: Compilation of 13 burning tracks under the ‘Sunny Beach Summer 2013’ title.

“Sunny Beach Summer 2013” is what you expect from summer – profound, deep tech house and thrilling emotion. When the beat starts you just want more and more. The lucky number 13 serves well to this brand new compilation as the tracks have it all – the passion, the originality and the spirit of an everlasting emotion. The compilation also includes Pacho & Pepo’s own production – 3 common collaborations as well as two tunes by each of them.

It’s safe to say that Cloning Sound did it again! “Sunny Beach Summer 2013” aims for the heart of the audiences and succeeds in capturing it with exciting beat and rhythm.

The release has been supported by ALEXIS CABRERA, ALVARO SMART, DAVID HERRERO, FERNANDO MESA, Ittetsu, JOSE DIAZ, JOSE MARIA RAMON (Ibiza Globul Radio), Marc Galindo, MARCO CAROLA, PATRYK MOLINARI, Samu.l, SERAFIMOFF, Simone Vitullo, Terry Francis, Scott Lewis, SNAKE SEDRICK, Terry Francis, Vlada Asanin and many more.

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Innovaton Carnival Bass Off this Sunday at Great Suffolk Street Warehouse

Innovaton Carnival Bass Off this Sunday at Great Suffolk Street WarehouseThis Sunday Innovation takes over the Great Suffolk Street Warehouse for the annual carnival weekend event in London. Every year this event on Notting Hill Carnival weekend sells out so make sure you & your friends get tickets in advance to avoid disappointment or paying more on the door.

This event will also be the official Innovation In The Sun reunion, so if you were out at In The Sun this summer come down & hook up with friends you made out in Spain.

Want to jump the queue & get free entry to the after party?  VIP tickets are available which include all of the above along with access to the VIP bar.

NUS tickets are available so if you’ve just passed your A Levels and have a valid NUS card come down and celebrate at Londons biggest D&B event of the carnival weekend. Continue reading Innovaton Carnival Bass Off this Sunday at Great Suffolk Street Warehouse

Big news for MAC DEMETRIUS: collaboration with New Giustizia & Noches aka Joe Luca And lots of excitement upcoming for 2013

MAC DEMETRIUS : His New Giustizia & Noches aka Joe Luca Collaboration And Big 2013 AnnouncementMac Demetrius has made history for being one of the most successful and prolific artists to emerge during the last decade. His skills are some of the most sought after in the world. In the span of less than 2 years, Mac Demetrius has become one of electronic dance music’s major icons. Mac’s career has continued to develop thus turning him into a global phenomeno. In addition to this, his DJ sets have fast become both iconic and unparalleled, providing an explosive take on the current state of dance music across the board. In the pantheon of EDM greats that have risen over the years, Mac Demetrius has earned his place already, but is far from finished with what he has to share.

Mac Demetrius is known for collaborating with major artists and is now producing for Giustizia & Noches aka Joe Luca Joe Luca – Dirty Vegas ft.Noches . Guys has produced new tracks in new album “GOIN OUT” which came out on Monday. The new tracks include “FIRE” and “ Summer” featuring Joe Luca, “Dirty Vegas”, “Time OUT” and “OUT”. This year he began his “TIME OUT” tour with multiple sold out shows. He also headlined both EDC NY, in addition to the Biggest Music Festival. You can follow his updates on Twitter@MacDemetrius or on Facebook.

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Digitally Imported Welcomes Myon & Shane 54

Digitally Imported Welcomes Myon & Shane 54 Digitally Imported is very happy to announce the addition of a new weekly show on Digitally Imported hosted by none other than Myon & Shane 54. Every Monday, MS54 will take you on a journey through International Departures with exclusive mashups and live recordings from their gigs around the world.

Tune-in every Monday at 5PM US Eastern / 10PM UK on the Vocal Trance channel.

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