Welcoming FaderPro to Beatport Sounds

Today, we’re pleased to welcome our friends at FaderPro and their instructional videos to Beatport Sounds.  Now, both aspiring and veteran producers alike can buy and download high-quality video tutorials on music production techniques provided by FaderPro, all from a new dedicated section of Beatport Sounds. […] The post Welcoming FaderPro to Beatport Sounds appeared first … Continue reading

An Update on Site Performance

Over the last 18 months, we’ve made a lot of changes to Beatport. We relaunched the store with a new technology platform, added a streaming music service, and expanded our video and news properties. While most of these added some […] The post An Update on Site Performance appeared first … Continue reading

The Moment: Climate Change

The Moment: Climate Change

Electronic music is often an opportunity to escape and to forget the burdens of daily life. But there are times we need the music to do more. This is one of those times.

This morning we announced our involvement in the #ListenParis2015 initiative (www.listenparis2015.com)… a worldwide music event taking place during the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris to bring attention to the issue of sustainable energy.

This 24-hour celebration will begin Saturday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. Paris time, at which time we will host a live stream of music on a special section of Beatport to power multiple silent discos organized by #ListenParis2015. Anyone, anywhere will be able to tune into the same music, at the same time, in support of the same message to help unite the world through a common music experience whether they are participating in any of the silent discos or not.

Dozens of DJs from all corners of the globe have rallied to contribute music for this soundtrack, bringing the power of electronic music and our industry to draw attention to the climate talks. Participating DJs include:

  • Above & Beyond (UK)
  • Alok (Brazil)
  • Celeste Siam (Thailand / Ibiza)
  • Danny Ávila (Spain)
  • DJ Three (USA)
  • EDX (Switzerland)
  • Gareth Emery (USA)
  • Gui Boratto (Brazil)
  • Jesse Rose (UK / USA)
  • Jewelz & Sparks (Germany)
  • Leslie JayCee (China)
  • Mako (USA)
  • Marc Houle (Canada / Germany)
  • Michael Calfan (France)
  • Michael Mayer (Germany)
  • Oliver Heldens (Netherlands)
  • Oliver Koletzki (Germany)
  • Sian (Ireland)
  • Soul Clap (USA)
  • Sydney Blu (Canada)
  • The Crystal Method (USA)
  • Treasure Fingers (USA)
  • Tujamo (Germany)
  • Zhang Youdai (China)

I would like to thank OceanRecovery.org Director and Co-Founder Doug Woodring for organizing this effort with the many partners involved, and Above & Beyond (as well as their manager James Grant) for bringing Beatport into the conversation during the IMS Summit in Shanghai this October.

Climate change is a particularly important issue for the electronic music community. DJs’ travel activity, and festivals, have an environmental impact in terms of both power and waste. And while DJs and festival organizers alike have taken important steps to offset this burden, we as an industry can do much more. So it’s only fitting we come together to add our voice to the important resolution being debated now in Paris and to celebrate the promise of a cleaner, brighter future.

Music can serve many purposes. It can tell a story, connect people who have never met, and inspire listeners to do things they never thought was possible. Electronic music in particular speaks a universal language that transcends languages, borders, and lifestyle.

Music should be of the moment, and right now the moment is climate change.

— Greg Consiglio, President & CEO, Beatport

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Beatport Sounds to Replace Sounds/To/Sample

Beatport Sounds to Replace Sounds/To/Sample

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When Sounds/To/Sample first launched, the goal was to reinvent how producers, DJs, and other music creators could discover and acquire the sounds, loops, and samples they needed to pursue their creative expression.

We’ve been honored to serve this wonderful creative community since then. But it’s time for a change. The Sounds/To/Sample site is beginning to show its age, and the digital landscape around us has evolved dramatically. We feel the best way to continue serving the loyal customers who have supported us over the years is to migrate the store over to Beatport Sounds.

Sounds/To/Sample will remain operational through the end of the year. On Jan. 1, 2016, all traffic to the site will automatically redirect to Beatport Sounds. But we encourage all our customers to make the switch to Beatport Sounds on their own before then.

Other than a new url (sounds.beatport.com) and a new look/feel, we expect a smooth transition. The catalog is almost exactly the same, and the prices are identical. What’s more, Sounds users will also have access to the Beatport store to buy tracks, releases, and STEMS, all from the same cart and user account. Additionally, Beatport Sounds will benefit from the full weight of the Beatport developer and technical support teams, as well as marketing, label relations, and much more.

We know this will take some getting used to, but we view this not as an end, but rather a beginning. Our support team is here to help address any questions or concerns at support@beatport.com. But the best way to get started is to just jump in—go to sounds.beatport.com now and start using the platform.

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15 House and Techno Tracks That Ruled Summer 2015

As long as we’ve had sound recordings, we’ve had summer jams. Some say there’s a science to it, a formula for crafting the perfect summer anthem. It must be “infectious, uptempo and a little bit different,” iHeartMedia’s ‘programming guru’ Tom Poleman told Billboard.

Well, not for us. As far as we’re concerned all it takes for a song to be significant, is to be, well, significant. It has to mean something, to signify a time and a vibe. You heard it at all the right moments, all the best times – and now it takes you back.

We spent the summer traveling, dancing, DJing and taking notes, from Brooklyn to Berlin, Ibiza to Mexico City and every dancefloor in between – under stars, open airs, warehouses, clubs, beaches and basements  – we were there, from Sonar to EDC.

We got our crew together – with some outside help from a few heroes like Alan Fitzpatrick, Noir, Dave DK and the like – and gathered our collective top 15 tracks of summer 2015. These are the cuts that DJs couldn’t stop playing this season – everything from techno stompers and ecstasy-inspired pool jams to beefed up edits of house classics.

Bicep – “Just”

We first heard these chirpy synths during Jamie xx’s set at Sonar in Barcelona, where “Just” struck the perfect chord, becoming one of the week’s definite anthems. We’ve since heard “Just” everywhere, championed by Jamie xx at Glastonbury, Sasha in Ibiza and Fehrplay at Verboten in New York, thanks to one of the year’s catchiest melodies and just the right dash of rave nostalgia.

Harvey Sutherland – “Bermuda”

A record for stepping poolside, if there ever was one. Harvey Sutherland’s debut on MCDE Recordings is another welcome slice of the Melbourne man’s trademark cosmic boogie; a sparkling tune you’ll want to jump into and splash around in. Tensnake, Hunee and the venerable duo of Joy Orbison and Ben UFO have been playing it out, and you should too.

DJ Koze – “XTC”

We caught a glow from the celestial pads and pulsing bass of Pampa boss DJ Koze’s latest dose of future euphoria, “XTC,” when we first heard Jackmaster break it out during a killer B2B set with Gerd Janson at Resident Advisor’s off-Sonar party in Barcelona, and we’ve subsequently heard it everywhere since.

“The dry vocals are fitting with the uplifting summer touch. I could feel the people packing the dancefloor, just ready for their nighttime journey,” Dave DK told us, after playing it at Kompakt’s off-Sonar night at Nitsa. “Two days later, Michael [Mayer] played it once again at the DGTL KOMPAKT Open Air, proving once more its magnificent impact.” No argument here.

Paul Woolford – “MDMA”

Seems like a lot of people had euphoria on the mind this summer. Paul Woolford’s “MDMA” offers up a decidedly more straight-ahead take on the subject, delivering a piano-powered summer hit that was audibly enjoyed by everyone from Pete Tong and Annie Mac to Joseph Capriati and Adam Beyer.

“I’ve been genuinely excited about this track since Wooly put a clip on his SoundCloud a few months ago,” UK techno legend Alan Fitzpatrick told us, after playing the track at the Hotflush off-Sonar party. “There is always something unique about a Paul Woolford track, and I think this way he captures an ‘old school’ feel with this track is to be admired. That’s actually something that is a lot harder to achieve as a producer than you might think.”

Fatima Yamaha – “What’s a Girl to Do” (DJ Haus 4/4 Edit)

“What’s a Girl to Do” was originally released back in 2004 by Dutch DJ and producer Bas Bron under his Fatima Yamaha alias, and has built up a mystical rep ever since. DJ Haus dropped his 4/4 edit of the “Glasgow classic” at the Clone showcase at Moog during off-Sonar and it opened up the floor, remaining one of our favorite tracks of the year – both the OG and edit – which we’ve heard everyone from Catz ‘N Dogz to George Fitzgerald playing out since.

Jack J – “Thirstin’”

DC label Future Times made our summer, thanks to this blissed-out record by Jack J. Its laidback groove shimmers and lilts like a cool breeze, getting rinsed by everyone this summer, from Fred Everything and Junktion to Kraak & Smaak. The perfect choice for day parties on the beach or balmy nights on the roof.

Frankey & Sandrino – “Acamar”

When “Acamar” first started swelling onto dancefloors, it was very clearly an Innervisions cut – or at least a diligent imitation. After months of defying Shazam in Dixon sets, Frankey & Sandrino’s handiwork had its release in June, setting it up for a summer of caning. In sets from Jamie xx, Adriatique and others outside the Innervisions family, “Acamar” was a dependable injection of drama.

Scuba – “PCP”

The Hotflush label mastermind released his fourth full-length album Claustrophobia back in March, featuring standout cuts like the pulsing “Why You Feel So Low” and the ominously titled “All I Think About Is Death.” The one we heard most though, popping up in sets by everyone from Laidback Luke to Anthony Parasole, from Weather Festival in Paris, to the platter at our own office in Berlin, was Scuba’s grooving stormer “PCP,” an undeniable big room techno ripper.

Waze & Odyssey – “Bounce”

“Just released, and already thoroughly caned. A slammer for sure,” our resident disco whiz Travis Kirschbaum – aka TK Disko of Split Secs – told us earlier this summer, when we asked him what he’s been playing out. Heard everywhere since, from TK’s Machine Limited warehouse party in LA to UK’s Farr Festival, where W&O had their own stage, this acid jam hit hard this summer, the world over.

Floating Points – “Nuits Sonores”

This one’s from last December, but that hasn’t stopped it from being on of our summer favorites. Four Tet played it at Dekmantel, Sasha’s caned this typically jazzy, late night vibe journey at various parties in Ibiza – we even heard it as far back as Guy Gerber’s Rumors party at BPM festival in Mexico back in January. We’ve just heard that the UK producer’s long-awaited debut LP will be in stores November 6 – we can’t wait.

Danny Daze – “Ready2Go”

Danny Daze’s Detroit-inspired single on Ultramajic, “Ready2Go,” was another track we heard out this summer, beginning at Sonar, and thoroughly rinsed by everyone from Danish boss Noir and Pleasurekraft, to Daze himself – and of course it’s getting play in Ibiza.

“It’s a record that stands out and really doesn’t sound like all the rest,” Noir told us earlier this year. “I think it will be a grower over the summer, and many DJs will pick it up and start playing it. Instant reactions and great summer vibes, when that melody hits the dancefloor.”

Scuba – “Back to Black” (Len Faki Goes Black Remix)

Here’s another track from Scuba’s Claustrophobia album, given the remix treatment by Berghain legend Len Faki, and turned into a something far darker; a menacing, coil perfectly suited for that black techno temple from which it no doubt sprung. First heard on Scuba’s Essential Mix back in May, if you can believe that, and since heard everywhere from Concrete in Paris to Output in NY.

Fort Romeau – “Insides” (Roman Flügel remix)

Roman Flügel’s majestic remix of Fort Romeau’s single “Insides” is one of those tracks that you wait for in a set, when you know things are really taking off. Perfectly exaultant and restrained, we still remember hearing this rising synth line during Dixon’s Boiler Room during Sonar – it felt like it was made for the moment.

Bjarki – “I Wanna Go Bang”

There’s something about the murky thud of bass in the opening minute of “I Wanna Go Bang” that demands attention. Then those ominous vocals start spiraling to the surface and its hooks are in. This slab of warehouse techno from Icelandic producer Bjarki made a strong impression in the sets of трип boss Nina Kraviz, and before long everyone was playing it. Thoroughly rinsed at Dutch techno massive Awakenings, “I Wanna Go Bang” has been a summer touchstone in the sets of everyone from Dave Clarke to Maceo Plex.

&ME – “Woods”

It was no surprise to hear Dixon air &Me’s “Woods” in his Boiler Room session from Barcelona – it’s exactly the kind of slow-building, tension-filled record that defines his DJ sets. While the originality of “Woods” has been called into question, it hasn’t stopped those distinctive arpeggios turning up in the sets of Âme, Solomun and other Diynamic affiliates. &Me is one of the star players in Berlin’s Keinemusik collective, so we don’t think he’s done making summer anthems either.

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Weekend Weapons: Soul Clap’s 8 Labor Day BBQ Bangers

No matter how you’ll spend this long US holiday weekend, music is a must. So, for this edition in our ongoing Weekend Weapons series, we needed some bona fide party-rockers for you, whether you’re throwing a poolside gathering, crashing a poolside gathering, raising a rooftop rager or a kicking back at a classic backyard BBQ. Enter Soul Clap, the Boston-based duo who delivered these selections with a simple dedication: “This is the ultimate Labor Day BBQ playlist. For cooking, eating and then dancing.”

Settle into what Soul Clap’s got cookin’ this weekend on their playlist below, including delicacies from New York garage veteran François Kevorkian, Seven Davis Jr., Bosq, and more.

Soul Clap’s Weekend Weapons playlist

“P-Funk affiliates FSQ turn out a sunshine-dripped remix of Crew Lover Navid Izadi. Put it on when you fire up the grill.”

“Life On Planets’ debut album is full of gems, but this one has been our ultimate opener for so many sets this summer. Make sure you have it on when people arrive to get them in the mood.”

“John Camp grew up with the guys from No Regular Play and is a master of the keys. This one features NRP’s Greg Paulus on trumpet and sets the mood just right for chowing down on those dogs.”

“So psyched that Joey Negro put out this compilation of classic garage house jams all re-mastered. There are tons of essentials on here, but this François K remix of Fonda Rae was a Body & Soul anthem and has been in our DJ bags for years. Play this when you’re done eating and ready to start grooving.”

“The Boston don of Afro-Latin disco house brings the multi-cultural funk on his new EP. This one goes straight to the Caribbean with Puerto Rican legend Tempo Alomar on vocals. Throw this one in for extra booty shaking.”

“A cosmic dancefloor re-work of Venezuelan disco legend Daniel Grau. Been bumping this at our basement jams at Brooklyn’s Black Flamingo. Drop this jam when it’s time to get sweaty.”

“Auntie Flo’s Highlife label always brings that multi-culti party vibe. This is the standout on the latest World Series release featuring collaborations with Kenyan musicians. Afro-footwork to keep the party moving.”

“Our other favorite Davis Jr. (Roy is the other one, duh).”

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Dusky Bring Global Communication Back from 18-Year Hiatus on New Remix

Though they carry the torch for house and techno, Dusky cull from a wide range of musical influences, from hardcore to drum & bass. Following the release of their latest EP, Ordinary World, the UK duo have called on ambient outfit Global Communication for remix duties, marking their first production outing in nearly two decades.

Global Communication, comprising Tom Middleton and Mark Pritchard, are revered in their field as creators of critically acclaimed 1994 album, 76:14, which Dusky describe in a press release as one of their inspirations and “a truly immersive listening experience” that “has stood the test of time like few other albums.” Middleton and Pritchard last released a record in 1997, but Dusky say that when contemplating potential remixers for their track “Skin Deep,” the ambient icons “made perfect sense.”

This time, though, it’s only Middleton behind the remix, but even as a solo act he manages to bring back the 90s by turning the originally deep and groovy track into a blissed-out blend of ambient and jungle. “I just had to take the track into anthemic one-more-tune warehouse party territory to induce a screwface, eyes-closed bass and beats moment.”

Listen to it below and head over to Beatport Pro to grab the Skin Deep remix EP. and check for it during Dusky’s sets as they head out on a North American tour this month. It starts this Sunday (September 6) at Nocturnal Wonderland in Southern California, followed by stops in Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco and Vancouver.

Dusky North American Tour Dates
September 6th – Nocturnal Wonderland, San Bernardino, CA
September 11th – MID, Chicago, IL
September 12th – Populux, Detroit, MI
September 18th – Public Works, San Francisco, CA
September 19th – Celebrities, Vancouver

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Watch Fiat Try to Play a Giant Record With a Car

Vinyl is an interesting market in 2015. It’s not solely relegated to the cult, niche fetish we may have expected 10 or 15 years back, although that too exists, obviously – new vinyl shops, vinyl-only nights, vinyl at Whole Foods. Vinyl brunch is a thing. In fact it’s a national trend that involves brunch and vinyl-only soundtracks. Headlines tell us vinyl sales were up 38% in the US as of July, and over 56% in the UK, and if things stay on course, 2015 will be the best year for vinyl sales since 1994.

Obviously when surging sales meet retro trends, brands come a calling. Championing the vinyl revival, beers, banks, even condom companies have gotten into the groove, using either wax or turntables in ads. We’ve also seen records in car ads, as a device to sell MINI’s Pacemaker in 2013.

Taking things 12 steps further, Fiat has now launched a new campaign featuring UK singer Ella Eyre performing the Emotions’ “Best Of My Love” on a giant vinyl record stage “remastering an iconic track with a car.” In other words, the ad depicts a Fiat driving awkwardly around the singer, apparently “triggering different parts of the track.”

Why does the brand think this is interesting? Because vinyl. Why is it troubling for the vinyl industry? Because vinyl hype is creating an unsustainable bottleneck. Production is operating above capacity, resulting in quality concerns and a shortage of materials.

In an industry where labels and artists must wait up to four months to produce a vinyl record, with pressing plant staff working three shifts a day through the weekend, manufacturing problems are still routine. There is a dearth of operational pressing plants – the US only has 15 or so – so delays have become almost expected. The process is fraught with setbacks, frequently damning fledgling labels before their releases see the light of day.

Watch below as the Fiat drives around the vinyl stage and the singer sings, and actors pretend to enjoy the baffling spectacle. Why understand the market when you can be #ontrend?

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5 Mixes to Get You Hyped for North Coast Music Festival

5 Mixes to Get You Hyped for North Coast Music Festival

Today begins Chicago’s “last stand of summer,” otherwise known as the North Coast Music Festival. Independent local promoters React Presents, Silver Wrapper, Cold Grums and Metronome have teamed up to bring out some of the biggest artists across the music spectrum, from soul maestro D’Angelo & The Vanguard and veteran rockers Widespread Panic to hip-hop group The Roots and jam band Joe Russo’s Almost Dead.

Electronic music fans will also have plenty of incentive to spend the extended weekender at Union Park. Iconic block-rockers The Chemical Brothers are finally back with a new album, Porter Robinson’s bringing his anime-inspired Worlds live show and Chromeo are getting future-funky, among other performances from the likes of Snails, Booka Shade, Kill The Noise, Sweater Beats and Haywyre. Of course, it wouldn’t be right to have dance music in Chicago without some house, courtesy of Roy Davis Jr., Green Velvet, Terry Hunter and more.

There’s no work or school on Monday, so why not come early and stay late? If there are holes in your festival agenda, here are five mixes that just might fill the void – and if fans still can’t get enough, all the more reason to keep the party in full swing at the afterparties.

[Photo via North Coast’s Facebook]

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KNIFE PARTY

Fresh off a string of European festival dates, Knife Party are heading overseas to close out North Coast’s first day on the 630 Stage. The Australian duo always bring the energy with their self-described “seizure music” and are still showing their debut album, Abandon Ship, much love in their sets, but trust that there will be some new tracks slipped in to keep avid fans on their toes – case in point: their recently unveiled, as-yet untitled collaboration with Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello.

When: Friday, 8:45-10:00pm
Where: 630 Stage

Booka Shade

BOOKA SHADE

As electronic music veterans with over two decades to their name, Booka Shade aren’t exactly the first names to come to mind as an opening act, but the title is almost a prestigious one when warming up the floor for D’Angelo. The duo are presently taking their live show across the US, along with a new EP, Wildest Thing, so festival-goers looking to head up the main stage early are in for a mesmerizing experience at the hands of the German stalwarts.

When: Saturday, 4:45-5:45pm
Where: 312 Stage

JAUZ STEREOSONIC

JAUZ

After two years of climbing the dance music ladder, Jauz has broken through the surface in a big way. The LA producer’s gone from just bootlegging heavyweights to working alongside them, from contributing a guest mix for Diplo’s radio show and officially remixing ‘Song of the Summer’ “Lean On” to collaborating with Skrillex and booking a ton of festival gigs.

Jauz maintains “music has no boundaries,” but one can find him commanding the rowdiest of crowds with the bass dialed to full volume. Though he’s locked in for a mid-day set, expect him to perform with headliner-worthy fervor.

When: Saturday, 3:30-4:30pm
Where: 630 Stage

Green Velvet

GREEN VELVET

North Coast wouldn’t be a true Chicago festival without some house music on the program to celebrate the genre’s birthplace – and that’s precisely where Green Velvet comes in.

The hometown hero otherwise known as Curtis Jones (and as Cajmere) is briefly stepping away from his collaborative project with Claude VonStroke, Get Real, to show crowds just how the Windy City gets down with heaping portions of jacking house, funky techno and sizzling acid. In short: it’s going to get weird, but Green Velvet wouldn’t have it any other way.

When: Sunday, 5:30-6:30pm
Where: 630 Stage

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TYCHO

After a sweaty dancefloor workout from Green Velvet comes a major cool-down session from Tycho. The rock-electronic live band, headed by producer Scott Hansen, make music that’s expansive and calming – appropriate as the festival heads into its last leg on Sunday evening. Enhancing the music are the psychedelic visuals (created by Hansen himself) buried in color-saturated washes to create a vibrant and hypnotic experience. If the timing goes well, this could be the ultimate sundown set, so be sure to catch it.

When: Sunday, 7:00-8:00pm
Where: 630 Stage

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5 Mixes to Warm You Up for Sun City Music Festival

5 Mixes to Warm You Up for Sun City Music Festival

This weekend in El Paso, TX is going to be a scorcher, and in more ways than one. On September 5 and 6, Sun City Music Festival is coming to town for its fifth year at Ascarate Park with an artist roster packing more heat than the weather forecast.

Hardwell and Armin van Buuren have been tasked with headlining the event, with a strong supporting cast that ranges from main stage heavyweights Galantis, NERVO, Dash Berlin and DVBBS to bass-mongers Brillz, Borgore, Jauz and Zeds Dead; along with a Beatport stage boasting some solid house and techno. To prepare for the festival, we’ve compiled a few mixes that will get your ears and muscles warmed up for the long days and nights ahead.

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LANE 8

Before he officially starts on his US tour next week, Lane 8 is bringing major house heat to Sun City. The San Francisco-turned-German transplant will be hitting the festival’s first day on the Beatport stage just as night falls, setting the tone for Claptone, Hot Since 82 and Dubfire.

Having recently released his debut album, Rise, there’s high probability that Lane 8 will bust out more than a few cuts to celebrate, but the 90-minute slot gives him ample space to explore the deep, dark and progressive corners of the house spectrum to fit the occasion. His latest mix for Anjunadeep makes for a good primer.

When: Saturday, 8:15 – 9:45pm
Where: Beatport Stage

GTA

GTA

As GTA’s mantra goes, “Death to genres,” and it definitely applies to their mixes. The boys are less concerned with labels than they are about making dancefloors move with a widespread arsenal packed with everything from jungle terror and big-room to ear-wormy rap acapellas and a lot of bass.

With a primetime slot booked at the Main Stage, GTA’s set will seem less like a regular festival gig and more like a massive, raucous house party with thousands of your friends. Let the debauchery commence.

When: Saturday, 9:30 – 10:30pm
Where: Main Stage

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ODESZA

For those looking to take the first day relatively easy, Odesza’s headlining set atop the Bass Dunes stage will be a dreamy session beneath the stars.

The Seattle-hailing duo have been on the ascent for nearly three years, and can already count appearances at Coachella and Lightning in a Bottle among their achievements; but their second album, 2014’s In Return, helped elevate them to a new level of stardom with its experimental-yet-accessible approach to chilled-out bass music. Catch them in El Paso before they jet off on the next big step in their career: a bona fide world tour.

When: Saturday, 12:45 – 2am
Where: Bass Dunes Stage

NERVO

NERVO

In a packed touring schedule between dates at Electric Zoo and their Omnia Las Vegas residency, Mim and Liv of NERVO are squeezing in an appearance at SCMF with their newly released their debut album, Collateral, in tow.

The Australian twin-duo are tasked with following high-octane acts such as Jauz, Borgeous and Zeds Dead on the Main Stage, so expect to hear them at their energetic best before handing the floor over to headliner Hardwell. The latest episode of their Nervo Nation radio show is an example of their ability to pick out the hits that will get the crowd’s hands up in the air from start to finish.

When: Sunday, 11:30pm – 12:30am
Where: Main Stage

Adam Beyer

ADAM BEYER

El Paso is a long way from Stockholm, but leave it to Adam Beyer to bring the essence of Swedish techno overseas to Sun City.

The Drumcode boss is bringing his room-filling, heads-down sound to the Beatport stage on SCMF’s second day alongside partner Ida Engberg and fellow techno torchbearer Chris Liebing with a peak-time slot prime for late-night dancefloor demolition. What better way to close out the weekend than in a blaze of glory?

When: Sunday, 11pm – 12:30am
Where: Beatport Stage

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