todd terry “Jumpin” Iban Reus remix

Out now on Toolroom Records is Iban Reus’ remix of the Todd Terry club cut “Jumpin’.” Ibiza’s resident returns with old-school take on this piece of house history. Dancey rhythm that combines with heavy baselines and soulful piano progressions create a track that is bound to become a club classic (again), as this legendary house […]

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Joachim Garraud gives Beatport the lowdown on his brand-new 3D live show


Gone are the days when a DJ controlled only the turntables. The current explosion of electronic dance music culture and technology has created a world in which artists have become well-rounded and globally accessible with the touch of a button. French electro-house prodigy Joachim Garraud is transcending limits with his brand-new live show Invasion. Part […]

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flosstradamus “banned 2″ mixtape


As we stated in our newest issue of elektro, Chicago duo Flosstradamus literally runs the trap. Their head-nodding, twerk-friendly beats have put them at the forefront of the trap movement. Now, they have returned with their highly anticipated mix tape, “BANNED II,” the follow-up to the first “BANNED” release. As they explain in the mixtape’s […]

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Morten Breum “Larva (Far Away)” Official Video

After sweeping up an impressive number of rave reviews for his hit track, “Larva (Far Away),” Danish electronic producer Morten Breum has finally come out with an official video for the tune. Opening up with a haze of twisting bright violet figures, the video evolves into a dark and hallucinogenic ritualized rave involving neon butterflies, […]

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Big Room House Chord Progression tutorial

big room house tutorial

Music theory expert Oliver Curry provides a very high-level explanation of big room chord progression, providing a simplified explanation with relevant examples. The core of most big room house tracks is a break-down into three note chords, with the sixth minor chord providing the ‘anticipation’ and build-up often noted in the tracks. Curry provides a […]

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Tritonal Talks Dance Music Culture, Sound Evolution, and Riding the Wave


Trance, progressive, techno, moombah, trap, dub step, house—it seems the electronic music wave has become unstoppable, bringing with it a perpetual tide of new genres and subgenres. Both artists and fans struggle with a desire to remain faithful to one brand while simultaneously trying out new sounds. Few have managed to walk that line so […]

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Swanky Tunes & Peking Duk ft. James Mcnally “You Are Like Nobody Else”

February is shaping up to be a heavy-hitting month of releases — better add this original mix to the lineup. “You Are Like Nobody Else” is the masterwork of Russia’s Swanky Tunes, Australia’s Peking Duk and legendary multi-instrumentalist/Grammy-nominated producer James McNally who together forge a charging cocktail rimmed with tasty techno and house burns. Swanky […]

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Dimitri Vegas, MOGUAI & Like Mike “Mammoth” Available March 4

2013 may be the year of collaborations. Belgian Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and German Moguai are teasing us with their new “Mammoth” clip on SoundCloud and preview on YouTube. The unlikely trio has put together a track that is high energy and packed with plenty of bass that’ll get your fists pumping and body […]

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gazelle twin I turn my arm

Experimental British songstress Gazelle Twin enlisted the talents of Finnish DJ/Producer Renaissance Man, to remix her track “I Turn My Arm”, and the results are something that is dark and enchanting. A series of claps and intergalactic synths sizzle over a deep grating bass line. Her eerie vocals add to the hypnotic sound that is […]

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Defected In The House, New Year’s Eve 2012 / 2013, Electric Brixton

Defected Records has released this cool live video of 2012′s farewell celebration at Electric Brixton. Set to a smooth version of FCL’s “It’s You” track, the 4-minute clip features a jam packed house and a bevy of electro talents such as Dennis Ferrer, Deetron, Simon Dunmore and Noir. Produced and directed by Defected Records’ own […]

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