Pär Grindvik Celebrates 15 Years of Stockholm LTD with 10 Remixes on 5 Vinyl

Stockholm LTDPär Grindvik’s celebrated techno imprint, is turning 15 years old and for the occasion, they are doing what they do best: releasing quality music.

Sthlm LTD 15y is comprised of 5 etched one-sided vinyl with 10 remixes. First vinyl with Shifted and Damon Wild remixes is dropping out today, while others will follow every three weeks, including remixes by Adriana Lopez, Anthony Linell, Solid Blake, and more.

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Top Careers in Underground Music Production for College Graduates

Breaking into the music industry is notoriously hard, especially if you don’t have a ton of work experience. Music is a business and studio owners; musicians and other executives want people who they know can bring in money.

However, you don’t have to be an experienced professional with connections: you can bank in on your potential and aim for the right position to achieve success at. To do so, you have to know what the best careers are there.

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Seth Troxler, Recondite and Amelie Lens Added to Morocco’s Oasis Festival Lineup

Oasis Festival unveils the second wave of acts bound for Marrakech this September, bolstering an already impressive line-up for the pioneering festival’s landmark fifth edition. Seth Troxler, Amelie Lens, and Recondite lead the latest new additions, along with a host of festival debuts and mainstays of the Moroccan underground scene.

Founded in 2015, Oasis Festival has firmly established itself as North Africa’s premier electronic music festival. Welcoming the world’s biggest DJs and live acts to Morocco, many for the first time, as well as showcasing a wealth of regional talent, the festival’s carefully curated programme has helped bring plenty of international attention and new audiences to the flourishing local scene.

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Silvie Loto: 5 Tracks Of The Moment

The very first installment on Ater Cosmo showcases the diversity of the label’s sound with four cuts, two each by Eduardo de la Calle and Tandem Planetae plus outstanding remixes from Silvie Loto and Analogue Cops.

Cosmic soulful Detroit infused techno, liquid dubby grooves, acid floating excursions and ravey vocal infused floor madness. A record that will stay, providing soul, quality and intelligently danceable grooves.

Madrid city was a desert landscape only two years ago, from that very moment things started to resurrect and the scene came back to his roots. Unkle Fon has been a pivotal activist in this development with his risky projects and underground initiatives. Ater Cosmo is one of them, co-directed with Fabio Moretti, a boutique vinyl store hidden in madrid’s downtown, offering gems and detailed stuff from the best labels around the world. This is a vinyl only label, focusing only in quality and limited gems, no trends, no fashion, no pose, just good music.

Italian DJ and Producer Silvie Loto developed a deep connection with electronic music from her early teenage years. Silvie’s versatile sets mix house and techno and are heavily influenced by her love for the many faces of electronic music and the many hours spent collecting records from a young age.

Silvie showcased her wide palette of sounds delivering a range of productions, some including her own vocals, for Ellen Allien’s BPitch Control label.

In honor of the release, which you can find on Juno and Decks.de, we asked remixer Silvie to share her 5 tracks of the moment.

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Editorial: No More Crowds In The DJ Booth Please

I remember enjoying the DJ booth life back in the day, when I was transitioning from being an avid dance floor attendee at local nightclubs and shows to working in the nightlife industry. It felt special, cool, exclusive and gave me a completely different perspective of the parties I was attending. I could meet DJs, talk to their managers and other promoters or chat with the nightclub owners and staff. At times it was just nice to get away from the crowd and to have a little more space to enjoy myself instead of having to fend off drunk patrons and raging elbows accidentally aimed at my face.

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Joren Edwards: “5 Records That Never Leave My Bag”

You know when an artist’s debut release is coming at you via one of contemporary techno’s most respected outlets that he’s one worth watching out for. Joren Edwards is one such individual. A native of Utrecht, his first EP,  For The Terrace, comes at us via Archie Hamilton’s always on-point Moss Co. label.

Heavily influenced by local Dutch parties such as VBX and DJs such as Raresh, Rhadoo, Petre Inspirescu and of course, Archie, Edwards has already won support from the likes of Samuel Deep, Benny Rodrigues and numerous others. A music production student at the infamous Herman Brood Academy, the Utrecht native is destined to be a firm feature on line-ups around the world over the coming years.

We caught up with him recently, as he talked us through 5 records that never leave his bag…

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Brandon Heinz and Jon Mondragon Debut Foreign Language Project with “Uno Dos”

Los Angeles based artists Brandon Heinz and Jon Mondragon have announced the debut of their Foreign Language project with the release of “Uno Dos.”

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The Courage of Bradley Gunn Raver: An Important Lesson for Mental Health in Nightlife

“There will come a time in your life when you ask yourself a series of questions: Am I happy with who I am? Am I happy with the people around me? Am I happy with what I am doing? Am I happy with the way my life is going? Do I have a life or am I just living?”

Those immortal words were first placed over an intoxicating four-on-the-floor beat by Galaxy 2 Galaxy back in 2005, and they have been remixed and sampled countless times since. Pretty much every raver has heard them in a room with minimal lighting full of swaying bodies and taken a moment to reflect on these hauntingly truthful queries.

The culture you loved when you were younger might not be the culture you love today. The idea of spending your weekends in a dark warehouse until the sun rises may not be as appealing as it once was.

Someone who recently came to terms with these choices is Bradley Gunn, better known as Bradley Gunn Raver, who recently announced in a heartfelt Facebook post that his days of raving are coming to a close:

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The Dusk Music Campout Debuts in Southern California With DJ Nobu, DJ Harvey, Massimiliano Pagliara, and Jennifer Cardini

A new camping musical offering is landing in SoCal on the weekend of May 17-19th.

The Dusk Camp is a three-day experience scheduled to debut at La Jolla Reservation in Puma Valley, nestled inland roughly half-way between Los Angeles and San Diego.

Dusk takes place over 3 days and nights with DJs programmed on one stage to flow in harmony with the rise and fall of the weekend’s full moon. The camp inhabits a beautiful California location on Native American land, conveniently located between the globally served airports of Los Angeles and San Diego.
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Gather Festival Unveils Phase 2 Lineup With LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, Jamie XX, Maya Jane Coles, DJ Nobu, and FJAAK

Phase two of Gather’s industry-leading lineup has arrived. With a picturesque, lakeside base and top class production to match its curatorial caliber, the festival will secure its position as a premier destination for electronic’s cutting edge. Gather will take over Holiday Mountain in the Catskills, New York on May 25-26.

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