RICHIE HAWTIN Presents CNTRL, A College Campus Tour – Launches Today

•April 15, 2015 • Leave a Comment

RICHIE HAWTIN PRESENTS
CNTRL: INDIVIDUALITY & CREATIVITY IN TECHNOLOGY-BASED MUSIC

A COLLEGE CAMPUS TOUR
LAUNCHES TODAY, APRIL 15 IN  BOSTON

FEATURING PERFORMERS AND/OR SPEAKERS ON SELECT DATES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
BLUE HAWAII / CHRIS LIEBING / DANTIEZ SAUNDERSON / DINAMO AZARI / DUBFIRE / EAN GOLDEN

FRANCOIS KEVORKIAN / GRIMES / JUSTIN JAMES
LEE K / MARC HOULE / MATADOR / MATEO MURPHY / MATRIXXMAN

MATTHEW DEAR / MICHAEL BIERYLO / NSOUND / RICHIE HAWTIN / SEAN HORTON / VICTOR CALDERONE

#CNTRLedu 2012 TOUR DOCUMENTARY
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RICHIE HAWTIN PRESENTS CNTRL

RICHIE HAWTIN presents CNTRL: Individuality & Creativity In Technology-Based Music, a college campus tour—an innovative, inventive, and immersive experience that will touch down at colleges and hot spots in eight major college markets across North America begins today, April 15 in Boston, MA at Berklee College of Music and Middle East Downstairs, before finishing up in Los Angeles April 25 at UCLA and the Hollywood Palladium.  To coincide with the launch of the tour this week, HAWTIN has made available a 30-minute behind the scenes documentary highlighting CNTRL ’s 2012 inaugural excursion, giving a taste of what 2015’s trek will offer.  View the documentary here: https://youtu.be/KMzoec6YLbw

 

The CNTRL template expands and evolves for 2015, hitting more markets across the country along the way. Once again, the brand allows attendees a new kind of insight into the music in addition to a powerful and potent concert that literally places the day’s words in motion.

 

This time around, the enlightening musical happening confidently lives up to its title of “Individuality & Creativity In Technology-Based Music.Featuring Ean Golden of DJ TechTools as seminar moderator, the day basically functions as a college for future electronic music stars. Guitar Center in the U.S. and Moog Audio in Canada will run a five hour technology marketplace, offering students exclusive discounts on participating brands while lectures are happening.  Each sponsor will be unveiling and flaunting new products. Technology companies participating are:

AIAIAI / Beatport / DJ Techtools / Funktion One / Little Bits / Livid
Pioneer / Roland / Splice / Subpac / Traktor (Native Instruments)

At the centrepiece of CNTRL: Individuality & Creativity In Technology-Based Music, there is an hour-longmasterclass produced and hosted by one of the world’s premier electronic music schools Point Blank Music School. The day culminates on a discussion with RICHIE HAWTIN, Ean Golden , and DJs at each respective date as well as special guest speakers. For example, Grimes will join the tour for a discussion in Los Angeles. As Claire Boucher, she has performed at Hawtin’s ENTER.Ibiza in the past. At night, attendees get to witness everything come to life during a show by CNTRL’s namesake and a myriad of top artists and revolving line-up depending on the city.

 

DATE CITY COLLEGE / VENUE
Weds April 15 Boston Berklee College of Music / Middle East Downstairs
Thurs April 16 Penn State Penn State University / Levels
Fri April 17 New York NYU / Webster Hall
Sat April 18 Montreal Concordia University / New City Gas
Sun April 19 Toronto University Of Toronto / Coda
Wed April 22 Seattle University Of Washington / Neptune Theatre
Fri April 24 San Francisco San Francisco State University / DNA
Sat April 25 Los Angeles UCLA / Hollywood Palladium

 

Confirmed Tour Dates & Lineups:
Wednesday, April 15
BOSTON
Berklee College of Music / Middle East Downstairs

Richie Hawtin
Matthew Dear
Matador
Ean Golden

Guest Speaker: Michael Bierylo, Chair, Electronic Production and Design – Berklee College of Music
Thursday, April 16
PENN STATE
Penn State University / Levels

Richie Hawtin
Matthew Dear
Matador
Ean Golden

Friday, April 17
NEW YORK
NYU / Webster Hall

Richie Hawtin
Francois Kevorkian
Ean Golden
Dantiez Saunderson

Guest Speaker: NSound

Saturday, April 18
MONTREAL
Concordia / New City Gas

Richie Hawtin
Marc Houle (Live)
Ean Golden
Mateo Murphy

Guest Speaker: Blue Hawaii

Sunday, April 19
TORONTO
University of Toronto / Coda

Richie Hawtin
Marc Houle (Live)
Justin James
Ean Golden

Guest Speaker: Dinamo Azari

Wednesday, April 22
SEATTLE
University of Washington / Neptune Theatre

Richie Hawtin
Dubfire
Chris Liebing
Ean Golden

Guest Speaker: Sean Horton (Decibel)

Friday, April 24
SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco State University – Music/Recording Industry Program / DNA

Richie Hawtin
Chris Liebing
Matrixxman
Ean Golden

Saturday, April 25
LOS ANGELES
UCLA / Hollywood Palladium

Richie Hawtin
Chris Liebing
Victor Calderone
Ean Golden
Lee K

Guest speaker: Grimes

 

CNTRL is all about engaging new and old, past and present North American fans of “EDM” (electronic dance music) and showing them the roots of the music, the history of a global movement and demonstrating what the future of music technology and performance has the power to become.

Since launching in 2012 as the CNTRL: Beyond EDM tour, the outing has embarked on a cultural engagement, bringing together fans of electronic dance music and those interested in it into deeper forms of the genre by educational daytime lectures on music technology. Lectures focus on the techno and technology aspects of modern-day electronic music, presenting the more futuristic and underground side of the genre, as championed by Richie Hawtin and his peers for the last two decades.

Central to the CNTRL concept are daytime seminars in the colleges to inform and inspire people about technology, music production, live performance, and the business of electronic music. CNTRL will be a future thinking session, but will also ensure the students leave with a deeper understanding of how the genre developed to where it is today. The event then ends with a club gig in the evening, giving the students a chance to experience the artists in action.

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Carl Cox Protege Joe Brunning Releases ‘Soul Matters’

•April 15, 2015 • Leave a Comment

JOE BRUNNING RELEASES FIRST SINGLE FROM ALBUM ‘SOUL MATTERS’ [INTEC DIGITAL]

 

Carl Cox Protege Joe Brunning Releases 'Soul Matters'

 

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of seeing Carl Cox live, then you’ll have already experienced the sounds of Joe Brunning. His name may not be a household one just yet, but it’s not far off. After the success of his track ‘Let Me See You Work,’ which, as most know, became a legendary Carl Cox anthem, Joe Brunning had and even bigger ace in the hole with his debut album ‘Soul Matters.’ Immediately recognizing the absolute brilliance of the album, Carl Cox signed it to his imprint Intec Digital.

The first single off the forthcoming album is the title track Soul Matters. Boasting the original album version along with a remix from father and son duo Kevin and Dantiez Saunderson, the package is as tight and pure as can be. Joe makes songs that tell a story and, if you let yourself, you can get lost in it. Soul Matters has a journey within and perfects the balance between dance floor and the daydream.

Music for the soul is music worth experiencing and Soul Matters is exactly that.

Soul Matters [single] is out now. Buy it here
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Anjunabeats in Miami 2015 – ft. Audien, Gabriel & Dresden, ilan Bluestone b2b with Maor Levi, Jason Ross, Jerome Isma-Ae, Judah, Pierce Fulton and Tom Staar

•March 24, 2015 • Leave a Comment
Anjunabeats in Miami
Anjunabeats in Miami 2015
Sunday, March 29
The Raleigh Hotel
1pm – 10pm
Featuring
(In Alphabetical Order)
Audien
Gabriel & Dresden
ilan Bluestone b2b w/ Maor Levi
Jason Ross
Jerome Isma-Ae
Judah
Pierce Fulton
Tom Staar
 
Anjunabeats is bringing their renowned Anjunabeats in Miami pool party to the Raleigh Hotel during Miami Music Week. The event will be held on Sunday, March 29, and see performances by (in alphabetical order) Audien, Gabriel & Dresden,ilan Bluestone b2b with Maor Levi, Jason Ross, Jerome Isma-Ae, Judah, Pierce Fulton and Tom Staar.
Audien is one of the hottest young names in dance music. His last release on Anjunabeats, “Hindsight,” was one of the label’s biggest hits in 2014. Gabriel & Dresden will be joining as well, as veterans of the dance scene who also recently joined Above & Beyond at one of their two sold-out shows at the Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco. A notable recent release is their remix of Rone’s “Bye Bye Macadam.”
Grum is another young producer making waves, his hit Sunday Blue Sky” was recently premiered by Annie Mac and has been widely acclaimed. ilan Bluestone and Maor Levi, two longtime members of the Anjunabeats family, will be playing a special back to back set. They originally worked together on the track “On Our Own,” a big hit for the label in 2011.
Jason Ross, one of Anjunabeats’ fast rising young stars, who Above & Beyond named as a breakthrough producer of 2014, will also be joining. His latest hit “Cairo” has met with Beatport success and solidifed his position as one of 2015’s most exciting young producers.
Jerome Ismae-Ae is another longtime member of the Anjuna family, his recent hit “Tension” (produced with ilan Bluestone) was a big one for the label. Judah’s remix of Boom Jinx & Meredith Call “The Dark” was a favorite remix on the imprint last year. Pierce Fulton’s smash “Kuaga” has been heavily featured in Above & Beyond’s sets since its release, as has been Tom Staar’s “Totem” featuring Ansolo.
Anjunabeats in Miami 2015
Date: Sunday, March 29
Time: 1:00pm10:00pm
Location: The Raleigh Hotel (1775 Collins Ave. Miami, FL 33139)

DIRTYBIRD Releases Will Clarke’s Debut EP ‘The Boogie Woogie’

•March 18, 2015 • Leave a Comment

Will Clarke

After making a highly-coveted Dirtybird debut on DIRTYBIRD 10 alongside veteran Dirtybird Players, Bristol’s own Will Clarke is back with his first single on the label, The Boogie Woogie.

Will Clarke delivers a refined sound that marries the bassed-out beats of Bristol with the tasteful house of Ibiza that results in your head nodding along well beyond your control.

Starting things off strong, ‘The Boogie Woogie’ is a bonafide bouncy groover filled with bit crushed sounds and accentuated by zany vocal samples that will have you doing just as the title suggests. A driving beat punctuated by pristine tambourine hits and claps, coupled with just the right amount of wonky wobbles make this one a sure shot energy boost for those on the dance floor.

The Goog starts off with a theme that echoes throughout the entire track: “All I wanna do is party.” An irresistible catchy track showcasing escalating toms, whistles, and echoey samples will have dance floor denizens bouncing around like a out-of-control pinball.

Spring time brings about renewal and growth, and Will Clarke delivers the fresh sounds that pairs perfectly. Expect to hear a lot of him on dance floors everywhere this year and beyond!

Purchase “The Boogie Woogie” EP here:

http://j.mp/TheBoogieWoogie

Stream “The Boogie Woogie” EP here:

http://j.mp/TheBoogieStream

Release Info:

Will Clarke – The Boogie Woogie

DIRTYBIRD Records

DB-121

Release Date: OUT NOW

Tracklist

1. The Boogie Woogie

2. The Goog

Connect:

www.dirtybirdrecords.com/

www.dirtybird.merchtable.com


www.facebook.com/dirtybirdrecords

www.
twitter.com/dirtybird_SF


@dirtybirdrecords

www.facebook.com/willclarkedj

www.twitter.com/djwillclarke

www.soundcloud.com/djwillclarke

Size Miami at Wall at The W Hotel Featuring Steve Angello, Max Vangelli, AN21 and More Special Guests

•March 18, 2015 • Leave a Comment

Sunday, March 29

Featuring Steve Angello, Max Vangelli, AN21 and More Special Guests

Size was founded by Steve Angello in 2003 with a simple goal in mind: to inspire the world with music and release genuine, quality progressive and electro house. Now, over a decade later and with more than 200 releases out, the Swedish imprint stands as a beacon for new-age, cutting-edge electronic music. Rising organically from humble beginnings, Size has stood the test of time by remaining at the forefront of the scene and blazing a sonic path for others to follow. Early releases on the standout label were provided by the likes of Moguai, Deadmau5, and Laidback Luke, while more recently, Size has ushered in a new era and sound in electronic music with releases from forward-thinking musical moguls including Tim Berg (AKA Avicii), Sebastian Ingrosso, Afrojack, Nicky Romero, Laidback Luke, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and many more. With a bevy of consistent releases out from so many of the top innovators in the scene, Size has undoubtedly helped to shape the soundscape of contemporary electronic dance music.
On Sunday, March 29th, Size returns to take control of Miami with their MMW party. Taking place at the beautiful Wall lounge located inside the W Hotel, Size  is sure to be the talk of the town during the ever-busy Miami Music Week. Featuring Size artists AN21, Max Vangeli, Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman, Sebjak, and of course, the head honcho himself Steve Angello, Size Miami will have no shortage of proper Swedish house music on display for everyone in attendance. Expect Mr. Angello to hold nothing back as he gears up for what is possibly the biggest party of the season in the epicenter of electronic music. As always, very special secret guests will be in attendance at this one-off, no-holds-barred Miami party.
Lineup:
Steve Angello
AN21
Max Vangeli
Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman
Sebjak
Kryder
Tom Staar
Grum
+ Special Guests

Pete Tong’s All Gone Miami Pool Party Adds Deep Dish to Already Star-Studded Lineup – 03/26

•March 17, 2015 • Leave a Comment

Pete Tong’s All Gone Miami Pool Party Adds Deep Dish to Lineup

Will Join Andhim, Duke Dumont, Hot Since 82, Skream,
Thomas Jack, Nic Fanciulli, Ricoshei, and More

Thursday March 26 at the Surfcomber Hotel

All Gone Pete Tong

The legendary Deep Dish -consisting of Ali “Dubfire” Shirazinia and Sharam Teybi- are officially joining the roster for Pete Tong’s All Gone Miami Pool Party, strengthening a lineup that is already, quite clearly, one of the best of the week.

Along with Mr.Tong himself, the pair will be joining the illustrious Duke Dumont and Skream, fast rising stars Thomas Jack and Andhim, and of course, the mighty Hot Since 82. As with every year, one can expect a profusion of secret guests and surprise performances. Past surprises have included sets from the likes of Eric Prydz andLuciano, all serving to raise not only the clout, but also the scope, of what is already a peerless 12 hour session of dance music’s finest.

Pete will also serenade the Miami crowd twice more on Sunday March 29, playing both a Space Terrace sunrise set, as part of the Tuskegee party with Seth Troxler and the Martinez Brothers.  He will also be on an Ultra Music Festival slot later in the day, on the Underground Stage.

For those who can’t make it down to Miami, Pete’s annual All Gone Miami compilation mix will bring the sounds of South Beach to you. For 2015, he has teamed up with Gorgon City as co-mixers to bring fans a two CD mix featuring cutting edge house and techno from the likes of Booka Shade, Guy Gerber, P. Diddy, Scuba, Jonas Rathsman, Gorgon City themselves, and many more.

The compilation will be released on March 22, 2015, a handful of days prior to Pete taking the stage at the Surfcomber.

Furthermore, you can catch Mr.Tong daily on his IHeart Radio Evolution show, as well as weekly -on over 90 FM stations- for his Evolution Beatport show.

Tickets Available at:

www.surfcomberpoolparties.com
For VIP Cabanas & Tables:  poolpartyvip@gmail.com or call 786-766-0778
Surfcomber Hotel
1717 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach

Anjunadeep in Miami w/ Lane 8, Jody Wisternoff, Cubicolo, James Grant and Dom Donnelly + Special Guest Jonas Rathsman

•March 16, 2015 • Leave a Comment
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Anjunadeep in Miami
Lane 8, Jody Wisternoff, Cubicolor, James Grant, Dom Donnelly
w/ Special Guest Jonas Rathsman
Limited Tickets Available Now
2015 has undebatably begun as the largest year in Anjunadeep’s history, boasting an 8-date tour that sold out nearly every show and over 6,000 total tickets. For its Miami edition, the label will return to Cafeina Wynwood for a second year in a row, and host an elite selection of label mainstays, Lane 8, Jody Wisternoff, Cubicolor, James Grant and Dom Donnelly, along side a very special guest, Jonas Rathsman.
Lane 8 has smashed his way into this year with a massive remix of Odesza’s “Bloom” that now has nearly 1.5 million plays on SoundCloud. Jody Wisternoff has just contributed a sublime mix to the Anjunadeep Edition series, as has James Grant and Dom DonnellyCubicolor’s ‘Magnum’ EP has been one of the label’s hottest releases of the year so far. Our special guest Jonas Rathsman has just dropped a massive tune titled “Wolfsbane,” that’s sure to become one of 2015’s biggest tunes.
 
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