Popof feat. Arno Joey “W​ords Gone” on Hot Creations | First Single From The Forthcoming Artist Album ‘Love Somebody’

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POPOF feat. Arno Joey “W​ords Gone” on Hot Creations Out Now

First Single + Remixes From The Forthcoming Artist Album ‘Love Somebody’ (June 29)

[Soundcloud] POPOF Feat. Arno Joey – Words Gone (Jamie Jones Remix) - listen here!

“A pioneer of dance music for almost two decades” - THUMP

Biggest Tracks of Ibiza 2015 -Beatport 

The Hot Creations imprint continues its hot streak with the latest single “Words Gone”, from Parisian luminary POPOF in advance of his forthcoming artist album Love Somebody out on June 29.

Featuring the handsome voice of Arno Joey, “Words Gone” is a stunning slice of electronic music with crossover appeal, giving us a taste of what is in store for the album. Cadenza boss Luciano’s remix dives into tribal percussion, while main man Jamie Jones flips into a new gear, introducing a new melody, deep pads and emotive keys. Canadian techno legend Marc Houle is last to remix, using a bright synth melody to add a new groove.

“‘Words Gone’ is the perfect summer track. It’s a great slice of electronic music with crossover appeal. The mood and the vocals distillate this chilled-out summetime vibe perfect for dancefloor bliss.” ­ -POPOF

One of the biggest names in dance music, Luciano has released on labels such as Perlon, Transmat and Lo­Fi Stereo. Aside running Hot Creations, Hot Trax and Paradise, Jamie Jones is this year launching his new imprint Emerald City alongside Lee Foss. Techno luminary and live artist Marc Houle can be found on imprints such as Richie Hawtin’s Minus and his own Items & Things.

POPOF (nee Alexandre Paounov) first gained notoriety as a former member of the free-party underground collective “Heretik System” during the Parisian ‘90s rave scene. Since then, his work as a producer led to remixes for the likes of Depeche Mode, Chemical Brothers, singles, a few crucial EPs, and being signed to Sven Väth’s legendary Cocoon records. He launched his own label ‘Form’ in 2009 and was voted ‘Best Newcomer’ artist at the Ibiza DJ Awards. As one of the leading ambassadors of the Parisian underground scene, POPOF was appointed the official mentor of the Paris Techno Parade 15 year anniversary in 2013 in front of a 300,000 audience.

Co-owned by Jamie Jones and Lee Foss, groundbreaking independent dance label Hot Creations has gained global notoriety in recent years through pioneering a new and unique sound born of it’s founders deep affinity with old disco records, underground house, soulful beats and cutting edge techno. The label has championed the music and incredibly successful talent of Miguel Campbell, Digitaria, Denney, Richy Ahmed, Patrick Topping, wAFF, and of course Jamie Jones and Lee Foss themselves. The label is home to the Hot Natured live band as well.

Popof feat. Arno Joey “Words Gone” (Hot Creations) is out now on 12″ vinyl and exclusively on Beaport.

Popof feat. Arno Joey “Words Gone” (Hot Creations)
A1 Words Gone
A2 Words Gone (Luciano Remix)
B1 Words Gone (Jamie Jones Remix)
B2 Words Gone (Marc Houle Remix)

www.hotcreations.com

POPOF World Tour Dates
June 6 Arnhem, Netherlands @ Free Your Mind Festival
June 10 Santiago, Chile @ El Bunker
June 11 Buenos Aires, Argentina @ State
June 12 Cordoba, Argentina @ Zebra Club
June 16 Barcelona, Spain @ Form Music Showcase at Bloc
June 18 Barcelona, Spain @ Cocoon Sonar at Under Club
June 20 Ibiza, Spain @ Destino (Tox Club)
June 26 Geneva, Switzerland @ Taste of Rave at Le Zoo
June 27 Marmande, France @ Garorock Festival
July 2 Nice, France @ G Club
July 12 Perpignan, France @ ElectroBeach Festival at Port Barcarès
July 13 Sorges, France @ Green Fest at Parc Municipal de Sorgues
July 23 Paris, France @ Form Music at Zig Zag Club
July 29 Guadalajara, Mexico @ Bar Americas

July 30 Mexico City, Mexico @ Sala Roma
August 12 Ibiza, Spain @ POPOF LIVE! at Paradise at DC10
August 22 Balatonaliga Beach, Hungary @ B My Lake Festival
August 24 Ibiza, Spain @ Cocoon Amnesia

Spoek Mathambo’s ‘Future Sound Of Mzansi’ (Part 3)

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Spoek Mathambo’s ‘Future Sound Of Mzansi’ (Part 3)
DJ Mujava

The third and final part of of Spoek Mathambo and Lebogang Rasethaba’s documentary about South African electronic music, Future Sound of Mzansi, dives into the fiery music and parties coming out of the country’s townships. We also find out what happened to DJ Mujava, the producer behind “Township Funk,” arguably the biggest hit to ever come out of South Africa. A larger question stands: how will all of this international acclaim provoke real change at home?

Future Sound of Mzansi is premiering over three episodes on THUMP. Watch part the third and final part here.

For more information on Future Sound of Mzansi, go to www.futuresoundofmzansi.com

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Spoek Mathambo’s ‘Future Sound Of Mzansi’ (Part 2)

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Spoek Mathambo’s ‘Future Sound Of Mzansi’ (Part 2)
Yolanda

Part two of Spoek Mathambo and Lebogang Rasethaba’s Future Sound of Mzansi documentary explores race, authenticity, and the legacy of apartheid in South African electronic music. Although some cross-pollination is happening between South Africa’s cultural factions, the reality is that the shadow of apartheid is still having an impact on both music and social politics. Nightclubs are designated as white, colored, and black; radio stations are programmed to market specific types of music to their corresponding ethnic groups.

Jumping Back Slash and Jakob Snake wrestle with whether they, as white producers, have the right to make this music. Meanwhile, some producers argue that South African dance music needs to become popular internationally before it can reach across the country’s social boundaries.

Vocalist Emmanuel Nzaramba, the only person of color in the John Wizards band, says that ultimately what’s important is that South African culture shines: “When we go play in Europe, I try to tell [the rest of the band], you are not European, you are African—so that Africa can be a hero.”

Future Sound of Mzansi is premiering over three episodes on THUMP. Watch part two here.

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Verboten Presents StageONE Festival Series with Sasha, Joris Voorn, Jamie xx, Maya Jane Coles, Audion (live) & more

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Verboten Presents StageONE Festival
Brooklyn Waterfront Series Returns At 50 Kent Avenue, Kicks Off July 3
 
July 3 Last Day On Earth: Sasha / Scuba / Guti [live] / Agoria / Kate Simko / Brad Miller / special guest Joris Voorn
August 23 Jamie xx / Maya Jane Coles / Andhim / Matador / Nastia / Bedouin
September 19 Detroit ♥’s SUBVERSIONS: Audion [live] + more to be announced
 

Verboten is excited to announce the full lineup for the return of the celebrated StageONE Festival at 50 Kent Avenue. Previously named “the party of the summer” by Mixmag, the expanded outdoor summer series features world-class talent, amazing sound and visual installation, delicious food vendors, games and much more taking place on the beautiful Williamsburg, Brooklyn waterfront.
StageONE kicks off with Sasha on July 3, teaming up with Verboten for a third year in a row to celebrate America’s birthday with his epic ‘Last Day on Earth’ marathon, featuring a top-notch lineup with techno heavyweight Scuba, and resident DJ and producer Guti playing live, joined by Verboten favorites Agoria, Kate Simko and Brad Miller, and global house and techno icon Joris Voorn as the special guest. Always championing forward-thinking house music, listen to Sasha’s newest track “Ether”here.
On August 23, prolific beatmaker and producer Jamie xx — whose highly anticipated first solo record In Colour can be streamed on iTunes now — joins Verboten resident and femme fatale Maya Jane Coles for the second StageONE of the summer (listen to “Believe” ft Chelou from her Nocturnal Sunshine alias and eponymous album just released). German superhouse duo andhim also bring their uplifting vibes, along with Verboten’s newest resident and techno maverick Matador, Ukranian standout Nastia and Verboten mainstays Bedouin.
September 19 sees Matthew Dear present a special edition of his avant garde residency with ‘Detroit ♥’s SUBVERSIONS‘ featuring his notorious alter-ego Audion showcasing a high-class, innovative live sound, along with a hand-picked selection of globally revered techno legends to be announced.
StageONE is a part of Brooklyn Live at The Inlet Presented by Century 21, a concert series at 50 Kent Avenue, featuring acts from indie rock, deep house and electronica, as well as hip-hop. The series is produced with the support of New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA). Proceeds from the concert series will be used to help maintain, activate, and further develop the Park.
Watch footage from the inaugural StageONE featuring Sasha, Maya Jane Coles and more here.
Single day tickets and combo passes are on sale now at VerbotenNewYork.com while supplies last
Verboten: StageONE
July 3 Last Day On Earth: Sasha / Scuba / Guti [live] / Agoria / Kate Simko / Brad Miller / special guest Joris Voorn
August 23 Jamie xx / Maya Jane Coles / Andhim / Matador / Nastia / Bedouin
September 19 Detroit ♥’s SUBVERSIONS: Audion [live] + more to be announced
50 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11211
2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Single day tickets and combo passes are on sale now at VerbotenNewYork.com while supplies last

Verboten
54 North 11th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
About Verboten
Verboten is a leader in the New York underground dance music scene: booking, producing and promoting house music and techno parties at a variety of clubs, boats, festivals and music conferences. Verboten was founded by Jen Schiffer and John Perez with the goal to bring high quality production, exceptional customer service and the best international DJ talent to an eclectic crowd of discerning music fans. Voted “Best Dance Club” in Village Voice’s 2014 Best of NYC Readers’ Poll,in 2012 Verboten was also voted ‘Best Party’ in Time Out New York, ‘Best Promoter’ for Paper Magazine Nightlife Awards, and nominated for ‘Best Event Promoter’ in 2013′s International Dance Music Awards. In summer 2013 Verboten hosted its inaugural summer event series StageONE on the East River waterfront and it opened its eponymous new nightclub in the heart of Williamsburg in spring 2014.

Adam Beyer Releases ‘Stone Flower’ EP | Drumcode @ Mysteryland USA & Verboten

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Adam Beyer Releases ‘Stone Flower’ EP on Drumcode Records
Two New York shows, one day!
Sunday, May 24: Mysteryland USA & Verboten New York
“Stone Flower’ by the Drumcode boss is an absolute weapon” - Mixmag

[SoundCloud] Adam Beyer – Stone Flower 

Drumcode is keeping up the refined techno sound that they’re known for, going strong throughout 2015. Head-honcho Adam Beyer delivers the next release with his new four track EP ‘Stone Flower’ out now via Drumcode Records. The release follows a monumental 2014 year from the “master of techno,” as Mixmag has named him, which included two singles on the Drumcode A-sides compilations, a multitude of releases on different labels such as Truesoul and Crosstown Rebels, a seven hour live broadcast from Awakenings festival, ten shows in Ibiza for Carl Cox, Cocoon and Enter as well as an incredibly busy show circuit across the world.
These four tracks are deep and almost melancholic in their approach to techno, using effects to really help enforce an ambience only Beyer can achieve within his productions. The underlying throbbing of the drums drives this EP into the forefront of the heads down Drumcode sound and have been heard in many of Beyer’s phenomenal sets throughout the year.
Coming up there are a multitude of Drumcode parties around the world including the US as Adam does double duty in a New York takeover May 24 during Memorial Day weekend. He will host the Adam Beyer Presents Drumcode stage at Mysteryland USA in Bethel, New York on the original 1969 Woodstock grounds and then sets his sights Brooklyn’s Verboten which has been dubbed “Williamsburg’s newest music mecca” by Rolling Stone. Adam Beyer is back on Drumcode with an impressive array of tracks that will get the senses tingling and shows us what Drumcode is all about.
Adam Beyer ‘Stone Flower’ EP Tracklisting
01. Adam Beyer – Stone Flower – Drumcode – DC141
02. Adam Beyer – That Would Be The Sun – Drumcode – DC141
03. Adam Beyer – The Crossing – Drumcode – DC141
04. Adam Beyer – What You Need – Drumcode – DC141

Adam Beyer Tour Dates
May 8  Paris, France @ Marvellous Island
May 9  Toulouse, France @ Complexe Dune
May 20  Playa d’en Bossa, Spain @ Sankeys Ibiza
May 22  Rotterdam, Netherlands @ Toffler
May 23  Kelchterhoefstraat, Belgium @ Extrema Outdoor Festival – Drumcode Stage
*May 24 Bethel, NY @ Mysteryland USA – Drumcode Stage
*May 24  Brooklyn, NY @ Verboten
May 30  Essex, UK @ We are FSTVL
May 31  Dublin, Ireland @ Forbidden Fruit Festival
June 7  Manchester, UK @ Parklife
June 20  Barcelona, Spain @ Sonar by Night
*September 5 San Bernadino, CA @ Nocturnal Wonderland – Drumcode Stage
*North American Dates
 
Purchase Adam Beyer’s Stone Flower EP on Beatport here.