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Listen to Movement Underground Stage 2017 Live Sets

Last week we covered how the return of techno to the Underground Stage at Movement Electronic Music Festival was a positive move that, in our eyes, elevated the festival experience to what we would expect out of the Movement brand.

The stage, which this year was hosted by Resident Advisor for the first time ever, was the home of artists the likes of drumcell, Rrose, Headless Horseman, Adam X and Perc, Ben Sims, DVS1 and many more.

RA has just released a selection of live sets from the weekend, which we present to you below:

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Listen to Over 128 Hours of Sets from BPM 2016

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The BPM Festival has come and gone, and many are left with the fond memories provided by the spectacular location and music from Playa del Carmen. From the vast showcases to all the world renowned artists, there was a musical experience for anyone regardless of ones taste in underground music. Many had the pleasure of journeying to Mexico for BPM to experience this in real time, but the vast majority are left to live vicariously through Be-at.tv or wait for the recorded sets to go live online.

With BPM 2016 officially in the books, we’ve compiled a playlist of as many sets from the festival as possible. Have a listen to some of our favorites below, and check out the BPM playlist for over 128 hours of grooves from 80 artists.

Apollonia at Ya’ah Muul

To be honest – there’s no bad setting to witness Apollonia in action, but BPM yields particularly excellent results.

Satoshi Tomiie at Groove Garden Session

An eclectic range of house and techno was the name of the game when Satoshi Tomiie took to the decks at Groove Garden

Kim Ann Foxman at Pets Recordings Showcase

FM tones, 303 basslines, lush chord stabs, and of course plenty of groove – Kim Ann Foxman had it all at the Pets Recordings Showcase

Luciano at Blue Parrot

Experiencing the Cadenza boss at BPM is about authentic as it gets. Although his set at Avalon Hollywood wasn’t half bad either…

Hito at Vatos Locos

Deep tech house in it’s purest form is what Hito provided the dance floor for the iconic Vatos Locos party 

Valentino Kanzyani at Trust

It’s always a treat to see what Kanzyani pulls out of his record bag. BPM was no exception as the Slovenian was in top form at Trust 

Josh Wink b2b Heidi at Knee Deep in Sound Showcase

Between the Ovum head-honcho and Queen of the Jackathon, this is a BPM back-to-back that you’ll want to listen to

Listen to Hernan Cattaneo’s Sunrise Set from Burning Man

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“Burning Man is by far the most interesting festival in the world. Not a music festival, but an arts and expression celebration”

Those are the words noted by Hernan Cattaneo reflecting on another year at the White Ocean camp. White Ocean is an oasis of paradise during Burning Man, and is always graced by the humble presence of the progressive maestro at some point or another.

On Wednesday morning Hernan Cattaneo took to the decks at White Ocean to deliver a sunrise session for the books. It was a set tailor-made to the warm sunrise of the desert, and within the first few moments Cattaneo was swiftly mixing in melodic cuts that set an incredible tone in preparation for a tribally groove that the Argentinian does so well.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy two and a half hours of Hernan Cattaneo courtesy of White Ocean and the man himself.

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Global Vibe Radio and Q&A with Ben Teufel

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“It’s about the music, man!” That’s the vocal snippet that comes blaring through the speakers with a heavy breaks and house influence on the first track of this Global Vibe Radio, and it is a prefect representation of Ben Teufel’s outlook on house music.

Hailing from Germany, Ben Teufel has been putting his spin on classic house music for several years releasing on labels such as Innocent Music, Smiley Fingers, Natural Rhythm, BWO Records, Pacha Recordings, and Monique Musique to name a few. With a firm grasp at the controls, both in the studio and DJ booth, Ben Teufel knows exactly how to make the dance floors sway to the groove.

In this edition of Global Vibe Radio, Ben Teufel flexes his sonic taste effortlessly moving between house cuts ranging from the massive garage basslines and jackin’ house rhythms that would seem right at home on the basement floor of Sankeys.

Enjoy this edition of Global Vibe Radio with Ben Teufel, and make sure to check out his recent release on BWO Records

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Road to Burning Man: Top 5 Mixes for the Trip to Black Rock City

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The Man burns in twelve days, and many count down the remaining days of the week before Burning Man with great anticipation. So to sustain these intense feelings of eagerness, we have compiled our top five mixes for the trip to Black Rock City: The Road to Burning Man 2015 edition. The drive will be pleasant as these mixes (listed in alphabetical order) bump over the car stereo and the landscape changes with the course of time and distance.

1. Ben Seagren

Three solid hours of uplifting house and techno with a few remnants of psytrance thrown into the mix. The eclectic vibes are dynamic and well-rounded, making it an ideal mix for an improvised dance floor on the Playa where everyone just wants dance the night away under the gaze of stars and trailing neon lights.

2. Damian Lazarus

Tribal with a funky desert flair, this is the quintessential style of Damian Lazarus’ music. This mix conjures a circle of dancing gypsies, veiled in shadows cast by the sun at the crack of dawn. A sentimental, yet empowering compilation of ancient tongues and modern four-on-the-floor beats.

3. Maceo Plex

Maceo Plex will be making an appearance at the Burn this time around. With the recent release of Solar Sampler on his own label Ellum, Maceo Plex will be delivering tunes straight from the raw underground of techno with a hint of ambient psychedelia.

4. Mikey Lion

Well known for his top hat getup and smashing tech house tunes, the Desert Hearts DJ and producer always brings energy to a good party. This mix showcases his colorful personality with his signature strong kicks, toms, and hi-hats; it’s hard to stand still to nothing but good vibes.

5. The Scumfrog

As big as the universe in its worldly new age appeal, The Scumfrog’s mix is a blend of acid rock, disco, house, and just about everything in between. The mix takes the listener on a scenic route to a higher plateau of thinking and in some ways is a two-hour contemporary electronic music tribute to the golden 1960s.

Honorable Mention: Behrouz

We have included a bonus mix just released a la Behrouz. This mix is mystical, tropical, and mellow to the core, something we would recommend playing upon exodus. We can blissfully leave the Playa chanting ¡Arriba! and hold off on the wave of nostalgic sadness.

BWO Podcast: Andres Velilla

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With the weekend on the horizon it’s about time to get back into the groove. To help with this we have a fresh mix from Andres Velilla for the BWO Records Podcast. Hailing from Colombia, but based in Montreal, Velilla has an affinity to the cerebral sounds crossing through the realms of deep and tech house.

This mix for BWO Records starts with Vinyl Speed Adjust’s excellent interpretation of Thai Cubensis and from there Andres Velilla weaves his way through a sonic journey including tracks from Avatism, Dilby, Alex Niggemann, Affkt, amongst others. Take a listen to the podcast below, and prepare yourself for a great weekend…wherever you may be.

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Martin Buttrich to Play NoFilter, Hollywood

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Many things change over time, but one thing that remains consistent is Martin Buttrich’s ability to deliver deep cuts to any dance floor he visits. In both his sets and productions he eloquently fuses together elements that satisfy the mind and body, leading to a musical journey throughout the audio spectrum. This Thursday is no exception.

This week he takes the controls at NoFilter for their Thursday night party in Hollywood. But today, we look back on a Martin Buttrich set from ADE that puts us in the right mindset for his return to the decks in Los Angeles. Enjoy his set from ADE, and make sure to catch him this week for a night of slick house grooves.

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Guy J – December Around the World

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When someone refers to “progressive” in regards to dance music, it often has a negative connotation towards more mainstream and festival “EDM”. But when we say progressive, we think of the beautiful and eclectic sounds from artists like Guy J, Hernan Cattenao, and Nick Warren. In his recent December Around the World mix, Guy J puts on the best showcase to the sounds of the progressive genre.

Lush pads and vibrant basslines start the mix off on a high note as the mix takes emotional turns through the various aspects of progressive house and techno. December Around the World stays true to it’s melodic and swaying elements, and it isn’t until the last 15 minutes that Guy J turns it up a notch with some jackin hats and driving basslines. If you have any friends with misconceptions about progressive house, this would be the ideal mix to convince them otherwise. Enjoy the final few days of 2014 as well as this phenomenal mix from Guy J.

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D’Julz at Womb, Tokyo

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When it comes to getting the dance floor wild, leave it to non other than French house star D’Julz. To get our Monday started on the right foot here is D’Julz live from one of our favorite Japanese clubs, Womb. He brought the finest blend of house and techno to the clubbers at Womb for quite a journey on Halloween night this year.

The mix starts with classic house pads and atmospheres, and it sets the mood perfectly for the remainder of the mix. After the first track I was hooked. The groove transforms as a single percussive hit changes everything, and moving forward it is a true house music experience. To be honest, quite envious of those who were on the dance floor for this one.

The event was promoted and organized by prominent music group Tresvibes, and included Point G (Live) and many Japanese residents to complete the lineup. Japan is starting to become a focal point for the ever growing house and techno scene in the world, and nights like these show that there is an incredible amount of promise moving into the future.