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LA’s YNGCULT is undeniably bubblin’ up with their refreshing brand of vocal electronic music fused with organic elements. After a busy Summer of releases and gigs, including headlining slots at Hollywood’s Sayers Nightclub and support for Saint Motel at the Troubadour, this new indie-electronic band returns with their first single, “Stealth,” off of their forthcoming VV EP. With groovy floor-on-the-floor rhythms, lush synth work, and flawless songwriting, this single is a great indication of what’s to come. Purchase “Stealth” on iTunes, and stay tuned for the EP!

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In celebration of his forthcoming release, “I Find Myself,” due out on the House of JEUDI compilation (Jeudi x House of Disco) on October 6th, the Berlin-based producer/DJ, Sean Roman, brings us a firing guest mix that will get you in the weekend mood, despite it being Wednesday. Featuring jams from the likes of The Mekanism, Soul Clap, Shadow Child, and Tough Love, Sean‘s 1-hour offering is a quintessential deep house mix – and he even threw in his unreleased remix of Klangkarussell’s “Falls Like Rain” as an added bonus. Enjoy below and stay tuned for the Monday release of the House of JEUDI compilation that has seen early support from Maya Jane Coles, Hot Since 82, Catz N Dogz, and more.

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A Desert Hearts resident DJ and GDD™ homie hailing from San Diego, Kevin Anderson, has graced stages with the likes of Dixon, Tim Green, Kill Frenzy, Walker & Royce, and more. Described as a living party that manifests itself inside the music and vibe when he DJs, Kevin is now stepping up his production game with a brilliant debut release, the You’re Mine EP, on Desert Hearts Records. On the EP, he delivers two solo tracks and a collab with the Desert Hearts Records boss Mikey Lion, taking us on a trip through deep house with a gratifying touch of nostalgia. With a remix from YOBILL & RYBO rounding out the offering, Kevin‘s You’re Mine EP is a great addition to any music library. Purchase the EP on Beatport.

In celebration of the release, here are some words from Desert Hearts to put it in context – “Ever since their first event 2 years ago in the Mojave, Kevin Anderson has been one of the bread & butter Desert Hearts DJs. Known for taking his shirt off when the party hits critical mass, Kev Dawg loves to party and his vibe is never more apparent than on a Desert Hearts dance floor. We couldn’t be happier to see Kevin put out the sophmore release on Desert Hearts Records. House, Techno, & Love is what they’re all about, so jump head first, shirt off, into this release because it’s a groover.”

Catch Kevin Anderson live at Desert Hearts’ City Hearts LA this Friday, October 3rd.
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Since his recent emergence, the rising tropical house specialist, Bearson, has been racking up SoundCloud plays, reaching over 2 million on his assortment of chilled-out remixes. Clearly, this 19-year-old is carving out his own place on an international stage as he follows in the footsteps of his fellow Norwegian, Kygo. After dropping his remix of The Lighthouse and the Whaler’s “Venice” last week, Bearson is quick to the draw, delivering a refreshing guest mix of sun-kissed house that’ll keep the Fall season at bay, as long as you’re listening.

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Thom Yorke reveals new album
Desert Hearts Crew Announce Festival Line Up – November 7th – 10th
Nick Monaco Challenges the Direction of Dance Culture with Manifesto + Limited Lipstick series for Charity, While Releasing Mating Call
• Avalon Saturdays Presents Food Music and Friends: Shadow Child & Kry Wolf + special guests: Le Youth, Sinden, Corey Sizemore

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Los Angeles! Tomorrow night, September 25th, our friends at Sound Nightclub and Dim Mak present the G-Mafia Records takeover featuring some of the label’s finest artists from Sao Palo, Brazil – Doozie, Malik Mustache, and Ricardo Bernardi. Known for their eclectic sets including Deep, Tech, G-House, and more, the G-Mafia squad is ready to showcase their distinctive sound that has brought them overseas for you to discover and enjoy. With local support from Gallagher and Overjoy to top it off, there will be excellent music all night, so we recommend getting there early. Enter to win one of TWO pairs of tickets in the Punchtab below, and enjoy a free download from Doozie to help get you in the vibe.

Tickets are on sale here and RSVP to the Facebook event here.