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The flourishing dance music maestro, Seven Lions, announces his first headlining Los Angeles gig at Avalon Hollywood next Friday, May 17th, with Flinch, Candyland, and DJ Precept. As a producer of the new generation, he continues to thrive in an increasingly competitive industry by deviating from the status quo with his transcendent music and authentic artistic motivations. In addition to his landmark Los Angeles gig, he will be showcasing his inimitable talent at upcoming world-renowned festivals such as Electric Daisy Carnival New York, Global Dance Festival, and Camp Bisco. Purchase tickets to Seven Lions at Avalon Hollywood (5/17) here, and come on out for an epic night.

In celebration of this show, Seven Lions will be releasing a new song, “Fever,” on Friday, May 17th. Stay tuned!

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Los Angeles producer/DJ Steve Huerta is back again with an impressive two track EP that just came out on the petFood imprint. Drawing from where he left off after his collaboration with Prince Club, ‘Do Good To Me’ follows a similar suit with tight percussion, swirling pads, nifty vocal stabs and a punchy square bassline. The second track on the EP ‘Revenge’ has all the characteristics you’d want for a set-starter, roof-top pool party, or a sunrise serenade. You can pick up the EP on Beatport.

 


Swedish House Mafia announce support for Masquerade Motel
Eats Everything has equipment and “years worth of work” stolen at DJ Mag Awards
Boiler Room is coming to Australia
• Lee Burridge finishes the year in the US
Fabric Launches New Houndstooth Label

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To celebrate the last VS of the year (and the end of the world as we know it?), we’re teaming up with our friends at The Well to bring you a SECRET GUEST (Boys Noize Records) all the way from France. Supporting the night will be a special b2b set from our own Troy Kurtz & Bones, along with a birthday performance from Ben Oprstu and sets from SF’s Realboy and Option4. Can you say, techno?

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Our very own Troy Kurtz brings you a truly unique mix of solid house grooves in his signature sexy suave, to commemorate his momentous relocation from Miami to LA.  May this be a sign of more great things to come.  Welcome to your new home, bud.

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The day has finally come!  Flying Lotus‘ second full-length album, Until the Quiet Comes has finally dropped and it has already exceeded my extremely high expectations set by Cosmogramma.  The Los Angeles native, known for his genre-bending compositions, has outdone even himself this time; fusing a mixture of hip-hop, jazz, funk, blues, dubstep and psychedelia together to produce an unique cosmic sound.  Until the Quiet Comes is a journey.  A journey through a psychedelic soundscape that slowly builds on itself with the addition of every new sound and then jerks you back into reality, only to slowly bring you back, note by note.  The album offers no dull moments as it continuously stimulates its listener with Flying Lotus’ unparalleled compositions, stunning even the most scrutinizing of ears.  Until the Quiet Comes is a real gem; from the dirty low end of Sultan’s Request, the breath-taking change up of The Nightcaller, or the pure and jazzy melodic vibrations of Until the Quite Comes, this album is gorgeous.  Until the Quiet Comes may just be my album of the year; I cannot recommend it enough.

Grab what may be this year’s best album after the jump!

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Pretty Lights is coming to town this Saturday along with quite the crew. If you’re looking to go to this epic night to be, we’re giving you the chance to win one of three pairs of tickets that we have to give out! See how to enter after the jump.

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I made my way through Downtown LA’ s Chinatown and into what appeared to be my own personal, dusty, hipster hell– only to be delighted by a gentle and bemustachioed crowd, Goldenvoice’s usual top notch accommodations, and surprisingly chest-ratting bass.  I ate well, drank well, caught M83, James Blake and Simian Mobile Disco and made it home happy.

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Dark & Stormy is back with a sneak peek of his upcoming EP that will bring you a brand new original as well as two stellar remixes from GMGN and Pete Rios.  Tell Me is a deep masterpiece that combines catchy vocals, intricate percussion, a groovy bass line and a well-synthesized lead.  Keep your eyes peeled folks!

LA brethren, this weekend Dark & Stormy is taking over Los Angeles for three days. Make sure to mark these dates down on your calendars!

Thursday 8/30/12: Versus ft. Droid Behavior
Friday 8/31/12: Control ft. Riva Starr & Fred Falke
Saturday 9/01/12: The Standard Rooftop Pool Party

Check out the EP and the mix after the jump!

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