jakub | January 8, 2024

January 7th Weekly Roundup Feature


Hey hey, everyone! We always take a few weeks off during the holidays because we don’t get tons of releases. So here we are, check out our releases of the past few weeks on this January 7th!

Barclay Crenshaw- Big In The Game feat. Snowy & Manga Saint Hilare

Renowned electronic music artist Barclay Crenshaw, previously known as Claude VonStroke and the founder of Dirtybird Records, is set to release his much-anticipated single “Big In The Game,” featuring UK grime artists Snowy & Manga Saint Hilare. This electrifying track is the first single from his upcoming album Open Channel, scheduled for release on January 5th, 2024.

Stream HERE

BEONIX Music Festival

BEONIX Music Festival is to return to Cyprus for another unmissable event in 2024 with over 5000 people a day from all over Europe to attend from September 20 to 22. Headlining the event are the iconic Fatboy Slim and Claptone with Estella Boersma, GHEIST (live), Teenage Mutants and Undercatt also playing so get your tickets now at https://beonix.art/tickets 

deadmau5

Joel Zimmerman, more commonly known as deadmau5 (pronounced ‘dead mouse’), is one of the world’s most respected electronic music producers of modern times. Enjoying international chart success with his 2x platinum-certified single “Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff,” he has also released seven critically acclaimed albums. The multiple JUNO Award-winning and GRAMMY®-nominated artist’s latest music offerings include singles “Pomegranate” with The Neptunes, “Bridged By A Lightwave” with Kiesza, “Channel 43” with Wolfgang Gartner, “Hypnocurrency” with REZZ, “When The Summer Dies” with Lights, “Hyperlandia” featuring Foster The People, “this is fine.” with Portugal. The Man, “XYZ,” “My Heart Has Teeth” featuring Skylar Grey and as REZZMAU5 (with REZZ) “Infraliminal.”  In 2022 deadmau5 teamed with longtime friend and collaborator Kaskade on new music project Kx5 releasing Top 40 smash and #1 dance music radio single “Escape” featuring Hayla, leading into the 2023 release of their current “Best Dane/Electronic Album” GRAMMY-nominated debut self-titled album Kx5. Also find Zimmerman in play as his techno alter-ego TESTPILOT. Look for more dates to be announced soon.

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deadmau5 tour dates:

JAN 05 – Los Angeles, CA – Sound Nightclub*

JAN 06 – Los Angeles, CA – Sound Nightclub

FEB 10 – St. Louis, MO – Carnival Mardi Gras

FEB 17 – Avondale, AZ – Body Language Festival

MAR 30 – South Padre Island, TX – UME

* TESTPILOT set

DIESEL Shares Mesophonic

On January 5th, a packed venue with over 4,000 fans, and up comes 11-year-old Mesophonic, sharing the stage with none other than DIESEL (Shaquille O’Neal).

In a move that had everyone cheering, DIESEL introduced this young, talented DJ to the massive crowd and even featured him in a live mix of his original track. It was a remarkable moment, showcasing the magic that happens when a rising star meets a seasoned legend.

Dirtybird Records – Best of the Birdfeed Vol. 4

Dirtybird Records is starting the New Year with a slate of fresh faces and the fourth installment of its Best of the Birdfeed compilation. Serving as the label’s first release of 2024, Best of the Birdfeed Vol. 4 marks almost 10 years of their Birdfeed website and subscription service, which offers exclusive releases, event and merch discounts, games and rewards, and is the hub for all things Dirtybird.

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Distinct Motive – Mellow Man

Canada’s emerging dubstep talent, Distinct Motive, kicks off the new year with a bang by landing his latest EP, Mellow Man, as the first release of 2024 on Deadbeats set to drop on January 5th, 2024. Distinct Motive has swiftly garnered acclaim for his unique, dark, and minimalist production style. Honoring dubstep’s early aesthetics while forging his own distinct sound, he has propelled Toronto onto the global bass music stage. With a focus on the original, dub-influenced elements of the genre, he has captivated audiences in both North America and Europe.

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DJ Glen – Fanfare

Brazilian producer DJ Glen returns to the label with ‘Fanfare’ out now via Dirtybird Records

Closing out the year with a raucous, ‘Fanfare’ is a fitting title for DJ Glen’s latest original. Anthemic in all the right ways, ‘Fanfare’ is instantly enticing with its high-spirited melodies and energy-inducing builds. An eclectic tech-house hit made for dancefloors far and wide, ‘Fanfare’ is sure to find its way into countless DJ sets this New Year’s Eve.

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Lunar New Year Festival

Pulse Events has just announced the second edition of Spring Festival: Lunar New Year Celebration taking place from Sunday, February 18 to Monday, February 19, 2024. The event will return to Avant Gardner in Brooklyn, NY for a full venue takeover, celebrating both the Chinese New Year and the beginning of spring on the Lunar calendar. 

Pulse Events has recruited two industry-leading acts to headline the second edition of Spring Festival: Lunar New Year Celebration:SLANDER and Alan Walker.

Tickets HERE

Peter Hook & The Light Tour

Peter Hook & The Light set off on a massive run of live shows in 2024, taking in full tours of Australia and New Zealand, North America and the UK and Ireland. The live dates will see the band play the Substance albums by Joy Division and New Order in full.  Peter Hook first revisited the seminal Joy Division album Unknown Pleasures back in May 2010 for a commemorative charity concert and has followed it each year by performing subsequent albums from the repertoire of his bands, Joy Division and New Order. Peter Hook & The Light have since moved through each of those albums, culminating in the Factory Records Substance compilations, and recently celebrated over four decades of the continuing influence of Joy Division and Ian Curtis with the “Joy Division: A Celebration” concerts where both of the band’s albums were played in full. In October 2023 the band then played the Substance albums at the biggest-ever London concert at the 5300-capacity Eventim Apollo. Tickets available here: https://peterhookandthelight.live.

Peter Hook & The Light North American Tour Dates:

AUG 31 – Toronto, CA – HISTORY

SEP 01 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

SEP 03 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club

SEP 04 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

SEP 06 – New York, NY – Brooklyn Steel

SEP 07 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre

SEP 09 – Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre

SEP 11 – Austin, TX – The Far Out Lounge and Stage

SEP 13 – Houston, TX – House Of Blues

SEP 14 – Dallas, TX – House Of Blues

SEP 16 – San Diego, CA – Humphreys Concerts By The Bay

SEP 17 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren

SEP 20 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium

SEP 21 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield

SEP 23 – Vancouver, CA – Commodore Ballroom

SEP 25 – Seattle, WA – The Showbox

SEP 26 – Portland, OR – McMenamins Crystal Ballroom

SEP 28 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre

Poolside Tour

Launching January 19 in Santa Barbara, CA, the 22 date ‘Blame It All On Love Tour’ will take Poolside’s Jeffrey Paradise–who can be found on guitar / vocals / synths – and bandmates Vito Roccoforte (The Rapture / Body Music) on drums, Mattie Safer (The Rapture / Lovetempo) on bass / vocals, Casey Butler (Pharaohs) on saxophone / lap steel / percussion / vocals and Alton San Giovanni (Alton Allen) – guitar / vocals across the continent in support of his latest music.  On Poolside’s fourth studio album Blame It All On Love (Ninja Tune/Counter Records), Paradise leaves the shallows and enters the depths of his own creative voice. Its 11 tracks which include are funky, soulful, laidback and full of hooks that elevate Poolside’s sound to poignant pop heights. Listen to NPR’s album pick for 2023 Blame It All On Love here.

Poolside ‘Blame It All On Love Tour’ dates:

JAN 19 – Santa Barbara, CA – SoHo Music Club ^ SOLD OUT

JAN 20 – San Luis Obispo, CA – Fremont Theater ^

JAN 25 – Del Mar, CA – The Sound *

JAN 26 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern *

JAN 27 – Oakland, CA – The Fox *

JAN 28 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades ^

JAN 30 – Boise, ID – Treefort Music Hall ^

FEB 01 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom ^

FEB 02 – Seattle, WA – Showbox ^

FEB 03 – Vancouver, BC – Hollywood Theatre ^

FEB 05 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge ^ NEW DATE ADDED

FEB 06 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre ^

FEB 08 – Minneapolis, MN – The Fine Line ^

FEB 09 – Chicago, IL – The Vic ^

FEB 10 – Detroit, MI – The Majestic Theatre ^

FEB 13 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House ^

FEB 14 – Montreal, QC – Le Studio ^

FEB 15 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair #

FEB 17 – Brooklyn, NY – Brookyln Steel #!

FEB 18 – Philadelphia, PA – Brooklyn Bowl ^

FEB 20 – Richmond, VA – The Broadberry ^

FEB 21 – Washington, DC – The Atlantis ^ SOLD OUT

FEB 22 – Washington, DC – The Atlantis ^ NEW DATE ADDED

* w/ slenderbodies

^ w/ The Undercover Dream Lovers

# w/ Paco Versailles

! w/ MUNYA

Poolside 2024 Festival Appearances

MAR 01-02 – Phoenix, AZ – M3F Music Festival

MAR 09 – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – Isle Of Light

MAR 16-17 – Mexico City, MX – Vive Latino

MAR 21-24 – Bogotá, Colombia – Estereo Picnic

APR 04-08 – Cancún, MX – One Big Holiday

MAY 30 – JUN 03 – Denpasar, Bali – Dream Machine

Project 6 Festival

The beating heart of UK underground radio, Rinse FM is set to ignite London’s Brockwell Park on May 24th, 2024, with the return of Project 6 Festival, an all encompassing showcase of cutting-edge music. The first wave of names includes cultural behemoths CASISDEAD, Katy B, Freddie Gibbs + Madlib, Mala, Benga, Juls, Taylah Elaine, Shy FX, sim0ne, Steam Down (plus special guests) and Vigro Deep, with many more to come. Tickets are available now from £34.50.

Tickets HERE

Sea You Festival

Germany’s iconic Sea You Festival returns from 19th July – 21st July 2024, The backdrop of the beautiful Lake Tunisee near Freiburg is the perfect place to enjoy the summer sun, to take a deep breath of fresh air and one of the best soundtracks in the world which next year will feature the likes of 999999999, Adam Beyer, Fisher, Boris Brejcha, Boys Noize, Charlie Sparks B2b Parfait, Dax J, Dom Dolla, Hugel, Kobosil, I Hate Models, Len Faki, Lilly Palmer, Pan-Pot, Reinier Zonneveld (Live), Rodriguez Jr. (Live), Shlømo, Worakls Orchestra and many More.
Tickets often sell out so get yours at  https://www.seayou-festival.de/tickets

Subtronics Tour

Genre-bending bass music artist Subtronics kicks off the TESSERACT Tour this February– his most impressive run to date, as he brings the show to 13 cities over 16 unforgettable nights. Drawing inspiration from the “tesseract,” a geometric marvel known in fourth-dimensional geometry as a 16-cell cube, Subtronics – who has a tattoo of a tesseract on his arm channeled his fascination into an innovative stage design accompanied by breathtaking visual elements. The tour launches with a spectacular two-night weekend at the Armory in Minneapolis on February 16 and 17 before heading to arenas and pavilions across the country. The TESSERACT Tour will include special guest Wooli plus support from HEDEX, Saka, Jon Casey, Distinct Motive, Automhate, SuperAve. and Skellytn.

Most recently, Subtronics teamed up with Excision for the bass juggernaut that is “Asteroid” as well as with electro-pop duo Phantogram to transform their modern classic “Black Out Days (Subtronics Remix)” into a drum & bass banger. At the end of 2022, Subtronics released ANTIFRACTALS–the follow-up to his debut album, FRACTALS, with VIP versions from himself and remixes from the likes of GRiZ, Zeds Dead, Virtual Riot, Peekaboo, Wooli, A Hundred Drums, and more. ANTIFRACTALS reached #5 on Spotify’s Debut Top Albums and #1 on iTunes Electronic Albums charts. Coming off the success of these releases, Subtronics is poised to bring his explosive live performance, mixing skills and more new music across America in 2024. Tickets are on-sale at https://subtronics.net/tour/.

Subtronics TESSERACT Tour dates:

FEB 16 – Minneapolis, MN – The Armory

FEB 17 – Minneapolis, MN – The Armory

FEB 18 – Madison, WI – The Sylvee

FEB 21 – Independence, MO – Cable Dahmer Arena

FEB 22 – Chesterfield, MO -The Factory

FEB 23 – Columbus, OH – Kemba Live!

FEB 24 – Newport, KY – MegaCorp Pavilion

FEB 25 – Newport, KY – MegaCorp Pavilion

FEB 28 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE

FEB 29 – Buffalo, NY – Riverworks

MAR 01 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center

MAR 02 – Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall at Fenway

MAR 03 – Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall at Fenway

MAR 07 – Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium

MAR 08 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena

MAR 09 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Event Center

APR 05 – Burnet, TX – Texas Eclipse 2024

Surreal Park in Brazil

Surreal Park is a superclub that offers an immersive festival experience and it is back with a superb run of events in January and February including some special Carnival parties. The likes of Black Coffee, Gene on Earth, Indira Paganotto, Anthea and Amine Edge, Beltran, Prunk and more are all set to play and tickets are available now from LINK. 

Tickets HERE

Time Warp Celebration

Time Warp celebrates its 30th anniversary with a two-day party on April 5th and 6th, 2024 at Maimarkt Mannheim which on Friday will feature 11 hours of music over 3 floors from 19 acts and on Saturday 19 hours of music over 6 floors from 39 acts. 

Tickets HERE

WORSHIP Tour

WORSHIP, the U.K. collective consisting of Beatport’s top best-selling and most-streamed drum & bass artists Sub Focus and Dimension, along with Culture Shock and 1991, will embark on its third and biggest North American tour this March. The seismic tour will have the collective perform in eight major cities building on the success of their previous sold-out continental tours in 2020 and 2023. The WORSHIP NORTH AMERICA 2024 tour will begin in San Jose on March 15, culminating in the final show at the legendary Palladium in Los Angeles on March 30. In between, the WORSHIP team will pass through major markets including Chicago, New York, Washington D.C., Toronto, Denver, with an additional city still to be announced. 

WORSHIP ARTISTS was founded in 2017 by Sebastian Weingartshofer and has quickly become known as a collective of world-class artists, producers and DJs whose highly acclaimed output rivals some of the most celebrated creatives in electronic music today, with numerous gold and platinum-selling records to its name and countless sold-out headline shows across the world. WORSHIP’s current roster includes Sub Focus, Dimension, 1991, Culture Shock, MANT and Oliver Winters.  Tickets are on sale now at www.worshipartists.uk.

WORSHIP North America 2024 tour dates:

MAR 15 – San Jose, CA – San Jose Civic

MAR 16 – Chicago, IL – Radius

MAR 22 – Brooklyn, NY – Great Hall, Avant Gardner

MAR 23 – Washington D.C. – Echostage

MAR 24 – TBA – TBA

MAR 28 – Toronto, CA – History

MAR 29 – Denver, CO – Mission Ballroom

MAR 30 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium





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