jakub | March 18, 2024

March 17th Weekly Roundup Feature


Hey, hey! It’s March 17th and St. Patrick’s Day if you celebrate! We’re back with the hottest news of the week. Check back in with us next week for the next roundup!

Above & Beyond in Mexico City

Above & Beyond will celebrate 600 episodes of their long-running radio show, Group Therapy Radio, in Mexico City this October 19 and 20 at Hipódromo de las Américas. 

For the first time ever, Above & Beyond’s Group Therapy 600 celebration will be presented as a two-day experience, with A&B closing the show on Saturday, October 19, alongside a handpicked lineup of Anjunabeats artists and Anjunadeep Open Air showcasing the latest in melodic house and electronica on Sunday, October 20. The weekend’s lineup will be announced in the coming months.

Tickets will be available via pre-sale on Wednesday, March 20, at 11 am CST, with any remaining tickets released in the general sale commencing Thursday, March 21, at 11 am CST. Sign up via ABGT600.LIVE for first access to the lowest-priced tickets.

Three types of tickets are available. All tickets grant access to Group Therapy 600 on Saturday, October 19, and Anjunadeep Open Air on Sunday, October 20.

Tickets HERE

BPM Festival Costa Rica

Following the success of its inaugural Easter Edition last year, The BPM Festival is thrilled to confirm the return of the burgeoning offshoot. Slated for March 28, 29, and 30, the multi-day celebration will take place on the lush, sprawling grounds of Roca Mistica, an enchanting venue located in the heart of Tamarindo, Costa Rica. With a lineup adorned with BPM Festival favorites, including HUGEL, Pablo Ceballos, Steve Lawler, Van Der Hansz, and  N.I.M., along with additional groove curators in the house and tech–house spaces, such as Alberto Dimeo, Bassel Darwish, Chinonegro, Kevin York, Kofla, Matta, and more. 3-day passes are almost sold out, and single-day tickets will be available soon.

Tickets HERE

Deathpact Mission Ballroom

The Eternity Research Group (ERG) is a dedicated organization focused on unraveling the mysteries of existence and the universe. Through exploring both known and uncharted territories, the ERG seeks to improve human understanding of this reality. One of the group’s primary focuses throughout recorded history has been that of Deathpact, an enigmatic being that occupies a unique ethereal position between life and death. On June 22, 2024, the ERG will unveil a unique immersive experience at a location to be announced alongside Deathpact’s next major show at Mission Ballroom in Denver.  This marks one of only a handful of Deathpact headline appearances this year.  

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Demi Riquísimo – Windows 95 Anthem EP

Rising UK producer, DJ, and synth extraordinaire  Demi Riquísimo delivers his time-lost new Windows 95 Anthem EP, a wistful yet driving two-tracker out now on Higher Ground. The release includes remixes from global house icon Chloé Caillet and trance-influenced Berlin producer Spray. 

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Dillon Marinez – Ecstatic

San Diego-based producer/DJ Dillon Marinez is back with a new single ‘Ecstatic’ out now via Dirtybird Records.

Serving as the follow-up to his 2022 hit ‘Wormhole’, Dillon Marinez has returned with a tantalizing original that is sure to make the rounds on dancefloors across the globe. Driven by bright, textured melodies, ‘Ecstatic’ kicks into high gear as Marinez slowly builds around his vibrant synth lead with snappy percussion and sharp kicks. Anthemic and upbeat, ‘Ecstatic’ captures the magnetic energy that is omnipresent throughout Dirtybird’s near 20-year catalog.  

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Dim Mak Record Ultra Miami Music Week Showcase

It wouldn’t be Miami Music Week without the annual Dim Mak Records Miami Music Week showcase. The label has been an integral part of the Ultra Music Festival week surrounding celebrations since 2009. And in this 15th year anniversary, Steve Aoki and his Dim Mak imprint are taking over the world-famous, award-winning ultraclub E11EVEN on Friday, March 22. 

Tickets HERE

Eminence Ensemble – Inside Looking Out

Denver-based six piece jam outfit Eminence Ensemble is a band of dualities.

Now, Eminence Ensemble unveil their newest LP, Inside Looking Out – an album that acutely reflects the band’s revamped identity. With new creative perspectives meshing with older stylistic tendencies, Inside Looking Out adds captivating wrinkles into the band’s formula while retaining the core traits that makes them such a distinct voice in the jam world.

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Family Piknik

Since its inception in 2012, globally renowned annual music festival Family Piknik has flourished to claim its position as one of the world’s leading festivals, as voted for in the DJ Mag Top 100 Festival Awards in 2022 and 2023. Returning to its idyllic seaside location in Frontignan, South of France, the open-air festival presents a stellar lineup for its two-day event on August 3 & 4, 2024.

Tickets HERE

FLAMINGOSIS – Nebula Gazer

FLAMINGOSIS, the creative project of Aaron Velasquez – a New Jersey-raised and Brooklyn-based artist and producer known for fusing soul, funk, jazz, hip-hop, and electronic – has released the second single from Better Will Come, his new studio album due out later this spring. “Nebula Gazer”–out today, March 14 accompanied by an animated visualizer by Space Dawg–hinges on a clean funk riff and foot-stomping bass. Built around a core synth line, successive solos swirl across this galaxy in an intergalactic call-and-response. 

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FLY – Lucid Dream

Memory Palace Records is excited to announce the release of Lucid Dream, the new EP from groundbreaking electronic producer FLY, out March 15th, 2024. The journey into Lucid Dream begins with the introspective single of the same name, available now, leading into a mesmerizing collaboration with Player Dave titled “Blink” on March 7th.

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JEANIE – Into The Dark

GRL GANG founder JEANIE will release her Into The Dark EP.

Into The Dark is JEANIE’s first fully independent EP, and stands testament to her innate mastery of darkness through bass. In tandem with her EP, JEANIE will be embarking on her debut North American Into The Dark headline tour spanning 17 cities across the US. She’ll make her EDC Las Vegas debut this May.

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Maddy O’Neal & COFRESI – Matcha

Denver-based, electro-soul maven Maddy O’Neal is revving through 2024 in glamorous fashion. 

Following the release of last year’s Mind Over Matter EP, a 4-track package touting O’Neal’s signature feel-good bass style while expanding her sonic purview, the producer/DJ announced her Ultra Music Festival debut in addition to a Miami Music Week set at the ETP Agency party at ZeyZey Miami on Saturday, March 23 – her first-ever plays in the Magic City.

Now, the artist unveils “Matcha,” a hypnotizing collaboration with COFRESI – the Chicago-bred electronic producer/multi-instrumentalist known for his lavish soundscapes and breathtaking live performances.

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Moovin Festival

One of the UK’s most proudly independent gatherings is back in 2024 with another very special line up to celebrate its much anticipated 10th anniversary edition this August Bank Holiday weekend. Moovin Festival 2024 is set to take place at Compstall’s udderly unique Whitebottom Farm and headlining are none other than electronic music pioneers Leftfield and legendary DJ Laurent Garnier, plus Sampa the Great, Erol Alkan, Crazy P, David Rodigan, Souls of Mischief, Mr Scruff, Greg Wilson, Jaguar Skills, Congo Natty, Ray Keith, DRS, Nicky Blackmarket, Nubiyan Twist, K Klass and many more innovative bands, DJs and live acts from across the spectrum. Moovin Festival is an exceptional celebration of sonic brilliance, eclectic music, and quirkiness, set in a beautiful and intimate environment.

Tickets HERE

NAWAS – Contact High

For their latest single “Contact High” out today (March 15), Nashville-based, emotive dance/alt-pop duo NAWAS–who is  lead singer/pianist Jake Nawas and producer/multi-instrumentalist Ben McDaniel–team up with emerging powerhouse vocalist and songwriter Heather Russell. Russell–whose voice heralded by NYLON “…mixes Doja Cat’s attitude with Ariana Grande’s weightlessness for a sound that’s undeniably addictive…”–takes charge alongside NAWAS’ intricate production on “Contact High” for an infectious club track ready to soar among house and dnb sets alike.

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Rezz – CAN YOU SEE ME?

Electronic visionary Rezz has released her anticipated new album CAN YOU SEE ME? out now via HypnoVizion

Unfolding over 10 tracks, CAN YOU SEE ME? is powerful and commanding as it explores the depths of Rezz’s curiosity and evolution in the bass music genre. Created in her Toronto home studioCAN YOU SEE ME? is Rezz’s most collaborative body of work to-date, featuring previously released tracks with SubtronicsBlanke, and HOLLY, as well as new collaborations with rising stars INZO and CYCLOPS, and HypnoVizion alumni EDDIE, Digital Ethos, and KAVARI. 

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SAYMYNITTI & Blasterjaxx – Midnight

Dance music pioneers SAYMYNITTI, a dynamic collaboration between NITTI and SAYMYNAME, are set to reintroduce the exhilarating charm of 90s and early 2000s rave culture. Now they have teamed up with legendary Dutch DJ-producer duo Blasterjaxx on their new single, “Midnight.” Dropping Friday, March 15th, this electrifying big room anthem is coming to Blasterjaxx’s globally renowned label, Maxximize Records, in cooperation with Spinnin’ Records.

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Smoakland & Big Gigantic – Always Wanna Talk

In a brilliant fusion of talent and creativity, Smoakland is thrilled to announce their upcoming EP, ‘Always Wanna Talk,’ a highly anticipated collaboration with electronic music icons Big Gigantic, set to drop on Deadbeats this March 15. This collaboration marks a significant milestone for Smoakland, positioning them at the forefront of the electronic music scene.

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THE ALTAR Atlanta

Anticipation for The Masquerade’s newest room, Altar, has reached a fever pitch- it’s been 35 years since this hallowed institution opened its doors, turned up the amps, and invited music fans to lose their minds. So, it isn’t every day that a new room is added to the holy trinity of Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory. Check out this Atlanta venue, more information soon!

VibeLab Launches NightSchool at SXSW: An EU Funded Programme Offering €75,000 to Support Emerging Nightlife Curators

Press Release HereA joint effort by five partnering organisations (VibelabFUSEKaņepes Kultūras CentrsBASIS Vinschgau Venost/KASINO ClubTransversal Project). This transnational education programme will focus on environmental, social, and economic sustainability. 15 participants will receive €5,000 each towards the programme and launch of their sustainable and innovative event, empowering individuals to turn their visionary ideas into reality. 

Applications are open now, closing date will be April 12th, with participants committing to a week long training 3-8 June 2024.

Will Clarke at YUMA

Equal parts producer, DJ, broadcaster, and GRAMMY-nominated songwriter, Will Clarke’s dynamic style and high-powered sound spanning house and techno has established him on the dance music map. 

As spring approaches, we’d like to share with you information on Coachella performer Will Clarke. The Bristol-born, Detroit-based multi-faceted artist will be appearing at Yuma Saturday, April 13 and Saturday, April 20.

Zeds Dead – Rude Boy (EAZYBAKED Remix)

Florida-based electronic music duo, EAZYBAKED, are poised to unveil their unique take on the legendary dance electronic anthem, “Rude Boy” by Zeds Dead on March 13th via their esteemed Deadbeats label . This highly-anticipated remix promises a heavy, ear-pleasing bass floor anthem set to electrify this upcoming festival season.

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