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Ultra Music Festival unveils awe inducing 2019 RESISTANCE lineup for Miami iteration

Ultra Music Festival (UMF) has proven its RESISTANCE brand to be a well-oiled industrial machine that unceasingly manufactures some of the finest house and techno lineups in the modern festival circuit. The revelations of its 2019 lineup continues this process. For its 2019 edition, Ultra Miami will present the RESISTANCE concept in an unprecedented manner, […]

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Igloofest Montréal to return for 13th edition of the winter event series, including headliners Diplo, Above & Beyond and RL Grime

Montréal is no stranger to icy Canadian winters, but that doesn’t stop the local troops from getting down in the snow. Returning for the 13th edition of the winter event series, Igloofest has announced their annual three-weekend takeover at the city’s Old Port, welcoming all as they embark on nine evenings of frosty festivities. As […]

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Maceo Plex drops dark remix of Dino Lenny’s ‘Guilty Officer’

From releasing two EPs and remixing the legendary Blade Runner theme, to launching yet another label, Maceo Plex has had a sprawling 2018. Capping off his year with one final remix, the multifarious artist has set forth his take of Italian techno talent, Dino Lenny’s “Guilty Officer.” Maceo Plex’s rendition is a hard-hitting take than the funky, […]

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Teksupport brings rare Maceo Plex Mosaic show stateside

It’s not often that Maceo Plex‘ name appears stateside; he only comes to his homeland a handful of times each year. Even rarer is his Mosaic party series, which began as a residency as Pacha but has since evolved into a global institution for the avant garde of dance music. The award-winning series has only […]

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Maceo Plex shares full remix of Remake’s classic “Blade Runner”

Drawing from his deep affinity for sci-fi film noir, Maceo Plex has shared his robust techno remix of Remake’s classic 90’s techno/progressive house track, “Blade Runner.”  The offering is the next in Renaissance‘s still-developing ReMix Collection, which was capped off by contributions by Solomun and Tale Of Us. Maceo Plex’s take on the iconic theme […]

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Maceo Plex transcends genre with subterranean ‘Mutant 1’ EP

If Maceo Plex promises “techno mutations,” know that he’ll deliver. Such runs deep on Eric Estornel’s latest release, the first of a new Mutant Series he’s dubbed, Mutant 1.  With a bellowing sense of urgency and driving complexity, Maceo mutilates the Maetrik electro he’s so highly revered for with a culmination of transcendent sci-fi soundscapes. Mutant 1 is an insatiable […]

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Framework in the Desert Coachella announces Jamie Jones, Maceo Plex, Black Coffee & more for 2018 parties

Framework, one of Los Angeles’ ringleaders in underground electronic music, announced its 2018 Coachella programming. Over the years, Framework has proven a forward-thinking outfit in the music booking business and brought its unique curatorial prowess to the forefront, soundtracking the Desert’s biggest weekend with some of house and techno’s most sought after names. Now, on the festival’s first […]

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Elements Lakewood announces 2018 lineup featuring Claude Vonstroke and Jamie Jones

Elements Lakewood has announced their 2018 lineup featuring Dirtybird head honcho Claude Vonstroke and Paradise Records tech house maestro Jamie Jones, among a diver plethora of artists spanning a variety of electronic genres. The festival takes place in the rolling hills of Pennsylvania, deep within an expansive summer-camp-esque property in Lakewood. Green fields, lush forests […]

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45 artists have been revealed as part of Sonus Festival’s 2018 lineup

As part of Sonus Festival‘s Phase One lineup, the Pag Island, Croatia beachside affair has revealed 45 names for its 2018 edition. Among the festival’s rising stars include Charlotte de Witte, Binh, Peggy Gou and Amelie Lens, while veterans Adam Beyer, Dixon, Maceo Plex, and Richie Hawtin are set to return to the fest’s scintillating […]

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Awakenings announces monstrous two-day 2018 lineup

Awakenings Festival has announced its glorious 2018 lineup, which will descend upon the grounds of Spaarnwoude on June 30 and July 1.Over 100 artists will perform over the two days with some of techno’s heaviest acts fronting the bill. Artists like Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth, and more, are some of the […]

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Maceo Plex is set to revive his electro Mariel Ito alias after 12 years

Considering the recent resurgence of electro, and more widespread attention given to acts like Helena Hauff and the seminal DJ Stingray, it’s fitting that Eric Estornel —otherwise known as Maceo Plex — is reviving his electro-focused alias Mariel Ito for the first time in 12 years.Estornel’a returns to this project in a big way, as he’s set […]

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Coachella releases 2018 lineup

Coachella has released their lineup for 2018 featuring The Weeknd, Beyoncé, and Eminem. The lineup is the festival’s 19th edition.Notable undercard acts on the bill include ODESZA, Kygo, Soulwax, Illenium, Jamie Jones, Motor City Drum Ensemble, The Black Madonna, and Maceo Plex, among a plethora of other diverse artists. Beyoncé was scheduled to headline the festival in […]

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deadmau5 unleashes complete track collection from BBC Radio 1 residency on Spotify

Deadmau5‘s struck an underground gold mine, and luckily, he’s happy to share the wealth.After an exciting string of announcements amidst the mau5’s final BBC Radio 1 residency show, the big cheese has thrilled fans with a more immediate gift. Fans of deadmau5’s radio show can relish in a complete collection of the music the artist […]

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Getting to know Ellum: Maceo Plex’s forward-thinking underground label

The name Maceo Plex has become synonymous with dark, brooding dance music of the highest calibre. With a career spanning over two decades, it’s no surprise that the Barcelona-based producer — real name Eric Estornel — has evolved into one of the scene’s most revered tastemakers. This is perhaps best epitomized by the esteem of […]

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A day-by-day look at Sonus’ magic [Festival Review]

 1A day-by-day look at Sonus' magic (Festival Review)Sonus has become an underground jewel of sorts of the Croatian festival scene within just five years of operation. This notion was evidenced physically by the thousands of partygoers flooded into the surrounding town of Novalja as the festival commenced its milestone fifth anniversary celebrations at the nearby Zrce […]

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Maceo Plex revives his Maetrik moniker after five years for ‘Cortex 11-B’

Eric Estornel has taken measures throughout his career to avoid becoming stylistically stagnant, or pigeonholed to a certain genre. However, 2017 has perhaps seen the artist explore his varied inspirations more proactively than ever before. This past June, Estornel released his second Maceo Plex album, Solar, on his recently-minted Lone Romantic imprint.Estornel’s new album and label are […]

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Maceo Plex has released his elusive edit of The Smiths’ classic ‘How Soon Is Now’

In June, Maceo Plex veered away from the progressive and techno style which has defined his career with the release of Solar. Favoring narrative-driven, rock-inspired electronica to pounding club kicks, Erik Estornel’s sophomore album marked a significant artistic evolution and acted as the launchpad for his new Lone Romantic imprint.For his first release since the LP, the artist has […]

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Maceo Plex has released his elusive edit of The Smiths’ classic ‘How Soon Is Now’

In June, Maceo Plex veered away from the progressive and techno style which has defined his career with the release of Solar. Favoring narrative-driven, rock-inspired electronica to pounding club kicks, Erik Estornel’s sophomore album marked a significant artistic evolution and acted as the launchpad for his new Lone Romantic imprint.For his first release since the LP, the artist has […]

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