[Secret Ninja Pass] This Week at Beta 4/17

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Alright, ninjas. We’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta over the past year. We know you’ve have some epic times, catching some of the most legendary talent EDM has to offer, and we’re on board to keep this thing going. So, we’re once again giving you an opportunity to check out the best night club in North America for free. What all do you have to do to get in? It’s pretty damn easy. Just follow these steps:

- Head to the front door and enter the club before 11 pm
- Show this post to the cashier (Valid for 21+ only)

That’s it! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it’s not. Head to Beta and see for yourself.

Side note: This deal is NOT valid for Seven Lions’ show tonight. Sorry kiddos.

Seven Lions - April 17th
Röyksopp
Running To The Sea Feat. Susanne Sundfør (Seven Lions Remix)

Dirtyloud - April 18th
Banvox
Connection (Dirtyloud Remix)

Laurent Garnier - April 19th
A1 GARNIER
M.I.L.F (preview)
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[Melodic Dubstep] Crywolf – Eyes Half Closed

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Crywolf (Official)
Eyes Half Closed

When it comes to originality and emotive resonance, Crywolf is our go-to artist whenever we desire some peace of mind. There isn’t a single song of his that doesn’t make us want to call up our exes and cry them a river about how important they used to be at one point in time. Well, maybe not all of us, but that’s the kind of feel we’re going for right now.

Yesterday, Crywolf pierced our hearts with an earth-shattering new original track titled “Eyes Half Closed.” We decided to listen to this one with our eyes closed to see if it made any difference in our analysis; not only did this song trigger an influx of tears to pour out from underneath our eyes, but it also gave us a moment to collect ourselves and let the lyrics seep into our souls. Crywolf’s soothing voice, accompanied by the remarkable production techniques, are the driving force of this song. Each melodic breakdown sends us all into a state of melancholic nostalgia in which we ponder every pivotal moment of our lives up until this point in life. We recommend grabbing the box of tissues for this one, because you might encounter a heavy dose of some serious feels.

Crywolf generously decided to give this single out for free in lieu of his upcoming EP, Angels, that will be out on April 29th. “Eyes Half Closed” is just one of six songs off the stellar album, which promises to change the way you listen to music from here on out. So turn up the volume, close your eyes, and drift off into a state of elation.

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[Bangerz] Brooke’s Friday Party Playlist (CFPP Vol. 99)

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Since Clayton is too busy dancing his ass off at Coachella with the rest of the ninja crew, I decided to take over this week’s edition of CFPP to get you all ready for the weekend. Who needs 12 hours of live music, $8 beers, and half naked guys and girls to stare at for three days straight? Definitely not us…

If you’re just as jealous as the rest of our TMN team about not being at Coachella, then here are some free tunes to make your wallet forever grateful and your booty smile. Remember to stay classy, ninjas, and always dance irresponsibly.

Kiesza
Hideaway (Dzeko & Torres Remix)
Forever Young (Brazzabelle & LaReda Festival Remix)
Barely Alive
Welcome to the Real World (Hosting Bass remix)
UZ
Trap Shit V17
Twine
Hummina
Debroka
Swoop Mob (Free Download)
Psychologic
Wake Up
David Guetta & Showtek
Bad Feat. Vassy (iLLcasso Remix)
Dannic VS Matisse & Sadko VS Hats Off Tunes & CreamyCookies
City Sigure Life (Arthur White Mashup)
KATY PERRY
Dark Horse (OOF Remix) FREE DL
Krewella
Live for the Night (Aero Chord Remix)
John Legend
All Of Me (East & Young Remix) FREE DOWNLOAD!
Svyable
Turn Happy For WHAT?
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[Secret Ninja Pass] This Week at Beta 4/10

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Alright, ninjas. We’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta over the past year. We know you’ve have some epic times, catching some of the most legendary talent EDM has to offer, and we’re on board to keep this thing going. So, we’re once again giving you an opportunity to check out the best night club in North America for free. What all do you have to do to get in? It’s pretty damn easy. Just follow these steps:

- Head to the front door and enter the club before 11 pm
- Show this post to the cashier (Valid for 21+ only)

That’s it! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it’s not. Head to Beta and see for yourself.

Deorro- April 10th
Steve Aoki, Diplo & Deorro
Freak (Feat. Steve Bays)

Sigma- April 11th
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Nobody to Love (clip)

Damian Lazarus - April 12th
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RISE BEFORE ZOD
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TMBA – Obsessed (Our Time Remix) [TMN Premiere]

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Obsessed (feat. Lynn Gvnn) (Our Time Remix)

It’s Monday and the coffee is brewing, the music is blasting, and the hangover is just now starting to fade away. The perfect way to cure any case of the post-weekend blues is to simply indulge yourself in some hyphy new tunes to prepare yourself for the week to come. This week isn’t like any other week, my friends, because it is officially the start of festival season. The TMN team is gearing up for weekend 1 of Coachella, which in my books, just means it’s about to be an epic weekend full of shenanigans. In lieu of this week’s festivities, we have the perfect track to describe every ninja’s feelings about Coachella, all thanks to the artists Our Time and TMBA.

TMBA just recently put out their original new dubstep tune, “Obsessed,” which left everyone obsessing over the replay button. With a slew of artists throwing out their renditions of this gorgeous track, we were recently sent a unique electro house spin on this song by Tulsa natives, Our Time. Right from the beginning, the track starts us off with a heavy kick and catchy beat that builds up into a soft, melodic intro for Lynn Gvnn to showcase her unique voice. Our Time placed a lot of emphasis on the vocals and dirty breakdowns in their remix for TMBA, in which they took an adorable (yet heavy) sounding song and transformed it into a nasty, hectic dance anthem that is  sure to make people lose their mind. Try not to obsess over this one, ninjas and have a happy Monday!

 

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[Secret Ninja Pass] This Week at Beta 4/3

beta-super-pass

Alright, ninjas. We’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta over the past year. We know you’ve have some epic times, catching some of the most legendary talent EDM has to offer, and we’re on board to keep this thing going. So, we’re once again giving you an opportunity to check out the best night club in North America for free. What all do you have to do to get in? It’s pretty damn easy. Just follow these steps:

- Head to the front door and enter the club before 11 pm
- Show this post to the cashier (Valid for 21+ only)

That’s it! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it’s not. Head to Beta and see for yourself.

Adrian Lux - April 3rd
Adrian Lux
Sooner or Later feat. Kaelyn Behr (Preview)

Andy C - April 4th
Andy C
Haunting

Derek Plaslaiko - April 5th
Electric Deluxe Podcast 111 Derek Plaslaiko
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Get to know: LAXX [TMN Exclusive Interview]

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Step Two [Preview]

LAXX is most definitely one to keep your eye on. Having signed with the renowned bass family Never Say Die last year, LAXX dropped his explosive debut EP for them in February and is now unleashing his second on April 7th. A follow up from ‘Step One’, ‘Step Two’ is another display of his self-coined “Twitch” music, packed with jittery synths and intense rhythmical progressions – not to mention a frenzied remix from label mate MUST DIE! The iconic and wonderfully simplistic ‘Step One’ is given a more dynamic and atmospheric twist, whilst maintaining that earth shattering drop impact of the original. I particularly enjoy ‘The Limit’ with its blend of vocal outbreaks and sustained pulse throughout, and LAXX’s sense of musical identity resonates here. I had the opportunity to to grill LAXX on ‘Step Two’ and what we can expect to see from him in the future.

TMN: Did you approach making ‘Step Two’ differently to ‘Step One’? Did ‘Step Two’ feel more like you were experimenting with a new set of sounds?

LAXX: ‘Step One’ was hard to follow, but I had a vibe in my mind already and knew what sort of thing I wanted to hear. It took a while, I named so many projects ‘Step Two’ and had about 5 different tracks which I was going to go back in on, but none of them were what I wanted. When I’m writing I know when I’ve got it, and a lot of the time I just start again because it’s not working for me. As soon as I got the basic vibe of it, I must’ve known, because I named it ‘Definitely Step Two’. But yeah, I wanted a similar vibe but a different musical palette.

TMN: Which track on this EP are you most proud of and why?

LAXX: Like all of them for different reasons. ‘Brainbug’ took the longest to finish, but I’m still as into ‘The Limit’ as I was when I first wrote it. I’ve always tried to create something simple, which has as much impact as something overproduced. But in all, I’m proud of all of them, and they all took weeks of back and forth to finish.

TMN: Where does the term “Twitch” music come from?

LAXX: “Twitch” is a term I created just because I didn’t feel what I was doing was fitting into categories I was listening to. To me just means a different rhythm, not just the obvious. The vibe in ‘Brainbug’ and ‘The Unknown’ are pretty much off key and different, so thats what I mean. I take inspiration from everything, but I still see what I’m doing in a different bracket to Trap or Dubstep, so it would be wrong to call it either.

TMN: What’s next in terms of future sounds from you? What can we expect you to deliver after this release?

LAXX: You’ll have to wait and see, but I’m just going down a new route. I want to do something different and exciting and make peoples ears prick up. So, I can’t say really, but I’ve got a lot in store..

TMN: You’ve previously worked with several grime artists. Do you have any plans to collaborate with vocalists again?

LAXX: Yes. I’ve always been a big fan of grime MC’s and Footsie, D Double E and P Money are some of my favourites. I can’t really say whats to come, but there will be some colabs in the pipeline.

TMN: Could you name 3 of your all-time favourite tracks?

That’s not an easy question as my music taste is pretty broad and I go through phases with different genres constantly. But here you go:

Krust – Warhead

Bad Company – Planet Dust

Dire Straits – Sultans Of Swing

TMN: If you could work on a track with any Never Say Die artist, who would it be?

LAXX: I like all of the artists on Never Say Die, but I’d love to get in the studio with Zomboy. I just know he’d be a nutter to work with, he’s got so much energy in his tunes, it’d be a laugh just to work with him and see him vibe out.

TMN: Thanks for your time LAXX! Awesome release.

LAXX: Cheers for having me and make sure you grab ‘Step Two’ on 7th April!

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