[Secret Ninja Pass] This Week at Beta 9/26

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Alright, ninjas. We’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta for 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. We recently spoke with the Rolling Stone #1 Club in North America just last weekend, and you know what they said about you? That they love you guys, and they love the energy the ninjas bring to the crowd.

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:

– Get in line up front door before 11 pm
– Show this post to the cashier

Boom. That’s it, ninjas! The only stipulations are that this deal is that you have to be 21 and up, and in the door by 11pm.

Who’s going to be lighting the decks up this week? Peep the killer talent below.

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’tyDi – Confirmation Bias (Ft. Kane)’
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Helicopter Showdown - September 27th
’Hacker Crap / Cali Born ft. Virtual Riot’
Brodinkski- September 28th
’Empire of the Sun – DNA (Brodinski Remix)’
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[Remix on Repeat] John Newman – Love Me Again (TYR Remix)

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Love Me Again (TYR Remix)

John Newman has one sexy voice, period.

So to make a remix of his, and to do it well, an artist must keep all that is sexy in his vocals and our Rado boy TYR did just that with his remix of ‘Love Me Again’. The 19-year-old producer took the sultry voice of Newman and added a splash of electronic TYR sound, full of quick melodies, piano chords and intense vocal alterations. Another powerful remix by TYR to listen to again and again and again.

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Minnesota – Collective Identity Tour VIP Ticket Giveaway [TMN EXCLUSIVE]

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Minnesota’s smooth melodic style captured our attention quite some time ago, and has continued to impress us with each and every release. Meticulously crafted, his sound is beautiful and often hip hop inspired, layering fast paced hi hats over rolling bass lines. With carefully extracted samples and clean natural atmospheric elements, he creates a rich and luscious soundscape that’s both relaxing and invigorating.

Given our long time affinity for this Santa Cruz producer/DJ, we were of course elated to give our readers the chance to win two VIP/Meet and Greet tickets to one of his shows. Our elation grew as the details emerged that we’d be doing this for his entire tour. That’s right, for every single one of Minnesota’s tour dates from October 9th and December 22nd (not including festival dates) we’re hooking up VIP tickets.

…but wait! There’s more!

We’re not handing out just one set of VIP tickets. We’re giving out two sets of VIP tickets per show!

Pretty insane, right? We thought so to. Well, we won’t keep you any longer. We know your unbridled excitement has you already searching this post up and down looking for how to enter. Well, keep your pants on. We’re about to give you that information.

To enter, you must:
1. Connect to the Punchtab App below.
2. List the city and date you want to submit your entry for.

That’s it. If you’re chosen, you will be notified via email. Make sure to head to Minnesota’s site to check out all the tour details, and read the official rules for this contest. Contest ends October 7th.

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[Remix EP] MORTEN – Look Closer

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Not too long ago, we featured the beautiful vocal progressive house gem from Copenhagen born DJ/Producer, Morten, via his recap from WMC week in Miami. The video was the perfect backdrop for this gorgeously produced tune, making all who were at that legendary week want to book their tickets for 2014.

After a years of blogging, we’ve come to realize this. When you have a progressive house gem with stunning vocals, you will have remixes. Whether their official or not, you know they’re coming down the pike. And today, we have a few of our favorites. These are the official remixes, put out on Ash Pournari’s PRMD label. First up is a TMN favorite, Candyland, who always infuse a unique sound into whatever they do. The Santa Barbara DJ duo, who have been getting all sorts of accolades as of late, turned this uplifting house tune into a filthy dubstap track, layering in razory synths and heavy bass.

Our other favorite out of the lot was Danny Verde, who has a staggering list of official remixes under his belt. In his take on “Look Closer” we’re served up a nice electro house version that still allows the original vocals to shine though, yet provides us with a little more dancy aggression.

The EP is officially out on Beatport as of yesterday.

’MORTEN – Look Closer (Candyland Remix)’
’MORTEN – Look Closer (Danny Verde Remix)’
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Skylab 2013 – Ticket Giveaway [TMN EXCLUSIVE]

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As you ninjas already know, our clan rolls deep in Denver, and with good reason. The Mile High city provides one of the best music scenes in the US, boasting the nation’s best nightclub and outdoor venue. Aside from the insane talent at Beta nightclub and the incredible natural acoustics at Red Rocks Amphitheater, we also have some killer parties. One of the longest running parties in Denver is, of course, Skylab.

This outer spaced themed event, put on by long time party juggernauts Triad Dragons has spotlighted some of the world’s best talent. This time around is no slouch in comparison to previous years, featuring names like: Kaskade, Dillon Francis, Morgan Page, Project 46, Walden, Manufactured Superstars, Dragon & Jontron, JQA, Mt Eden, Luminox, Gladiator, Loudpvck, Vinnie Maniscalco, WRKD, Ishe and more.

We’re sure you’re already sold on the event, now here comes the good part – how to win a free ticket. All you have to do to enter is “like” our facebook page and Triad Dragon’s facebook page, then comment with who you want to see most at this event in our comment box directly below this post. One winner will be chosen from those comments, and notified via facebook (PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR MESSAGES AFTER YOU ENTER). Winner will receive one GA ticket to the show. You must be 18 to enter. You must provide your own transportation. TMN and Global Dance Music are not responsible for anything you do during or after the show. If you have an amazing time, you may sing our praises.

HOW TO ENTER:
1) “Like” us (The Music Ninja) on facebook here:

2) “Like” Triad Dragons on facebook:

3) Comment below this post with who you are most excited to see at Skylab 2013.

We’ll pick one winner 3pm Mountain Time on this Friday, Sept. 19th.

’Lana Del Rey – Young And Beautiful (Kaskade Mix)’
’Dillon Francis – Without You Feat. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs’
’Morgan Page feat. The Outfield – Your Love (Radio Mix)’
’Project 46 feat. Seri – Motionless (Original Mix)’
’First Day (Pete Tong Radio Rip)’
’Alex Gaudino feat. Nicole Scherzinger – Missing You (Manufactured Superstars Remix)’
’Dragon & Jontron ft Lea Luna – Tonight’
’JQA vs. MFSS – Deeper Love (Original Mix)’
’Mt. Eden – Airwalker Feat. Diva Ice’
’Crush ft. Camden Cox – Could This Be Real (Luminox Remix)’
’No Scrubs (gLAdiator x Brazzabelle Remix)’
’Kill the Noise – Jump Ya Body (LOUDPVCK Remix)’
’TaKillYa – Vinnie Maniscalco ***FREE DOWNLOAD***’
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[Metal Step] Slayer – Raining Blood (Aylen Remix)

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Raining Blood (Aylen Remix)

Gah! My inner 18 year old self is freaking out right now. “Raining Blood,” is inevitably one of the greatest metal songs of all time, created by one of the greatest metal bands of all time. Trying to tackle an electronica based remix of this tune is no easy feat. Thank god it’s Aylen taking it on.

Razor sharp synths carefully layered across break beats, accentuated by masterfully crafted samples make this remix one for the record books. Maybe I’m biased considering my affinity for metal. Maybe I’m biased considering my affinity for Aylen. Regardless of which, there’s no denying this is one bad ass remix.

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[Get Crunk] Clayton’s Friday Party Playlist #67

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What’s up, ninjas? After a solid week of rain out here in Colorado, we’re ready to get out and get after it. I’m sure our friends in the UK and the Pacific Northwest would tell us to quit whining, seeing as how they deal with this all the time. Anyways, we’re sure you’re right there with us, regardless of your current climate.

Today we find ourselves offering up a tasty selection of dance inducing treats that will help you kick off your weekend properly. I’m sure you’re all anxious to get to this list, so I’ll cut this short. Have a killer weekend!

#danceirresponsibly

’Better Off Alone (Vaski Remix) – Alice DJ’
’Bassnectar – Take You Down (Special Edit)’
’That’s My Jam (Original Mix) – Them Lost Boys x Party Favor’
’Carnage x Tony Junior – Michael Jordan (LOUDPVCK Remix)’
’Dj Bam Bam – Everybody Go Up & Down (Matt Watkins Bootleg)’
’BWen – Barbary (Original Mix)’
’Reload The Crushed Spectrum (Leo Lauretti’s Mashup) – Ummet Ozcan Vs. Cosmic Gate’
’Icona Pop x Audien x Mercer x Promise Land – We Got The World (Disco Fries Bootleg)’
’KC Lights – Amy Raver’
’BWen – Barbary (Original Mix)’
’Dada Life – Boing Clash Boom (Jordan & Jayce Remix)’
’Coldplay – Atlas (Gazzo Remix)’
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