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RB Weekend Preview: How About We Mix It Up Real Quick

This is a very special weekend for electronic music fans in Arizona as we mix it up for you all. The mixing starts with the Relentless Beats “Mixer” & 15 Minutes of Fame DJ competition on Thursday, August 20, where you will be able to see the 15 selected DJs who submitted their own original mixes earlier this month to the Relentless Beats office. More information on this below! Also, we have a great mixture of genres and venues to hit up this coming weekend. On Friday night you can kick off your weekend by catching Designer Drugs at Urbane Manner, where they will be laying down their melodic, yet edgy, tracks for you all. Follow that up with a double-header Saturday starting with trance legends, Cosmic Gate, at Release Pool Party who will be proceeded by Vanic at the Monarch Theatre later that night. It’s going to be one hell of a weekend so lets get a little more detailed below!

The Relentless Beats Mixer and 15 Minutes of Fame Competition at the Monarch Theatre (8/20 9pm)

We kick off this talent-filled weekend by showing off our local talent and all that they are capable of. After carefully selecting the 15 winners from an astounding 76 submissions, we are ready to get this party started and showcase the skill of these gifted DJs. With a number of factors going into the decision making process regarding which of these 15 individuals will be opening Global Dance Festival come November, we will need all of you help in making this choice. With that said come on out and catch these DJ play their hearts out. A list of winners can be seen below, as well as the alternatives should a winner not show up:

15 Competitors:
(in alphabetical order)
DJ Dark Mark
DJ’in Smooth
DJ Robby Robb
DJ Touri Harsh
Eddie Romero
Jeff Underdown
Matt Murdock
Ryan GoodTime Miller
Silent J

5 Alternatives:
Cormac Beeler
Kivanc Karaguelle
Robert Dandy
Tone Low

You can also use this event as an opportunity to connect with us here at Relentless Beats. For the upcoming Fall 2015/Spring 2016 we will be needing all hands on deck; therefore, if you are interested in joining the team fill out this survey and come on out to the mixer to meet the different staff from the different areas of operation and we will mix and mingle! Hope to see you all at this one!

Bounce Like This with Designer Drugs at Urbane Manner (8/20   9pm)

Designer Drugs make their return to the Phoenix metropolitan area this Friday where they will be playing at Urbane Manner in Old Town Scottsdale. This duo has been laying down dirty dub, trap, and a mix of hardcore/softcore tracks since 2007. This duo is currently signed to Ultra Records and Sex Cult Records where they have released a number of tracks since their inception including the recently released “Love U Bae”, “Scream My Name”, and “Bounce Like This”, as well as numerous remixes which boast their high energy and raw sound. Check out “Bounce Like This Below” and catch Designer Drugs for free this Friday!

Wake Your Minds as We Open the Cosmic Gate to Release Pool Party (8/21   11am)

All you trance-heads out there! Rejoice this Saturday as we bring a couple of legends to your doorstep over at Talking Stick Resort. Cosmic Gates will be stepping out into the light to wake your minds, taking you on a fantastic journey through their catalog of harmonious and rapturous tracks. The duo united in 1998 with a chance meeting, and later developed their relationship into a master class of musical spectacle. Building their name over the years with awe-inspiring releases, appearances at super-clubs around the world, and bringing heat to festivals around the world, this trance partnership has certainly become one that will linger in the minds of fans for years, even decades, to come. In 2013 they took their Wake Your Mind radio show to the next level by creating the Wake Your Mind record label as a division of Armin van Buuren‘s Armada Records. Ultimately, Cosmic Gates goal with their music and with Wake Your Mind is to communicate a belief in “border-free electronic music“, which essentially should serve as an “abbreviation-of-choice for those wishing to display a more flexible, less tribal outlook to electronic music.” Don’t miss your chance to get lost in the sounds of Cosmic Gate this coming Saturday at Release!

Fade Away with Vanic for Sound Kitchen at Monarch Theatre (8/21   9pm)

Vanic is 100% a show of incredible synth usage and melodies that will absolutely blow you away. This Saturday night at the Monarch you have the chance to witness this amazing Canadian talent take it to the next level with his astounding mixture of dubstep, house, and chill-out trap tunes. Vanic has churned out some fantastic remixes from the likes of Die Antwoord, CHVRCHES, and more recently, Major Lazer. In addition, his original work surpasses that of many producers in the game. The work he has done with frequent collaborator, K. Flay, is a stunning display of what this up and coming talent is capable of. Check out the Relentless Beat of the Week column here which features Vanic and K. Flay’s track “Make Me Fade”. Also, below you can find one of his astounding remixes, this one of CHVRCHES “The Mother We Share”!

Come out this weekend to find a great mix of people, genres, venues, and just plain old good times!

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