New Pretty Lights, Verboten Sold, Aphex Twin’s First Vid in 17 Years

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Pretty Lights has linked up with BitTorrent to release 13 live tracks for Live at Telluride.
Hardwell trolled Ultra Europe by closing out his set with the Pokemon theme song, complete with Poke balls on the big screens as the DJ sang along.
A-Trak has put his spin on the Bob Moses track “Tearing Me Up” and giving it a funky nu disco treatment.
Authorities found 2 million Euros hidden in Amnesia nightclub in Ibiza after the owner was arrested with three others in a connection to a drug-related operation.
The new Gorillaz album is reported to be almost finished, according to Damon Albarn, and has a projected release for 2017.
LA underground collective Minimal Effort have expanded from a club showcase to an outdoor festival for Halloween on October 29 with Tiga, Pete Tong, Coyu, Jonas Rathsman, Mark Farina and many more.
NYC nightlife veteran Eddie Dean, previously of Pacha NY, entered a winning bid for Verboten and will reopen the club in the fall with a new name and vision.
Tiesto is apparently making bass house now and collaborated with Jauz on the track “Infected.”

Fun fact: Skrillex provided sound design for Transformers: Age of Extinction and you can catch him at work in the documentary on the film.

 MSTRKRFT shares the video for their new single “Runaway” from their first new album in seven years called Operator, out now.
 Zhu’s releases a fresh single “Palm of my Hand” from his forthcoming debut album GENERATIONWHY.
 Aphex Twin’s first music video in 17 years is directed by 12 year old Ryan Wyer of Ireland, an autistic fan of the artist.

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