Andy Butler of Hercules and Love Affair @ Studio B (more by Ryan Muir)
Hercules and Love Affair

Hercules and Love Affair (aka Andy Butler) is releasing a new DJ mix called Sidetracked... July 21st on Renaissance Recordings. Butler will be making DJ appearances throughout the summer, mainly in Europe. One U.S. gig will be at the July 3rd Firecracker party at the Hammerstein Ballroom (tonight). Also at the event, as mentioned by Showtrotta, will be Steve Lawler, Tiefschwarz, Victor Calderone, Damian Lazarus (live) and Audiofly. Tickets are still on sale.

Butler will be at Lollapalooza on August 8th, and he'll be making an appearance at NY's Electric Zoo Electronic Music Festival, taking place September 5th and 6th on Randall's Island. Other acts at the fest include Special Disco Version (featuring LCD Soundsystem/DFA's James Murphy & Pat Mahoney), Felix Martin & Al Doyle (of Hot Chip), Lindstrom, Frankie Knuckles, Prins Thomas, and many, many more. Above you can check out the Prins remix of Linstrom's "The Long Way Home" off the latter's Where You Go I Go Too. Tickets to the fest, including 2-day passes, are on sale now. Electric Zoo's current lineup is posted below.

Another electronic music suaree, the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival, is on the way as well, happening August 8th at the Old American Can Factory. The fest's headliners will be Juan MacLean (live) and RJD2; full lineup is still on the way. Tickets are currently on sale.

Electric Zoo lineup with Hercules and Love Affair comp info and tour dates, below...

New York's Electronic Music Festival
September 5 & 6, 2009 (Labor Day Weekend)


Armin van Buuren
Benny Benassi
Danny Tenaglia
Roger Sanchez
Robbie Rivera
Ben Watt*
Francois K*
Busy P
Marco Carola
Chus & Ceballos
Steve Aoki
DJ Mehdi
Paco Osuna
Mark Ernestus (Rhythm & Sound)*
featuring Milton Henry*
Chris Lake
Speedy J
The Whip
Martin Buttrich
Seth Troxler*


David Guetta
Ferry Corsten
Richie Hawtin
Markus Schulz
Special Disco Version featuring
James Murphy & Pat Mahoney (LCD Soundsystem/DFA)
Felix Martin & Al Doyle (HOT CHIP) DJ Set*
Andy Butler (Hercules & Love Affair)
Frankie Knuckles
Prins Thomas*
Steve Bug
Josh Gabriel
Desyn Masiello
James Holden
Adam Beyer
Tom Middleton
Nathan Fake
Menno De Jong
Chateau Flight
Jason Jollins*

*New additions
+More acts to be announced!

Hercules and Love Affair

Hercules and Love Affair
Sidetracked CD ONE - MIXED
1. WestBam - And Party
2. Sax - No Pares (Don't Stop)
3. Hercules & Love Affair - I Can't Wait
4. In Flagranti - I Never Screwed Around Before
5. Dubwise - Hold me Real Tight
6. Fax Yourself - Sunshine
7. Todd Terry Project - Weekend
8. Daniel Wang - Zola Has Landed
9. Rhythm Masters - Oh Oh Why
10. Los Kings Del Mambo - Studio X
11. Dr. Buzzards Original Savannah Band - I'll Play The Fool
12. Ray Martinez Jnr - Lady of the Night
13. Gino Soccio - Dream On
14. Rainbow Team - Dreaming

1. Westbam - And Party
2. In Flagranti - I Never Screwed Around Before
3. Dubwise - Hold me Real Tight
4. Fax Yourself - Sunshine
5. Todd Terry Project - Weekend
6. Daniel Wang - Zola Has Landed
7. Los Kings Del Mambo - Studio X
8. Dr. Buzzards Original Savannah Band - I'll Play The Fool
9. Ray Martinez Jnr - Lady of the Night
10. Gino Soccio - Dream On
11. Rainbow Team - Dreaming

Hercules & Love Affair - 2009 Tour Dates
Jul 03 NY Hammerstein Ballroom New York, New York (DJ SET)
Jul 04 Santanera Club Playa del Carmen
Jul 08 Body English Las Vegas, Nevada
Jul 11 Funky People Aveiro
Jul 12 SPACE Ibiza, Balears
Jul 13 HMD @ Social Paris
Jul 15 Villa Mercedes Athens
Jul 17 Warm @ Plastic People London
Jul 18 Lovebox Weekender London
Jul 24 Lolita Room Barcelona, Barcelona
Jul 25 Low Club Madrid, Madrid
Jul 26 10 DAYS OFF Ghent
Jul 31 The Mark Atlanta, Georgia
Aug 01 Lobby Tijuana
Aug 08 Lollapalooza: Grant Park Chicago, Illinois
Aug 21 The Pod Dublin
Aug 22 Gravity Vilnius
Aug 27 Pag @ Barzilay Tel Aviv
Aug 28 Matter London, London and South East
Aug 29 Pratersauna Vienna
Aug 30 El Diablo's Social Club Manchester, Northwest
Sep 06 Electric Zoo New York, New York

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