Hard Summer Creates the Future Stars Mini-Mix Series

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Gear up for this year's Hard Summer with the launch of the festival's Hard Summer Future Stars mini-mix series, which features select up-and-coming acts on the official artist lineup this year.

Recently launched with Colorado-based DJ and electronic music producer Paper Diamond, the Hard Summer Future Stars series highlights the rising acts featured on Hard Summer 2013. Hard Events-the world-renowned event and festival producer recognized for landmark festivals such as Hard Summer, Hard Day of the Dead and the three-day electronic music cruise Holy Ship!!!-will release multiple mixes from the Future Starsseries per week leading up to the festival.

Today (May 16), the Hard Summer Future Stars series features the Body High Mix from producers Samo Sound Boy and Jerome LOL, who together run the Los Angeles-based record label Body High. Check out the mix here: http://goo.gl/tCpah. Stay tuned to HARDFEST.COM and the Hardfest SoundCloud page (www.soundcloud.com/hardfest) for more information.

Listen to the inaugural Hard Summer Future Stars mix featuring Paper Diamond here: http://bit.ly/12d5Ywz. For more information, visit:http://bit.ly/12d63QQ.

Hard SUmmer, Los Angeles' biggest summertime music event, returns this year for its sixth annual edition as a two-day festival Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 at Los Angeles State Historic Park with performances from leading artists in the electronic and hip-hop worlds, including Knife Party, Justice (DJ Set), Duck Sauce, Dog Blood, Bassnectar, Empire of the Sun, 2 Chainz, Zedd, Crystal Castles, Baauer, Dillon Francis, Azealia Banks and many more.

Hard Summer will also serve as the only U.S. stop of the Ed Banger 10-Year Anniversary Tour with the Ed Banger 10th Anniversary Stage featuringJustice (DJ set), Breakbot Live, Busy.P Ed Banger Megamix, Feadz, Mr. Oizo, So Me and special guest Brodinski. Hard Summer will also host theDirtybird Players Stage featuring Claude VonStroke and members of his Dirtybird Records crew.

Since launching in 2008, Hard Summer has become the largest ticketed music festival in the city of Los Angeles, expanding as a two-day event last year for the first time in the festival's 6-year history. In 2012, the festival drew over 50,000 party goers to downtown Los Angeles for high-octane performances from the likes of Skrillex, Bloc Party, Miike Snow (Live), Boys Noize, Bloody Beetroots (DJ set), NERO (Live), Magnetic Man, Squarepusher, James Murphy, Little Dragon and many more.

Watch the Hard Summer 2013 official trailer, featuring the Hard Summer Dawgs, here: http://hardfe.st/1085zbQ.

Tickets for Hard Summer are on sale now via www.hardsummer.com.

The full lineup for Hard Summer 2013 is as follows:

HARD SUMMER 2013

SATURDAY AUGUST 3 + SUNDAY AUGUST 4
LA STATE HISTORIC PARK | DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
12PM - 12AM | 4 STAGES

SATURDAY AUGUST 3

KNIFE PARTY | DUCK SAUCE | DOG BLOOD
FLUX PAVILION | FLYING LOTUS | 2 CHAINZ
SBTRKT (DJ SET) | DISCLOSURE | TNGHT | TOMMY TRASH KILL THE NOISE | RL GRIME | ALVIN RISK | JUST BLAZE | OLIVER
DESTRUCTO | JULIO BASHMORE | DUKE DUMONT | TJR | ALEX METRIC
RYAN HEMSWORTH | BONDAX | KEYS N' KRATES | XXYYXX
GREEN LANTERN | DANIEL AVERY | PHIL KIERAN | JEROME LOL
SAMO SOUND BOY | DVBBS

SUNDAY AUGUST 4

JUSTICE (DJ SET) | BASSNECTAR | EMPIRE OF THE SUN
ZEDD | CRYSTAL CASTLES | BAAUER | DILLON FRANCIS AZEALIA BANKS | GESAFFELSTEIN | MR. OIZO | BUSY P FLOSSTRADAMUS | BREAKBOT | CLAUDE VONSTROKE | BRODINSKI
RUDIMENTAL (LIVE) | JUSTIN MARTIN | EATS EVERYTHING CLOCKWORK | PAPER DIAMOND | J. PHLIP | FRENCH FRIES | FEADZ SO ME | GORGON CITY | JUSTIN JAY | GLADIATOR

FEATURING:
ED BANGER RECORDS 10TH ANNIVERSARY STAGE
DIRTY BIRD PLAYERS STAGE

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