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That '70s Something

For as long as we’ve been alive, the ’70s have been lampooned via strap-on Afros, bad pimp costumes, and sketch comedy gags set to pop-disco anthems like “Y.M.C.A.” and “It’s …

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Just Jeremy: A Book That Bares All

From toys to tees to treads, Sydney, Australia-based Jeremyville is a tireless supporter of the myriad manifestations of our generation’s style and design. Following Vinyl Will Kill, his 2004 tome …

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Milanese: Birmingham Bass

Birmingham, UK’s reputation as a bombed-out, concrete wasteland is slowly changing, but you’d never know that listening to the music of Steve Milanese. After leaving London in favor of the …

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C-Mon & Kypski: Channeling Vibes

C-Mon & Kypski are big in Morocco… sort of. Seeking inspiration for their latest album, Where the Wild Things Are, the four-man hip-hop/electronic group spent a month driving around the …

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Three New Music Documentaries

Tapes N’ Tapes Silly graphics and haphazard organization aside, Walter Bell’s film Mixtape Inc.–which will tour the indie festival circuit before it lands on DVD–does a great job of explaining …

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What Is It? Cosmic

Sometimes Gomma’s DJ Mooner and Balihu’s Danny Wang have the same wet dream. They’re in a ritzy club in a seaside town just south of the Italian resort Rimini, and …

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The Field: Pop-Ambient Perfection

Despite his penchant for crafting hazy, atmospheric suites of ambient techno, The Field’s sole member, Axel Willner (who also records as Cordouan and Lars Blek), is a pop music specialist. …

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Digitalism: Signal to Noise

Little-to-no lighting or ventilation. Borrowed gear. Sensitive circuit breakers. A sketchy, ex-con landlord. A five-dollar strobe light. Welcome to Digitalism’s first fully functioning but decidedly low-budget studio, a converted World …

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Superdeux: Flash Kingdom

The world of Superdeux resembles an adult version of Saturday morning cartoons, combining vaguely ominous characters with elements of hip-hop culture and playful surrealism. The international company, brainchild of 32-year-old …

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