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Bubblin': Turbo Sonidero Futuristico

Who: Turbo Sonidero Futuristico Where: San Jose, CA What do you know about tumbia? That’s what Roman Zepeda playfully calls his take on cumbia, which he heard plenty of while …

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Inbox: Bonobo

UK producer and multi-instrumentalist Simon Green has been making tunes under the name Bonobo for about a decade now. In that time, he’s been called everything from “downtempo” to “jazzy” …

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Bubblin': Juju & Jordash

Who: Juju & Jordash Where: Amsterdam, NL Jazz heads and house fiends rarely run in the same circles, but Juju & Jordash (a.k.a. Gal Aner and Jordan Czamanski) just might …

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DaVinci: A young cat straight out the Fillmoe sidesteps the hyphy hype—and gives it all away.

Just a couple years ago, you couldn’t chuck a thizz pill a few feet in the Bay Area without hitting a hyphy-rapping newjack. While there are plenty trying to recreate …

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Vis-Ed: Aaron Huey—From Afghani Drug Raids to Oklahoma Frat Houses, This is One Photographer Who Ain't Never Scared

“It’s not how many, it’s how deep,” says Aaron Huey. Get your mind out of the gutter—I’ve just asked him how many countries he’s visited. It’s a question he doesn’t …

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Bubblin': House of House

Who: House of House Where: New York, NY The list of Big Apple DJs and producers striving to recapture the spirit of “classic” house stretches a mile long, but when …

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Components: The month's wrap-up of the best in gaming

Final Fantasy XIII (Square Enix; PS3, Xbox 360) As the first core Final Fantasy game to surface in nearly four years, and the first on the PS3 and Xbox 360, …

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Mosca: Letting Post-Garage Bangers Simmer With Aylesbury, UK's Chow-Slinging Fly Guy.

Twenty-three-year-old UK producer Mosca is exactly where he wants to be in life: hovering above fetid labels like “club,” “house,” “bashment,” “garage,” and “grime.” Dance music heads in the UK …

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Bubblin': Teengirl Fantasy

Who: Teengirl Fantasy Where: Oberlin, OH It might seem like Teengirl Fantasy is playing at every amazing warehouse party in Brooklyn these days, but the band actually spends much of …

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Back to the Future: Barcelona's Delorean Distills Classic Rave and Shoegaze Bliss into Perfect Pop Moments

It was only recently, after having been together for nearly a decade, that Barcelona-based quartet Delorean had their biggest breakthrough: They didn’t need to be a “band” anymore, at least …

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Spoek Mathambo: The Schlachthofbronx and Slush Puppy Kids MC Brings Afrofuturism to the Next Level

Sitting on the back of a truck rolling through foothills of the South African bush, Nthato Mokgata’s cell phone keeps cutting out. Yet the 24-year-old rapper/DJ/singer/graphic designer, better known as …

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