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Factozoid!! Lazer Sword!

XLR8R has been celebrating the bass-heavy beat manipulation of Lazer Sword for a few years, but with the duo set to release their full-length debut next week, we decided to …

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Bubblin': Sepalcure

Who: Sepalcure Where: Brooklyn, NY Travis Stewart (a.k.a. Machinedrum) and Praveen Sharma have been friends for years; the duo runs the Cassette NYC parties and the online community mix archive …

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

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Activision; X360, PS3, Wii Okay, okay, you know the Guitar Hero drill by now. Play along to rock ‘n’ roll hits great and small with …

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Altered Natives: Danny Yorke Breaks Rules with an Aggro Mix of Broken and House Beats

Danny Yorke lights up a spliff in his London flat and takes a patient puff before telling me about how he remixed Ikonika, released two artist albums, and is auditioning …

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Listen to Pantha du Prince Talk Contact Microphones, ThinkPads, and Transcendentalism at Decibel

German minimalist Pantha du Prince helped make our first night at Seattle’s Decibel 2010 one to remember with his headlining set of lush and enriching ambient techno. But what made …

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Guest Reviews: Christopher Willits

San Francisco’s Christopher Willits is a bit of a virtuoso—in the past 10 years he’s produced 20 albums, both solo and in collaboration with experimental heavyweights, such as Matmos and …

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Vis-Ed: AIDS 3-D—A Berlin-based expat duo mashes technology, theory, '90s graphics, and high art in mixed-media works

In the corner of a white room sits a tall, sleek, black pillar, a serene-looking symbol of some thoroughly modern form of ceremonial worship. On the front of it, the …

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Listen to Gold Panda Talk Techno vs. Beat Scene, Travel, and Family

One of the surprisingly original performances we saw at this year’s Decibel Festival came on our first night in Seattle from UK producer and recent Ghostly label signee Gold Panda. …

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Outbox: Underworld

Even if you’re talking to someone completely unaware of electronic music and its history, mentioning the name Underworld is likely to garner a look of recognition. Thanks to its storied, …

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Elements: All Fall Down—Stepping Up the Preppy Look

Filson shelter cloth duck bill cap / $28 Filson The Hill-Side chambray scarf / $80 The Hill-Side Steven Alan Fall Tab shirt / $188 Steven Alan J. Crew vintage chambray …

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Bubblin': Optimum

Who: Optimum Where: London, UK The UK hardcore continuum continues to evolve, and exciting producers keep sprouting up. Optimum (a.k.a. South London native Malcolm Chen) is one of the latest, …

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Outbox: Chapterhouse

Remember that nasty volcano in Iceland a few months back? Well, on top of the destruction it wrought, it also managed to postpone the US tour of recently reunited UK …

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Arp: A Tussle Alum and Krautrock Aficionado Keeps Moving Forward

The conversation comes in intense waves, along with the roar of rush-hour traffic and pedestrian squawks near Manhattan’s Madison Square Park, where Alexis Georgopolous, the composer/songwriter/sound mixer/producer who calls himself …

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