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Submerse to Release Two-Song EP Via Party Like Us

After recently being featured in our Bubblin' section, young Cheshire resident Submerse has prepped a new record scheduled to drop on June 7 via the Party Like Us label. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2011

Video: Swindle "Moodswings"



This, uh, flashy video just landed in our inbox from the UK's always on-point Butterz label, and is for the fresh "Moodswings" single by grime producer Swindle. Directed by Mr. Tit, the animated piece features a load of twisted and trippy animations that we assume would be great to watch under the influence of any mind-altering substance, though they're pretty exciting on their own, too. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2011

Bubblin' Up: Blawan takes post-dubstep and UK house out of its comfort zone.

In the UK bass world, you could safely call Jamie Roberts (a.k.a. Blawan) an overnight success. Before he was on anyone's radar, he sent tracks to Untold and Pariah, and immediately scored releases on Hessle Audio and R&S, two of electronic music’s most revered labels. Read more » 

Azari & III Announce Debut LP for August

The four house revivalists of Canadian outfit Azari & III will at long last have a full-length record to call their own when the burgeoning Loose Lips imprint drops Azari & III on August 30. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2011

Hardfloor to Release 20-Year Retrospective Compilation

Acid techno pioneers Ramon Zenker and Oliver Bondzio (collectively known as Hardfloor) have been pumping out swirling techno jams since first producing tracks together back in 1991. Now the two have reached the 20-year mark of their collaboration, and are set to release a massive, three-disc compilation collecting 31 tracks from the duo's prolific past, along with two unreleased tunes, "Eternal Tweak" and "T.D.O.H. (Two Decades of Hardfloor)," for 20 – Two Decades of Hardfloor. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2011

Moodymann, Kode9, Martyn, Stacey Pullen to Play Netherlands' Source Festival

The Netherlands city of Utrecht (about 30 minutes from Amsterdam) would certainly be a good place to find yourself on the first weekend of July, as the town will be hosting the 2011 edition of the Source Festival (quick warning—the website might be hard to navigate unless you read Dutch). Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2011

Download: Jhene Aiko "Club Stranger (Nguzunguzu Remix)"

Just the other day, LA world-bass duo Nguzunguzu (pictured above) posted this remix of R&B chauntuese Jhene Aiko's "Club Stranger" on its kinda-outta-control blog, Shade Business, and we couldn't help but share it with you. The ubiquitous use of reverb and delay on Aiko's sultry acapella quickly reminds us of a few of the deeply emotive tracks by folks like The Weeknd or How to Dress Well, though the frenetic drum programming and thick bass tones are purely the DJ/production outfit's own. As "Club Stranger (Nguzunguzu Remix)" clearly illustrates, Nuguzunguzu's curatorial tastes are always on point when it comes to sample sources, but it's the pair's knack for oddly singular dancefloor rhythms that puts them in a much more unique sound realm. 

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Listen to PMR's New Julio Bashmore-Produced Single From Javeon McCarthy

West London's burgeoning PMR imprint (whose only release to date is Julio Bashmore's stellar Everyone Needs a Theme Tune EP, released earlier this year) has announced the label's second release will come from Bristol vocalist Javeon McCarthy with a track produced by none other than Bashmore himself. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2011

The Bug to Team With Soul Jazz Records on Dub Compilation

Coming this summer, Invasion of the Mysteron Killer Sounds is a double-disc compilation that boasts 35 tracks of digital dub sounds handpicked by London-based dubstep/grime producer Kevin Martin (a.k.a. The Bug) and Soul Jazz label boss Stuart Baker. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2011

Download Mark E's Fresh GhostlyCast Mix

Mark E's debut full-length, Stone Breaker, saw its release through the renowned Spectral Sound imprint earlier this week, and with it a slew of promotional fanfare has come down the line, including this new mix from the UK-based producer for the GhostlyCast series. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2011

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