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Video: Juan MacLean "Feel So Good"



We can't decide if the guy busting a move in this video is a total dweeb, totally awesome, or maybe a little bit of column A and a little bit of column B. Regardless of the answer, there is always room in our hearts for upbeat piano house, so The Juan MacLean's "Feel So Good," a new track made especially for his new DJ-KiCKS compilation, definitely hits the spot. Read more » 

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  • 05/28/2010

Decibel 2010 Features Ikonika, Luke Hess, Fennesz, Detroit Legends

While we already know that Detroit legends Kevin Saunderson, Theo Parrish (pictured), and Carl Craig are making appearances at this year's Decibel festival in Seattle, we've been wondering which other acts will augment the early autumn celebration of electronic music and arts, and with today's announcement of a preliminary line-up, it is certain that this year's fest will be its best edition yet. Read more » 

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  • 05/28/2010

Rekids Celebrates Four Years With Panorama Bar Celebration

In only four years, the Rekids imprint has quickly become one of the most respected in the DJ world, releasing only the most impeccable productions from Radio Slave (a.k.a. label founder Matt Edwards), Toby Tobias, Luke Solomon, Runaway, and even hard techno king Chris Liebing. In celebration of the label's four years on top, Berlin's Panorama Bar will be hosting a party tomorrow night featuring Rekids artists Toby Tobias, Spencer Parker, Radio Slave, and Rob Mello. Read more » 

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  • 05/28/2010

Download: Memoryhouse "Lately (Teengirl Fantasy Remix)"

Label: Inflated

The hazy sounds propagated by so-called "dream-pop" bands are a perfect fit for their like-minded counterparts in the "chillwave" and other similarly lo-fi electronic scenes. Canadian duo Memoryhouse (above) lent the elements of its song "Lately" to Oberlin-based Teengirl Fantasy for a remix turn around, and what came out the other side isn't much like the budding duo's usual output. Layers of bucolic field recordings set the backdrop for a soft-hearted mix of melodic electronics that swirl around a quietly undulating beat before the boys wash over the mix with a slow-moving filter. It's not "dream-pop." It's not "chillwave." It's just cool music. (via Pitchfork

Average: 7.4 (25 votes)
 
 

Visa Problems Force Ricardo Villalobos to Cancel Movement Performances

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Detroit's annual Movement festival, but it was announced today that attendees will be without the DJ stylings of minimal techno don Ricardo Villalobos, who Resident Advisor reports had problems obtaining his US work visa. Read more » 

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  • 05/28/2010

Fabric London: Business as Usual

Earlier in the week, Ben Watt's Twitter feed announced that the staff at London clubs Fabric and Matter (of the same ownership) had been made redundant, crediting only a "reliable source." Read more » 

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  • 05/28/2010

Mona Wins XLR8R's 'Drop the Lime Drops By' Contest



Over six months ago, XLR8R teamed up with Bacardi's B-Live program to bring you the "Drop the Lime Drops By" contest in celebration of his single for the alcohol brand-cum-music label, "Devil's Eyes." The idea: write in and tell Drop the Lime why you know the perfect place for him to perform, and the winner will be handpicked by Luca Venezia himself. Read more » 

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  • 05/28/2010

Download: Blondes "Spanish Fly (Brenmar Remix)"

Brooklyn live-electronics outfit Blondes is set to make good on the large amount of hype and attention it has received lately with the release of the duo's debut EP, Touched, available June 28 via Merok. The original version of "Spanish Fly" will be part of the record's five tracks, but this remix from These Are Powers member and hotly tipped producer Brenmar (above) is an entity all unto itself. He warped Blondes' distinct proto-acid-house style into more of a rubbery future-house/UK funky tune tailor-made for the world's more bass-minded dance floors. (via Discobelle

Average: 6.4 (26 votes)
 
 

Check Out the City Guide Weekend Events Round-Up

Here we have another list of our favorite events featured in the Scion/XLR8R City Guide app. If you live in or around a major metropolitan city—New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Minneapolis, Austin, Portland, Chicago, and Philadelphia to be exact— Read more » 

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  • 05/28/2010

Download: Jimmy Edgar "JNS-2000"

Label: GLASSTABLE

An exclusive track from Jimmy Edgar, "JNS-2000" leans more on the 27-year-old producer's instrumental techno side. Sure, the globe-trotting music maker throws in some chopped-up, tweaked vocal sounds, but they are only present to serve as more of a loose melodic element to weave between his track's slow-grooving bassline and repetitious, hard-knocking dance beat. The tune is a great predecessor to Edgar's upcoming "Hush" 12" for GLASSTABLE, and his new full-length album, XXX, coming June 21 via !K7. 

Average: 7.9 (32 votes)
 
 

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