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Sian Alice Group Tours U.K., U.S.

Looks like the psych-blues haze and Afro-tech clomp of the Sian Alice Group will sweep through the U.K. before crossing over the Atlantic to American territory for a fall tour in support of the band's latest on The Social Registry, Troubled, Shaken, Etc.. No word yet on an opener, but from the looks of their road map, the group will be sharing stage time with Gang Gang Dance on a couple of U.K. Read more » 

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  • 08/12/2009

2020 Celebrates 15 With Mix

U.K. house label 2020 Vision celebrates its 15th year of releasing music for artists Crazy P, Silver City, and 2020Soundsystem, among many others, with a mix compiled by label founder Ralph Lawson. Read more » 

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  • 08/12/2009

Tim Saccenti Mounts First Solo Show

The photographer/filmmaker behind the floating cube of mirrors in Battles' "Atlas" video and the bodiless ears and noses in Jamie Lidell's "Another Day" video has received his first solo exhibition. Timothy Saccenti will unveil Garden of Unearthly Delights at the Diesel Denim Gallery in the Aoyama district of Tokyo this Friday, August 14. Read more » 

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  • 08/12/2009

Beat Dimensions 2 on the Horizon

Beat Dimensions 1, the expertly curated compilation of European and American beat headz from 2007, help changed the rules for what was possible in late-'00s instrumental hip-hop. Now label bosses Cinnaman and Jay Scarlett of Amsterdam have done it again! Read more » 

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  • 08/12/2009

Italoboyz to Release Bla Bla Bla

This September, San Francisco-based DJ/producer Claude VonStroke will release the first album for London's Italoboyz on his Mothership imprint. Read more » 

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  • 08/11/2009

Arturia Celebrates 10 Years With Contest

Electronic gearheads Arturia are celebrating 10 years of software and hardware manufacturing with a contest featuring some of the company's finest products. Though complete details can be found here, the rules are simple enough: send a video, musical number, or creative expression detailing how Arturia changed your life. Read more » 

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  • 08/11/2009

L-Vis 1990 Offers Free Mix

The mind behind yesterday's XLR8R exclusive MP3 "Murder," London's L-Vis 1990, has another goodie to bestow upon our ever attentive ears. Read more » 

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  • 08/11/2009

Man's Daniel Haaksman Gets Remixed

There's so much amazingness on the upcoming Daniel Haaksman remix EP on Man Recordings it's hard to know where to begin! Read more » 

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  • 08/11/2009

The Books Premiere New Material on Tour

The visionary duo of The Books have a new record coming out soon, and to whet their fans' appetites, they're premiering a heavy dose of upcoming tracks on their fall tour. Read more » 

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  • 08/11/2009

Mary Anne Hobbs U.S. Tour & Comp

BBC 1 Radio Host, DJ, and tastemaker Mary Anne Hobbs will begin a 10-date tour of the United States on September 10 in support of her latest compilation on Planet Mu, Wild Angels. The mix features the latest in transatlantic, forward-thinking electronic music, from the underground bassline house of Starkey to the laser-dubstep of Rustie. Read more » 

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  • 08/10/2009

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