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Plushgun! Tour Out West

Electro-acoustic outfit Plushgun! is leaving its hometown of Brooklyn, NY to tour the wild west for a change of pace. Having released a self-titled, four-track EP at the end of this summer, the band will put out a full-length in the coming new year. Can't wait? Catch them at one of the select tour dates below.

Dates
11/15 Los Angeles, CA - Viper Room, 8 pm
11/19 Portland, OR - Rotture
11/20 Seattle, WA - The High Dive
11/21 Bellingham, WA - Underground Coffee
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  • 11/05/2008

Justin Martin Announces New Single

A new track from longtime Buzzin' Fly member Justin Martin is on the way. On November 24 he'll drop "My Angelic Demons," another number suited for the dancefloor. As usual, the S.F.-based producer and dirtybird Records co-founder has added a bit of quirk to the European house sound, staggering the 4/4 beat, switching up the tempo, and throwing in a plethora of laptop-generated noises, one of which sounds like an old-fashioned cash register opening and closing. The single will be available in 12" and digital formats.

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  • 11/04/2008

Matt and Kim Ready Album, Tour

Matt and Kim got straight to the point on their website October 18, when the following message was posted: "Finally, a new fucking song by Matt and Kim!" The Brooklyn-based duo has readied not just the aforementioned song, which you can take a listen to here, but an entire new album, the first since their 2006 self-titled debut.

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  • 11/03/2008

Telepathe Announces Debut Album

Their track "Chrome's On It" has appeared on numerous blogs recently (and gotten the remix treatment from Mad Decent, The Mae Shi, and Frankmusik with the Chrome's On It EP), giving us an idea of what we can expect on February 17, when Melissa Livaudais and Busy Gangnes drop their debut album under their Telepathe guise.

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  • 10/31/2008

Modeselektor Does More Birthday Remixes

Not content with just one remix package of their 2007 album, Happy Birthday, the Modeselektor boys have returned with four more tracks they've simply titled Happy Birthday Remixed Part 2.

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  • 10/31/2008

FlyLo's Los Angeles Remixed

What do the wobbly, drifting rhythm's of SoCal beatmaker Flying Lotus sound like in the hands of other music makers? We'll find out on December 9, when he releases a remix counterpart to his 2008 full-length, Los Angeles.

For L.A. EP 2 X 3, FlyLo enlisted the like's of Hudson Mohawke's Mike Slott, drum & bass-turned-dubstep don Martyn, fellow SoCal producer Samiyam, and others to rework versions of tracks off the album, which will be released via Warp.

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  • 10/31/2008

WMC 2009 Dates Announced

Hard to believe it, but Miami's Winter Music Conference is nearly a quarter of a century old. The multi-day festival focused on all things electronic will celebrate its 24th year in March, with another round of parties, panels, and general debauchery.

WMC 2009 will take place March 24 - 28, 2009, in South Beach Miami. Start booking those hotel rooms. Read more » 

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  • 10/30/2008

Moritz Von Oswald Suffers Stroke?

Buzz around the internet concerns a rumor that dub-techno pioneer Moritz von Oswald has suffered a stroke this past weekend. He was scheduled to play Dublin's DEAF festival this past Sunday, but numerous forums and websites are reporting that he had to cancel the gig due to the stroke.

Von Oswald, a member of Rhythm and Sound with Mark Ernestus, is considered one of the most influential people in techno, having co-founded Basic Channel Records and produced for high-profile artists like Carl Craig. He has also been behind many records at Berlin's Dubplates & Mastering, as an engineer.

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  • 10/29/2008

RIP Terrin Durfey of Pinback

Pinback's Terrin Durfey has passed away after a longtime battle with cancer.

The multi-instrumentalist was kept from touring with the band on its fall tour dates due to a relapse in his condition. A fundraiser was set up to offset his medical costs. Contributions can still be made at terrindurfeyfundraiser.org and myspace.com/terrindurfeyfoundation. Read more » 

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  • 10/29/2008

Asobi Seksu Announces Album, Tours

Remember a couple of years ago, when it seemed like every time you opened a web browser there was an announcement that Asobi Seksu had added more dates to its never-ending tour? The atmospheric rockers don't have quite an extensive road trip this time around (yet), but the band has announced both a new album and a handful of show dates.

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  • 10/29/2008

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