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Producers Heard At Berlin’s CDR Club

Recognizing the need for new artists and bedroom producers to be heard, Attica Blues’ Tony Nwachukwu created a club night at London’s Plastic People last year for all those budding GarageBand, FruityLoops, and Ableton users.

This week will mark the debut of CDR Berlin, which takes place this Thursday, June 26 at club Tape. Similar to San Francisco’s Test Press events initiated by Pyramind Digital Academy, producers, labels,
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  • 06/24/2008

Jeremy Jay Announces Summer Tour

Now that his debut longplayer has been released and folks from San Francisco to Maryland are tuning into his romantically tempered indie-pop gems, songwriter Jeremy Jay is ready to hit the road. The fresh-faced young lad started the round of dates last week, with a performance in his hometown of Los Angeles. He will continue touring throughout most of the summer in the U.S.

06/29 Tucson, AZ: Solar Culture
06/30 Phoenix, AZ: Trunk Space
07/02 Oklahoma City, OK: Conservatory
07/03 Austin, TX: Emo's
07/05 Houston, TX: Orange Show Center
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  • 06/24/2008

New Ulrich Schnauss EP Out Today

Ulrich Schnauss dug up the track "Stars," from his 2007 release Goodbye, and now he has some brand new versions of it. The four-track Stars EP contains the original version of the song, along with remixes by Maps and Andrew Prinz. "Look at the Sky," off last year's Quicksand Memory EP, has also been revamped, and Domino will release the entire package today, exclusively via iTunes.

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  • 06/24/2008

Pinback Preps Tour Dates

Pinback is set to trot around the globe this summer and fall. The San Diego indie rockers, led by über-prolific Armistead Burwell Smith IV and Rob Crow, have a few European dates lined up, after which they will head back to the States for shows across most of the U.S. and one lone date in Canada. No love for the West Coast this time around, unfortunately. Read more » 

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  • 06/23/2008

Malcolm McLaren Film in Times Square

Since he does happen to be the founder of the Sex Pistols, Malcom McLaren pretty much has free reign to do whatever the hell he wants artistically–like create a film that consists of 21 "musical paintings" and have it shown in Times Square, which is exactly what the Paris-based artist has done.

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  • 06/23/2008

Luciano Mixes Fabric 41

Despite his reservations about making mix CDs, techno don Luciano has stepped up to tackle the latest installment in the Fabric CD series. "To me, mixing is about the live moments," the Chilean-born producer explains. "It's about the moment you live with the people. So to make a mix CD and already have a playlist in my head, it's something that disturbs me."

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  • 06/23/2008

Trevor Loveys Plots U.S. Tour

When he's not helping to pioneer new music genres and making tunes with Dave "Switch" Taylor, Trevor "Machines Don't Care" Loveys stays busy with his own production work, his live Speaker Junk project, and the follow-up album to 2004's Instella.

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  • 06/23/2008

Free Album From Jay Haze

It appears that producer Jay Haze has one-upped Radiohead, Girl Talk, and anyone else implementing the pay-what-you-want plan for albums. The Berlin-based American expat has released a second part to his Love & Beyond full-length, and it's available for free through his website.

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  • 06/20/2008

Top 10: Pyramids, A-Trak, Curses!

Pyramids
Pyramids
Hydra Head
Release Date: Out Now

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CSS to Tour North America

Look out, Brazil's dance-punk mayhem outfit CSS is about to return to North America. The manically energetic São Paulo collective will be touring in support of its second full-length, Donkey, set for release just a few days before the fun kicks off. Supposedly a recreation of the band's frantic live performances, the new material should translate well on the stage. The Go! Team, Matt & Kim, Bloc Party, and SSION will also appear at a number of dates.

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  • 06/20/2008

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