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Download: Rambow "Shadows/Ice Melt Fiya"

First Listen

19-year-old New York-based producer Rambow has managed to cut through the clamor with his fresh "Shadows/Ice Melt Fiya" track. Featuring two very distinct segments, the production's first half maintains a lethargic energy, with an emphasis on throwback keys that circle around soulful arpeggios, R&B vocal snippets, and a relaxed-but-cavernous bassline. At nearly the exact halfway point (which is marked with a record scratch), the closing portion of Rambow's track rapidly switches into a jungle-infused tune with a metallic, hollowed-out synth clanging to the beat. The new sound palette is backed by the same groaning low end as before, albeit ramped up to an exceedingly accelerated pace and overlayed by rapid vocal samples that only grow in intensity.  

Average: 8.5 (40 votes)
 
 

Call Super Preps New 12" for Houndstooth; Preview It Now

Berlin-based producer Joe Seaton (a.k.a. Call Super) will release a new 12" via London's excellent Houndstooth label next month. Read more » 

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  • 04/10/2014

Download New Mixes from DJ Haus and Mumdance

Two very different-but-equally enticing mixes hit the internet to stream and download today: A 22-track workout of a session from Unknown to the Unknown boss DJ Haus and an Egyptian-themed mixtape from relentlessly busy Londoner Mumdance (pictured above). Read more » 

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  • 04/10/2014

Luke Vibert Drops Entrancing Video for "Acage"

A standout from Luke Vibert's acid-laced Ridmik LP (released last week via Hypercolour), the swinging "Acage" has recieved a video treatment. Read more » 

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  • 04/10/2014

Nightmares On Wax to Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Compilation Box Set and Extensive Tour

Veteran DJ/producer George Evelyn celebrates his 25th anniversary of releasing music as Nightmares on Wax this year, a birthday he also shares with longtime label home Warp, and has announced some big plans to mark the occasion. In addition to issuing a career-spanning compilation, Evelyn will also embark on a North American and European tour lasting from late spring to early fall. Read more » 

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  • 04/10/2014

Tri Angle Preps Debut Album from WIFE, Shares Lead Single

Co-produced by Tri Angle label mate The Haxan Cloak, the debut solo LP from WIFE (real name James Kelly) will drop via the excellent label in June. Read more » 

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  • 04/10/2014

Claude VonStroke Taps Dixon, Jimmy Edgar, Photek, Eprom, and More for 'Urban Animal' Remix LP

Last year's Urban Animal was pitched as Claude VonStroke's most personal album to date. It was certainly a diverse effort, one that touched upon a variety of styles and tempos and even found the producer born Barclay Crenshaw reaching back to his drum & bass roots. Next month, he'll be issuing Urban Animal RMXS via his own Dirtybird label, and the 12-track collection appears to have been put together in a similarly diverse manner. Read more » 

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  • 04/10/2014

Download: Perera Elsewhere "Drunk Man (Prefuse 73 AA Meditation Mix)"

First Listen

Berlin-based artist Perera Elsewhere (a.k.a. Sasha Perera) recently shared a free stream of "Light Bulb (Shlohmo Remix)," which will appear on the deluxe edition of her Everlast LP on May 6 via Friends of Friends. Now, she is offering up another forthcoming cut with "Drunk Man (Prefuse 73 AA Meditation Mix)," which sees longstanding beatmaker Prefuse 73 (pictured above) give Perera Elsewhere's tune a dreamy makeover. Conjuring a brilliant assortment of delicately soaring synth arpeggios, plucked strings, and a hypnotically fluid bassline, the astral tune is overlaid with Perera's fragile vocals that resonate flawlessly atop Prefuse 73's feathery production.  

Average: 8.3 (43 votes)
 
 

Theo Parrish, Robert Hood, Jackmaster, Oneman, Marcel Dettmann, Kelela, and More Join the Dimensions 2014 Line-Up

Though it only launched in 2012, Croatia's Dimensions Festival has quickly become of one the world's more anticipated events, at least among fans of quality electronic music. The 2014 festivities were first announced in December, along with an initial line-up boasting the likes of Mala, Caribou, Jon Hopkins, Om Unit, and Vatican Shadow. Additional artists have been enlisted in the months that followed, and today, the bill received another shot in the arm, thanks to another round of additions. Read more » 

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  • 04/10/2014

Check Out the New Video for Jacques Greene's "No Excuse"

Last month, Jacques Greene told the world about his forthcoming new EP for LuckyMe, and followed up the announcement a few days later by sharing a stream of "No Excuse," the record's dreamy lead single. Now, the song has been graced with an official video. Read more » 

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  • 04/10/2014

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