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Grenier Mixes Podcast for Frite Nite

Dean Grenier, who until recently was known as DJG, has put together the latest chapter of the Frite Nite label's podcast series. Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2012

Listen to a New Mix from TURRBOTAX® Resident Rem Koolhaus

In preparation for tonight's party featuring Madteo and Anthony "Shake" Shakir, TURRBOTAX® resident Rem Koolhaus has premiered an exclusive mix for Dummy. Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2012

Monkeytown Signs Otto von Schirach for New LP

Just a few months after releasing German duo Mouse on Mars' first album in a decade, Modeselektor's Monkeytown imprint has picked up another veteran act, Miami-based producer Otto von Schirach. Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2012

Omar-S to Debut Live Set

Detroit veteran Omar-S will debut an all-analog live set at an afterparty for this year's Movement Festival. Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2012

Julio Bashmore Starts Label, Streams First Single

Bristol-based house producer Julio Bashmore is launching his own label, Broadwalk, with two of his own productions this summer. Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2012

Download: Interface, Minus & J Wilcox "Delicious"

First Listen
Label: Gutterfunk

Gutterfunk is a new imprint started by drum & bass veteran DJ Die that seeks to link a wide variety of genres through the rubric of swing and rhythm. Its upcoming second release is a split 12" showcasing the label's kaleidoscope of styles, with Die and Mensah collaborating on one side while Interface and Minus come together on the flip. "Emotion" is an unreleased track from the trio of Interface, Minus & J Wilcox, and hammers this hybrid-genre approach home through dreamy Rhodes chords, snaking polyrhythms, and jungle-infused hip-hop. Chirping vocals intermingle with their more soulful sisters, wailing in the distance like sirens over a sunset colored by crimson synthesizers. We're wrapped up in so many twists, turns, and chords that it's only natural when the trio sweeps it all away and launches into an extended hardcore workout in the track's second half. The second Gutterfunk EP is out this month on digital formats and 12" vinyl; peep a couple previews of the aforementioned tunes by clicking through the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 8.1 (93 votes)
 
 

Altered Natives Shares Donna Summer Remix

In the wake of the unfortunate passing of disco legend Donna Summer, Altered Natives has posted up a remix of her classic "I Feel Love." Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2012

Visual Artist Konx-om-Pax to Release LP via Planet Mu

Glasgow native and fluorescent visual artist Konx-om-Pax (a.k.a. Tom Scholefield) is set to drop a new LP via Planet Mu, entitled Regional Surrealism. Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2012

Gear: Review: Monotribe V2

MSRP: $310, Korg

Korg's Monotribe unit is the big brother to the company's succesful Monotron series, beefing up the pocket-sized analog synthesizer with a few extra features, a sequencer, and some actual knobs. Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2012

Download: Myakkah "I Want To Feel"

First Listen
Label: Diskotopia

Thudding, intricately designed kicks are often the centerpiece of an artist's work, carving out a suitably weighty core for the other elements of the track to orbit. But what if these other elements were of the same hefty material, and demanded the same amount of gravitational pull as that all-important bass drum? Answering that question is Myakkah, a new producer with a forthcoming EP on Diskotopia, Warehouse Soul, that focuses on the tension and grittiness of classic New York house without sacrificing an oft-forgotten aspect of that era: balance. "I Want To Feel" strikes an equilibrium by pitching kicks, subs, and higher-register percussion into new shapes that seem to enter and exit knowingly, anticipating their brethren on the frequency range to create a breathing effect. The synths certainly add to this inhale/exhale headspace, but the role of the percussion in inducing a push and pull is what Myakkah really seems to be keyed in on. Warehouse Soul is out on May 21; click through to the jump for a video of "I Want To Feel," a new DJ mix from Myakkah, and a preview stream of the four-track EP.  Read more » 

Average: 7.1 (61 votes)
 
 

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