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Download: Trailer Trash Tracys "Dies In 55"

Label: Double Six

About midway through last year, we profiled the up-and-coming London four-piece Trailer Trash Tracys, who at the time were preparing to release their debut album the following fall. Well, it's been well over a year now and although an LP has yet to surface, we finally have a new slice of gooey, shoegazey goodness in the form of "Dies in 55," which is said to serve as a taste of things to come on the group's—drum roll please—debut full-length for Domino sister-label Double Six. We've got a good while before that release hits the streets (no official date has been set by the label, just a promise of "early 2012"), but we're not complaining, as this cascading piece of blissfully melodic art-pop is enough to hold us over for the time being. (via Pitchfork

Average: 7.6 (43 votes)
 
 

Download: Sound Pellegrino Thermal Team "Bassface (Breach Remix)"

A little over a month ago, the Sound Pellegrino Thermal Team (a.k.a. Sound Pellegrino label heads Teki Latex and Orgasmic) dropped a single for their percussive burner "Bassface" (check the video here). Now we find Ben Westbeech reworking the tune under his Breach handle, which means an even darker, more propulsive version of "Bassface" is at hand, complete with rolling tuned toms, brimming synth work, and even more low end than its orginal counterpart. Mr. Westbeech's version of the track can be found on the recently released Bassface Remixes EP (artwork above), which also includes remixes from Aquarius Heaven, French Fries, and Ardalan. Sound Pellegrino Thermal Team is about to kick off a tour throughout North America, check the dates after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 7.6 (67 votes)
 
 

Lone, Jamie xx, Pearson Sound, Caribou, and More on Radiohead Remix Album

We've been enjoying the steady stream of remixes coming from Radiohead's latest LP by the likes of Pearson Sound, Lone (pictured above), and Jacques Greene, so you could say we're happy to see that there are plenty more on the way. Read more » 

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  • 08/10/2011

Pangaea to Release Single on Hemlock; Stream it Now

With a trail of blown-out speaker cabinets and shocked dancefloors in his wake, UK-based producer and one third owner of Hessle Audio, Pangaea has had a solid string of releases since he first started dropping tracks in 2007. Now, he's back with a brand-new single, "Hex" b/w "Fatalist," on Untold's Hemlock Recordings. Read more » 

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  • 08/10/2011

Stream Azari & III's New LP Now!

Toronto house revivalists Azari & III, who we featured late last year in this piece, have just announced that their new self-titled album is streaming via Modular's SoundCloud. Check it all out after the jump. Read more » 

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  • 08/10/2011

The Field to Release New Album in October

Swedish ambient-techno auteur Axel Willner is set to release his third album as The Field this October via Kompakt. Read more » 

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  • 08/10/2011

Frite Nite Comp to Feature New Tracks From Sepalcure, Salva, Ghosts on Tape, and More

The San Francisco-based label run by bass aficionado Salva, Frite Nite, has a compilation prepped to drop on October 4, which will feature a load of exclusive tunes from the likes of Distal, Eprom, DJG, Sepalcure, Salva, NastyNasty, Starkey, Ghosts on Tape, and more. Read more » 

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  • 08/10/2011

Justice to Release New, Prog-Rock-Inspired Album

Strange things that French people like: Jerry Lewis, McDonald's, and... '70s album-oriented rock? Maybe that last one isn't so surprising, but if it wasn't a truism before, it definitely will be soon with the release of Justice's new LP, Audio, Video, Disco. Read more » 

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  • 08/10/2011

Omar-S Announces New Album to Drop Next Week

This has been quite the week for Detroit house/techno veteran Omar-S and his timeless tunes. First we find out he's dropping a new EP, then we get a free download of his collaborative track with Theo Parrish, and now there's word that he'll be dropping a full-length in a matter of days. Read more » 

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  • 08/10/2011

Download: Class B Band "Chords & Knives (Darabi Remix)"

First Listen
Label: My Favorite Robot Records

Is nouveau tech-house just electroclash writ large? This is but one of the many questions that the music of Class B Band (a.k.a. Beatmaster G and Bea Tricks, pictured above) initially provokes. Fresh on the scene, Wagon Repair recently released the group's debut LP, Movie T, an effort which combined the sound palette of Visionquest with the detached swagger of Miss Kittin. Now, the duo is back with the Strange Wolves EP, a brand-new release scheduled to hit next week on My Favorite Robot Records. On offer from that record is "Chords & Knives (Darabi Remix)," which sees the duo applying its detached, techy aesthetic to the rhythms of nu-disco. Built on the bleak drone of slowly descending square wave pads, "Chords & Knives (Darabi Remix)" is as sharp in its atmospherics as its title implies. 

Average: 6.7 (59 votes)
 
 

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