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Daily Download: Bechari "Ljobovilja"

Bechari's "Ljobvilja" lies somewhere between uplifting Balkan rhythms and the subterranean depth of minimal techno. Featuring mid-tempo, kick-driven bass and digital synths that pulsate with an array of gypsy-fueled swagger, the track is a late-night anthem for music lovers.

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  • 07/12/2007

Diplo Plays Apple's Midnight Mix Event

Party impresario Diplo has one demanding schedule that includes discovering acts like Bonde Do Role, founding non-profits, and playing music around the world.

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  • 07/11/2007

Fecal Face Celebrates 7.5 Years!

San Francisco's 111 Minna Gallery will host 35 visual artists, bands, and DJs at the beginning of August to celebrate exactly 7.5 years of Fecal Face Dot Com, the S.F.-based online zine dedicated to emerging art and artists that's become, since its humble beginnings in 1998, a standard go-to site for learning about art.

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  • 07/11/2007

Voodoo Sound

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  • 07/11/2007

Pelican Storms the States

There’s been a post-rock eruption in the past two years, and some would argue that Mogwai isn’t the only band leading the instru-metal revolution. One of Hydra Head’s best-selling and hardest-working bands, Pelican, has given the kids a little of the epic to add to their metal.

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  • 07/11/2007

Digitalism Preps Tour

Electro-house's newest dancefloor gods Digitalism will hit the road this fall, and judging from the duo's recent jump to popularity, these shows are going to sell out fast. Heavy on the guitars, and even heavier on the synths, Digitalism's Kitsuné/Astralwerks debut, Idealism, translates well into the live setting, so get off your asses and get dancing. Just try to ignore the fact that the guys have will share a stage with Armin Van Buren on that last date.

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  • 07/11/2007

Mister Cartoon Introduces His Second Lost Angel Toy

L.A. veteran and in-demand tattoo artist Mister Cartoon boasts an impressive resume: sick tats for Justin Timberlake and Beyoncé, his own version of the T-Mobile Sidekick, designs for the Grand Theft Auto videogame series, and his own Air Force 1 sneakers. Now, Cartoon introduces the second toy in his Lost Angel figurine series, along with a coinciding graphic novel entitled The Lost Angel, Skid Row Stories, Vol. 1.

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  • 07/11/2007

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