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Gear Alert: Ableton Live 7

A growing number of producers swear by Ableton Live, and more will likely follow suit with the seventh edition of the software, which comes with a bounty of new features. From an enhanced audio engine to new EQs and better memory management, these additions to Live’s already limitless possibilities will shake up any bedroom or club alike. Here is a brief glimpse into what to expect.

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  • 10/26/2007

Podcast: French Hip-Hop

While there's still a handful of Americans that may snicker at the idea of French rap, the very same haters may not have heard Paris-born, Lausanne, Switzerland-based Thomas' Yo La La! podcast, which features MCs and producers from the world's second biggest global hip-hop market. The monthly mixes include talent from all facets of the French game–from rap de rue (street rap) to alternative rap (electro-infused hip-hop) to commercial rap, both vinatge and brand new.

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  • 10/26/2007

Spin The Globe: A Dance Music Round-Up

Starting October 16, and continuing weekly, San Francisco’s Six Degrees imprint is offering a “download” of the week from its Emerging Artist roster. Every Tuesday, for nine consecutive weeks, listeners will be able to download a free MP3 via the Six Degrees website. Read more » 

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  • 10/26/2007

XLR8R Does Oslo

Besides being an incredibly well organized festival (only Lily Allen and Amy Winehouse cancelled) with a sweet, eclectic lineup, Norway’s Oyafestivalen also happens to be ideally situated in the middle of gorgeous Oslo, home of Ringnes beer, extremely tall women, and an infinite number of 7-Eleven stores. Read more » 

Milkshake

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  • 10/26/2007

Tours: MSTRKRFT, Celebration, Dust Galaxy


Dust Galaxy

Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza teams up with Fugazi and Gogogo Airheart members for a tour of Eastern psychedelic proportions.

11/14 Toronto, ON: Circa
11/15 Montreal, QC: Time Supper Club
11/16 New York, NY: Hiro Ballroom
11/17 Chicago, IL: Metro
11/28 San Diego, CA: Belly Up
11/30 Los Angeles, CA: Knitting Factory
12/01 San Francisco, CA: Mighty









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  • 10/25/2007

Gatas Gatas Gatas

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  • 10/25/2007

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