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Metro Area 7 Out Now

In 1999, Metro Area shook up a flaccid house music scene with the release of "Atmosphrique," the first of several influential singles created by New Jersey producers Morgan Geist and Darshan Jesrani. Likewise, Metro Area’s 2002 self-titled album was a critic’s favorite and widely considered a club classic.

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  • 11/16/2007

Corey Helford Gallery Presents ? The War

For those in Southern California, head over to the Culver City, CA-based Corey Helford Gallery in December for ? Read more » 

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  • 11/16/2007

Cadence Weapon Preps Epitaph Debut

Canada may not be a hotbed for rappers, but 21-year-old Roland “Cadence Weapon” Pemberton has done the great North American nation proud. His debut album, Breaking Kayfabe (Upper Class), not only earned him a Polaris Music Prize nomination, but it also set him a step above his aged contemporaries, gaining him remixes for the likes of Lady Sovereign, Disco D, and Kid Sister. Read more » 

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  • 11/16/2007

Time to Let Go

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  • 11/15/2007

C.Y.O.A.

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  • 11/15/2007

Plug Awards Announce 2008 Nominees

A look at 2008’s Plug Music Awards tells us that, though it may not be groundbreaking indie-underdogs, this year’s ceremony may be one of the most interesting competitions between independent titans in recent history. Who wouldn’t take note of an Artist of the Year battle between El-P, Animal Collective, and Radiohead? Hmmm. Predictably, Justice, Of Montreal, and Arcade Fire are up for nearly every award. Exciting.

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  • 11/15/2007

Musab on Hierocast Episode X

For those who know little to nothing about Minneapolis-born veteran rapper Musab, the latest Hierocast (for those who can't put two and two together, that's the Hieroglyphics Imperium podcast) is a good place to start.

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  • 11/15/2007

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