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Meanest Man Contest Premieres Video for "Partially Smart"



Just as the producer/MC duo of Meanest Man Contest has one foot in SF and the other in LA, the group's new track, "Partially Smart," straddles the line between hip-hop and electro, not to mention humor and critique. Read more » 

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  • 01/13/2010

Preview the New Joy Orbison single



Next month, UK wunderkind Joy Orbison will be releasing The Shrew Would Have Cushioned the Blow EP on the Aus label. Read more » 

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  • 01/11/2010

Video: Riva Starr "Dance Me"



Playful house producer Riva Starr is getting ready to unveil his new album, If Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade, at the end of the month on Jesse Rose's Made to Play imprint, but he's warming things up this week with the release of the "Dance Me" single, which features remixes from Rose, Oliver $, and Payme. But it's the video we're especially excited about—who can get mad at chopped-up dance footage of Vanilla Ice, MC Hammer, Mr. T, and Rick Astley? Not us. Read more » 

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  • 01/11/2010

Daedelus, Nosaj Thing, and Jogger Conjure Magical Tour

Everyone's favorite debonair, beat-making maestro, Daedelus, has ventured into new territory with the launch of his own label, Magical Properties. After releasing the debut album for LA-based duo Jogger, entitled This Great Pressure, the label is now hitting the road. Read more » 

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  • 01/08/2010

RJD2 Shares "Let There Be Horns" Video, Tour Dates



The first video released from mix-master RJD2's forthcoming album, The Clossus, takes the age-old "bull in a china shop" metaphor and runs wild with it. Read more » 

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  • 01/08/2010

Liars Announce Tour, Expand on Sisterworld

If news of the forthcoming Liars album, Sisterworld, wasn't exciting enough for the super-fans, maybe their announcement of an expanded edition of their fifth album will be. Read more » 

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  • 01/08/2010

Bob Blank Retrospective Coming Soon on Strut

In the heyday of disco, if you were a young, out-of-pocket group looking for quality recording and production work, there was one go-to studio and one in-house producer to rely on: Bob Blank and his Blank Tapes studio. Read more » 

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  • 01/07/2010

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