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Download a Free EP from El-P and Camu Tao as Central Services

Back in 2005, Def Jux label head and beat-making mastermind El-P paired his productions with the vocal talents of Camu Tao on a project called Central Services. The duo wrote an eight-song EP, entitled Forever Frozen in Television Time, but never got a chance to officially release the record. Read more » 

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  • 07/28/2010

Listen to the First Seefeel Material in Nearly 15 Years

If you'll remember back to another time—say, the mid-'90s—when contemporary electronic music was still growing legs and labels like Warp pushed a burgeoning sound (debatably) called IDM, there was another style of more pop-influenced electronic music growing in popularity thanks to groups like Stereolab, Portishead, and Seefeel. Read more » 

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  • 07/28/2010

oOoOO's Debut EP Announced for September

As of late, there's been much ado about the so-called "witch house/drag house" genre (think Creep, Balam Acab, and triangles and other mystic shit), and yet half the artists mentioned in the same breath have nary a single release to their names. Read more » 

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  • 07/28/2010

Marcel Dettmann Prepares for Mini US Tour

Berlin techno DJ/producer Marcel Dettmann, who recently released his debut LP, announced a few US dates, which he'll kick off in LA in early August. Read more » 

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  • 07/27/2010

Watch Holy Ghost!'s New "I Know, I Hear" Video



There's no denying that making your music video on VHS—or making it look like it was recorded that way—is a trend that's growing fairly tired, but at least this new piece for Holy Ghost!'s "I Know, I Hear" single also fits the aesthetic of the song. Read more » 

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  • 07/27/2010

Robert Hood Delivers the Latest FACT Mix

In another bit of free music from FACT today, Detroit's minimal-techno godfather and XLR8R's current cover star, Robert Hood, put together an outstanding mix for the website's podcast series. Technically, the set itself comes from a live performance the veteran DJ/producer delivered in Barcelona during Sonar, but Hood agreed to publish it as his official FACT mix. Read more » 

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  • 07/26/2010

Ableton Hooks Up Free Live Packs

Since the folks at Ableton recently released the format of their Live instruments to third-party sound artists, a slew of these Partner Instruments have been popping up for sale on the Ableton website. Now, in a generous turn, the company is offering its Partner Instruments Compilation to users of its music-making/performing program for absolutely free. Read more » 

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  • 07/26/2010

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