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In Flagranti Prepares June Single For Codek

It's been about a year since Brooklyn's sex-obsessed, vintage-disco tweakers In Flagranti delivered a proper single, complete with cut 'n' pasted photos of stark naked women, but a follow up to "Ex Ex Ex" is finished and prepped for release. "Through a Rabbit Hole" arrives June 14 from the duo's Codek label, and shows the relatively subdued and slow-grooving side to Sasha Crnobrnja and Alex Goor's production work. Read more » 

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  • 04/16/2010

FlyLo and Brainfeeder Gonna Get You High on 4/20

To celebrate 4/20 and the forthcoming release of Cosmogramma, Flying Lotus and members of his Brainfeeder crew will descend on the Dublab studios in Los Angeles for several hours to play some records and make some psychedelic sounds especially for you. To open the show, FlyLo will take you through the chosen cuts from the new LP, with other likely participants including The Gaslamp Killer, Ras G, Daedelus, Teebs, Matthewdavid, and Dr. Strangeloop. Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2010

Michael Mayer Prepares Immer 3

Kompakt co-founder Michael Mayer is readying the release of his third installment of the Immer series in June. Featuring Kompakt classics like Closer Musik's "Departures" as well as newer deep sounds from Culoe de Song, Immer 3 promises to be the most expansive installment of the series yet, with Mayer's emotional take on techno ever-present. Check out the tracklisting after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2010

Listen to Four Tet Remixes from Floating Points and Mosca

UK beatmaker Four Tet (a.k.a. Kieran Hebden) has recently released a couple of 12-inches for "Sing," the latest single from his impeccable There Is Love in You album. Given that the album's clubbier direction was partially inspired by time spent at London nightspots like Plastic People, it's no surprise the Hebden has selected some choice remixers from the city's vibrant post-dubstep/future-garage/someone-really-needs-to-give-it-a-proper-name-soon music scene. Read more » 

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  • 04/14/2010

Javelin, Crystal Castles, Blondes, Salem, Pictureplane, CFCF, and More on Upcoming HEALTH Remix Album

Following suit with the follow-up to their self-titled debut album, LA's HEALTH will release a second group of remixes of songs from its sophomore record, Get Color. Read more » 

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  • 04/14/2010

Hear a Track from Declaime's New Quazedelic-Produced Album

Amidst collaborations with LA's Flying Lotus and Georgia Anne Muldrow, avant-hip-hop/soul singer Declaime (a.k.a. Dudley Perkins) found time to work on his latest full-length album, FONK. The prolific artist enlisted the help of the otherworldly funk-leaning beat maker Quazedelic to help bring his new record to life, a few tracks of which are available on Perkins' MySpace page now. Read more » 

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  • 04/13/2010

Jazz Drummer and Four Tet Collaborator Steve Reid Dies at 66

Domino Records announced this morning that drummer Steve Reid passed away in his sleep last night after a battle with cancer. Read more » 

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  • 04/13/2010

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