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Sonar Festival Makes U.S. Debut

If necessity is the mother of invention, then the folks behind electronic music festival Sonar get a gold star for creatively approaching the puzzle of how to throw events during a global economic recession.

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  • 04/27/2009

Jamie Stewart Tour Photos Available

When Jamie Stewart first announced his solo tour, one thing promised for each show was the presence of longtime collaborator David Horvitz, who would be armed with a camera and taking portrait photographs of each and every attendee.

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  • 04/27/2009

Ableton Takes Live 8 on Tour

We reported earlier this month that Ableton is currently touting a new version of its Live software to the masses, in the form of Live 8. Appropriately then, the Germany-based company has teamed up with DJ/production institute DubSpot for an eight-date educational tour that should satiate the appetites of those eager to learn every nook and cranny of the music-making software (and catch some noteworthy performances at the same time).

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  • 04/24/2009

Buck 65, Greetings from Tuskan Team Up

The never-ending cannonade of projects coming out of the anticon. stable have always managed to seize our attention, but this new one, from Canadian rapper Richard Terfry (Buck 65) and Belgian electronicist Joelle Phuong Minh Le (Greetings From Tuskan), called Bike For Three! has got us doubly stoked this time.

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  • 04/23/2009

The Knife's Darwin Opera Gets Show Date

Last December, word surfaced that The Knife was penning an opera supposedly inspired by Charles Darwin. Tomorrow, in a Year, it seems, is a reality, as the Swedish brother/sister duo has a confirmed premiere date of September 2, 2009, at Copenhagen's Royal Danish Theatre.

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  • 04/23/2009

Ear Pwr Plans Tour Dates

Baltimore-based Ear Pwr isn't exactly a new band, but the duo has been turning an awful lot of heads and ears of late with talk (and leakage) of their forthcoming new album, Super Animal Brothers III. When they aren't making music or striking acrobatic poses (above), Devin Booze and Sarah Reynolds like to haul a few synths and a megaphone from club to club and play their distinct disco-meets-electro dance jams.

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  • 04/23/2009

Artist To Watch: Stephen McGregor

Who: Stephen McGregor
Location: Kingston, Jamaica

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  • 04/22/2009

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