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Cut Copy Readies In Ghost Colours and Lead Single

Cut Copy is finally releasing a follow-up to 2004's Bright Like Neon Love. The forthcoming In Ghost Colours finds the Melbourne, Australia-based trio as heavily influenced by the sounds of the '80s as ever, as well as working under the watchful eye of Tim Goldsworthy, who produced the album. Its lead single, "Lights & Music," is so heavy on the pounding synths and epic breakdowns it's almost possible see the neon lights flashing around a dancefloor upon hearing the track.

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  • 01/23/2008

Dizzee Rascal's Maths+English Revamped

Dizzee Rascal has teamed up the folks at Definitive Jux to release a bigger, better version of his 2007 album Maths+English. Two new studio tracks and a remix of "Where Da G's," done by none other than Def Jux label boss El-P, will be packaged as bonus material, and U.S. fans–who previously could only get the album in digital format–will also have the option of purchasing this revamped version in CD or digital format. Pick all of this up at your local record store on April 29.

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  • 01/22/2008

The Mixdown: Goya Reborn, Nusrat Remixed, Owens and Zero dB Are Back

Legendary Chicago house singer Robert Owens’s new album, Night Time Stories (Compost Records), is out February 22. Owens is backed by an all-star production cast that includes Charles Webster, Jimpster, Atjazz, Wahoo, Marc Romboy, Kirk DeGiorgio, and Kid Massive.

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  • 01/22/2008

Brother Ali Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Abstract Rude, Toki Wright, and BK-One will join Minneapolis-based rapper Brother Ali as he heads across the U.S. this spring.

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  • 01/21/2008

Ricardo Villalobos Makes Rare North American Appearance

Ricardo Villalobos will make an extremely rare appearance on North American soil this spring as part of the fifth annual Nuit Electronik, an all-night celebration of arts and culture in Montreal.

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  • 01/21/2008

Eliot Lipp Preps Mush Debut

Eliot Lipp will join the likes of Caural, Nobody, and Busdriver on the Mush roster with the release of his latest album, The Outside. A recent MySpace bulletin from the Brooklyn-based producer states that techno and hip-hop continue to influence Lipp's music, and that the new album, due out March 4, will be "something that is both recognizable and completely futuristic." Not that it really matters what style or label is placed on The Outside, since most of what Lipp touches is golden anyway.
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  • 01/21/2008

DJ K.O. Album Preview

New Jersey’s K.O., the precision-guided DJ from underground crew Street Smartz, has linked up with Shaman Work Recordings for his anticipated multi-artist offering, Picture This… An early EP leaked this week features crisp Pete Rock-style productions from K.O., Analogic, and M-phazes backing cuts from Royce 5’9”, Little Brother’s Phonte, Masta Ace, Wordsworth, and Silent Knight. If this potent three-tracker is any indication, the album is going to be absolutely classic.

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  • 01/18/2008

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