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Faunts Plan Innagural West Coast Tour

As XLR8R's Tomas Palermo said of the band Faunts in a 2006 article, "the term 'ambient' doesn't do justice to these artists.'" After the release of their debut album, as well as their M4 EP more recently, the five bandmembers from Edmonton, Canada truly do seem masters of crafting lush, cinematic indie rock that takes its cue from shoegaze and dream-pop.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 07/21/2008

R.I.P. K-Swift

Female DJ K K-Swift (a.k.a. Khia Edgerton) died this morning due to a swimming pool accident in her hometown of Baltimore, MD, it has been reported.

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  • 07/21/2008

~Scape Reissues First Three Pole Albums

Stefan Betke, better known as German electronic dub pioneer Pole, caused a stir at the end of the 20th century by releasing three crackly, spacious experimental albums between 1998-2000, each with iconic single-colored cover artwork. Read more » 

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  • 07/21/2008

Phones, Diplo Remix Black Ghosts

Here come the remixes! Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 07/21/2008

Stuff It


Stash x WeSC Sweater
$120.00, wesc.com




Asics Knit Stripe Gloves
$10.00, asics.com




Martin Ontiveros x Max Toy Co. Booska Toy
$45.00, maxtoyco.com





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M4 (Part II)

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  • Filed under: video
  • 07/21/2008

Keak Da Sneak Arrested

Oakland, CA-based rapper and key figure of the hyphy movement Keak Da Sneak has been arrested on four felony counts, it's been reported.

According to website HipHop DX, Keak was arrested late last week and charged with resisting arrest and carrying a firearm. He also had an outstanding warrant.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 07/18/2008

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