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Stream the New Model 500 Single on R&S

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We've already gushed over the news of the first Model 500 single to be released in over a decade, so you can imagine how excited and privileged we feel to be sharing that track with you now. Below, you'll find "OFI," the a-side track from Juan Atkins', "Mad" Mike Banks', and Mark Taylor's forthcoming 12" for R&S. Read more » 

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  • 08/25/2010

Flavorwire Profiles New Orleans' Sissy Bounce Scene

If you stay up on our pages (both print and web), you'll be well aware of our ongoing affair with New Orleans' sissy bounce scene and one of its biggest exports, Big Freedia. So, needless to say, we're happy to see that folks are finally getting as excited about the gay-centric, hyperactive booty music as we've been. Read more » 

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  • 08/25/2010

Modeselektor to Launch New Compilation Series, Tour U.S.

Though a new album from Berlin's next-level bass dons, Modeselektor, is still nowhere in sight, we do have news of the duo kicking off a fresh compilation series. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2010

Christopher Willits Unveils Secrets Behind Latest Album

If you're only familiar with Christopher Willits as the man behind our XLR8R TV series What You Talkin' Bout Willits?, you should also know he puts those same Ableton, Max/MSP, and other live-electronics skills to excellent use as a solo producer signed to the illustrious Ghostly International label. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2010

Goldie and Prince Harry to Look For Young Music Talent on BBC TV Show

Recently, BBC News reported that veteran drum & bass icon Goldie will be featured in a new television series setting its sights on finding youngsters with "raw musical talent." The program, called Goldie's Band - By Royal Appointment, will follow Goldie as he looks for the musicians, helps them receive mentoring from established artists, and, finally, gets them a live show at Buckingham Palace in front of Prince Harry. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2010

Darkstar to Release Debut Album This October

Following a series of well-received singles and one-off compilation tracks, London-based production team Darkstar is set to release its first full-length album on October 19 via Hyperdub. The forthcoming record is called North, and finds the duo expanding its ranks to include vocalist James Buttery. "Gold," which is actually a cover of a more obscure Human League song, is set to be the first single from Darkstar's new, 10-track album, and will also be the album's first music video. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2010

Watch Martyn's Touching Short Film, 'Great Lengths'



You've been warned: This isn't your average music video. The man responsible for what easily stands as one of our favorite albums from last year, Dutch-born producer Martyn, recently worked with director Ramón Gieling on this heartbreakingly gorgeous short film, which presents a Fellini-esque interpretation of the 2003 death of Martyn's father, pro footballer Gerrie Deijkers. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2010

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