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Carl Craig to Drop Massive Planet E Compilation in February, Tour in March

Detroit techno legend and Planet E label head Carl Craig has announced that the first release from his imprint in 2011 will be a compilation called 20 F@#&ING Years - We Ain't Dead Yet. The 25-song release commemorates the two decades Planet E has been releasing music with choice track selections from the likes of Carl Craig himself (also a tune from his Paperclip People moniker), Urban Tribe, Moodymann, 4th Wave, Recloose, and Tres Demented, and among many other producers both new and old. Read more » 

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  • 01/24/2011

Stream Hercules & Love Affair's Forthcoming 'Blue Songs' LP Now

NYC's premiere bastion of the art of classic house and disco, Andy Butler's Hercules & Love Affair outfit, is just about a week from releasing its second full-length offering, an 11-song record called Blue Songs. Before that record drops on January 31 via Moshi Moshi, fans can stream Hercules & Love Affair's new record over on The Guardian, now. Read more » 

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  • 01/24/2011

Numbers to Release Ill Blu's 'Meltdown' EP on Valentine's Day

Few UK funky producers have held the attention of the always-forwarding-looking music community both here and across the pond like the north London production team that is Ill Blu. Read more » 

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  • 01/24/2011

Audiofly Releases "Fela" Single on Get Physical, Tiefschwarz Remixes

About nine years into its ongoing production career, Spanish duo Audiofly just dropped its fourth release of tech-y house music for Berlin's Get Physical imprint, a brand-new single entitled "Fela." Read more » 

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  • 01/24/2011

Read an Interview With the Butterz Crew's Royal T

UK's grime scene has been subject to a creative resurgence recently, in no small part thanks to the work of Elijah & Skilliam's Butterz imprint. Now Sonic Router has sat down with one of Butterz's newest signees, Royal T, on the heels of his recently released Orangeade EP to pick his brain and get him to share some thoughts on the past, present, and future of grime. Read more » 

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  • 01/24/2011

Video: Light Asylum "Dark Allies"



Brooklyn's Light Asylum has delivered an incredible video for its '80s club-anthem throwback, "Dark Allies," courtesy of video artist and photographer Grant Worth. The track's intensity fits perfectly with the video thanks to a passionate performance form Light Asylum's front-woman Shannon Funchess, along with a half-naked Virgin Mary-esque figure and tons of overlaying glowsticks. Throw in some expert editing and it all makes for quite a visually stunning affair for a track that definitely deserves a thrilling video accompaniment. (via Altered Zones) Read more » 

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  • 01/24/2011

Quintron to Release New LP Made Entirely Inside New Orleans Museum of Modern Art

New Orleans' own originator of "swamp tech" and inventor of the Drum Buddy, Quintron, has never been one shy of trying new ideas. Case in point, his forthcoming LP for Memphis' Goner imprint was entirely made over a three-month residency inside the New Orleans Museum of Modern Art. Read more » 

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  • 01/21/2011

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