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DJ /Rupture Preps New Mix Compilation

Jace Clayton's back, ready to rock the speakers with another dub-heavy mix made under his DJ /Rupture alias. Uproot, due for release October 3 on Agriculture Records, is Clayton's first compilation since returning to Brooklyn from a seven-year stint in Spain, and as usual, the album is a sampling of bass and beats goodness. Read more » 

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  • 08/06/2008

Tricky Plans U.S. Tour Dates

It's been five years since we've seen English trip-hopper Tricky perform on U.S. shores, and finally, the man born Adrian Thaws has announced some Stateside performances. Shows will be in support of his new album, Knowle West Boy, which is set to drop September 9 via Domino. In addition to performing tracks off the release, Thaws has also promised to pull out songs from his entire catalog, backed by a brand-new band. Read more » 

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  • 08/06/2008

Indian Jewelry Announces Tour

The members of Indian Jewelry just announced a set of tour dates in support of their 2008 release, For Free Gold. The L.A.-based makers of moody noise rock will hit the road tonight, in Austin, TX, then travel West through various cities for the rest of the month. Catch them at one of these dates:

08/06 Austin, TX: Emo's
08/08 Tucson, AZ: Solar Culture
08/10 Los Angeles, CA: The Echo
08/15 San Luis Obispo, CA: Retrospect
08/16 San Francisco, CA: The Hemlock
08/21 Eureka, CA: The Little Red
08/22 Portland, OR: Someday Lounge
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  • 08/06/2008

Lucky 13: Azeem, Cadence Weapon

Each month our resident cycling fiend and S.F. DJ legend Toph One drops 13 bombs for your listening, watching, and wearing pleasure.

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  • 08/06/2008

The Death Set Joins Girl Talk Tour

The Death Set really enjoys life on the road, it seems. In 2008 alone, the band has done dates with Bonde Do Role, joined the F Yeah Tour, and played several shows with The Mae Shi this past July. Are they ready to return to their Baltimore homebase? Read more » 

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  • 08/05/2008

Crystal Stilts Tour with Vivian Girls

The moody psych-rockers in Crystal Stilts will join lo-fi melody makers the Vivian Girls on the road for a handful of dates that kicks off today and will keep the two New York-based bands occupied for the rest of the month.

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  • 08/05/2008

Thou Shalt Always Kill

They ripped off an Edward Lear poem to come up with part of their name, and it's clear that Dan Le Sac and Scroobius Pip like riffing off contemporary culture on this song. Here, vocalist Pip wanders around London while rapping through a laundry list of things we "shalt not do" (like take the name Johnny Cash in vain or judge Lethal Weapon by Danny Glover) while Le Sac punches out glassy electro beats in the background. Read more » 

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  • 08/05/2008

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