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Minus Begins Arts Initiative

Richie Hawtin just keeps adding new artistic elements to the Minus roster, and with the Minus-Embed project, he's invited outside talent into the mix. Read more » 

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  • 09/14/2009

XLR8R Seeks S.F. Interns

XLR8R is looking for editorial interns in our San Francisco office who know the difference between Junior Boys and Boys Noize, techno and electro, Major Lazer, lazer bass, and drum & bass, hip-hop and trip-hop, and who require minimal hand-holding. Positions are for both editorial and events and online marketing.

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  • 09/11/2009

Matthew Africa's Jerkin' Hot

The East Bay's DJ Matthew Africa has a new podcast up which features two hours of jerk music, the L.A.-centered music movement that builds on foundations built by Bay Area crews like The Pack. With freaky mixes and nasty lyrics in surplus, this podcast is damn sure to be blasting from a lot of porches and earbuds in the coming weeks. Read more » 

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  • 09/11/2009

Pygmalion Music Fest Next Week

Autumn always brings a smattering of music fests all over the U.S., and next week, the twin cities of Champaign-Urbana, IL, are hosting the Pygmalion Music Festival. Read more » 

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  • 09/11/2009

Ultrasone PRO 900s Reviewed

In my more embarrassing years, I hugged some subwoofers. And when I first fired up the Read more » 

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  • 09/11/2009

DJ Shadow Releases XFM Cast From 2000

Over on DJShadow.com, the Bay Area turntable superstar has made available the live broadcast from XFM London he performed alongside the Quannum Crew (Blackalicious, Lateef, Lyrics Born, Joyo) live in the studio. You can buy the download or CD of the previously unavailable performance from back in December of 2000 off of either Shadow's or Quannum's website. Read more » 

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  • 09/10/2009

Fabric to Release Caspa Debut

London ultra-club and DJ-mix haven Fabric is readying the release of the debut album for U.K. dubstep producer Caspa. Better known for his DJ sets, singles output, and assorted remixes for the likes of Deadmau5 and Kid Sister, Caspa has crafted his first LP, Everybody's Talking, Nobody's Listening, for release on November 24, which comes complete with his latest dancefloor hit, "The Takeover (feat. MC Dynamite)." The album's tracklist is below.

01. Intro
02. Low Blow
03. The Takeover (feat. MC Dynamite)
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  • 09/10/2009

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