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Pon Di Wire: Jamaican PM Stirs Controversy, Macka Diamond’s Party

Macka Diamond has turned party promoter, but rather than present the kind of raucous dancehall she’s known for, the dollars diva will instead take the music inna vintage direction. Diamond’s Money O Sundays night starts at 6 p.m. on Sunday, in Old Harbour, St. Catherine, this week. “We are going to play oldies, then lead up into '80s and '90s hits. Read more » 

Aquarium

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  • 05/27/2008

Get Physical Preps Six-Year Celebrations

It seems like yesterday we were raving over a budding imprint from Berlin named Get Physical, but six years have passed since the label's inception, and in that time it has become one of the foremost authorities on house and techno in contemporary music.

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  • 05/27/2008

Mirando

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  • 05/23/2008

Crystal Castles Announce Tour Dates

They wrapped a tour at the end of March, following the release of their Last Gang Records debut, but Alice Glass and Ethan Fawn just can't seem to stay off the road. The camera-shy duo we know as Crystal Castles will welcome the summer in with a new set of dates at the beginning of June, including Philadelphia's Popped! festival, which will also see appearances from Vampire Weekend, Mr. Lif, Dan Deacon, and others.

Dates
06/07 Seattle, WA: Nectar
06/09 Portland, OR: Backspace
06/10 San Francisco, CA: The Independent
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  • 05/23/2008

Appleblim to Mix Dubstep Allstars 6

Laurie "Appleblim" Osborne is a well-known name on the international dubstep circuit, but he's kept so busy running his Skull Disco imprint alongside Shackleton, helping out around the Tempa office, and working in the studio with other producers, he's only just gotten around to making his first mix CD.

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  • 05/23/2008

Nickodemus, Diesler Remix Mexican Electronic Group

Although its electronic music scene has been bubbling under for years with Nortec Collective, Murcof, Static Discos, and others, anyone who has been to Mexico lately knows that the nation stands alongside any other when it comes to dope producers. Now, Spanish label Love Monk has upped the ante with its new remix EP from Instituto Mexicano Del Sonido (a.k.a. Mexican Institute Of Sound, for you pinche gringos!).

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  • 05/23/2008

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