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  • Filed under: video
  • 06/25/2007

Gear Alert: The AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix

With EQ racks that rival Hollywood studios and sample collections spanning classical instruments to analog synths, IK Media has been a good friend to many-a-producer with its software applications. Now the plug-in giant is throwing rockers a bone with the AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix experience.

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  • 06/25/2007

Amy Grill Debuts New Electronic Music Documentary

Whether it’s Modeselektor prepping for Sonar, journalists fighting to give the music its due credit, Wighnomy Brothers coming to terms with their success, or promoters cracking under the weight of emotional strife, Speaking In Code, a new documentary bent on showing all the gritty details of daily life in the music biz, thrives on the people who create, play, write about, and promote electronic music. Read more » 

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  • 06/25/2007

Daily Download: Dirty On Purpose "Car No Driver (Cassettes Won't Listen Remix)"

Cassettes Won't Listen has returned with more gentle electro madness remixing Brooklyn-based indie-pop sensation Dirty On Purpose. Unlike CWL's electro-hip-hop instrumentals, "Car No Driver" is an all-ages romp through pop's possibilities. 

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  • 06/25/2007

The Week In Videos

On Monday we joined Mary Timony for an animated, intergalactic escapade, before diving straight into UNKLE’s paranoid world with The Cult frontman Ian Astbury. Next, Pennsylvania-based electro-freak Pfunkt laid down some creepy dance moves on “Confidance,” while Big City schooled the world on all things thug. We capped off the week with Battles’ mirrored cipher “Atlas.” Booya.

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  • 06/24/2007

The Week In Downloads

Anthony B gave us a treat from his latest Greensleeves release to start the week off, and Drop The Lime followed with some subsonic bass blasphemy. Josh Dahlberg added his own flair to the classic Detroit sound, Mouse on Mars and Mark E. Smith (from the Fall) joined forces as Von Sudenfed, and Brooklyn's 15-member, multi-instrumentalist outfit Escort finished the week off.


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  • Filed under: news
  • 06/23/2007

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