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Eliot Lipp Preps Mush Debut

Eliot Lipp will join the likes of Caural, Nobody, and Busdriver on the Mush roster with the release of his latest album, The Outside. A recent MySpace bulletin from the Brooklyn-based producer states that techno and hip-hop continue to influence Lipp's music, and that the new album, due out March 4, will be "something that is both recognizable and completely futuristic." Not that it really matters what style or label is placed on The Outside, since most of what Lipp touches is golden anyway.
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  • 01/21/2008

DJ K.O. Album Preview

New Jersey’s K.O., the precision-guided DJ from underground crew Street Smartz, has linked up with Shaman Work Recordings for his anticipated multi-artist offering, Picture This… An early EP leaked this week features crisp Pete Rock-style productions from K.O., Analogic, and M-phazes backing cuts from Royce 5’9”, Little Brother’s Phonte, Masta Ace, Wordsworth, and Silent Knight. If this potent three-tracker is any indication, the album is going to be absolutely classic.

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  • 01/18/2008

Loading... Bionic Commando ReArmed, Facebook Pulls Scrabulous

Bionic Commando ReArmed
The recently announced Bionic Commando for the Xbox 360 and PS3 was met with both the glee that the re-visitation of a beloved title garners and controversy, due to the cables on the overly muscular, dreadlocked anti-hero’s bionic arm that resembles meaty knockwurst. But one fact remains–the 1988 original for the NES is still holy ground (as far as those who were around for it are concerned) that Capcom has feared to tread on for nearly two decades.

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  • 01/18/2008

Ready for the Floor

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  • 01/17/2008

Sally Shapiro Preps Small Tour, Remix Album

Sweden's princess of pop Sally Shapiro will end the long winter with a few appearances in the U.S., bringing her producer and right-hand man Johan Agebjörn in tow. The three scheduled dates will mark the first time the twosome has DJed in North America, and since they're famously elusive, those in the area would be well advised to catch them at one of the dates below.

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  • 01/17/2008

Atmosphere Readies Sixth Full-Length

Slug and Ant have returned, armed with their sixth studio album under the name Atmosphere. The hilariously titled When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold is due out April 22 on Rhymesayers, and comes after a series of EPs meant to tide fans over in the meantime.

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  • 01/17/2008

Pelican Preps Tour

How fitting that the week we're raving about Pelican's new live DVD, After the Ceiling Cracked, the band announces an upcoming tour. Those in the Midwest and Southeastern U.S. can see the Chicago quartet thrashing their guitars about and living up to the instrumetal label so often given to them. Residents of other parts of the country will have to be content with the DVD, which becomes available on Tuesday. Read more » 

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  • 01/17/2008

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