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Pon Di Wire: Elephant Man In Africa, Bounty Banned, Johnny Osbourne Reissued

New York Governor David Patterson (whose family background is Jamaican) and Mayor Michael Bloomberg are calling this Sunday, May 4 a “Day of Reggae,” coinciding with the 27th Annual International …

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James Pants to Tour with Jamie Lidell

The musically divergent, Spokane, Washington resident James Pants will leave home next week to play several dates around North America, the majority of which are part of the Jamie Lidell …

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Brazilian Girls, DJ Bitman, and Ticklah Headline LAMC

New York City will host the ninth annual Latin Alternative Music Conference this summer from July 8 – 12. Tying together artists who share the Spanish language and sometimes little …

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Top 10: Flying Lotus, Arc Lab, Free Kitten

Flying Lotus Los Angeles Warp Release Date: June 10 Steven Ellison pays homage to his hometown of Los Angeles with his highly anticipated follow-up to the Reset EP, his inaugural …

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Elaste 2 Comp Offers Superb Space Disco

With electronic music cluttered with myriad hybrids and subgenres, some readers may wonder, is there really room for another disco offshoot? After all, Norway’s Lindstrom and Prins Thomas have popularized …

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Loading... Guitar Hero IV Gets New Instruments, Spore Creature Creator

Spore Creature Creator The long-awaited evolution simulator, Spore, from Sims creator Will Wright, will begin rearing its head when the Spore Creature Creator is released on June 17. Creature Creator …

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Greensleeves Announces New Signings

Since announcing a partnership with New York’s VP Records at the beginning of 2008, London’s Greensleeves label has been far from dormant. The imprint scored big with the release of …

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Ghostly and Adult Swim Release Free Compilation

Ann Arbor’s Ghostly imprint has teamed up with the Adult Swim crew for not just any old release, but a free one. The 19-track, digital-only Ghostly Swim compilation will feature …

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Pon Di Wire: Randy’s Anniversary, Reggae Sumfest Announced, Junior Reid Album

Thirty years ago, on April 22, 1978, the historic One Love peace concert, headlined by Bob Marley & The Wailers, took place in Jamaica. The concert’s apex was when Marley, …

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Németh Makes Rare North American Appearances

Erstwhile member of Radian and founder of Mosz Records Stefan Németh is giving U.S. and Canadian fans a rare treat–namely in the form of a few appearances that mark the …

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Immortal Technique Releases Final Album in Revolutionary Series

Immortal Technique, the Harlem-raised rapper better known to his parents as Felipe Coronel, will release The Third World, the final installment of the Revolutionary series that launched his career, on …

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The Orb Preps New Album

Members of The Orb want to make it very clear that their forthcoming full-length is, in no way, a “comeback” album. According to their press release, founding members Alex Paterson …

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Burial to Mix Next DJ Kicks Compilation

Four Tet, Henrik Schwarz, Booka Shade, and Hot Chip have all ensured !K7’s DJ Kicks compilation series remains an eclectic, multi-genre primer on new music the label has always intended …

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Domu’s Label Kicks Into High Gear

Ever feel like electronic music these days is lacking something? Like originality, emotion, artfulness, and authenticity? In a dance music world where producers rely on genre cliché’s, boring production tools, …

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Loading... GTA IV, Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe

Rock Band Album: Judas Priest Since Rock Band was unveiled last year, EA promised that in addition to the game having a downloadable song here and there, aficionados would also …

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Soulwax, Ricardo Villalobos Added to Sonar 2008 Lineup

A grip of new artists have been confirmed for the 2008 Sonar Festival, taking place this year from June 19 – 21, 2008. This follows news of appearances from The …

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These New Puritans Announce First North American Tour

Across the pond, the four members of Southend, U.K.-based outfit These New Puritans have a reputation for hyperactive live shows that incorporate elements of post-punk, dubstep, and ’80s industtrial music, …

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Swervedriver and Interpol Members Form Magnetic Morning

Talk about two great sounds coming together: if someone told me that two shoegazer/dream-pop indie icons from different generations were going to collaborate and record new music, I would have …

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