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Crookers, Moderat Play Sonar 2009

Word is finally coming through as to just who is on the bill for Sonar 2009. The multi-day electronic music and arts festival, whose dates we announced late last year, unveiled its official lineup thus far, and it should please the techno purists, cool kids, and dubstep heads alike.

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  • 02/26/2009

RIP Randy Bewley of Pylon

Earlier this morning, numerous sources reported that Pylon guitarist Randy Bewley had suffered a heart attack and was in critical condition. He had been driving through his hometown of Athens, GA on Monday, February 23 when the heart attack occurred, and according to an email sent by bandmember Vanessa Briscoe-Hay, he was taken to the ICU in critical condition.

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  • 02/25/2009

Week in Tours: Atmosphere, Late of the Pier

Whether they're coming out of Italy clad in masks or hopping the pond armed with synthesizers, plenty of artists are headed Stateside this spring. Here are a few noteworthy tours about to kick off.

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  • 02/25/2009

Latin Revenge

For anyone who ever wanted to see MC Azeem strutting around San Francisco's Mission District clad in devil horns and trailed by a group of cheer leading cops, this is the video. Thousands of still photographs make up this Ben Stokes directed video, with additional animation by Patrick Siemer. Read more » 

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  • 02/25/2009

Harmonisch Serie

This is minimal techno the way it should be done–understated, precisely arranged, and with a few touches of melody to give the track an ethereal touch. For the video, U.K.-based producer Max Cooper enlisted Whiskas fx, who directed the trance-inducing visuals. Read more » 

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  • 02/23/2009

Sky And Sand

When Paul and Fritz Kalkbrenner were asked to score Hannes Stöhr's film, Berlin Calling, they delivered a minimal techno-centric soundtrack that was recently released via BPitch Control. Peep clips of the film—about a jet setting electronic music composer and his many clubland adventures—with this video. Read more » 

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  • 02/20/2009

Tigersushi Launches Fashion Line

If you have 70 Euros to spend on clothing (that's $88, according to today's currency converter), the Paris-based mecca of all things cool is a good place to go, particularly since Tigersushi Records recently announced the launch of its own fashion brand and already has a few items on sale.

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  • 02/20/2009

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