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Queen Ifrica Makes VP Debut

Lady singjay Queen Ifrica joins the VP Records family this month with a new full-length, Welcome to Montego Bay, in which her many musical sides converge. The album finds her lyrically honing in on subjects like poverty, violence, and soaring unemployment, while at other times Ifrica shows off her romantic side, with several uplifting numbers. Additionally, her already infamous track "Daddy," a story of child molestation, will also be included in the album. Read more » 

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  • 06/10/2009

Feadz Readies EP

Feadz is a name we've heard since the Ed Banger Records crew first turned electronic music's collective consciousness towards Paris, but the man behind projects like Uffie and remixes for Boys Noize, Krazy Baldhead, and Modeselektor only just released his first single last year. "Happy Meal" was a hip-hop-meets-electro mash-up, and Feadz will continue pushing those sounds with his next release, P*N*M*B.

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  • 06/10/2009

Artist to Watch: Maluca

Who: Maluca
Where: New York, NY

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  • 06/10/2009

Video Exclusive: Sound in Light

Sound in Light finds Stones Throw's Koushik working alongside a few of his Hamilton, Ontario-based friends, producing '70s-informed jazz with an experimental twist. Apparently they make videos too, and this one is a surreal montage of purples, blues, and graphic effects that place it somewhere between jazz club and haunted house. The song originally appeared on the Now Again:Resounds release.

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  • 06/10/2009

Vladislav Delay Readies New Album

More music is coming from Sasu Ripatti's camp, this time from his Vladislav Delay project, which is also the name under which he produced some of his earliest work. Ten years after the release of Ele and a couple years since 2007's Whistleblower, the Finnish house producer will return this summer with yet another Delay release, Tummaa.

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  • 06/09/2009

Videogames: Loading

XLR8R picks the hottest videogames and gear of the month.

Blockbuster season approacheth! Robots! Mutants! More robots! But why give your hard-earned bailout money to those Hollywood fatcats? Give it to the long-suffering videogame industry. Hasn’t Silicon Valley always been there for you?

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  • 06/09/2009

Øya Festival Lineup Announced

We're just a couple of months away from the start of Oslo, Norway's annual Øya Festival, so for those of you planning to attend who haven't yet bought a ticket, get thee to the festival's website immediately, as only single-day tickets remain on sale.

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  • 06/08/2009

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