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Luke Solomon Preps Rekids Debut

Many folks only associate Luke Solomon with his work in London-based disco-funk band Freaks, but the Classic Recordings co-founder, DJ, and band member is also a ridiculously talented producer. Just listen to the “Ghouls” single on Matt Edwards’ Rekids imprint for proof. And in the spirit of this single, Solomon has also announced his first full-length as a solo artist, The Difference Engine (Rekids).

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  • 11/07/2007

Pon Di Wire: Ninja Man at Sting Concert, Dennis Brown Releases, Queen Ifrica

Promoters of Jamaica’s notoriously rowdy Sting dancehall concert have promised to keep it peaceful this year. "Last year's Sting was incident-free and we intend to continue that trend," Howard McIntosh of Supreme Promotions commented to Jamaica Observer on Friday. Read more » 

Download WHY?s "The Hollows"

As previously mentioned, Yoni Wolf's WHY? project will receive the royal remix treatment on The Hollows, an EP that should whet the appetite of fans before the release of the band's Alopecia full-length. While the likes of Dntel and Boards of Canada rework certain tracks on the EP, fans can hear the title track in its original format a couple weeks in advance.

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  • 11/06/2007

Trentemøller Creates Designer Line

Dropping a double-CD ain't enough these days for artists. Either they must follow-up with a "deluxe" edition of the album that includes pointless remixes and boring video footage, or find other artistic mediums in which to prove their worth. If you're Danish tech-house producer Anders Trentemøller, that means turning to fashion. Read more » 

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  • 11/06/2007

Modyfier Blog Reaches 50th DJ Mix

The concept is simple. Ask a bunch of known and unknown deejays to record a mix, then have them describe their reasons and methods. Thus, Modyfier music and art blog’s Process series was born. On Monday November 5, the series reached its 50th DJ mix contribution, a set by Hamburg, Germany’s Drei Farben House (pictured above). Read more » 

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  • 11/06/2007

Dublab Turns 8, Goes Non-Profit

Los Angeles-based dublab (a.k.a. a rad music/art collective, radio broadcaster, and breeding ground for some of the city’s most exciting events) is celebrating its eighth anniversary in style. Read more » 

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  • 11/06/2007

Cool Town Rock

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  • 11/05/2007

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