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Pon Di Wire: Police Shut Down Mavado Party, Reggae Vibes 2007 Poll

Police shut down dancehall artist Mavado’s birthday party at Temple Hall in Jamaica around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 2. According to One876.com, police moved in with a strong contingent of soldiers, police officers, and helicopters, swooped in and shut it down before the bigger acts (Bounty Killer, Busy Signal, Elephant Man, Jah Cure, Sizzla, Pressure, and Munga Honourable) were able to perform. Read more » 

Waxploitation Hosts Fourth Darfur Charity Auction

If you aren't aware of Waxploitation's continued involvement in helping spread awareness about the crisis in Darfur by now, you must be living several feet beneath a heavy rock. Since 2004, the label has held auctions and curated compilations to benefit non-profit organizations sending aid to those affected by the crisis.

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  • 12/05/2007

Crashed Cadillac

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  • 12/05/2007

Bot'Ox Preps New Single for Death From Abroad

Cosmo Vitelli and Julien Briffaz just dropped a new single in our laps, further proving that when two highly-ranked Parisian producers join forces, only good can come of it. Read more » 

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  • 12/05/2007

Autechre Preps Ninth Full-Length

Rob Brown and Sean Booth may still look as cold and austere as the IDM-heavy music under their Autechre moniker sounds, but the word is out that a near three-year silence is ending and they will release a new full-length in March 2008.

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  • 12/04/2007

dublab Re-Issues Its First Compilation

In summer 2001, a little-known collective in Los Angeles named dublab released its first compilation, a disc entitled Freeways that showcased some of the city's most creative musical personalities making downtempo, avant-jazz, and leftfield hip-hop.

Fast-forward to 2007, and one could hardly say dublab is just a collective. The company has curated art exhibitions, film productions, numerous events, and hosts a heavily-visited website that offers audio streams and podcasts from a range of different musical styles.

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  • 12/04/2007

Jamaica Readies For Sting, Rebel Salute

The major Jamaican concert season is upon us again, and for those that think we’re talking about Reggae Sunsplash, think again. Read more » 

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  • 12/04/2007

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