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Monday opened the week with a brand new, funked-out tune from the Greyboy Allstars. On Tuesday, we switched gears with electro-duo Digiatlism’s addictive track “Pogo” before heading straight into breakcore mutilation turf via Mochipet. The math-rockers in Shapes and Sizes came through with instrumental chaos on Thursday, while Friday ended the week strong, with the gangster-shoegaze sounds of Anticon.’s Odd Nosdam.

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  • 06/16/2007

The Week In Music, June 15

What ever happened to Gorillaz cohort Jamie Hewlett? Well, he’s currently working with sex toy company Jimmy Jane on producing a series of luxury vibrators called the "Ultimate Members" collection, based on the Gorillaz characters. If you’ve ever really, really liked the band, prices start at $275. The whole, erm, package, is just under two grand.

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  • 06/15/2007

Apple Hosts the Midnight Mix In-Store Series

After hosting a stellar live in-store with Blonde Redhead, Apple continues dabbling in the events world with several renowned DJs crashing its Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan for the Midnight Mix series. Mark Ronson kicked things off on June 1, and tonight sees an appearance by Wave Music founder and dance legend François K.

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  • 06/15/2007

Crossing Line (Live)

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  • 06/15/2007

Gear Alert: M-Audio Studiophile AV 40s

It’s amazing how quickly otherwise-intelligent gear heads will drop a wad of cash for those abhorrent iPod docking stations currently sweeping the market, especially when M-Audio offers up a speaker system as resolute as the Studiophile AV 40s.

Unlike a majority of modern desktop speakers, the AV 40s are specifically designed for bedroom composers and producers who want a hassle-free setup that can stand on its own, be taken on the road, etc.



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  • 06/15/2007

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone Tours

What happens when synth-pop is infected with the live-instrument virus?

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  • 06/15/2007

Daily Download: Odd Nosdam "Fat Hooks"

Many anticon. artists are migrating towards more challenging artistic terrain, but Odd Nosdam is still miles ahead of the pack. Taking influence from melodic drone as much as hip-hop, "Fat Hooks" illustrates this fact. After one listen to ON's Level Live Wires, a single question remains: has gangster shoegaze actually been composed?

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  • 06/15/2007

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