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Anthony B gave us a treat from his latest Greensleeves release to start the week off, and Drop The Lime followed with some subsonic bass blasphemy. Josh Dahlberg added his own flair to the classic Detroit sound, Mouse on Mars and Mark E. Smith (from the Fall) joined forces as Von Sudenfed, and Brooklyn's 15-member, multi-instrumentalist outfit Escort finished the week off.


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  • 06/23/2007

The Week in Music, June 22

Ian Williams hates The Strokes, and that’s completely understandable. This week he stated that the band members are “the children of the heads of supermodel agencies who formed a rock band and thought they deserved respect because of that.” Williams also compares the band to Duran Duran and hair metal, but mysteriously declines to address its punk credibility.


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  • 06/22/2007

Sublight Records To Shut Down

Another record label closes its doors. As stated in an email from the label:

"We are sorry to announce that 2007 is the last year of Sublight Records. We have had the pleasure of putting out great music by amazing artists spanning over 50 releases in only 4 short years. Over the course of 2007 we will be selling off our remaining stock. We would like to thank the listeners, artists and friends who have supported us over the years. Our CDs will remain available for sale on our mailorder until 2008, so get them while you can."



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  • 06/22/2007

On The Verge of Justice in Rio

Imagine a street party in a Brazilian city where a huge soundsystem with gut-wobbling bass plays amazing dubbed-out jazz, funky hip-hop, smooth Brazilian dance beats, and other soulful electronics. Now imagine the proceeds from the event going to improve conditions in the slums and favelas of the sprawling city. One record company decided to turn this dream into reality, and now we hear the results on Verge Records' new comp, The Inspiring New Sounds of Rio de Janeiro.

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  • 06/22/2007

Atlas

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  • 06/22/2007

Event: Carl Craig Presents Detroit Live

Wednesday, July 4, 2007
From Demon Days – An Official Planet E Selection
Carl Craig Presents Detroit Live

Music By
Marcus Belgrave (Tribe)
Wendell Harrison (Tribe)
Kelvin Sholar (Q Tip Band)

And DJs
Recloose (Planet E/Peacefrog/New Zealand)
DJ S2 (Los Hermanos/Ican)
Gamall (Demon Days/NYC)

And Special Surprise Guest!

Comercia Cityfest 2007, Detroit















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  • 06/22/2007

Múm Preps New Album

Three years have passed since Icelandic indie phenoms Múm released Summer Make Good and, and in the interim, the band has toured with Benni Hemm Hemm and Sigur Rós, collaborated with members of Pan Sonic, and even published a couple books. Which is to say they’ve acquired some serious creative ammunition for their latest long-player, Go Go Smear the Poison Ivy.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 06/22/2007

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