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Earl 16: 21st Century Rootsman

Reggae music, reggae sound, the number one sound/Play the guitar, come in with the bassman, I can’t do without the drummer… Read more » 

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  • 06/01/2007

Daily Download: Bassnectar "Kick It Complex"

Unlike the more "chill" artistry of Om Records, Bassnectar thrives on the power of bass fire. Fusing deep dubstep rhythms and dirty hip-hop drum kits, "Kick It Complex" is destined to win over more than just bearded festival-goers. 

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  • 06/01/2007

Billie Holiday Gets Resurrected, Remixed

It takes balls to remix Billie Holiday, but Columbia Records accepts the challenge with a forthcoming collection of reworked (and painfully remastered) versions of the jazz singer's finest songs. Billie Holiday Remixed & Reimagined features an assemblage of nu-jazz artistry, the likes of which include Digable PlanetsLady Bug Mecca, Nickodemus and Zeb, DJ Logic, and several other notable producers.

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  • 05/31/2007

The Week In Tours, May 31

This week, the Pennsylvania psychedelic stars in Black Moth Super Rainbow bring their dreamy, analog purgatory to the big city, and the UK’s dance-punk posterboys Bloc Party run through the US for a few weeks. Meanwhile, disco phenom Daniel Wang drops by a few (four, to be exact) party destinations to throw the kids a bone, and Fat Cat’s newest indie-pop outing, Welcome, sets out with Mary Timony on a hefty venture through the States. These shows should not be missed.

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  • 05/31/2007

Klaxons Return to the U.S.

To think the Klaxons once had visa issues that cancelled their initial Stateside tour. After the recent release of Myths of the Near Future, interviews galore, and a highly-praised appearance at this year's Coachella, Jamie Reynolds, James Righton, and Simon Taylor are headed for US soil again, hitting major cities, as well as the Pitchfork Music Festival. Here's to the boys reaching a wider audience and overcoming the hideous "new rave" label so often given to them.

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  • 05/31/2007

D.A.N.C.E.

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  • 05/31/2007

Daily Download: Guitar "Here"

Michael Lueckner (a.k.a. Guitar) returns with another amplified whirlwind of psych-guitar madness. Taken from his newest release, Dealin with Signal and Noise, "Here" is an epic, post-shogaze delay fest. Processed noise rarely sounds this good.

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  • 05/31/2007

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