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The 24th annual DMC’s DJ Battle For World Supremacy and World DJ Finals take place this Friday and Saturday, September 26-27, in London. The battle segment features the U.S.’s defending champion, DJ Shiftee, versus contenders from Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Israel, France, Sweden, and Portugal. The event also includes performances by Killa Kela, Million Dan, and Jungle Drummer. Read more » 

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  • 09/26/2008

Top 10: Michna, Born Ruffians, Lemonade

Michna
Magic Monday
Ghostly
Release Date: October 7

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Stay the Same

An English duo making electro-house with heavily distorted guitars, driving beats, and a whole lot of sass? Read more » 

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  • 09/25/2008

FlyLo, Jimmy Edgar Play MUTEK Mexico

The 2008 edition of the MUTEK Montreal wrapped not too long ago, but the good folks who organize the festival aren't sitting still. The crew will head south of the border at the end of October for the fifth year of MUTEK Mexico in Mexico City.

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  • 09/25/2008

Fool’s Gold Remixed for Compilation

Remember the days when you couldn't even buy a Scion if you didn't live in the state of California? Well, those don't exist anymore, and, as if to prove that point, Scion has been releasing projects all throughout the art and music worlds in addition to being visible on most major highways.

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  • 09/24/2008

Fresh Born

Offend Maggie's release date is just around the corner, and Deerhoof has unveiled a the video from the track "Fresh Born," which features much dancing, bright colors, and a stuffed gorilla that enjoys playing the drums and starting fights. If you participated in the whole sheet music thing from a while back, you can hit the mute button on the computer and play your own version while the video rolls. Read more » 

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  • 09/24/2008

Pon Di Wire: King Jammy, Beenie Man

Internationally known reggae archivist, author, and Bob Marley expert Roger “Rojah” Stephens has been unable to find a permanent home in Jamaica for his historical reggae artifacts. Read more » 

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