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Summer Song

Here comes Team YACHT. "Summer Song" was originally recorded by Jona Bechtold in his hometown of Portland, OR, and was intended to be a love letter to LCD Soundsystem. Bechtold, along with erstwhile YACHT counterpart Claire L. Evans, intended to release the song for free, but DFA got ahold of it and packaged it up as a four-track single. When it came to making this video, YACHT employed fellow Portland resident Judah Switzer to direct this pastel-tinted banger that features confetti, paint, and lots of dancing. Read more » 

  • Filed under: video
  • 09/26/2008

Gang Gang Dance Plots Tour, Album

Now that they've conducted the New York version of this past August's 88 Boadrum, the members of Gang Gang Dance will return to their own projects, which arrive in October in the form of a new album and a bunch of tour dates.

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  • 09/26/2008

The Week in Hip-Hop

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 » 

  • Filed under: video
  • 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

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