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  • 05/23/2008

Crystal Castles Announce Tour Dates

They wrapped a tour at the end of March, following the release of their Last Gang Records debut, but Alice Glass and Ethan Fawn just can't seem to stay off the road. The camera-shy duo we know as Crystal Castles will welcome the summer in with a new set of dates at the beginning of June, including Philadelphia's Popped! festival, which will also see appearances from Vampire Weekend, Mr. Lif, Dan Deacon, and others.

Dates
06/07 Seattle, WA: Nectar
06/09 Portland, OR: Backspace
06/10 San Francisco, CA: The Independent
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  • Filed under: news
  • 05/23/2008

Appleblim to Mix Dubstep Allstars 6

Laurie "Appleblim" Osborne is a well-known name on the international dubstep circuit, but he's kept so busy running his Skull Disco imprint alongside Shackleton, helping out around the Tempa office, and working in the studio with other producers, he's only just gotten around to making his first mix CD.

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  • 05/23/2008

Nickodemus, Diesler Remix Mexican Electronic Group

Although its electronic music scene has been bubbling under for years with Nortec Collective, Murcof, Static Discos, and others, anyone who has been to Mexico lately knows that the nation stands alongside any other when it comes to dope producers. Now, Spanish label Love Monk has upped the ante with its new remix EP from Instituto Mexicano Del Sonido (a.k.a. Mexican Institute Of Sound, for you pinche gringos!).

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  • 05/23/2008

Diplo, 9th Wonder on Verve Remixed 4

For the past few years, Verve Records has been mining its enviable vaults to give contemporary artists a chance to rework some some classic tracks. It just so happens that those vaults contain some of the best jazz and blues vocal records of the '50s and '60s, including Nina Simone, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Billie Holiday, among others.

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  • 05/22/2008

Opio Announces Sophomore Solo Album

Erstwhile Souls of Mischief member Opio has leaked some details about his sophomore solo album, the follow-up to 2005's Triangulation Station.

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  • 05/22/2008

The Black Ghosts Ready Full-Length

As mentioned on XLR8R.com last fall, The Black Ghosts "have a knack for combining dance-punk, indie-pop, and electro-breaks, and somehow do it without sounding lame." Simon Lord and Theo Keating sing, rock out, and have a taste for spooky outfits, and the same should be true when the London-based duo releases its self-titled debut album on L.A.'s IAMSOUND imprint.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 05/21/2008

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