Fresh off a tour co-headlined with Def Jux boss EL-P, Dizzee Rascal returns to the road for a few dates in North America this summer. The U.K.-based grime innovator will be bringing his rhymes to major North American cities, including a stop at Toronto's Rogers Picnic festival, where he'll be joined by Cat Power, Chromeo, Animal Collective, and others. Read more »
New York-based, South Asian electronic innovators Sub Swara will drop their new album, Coup D’Yah, June 10 on Low Motion records. Sub Swara crew members Dhruva, Sunder, Haj, and Sharmaji, with MC Juakali, have been running their successful monthly club night in New York since 2005, showcasing dubstep, breaks, grime, and South Asian electronic sounds with live musicians, vocalists, and singers.
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Rod Modell turns the knob marked "deep" all the way to 11.
Really the only thing missing from minimal techno has been go-go dancers.
On Saturday at Movement, perfection was achieved.
The Real Detroit stage featured the best costumes.
Egyptian Lover's smashing set was the surprise of Movement 2008. Here he takes his 808 skills vertical.
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Pioneering U.K. label Ninja Tune has never rested on its laurels, despite introducing to the world name-brand dance acts like Mr. Scruff, Kid Koala, Cinematic Orchestra, and Roots Manuva. Those acts, plus some 30 others, comprise the forthcoming 50-track three-disc collection, You Don’t Know: Ninja Cuts, available on our shores June 10.
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One of U.K. pirate radio’s biggest dubstep DJs will tour the U.S. and Canada in June. Croydon, U.K.-based Chefal, or DJ Chef, will make his way to the West Coast, appearing Friday, May 30 at Shift in Seattle, Saturday, May 31 at Smog in L.A., and Thursday, June 5 in San Francisco. Along with fellow Croydon producers Skream and Benga, Chef has helped popularize dubstep around the world via his 11 p.m. Read more »
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