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Pon Di Wire: Elephant Man, I-Roy, Daddy Shark

Jamaica’s general elections, taking place Monday, August 27 between current Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller’s Peoples National Party and Bruce Golding’s Jamaican Labor Party, have caused the Curefest showcase, which marks the release of artist Jah Cure (pictured left) from prison, to be postponed.

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Crackerjack Docker

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  • Filed under: video
  • 07/12/2007

The Week In Tours, July 12

This week, prog-disco pusher Prins Thomas is making some stops in Europe before heading to the West Coast in September. San Francisco-based Numbers will head across the States, while Thrill jockey’s newest folk-sensation Tunng makes some headway in the UK. Last, the Bay Area hip-hop supergroup Souls of Mischief is slated to start trouble in the South and Canada.

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  • 07/12/2007

Girl Talk, Copy, and Tons More Set to Rock Musicfest NW

Musicfest NW is Portland, OR’s foray into the festival world, and this four-day extravaganza will see everyone from Clipse to Roky Erikson to The Fucking Champs to Girl Talk descend on various clubs around the city from Thursday, September 6 - Sunday, September 9, 2007.

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  • 07/12/2007

Puma Gets an Ice Cream Bike!

New York summers are exciting, but hotter than the deepest pit of hell, which makes leaving one’s house (or box-sized apartment, for most of us) a pretty unpleasant task. With that in mind, bike proponent Puma is taking a stand. For a few weeks in July, the streetwear company is sending its custom Biomega 8-Speed fold-up “Ice Cream” bike through Union Square, dispersing free treats to the sweaty masses.

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  • 07/12/2007

Daily Download: Bechari "Ljobovilja"

Bechari's "Ljobvilja" lies somewhere between uplifting Balkan rhythms and the subterranean depth of minimal techno. Featuring mid-tempo, kick-driven bass and digital synths that pulsate with an array of gypsy-fueled swagger, the track is a late-night anthem for music lovers.

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  • 07/12/2007

Diplo Plays Apple's Midnight Mix Event

Party impresario Diplo has one demanding schedule that includes discovering acts like Bonde Do Role, founding non-profits, and playing music around the world.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 07/11/2007

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