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The Week In Tours, June 7

This week we’re offering some solid dates that should have no trouble satisfying everyone from leather-clad electro deviants to sherm-smoking hip-hop heads. The London-based drug punks in Motor are making a few stops in the East with barebones synth and kick chaos. Chromeo hits the states with club visionary Flosstradamus, Morr Music’s lap-pop band, Lymbic System, continues its quest into the depths of Florida, and Cage continues taking his dark, angst-ridden hip-hop through the US.

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  • 06/07/2007

Plastic Little Tours, Despite Being Broke

As stated on Philadelphia-based group Plastic Little’s MySpace page, “The chances of seeing Plastic Little outside of Philly, NYC, NJ, or DC is pretty, pretty slim...it's not that we're lazy, we're just some super broke blokes. Y'know?”

The good news is that the boys seem to have come up with a little extra cash since this posting, enough to manage a trip out West, with a couple stops in Canada and the Midwest along the way.

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  • 06/07/2007

Daily Download: Loden "Vlugt (And More For You)"

Loden’s music marks Mush Records' venture into the realm of blistering electronic shoegaze. Unlike labelmates K-the-I??? and Busdriver, this Amsterdam-based producer makes tracks ridden with fuzzy guitar leads that should give My Bloody Valentine a run for its money. "Vlugt (And More For You)" may be the crossover track of the year for a label ripe with rad artistry.

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  • 06/07/2007

Deadbeat Preps Album

Montreal is lucky to claim Scott Monteith (a.k.a. Deadbeat) as one of its own, and the same goes for Berlin and the ~scape imprint. The rest of us should simply be pleased that the label is releasing Monteith’s fourth full-length, Journeyman’s Annual.

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  • 06/06/2007

Juan MacLean Tours Again

It’s official. The Juan MacLean has reached DJ virtuoso status. The DFA artist and crafter of robotic dance music hasn’t come close to releasing a new single, let alone a full album, since 2005’s Less Than Human. Yet, over the past two years, promoters have been flying him from city to city so the kids can get a taste of his desirable disco collection.

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  • 06/06/2007

Xaxapoya

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  • 06/06/2007

Flunk Readies New Album

Oslo-based folktronica outfit Flunk has achieved a mild amount of success since its inception, but Personal Stereo, the quartet’s third longplayer for Beatservice Records, could very well ensure that success rate is higher in the coming months.

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  • 06/06/2007

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