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Fabric Celebrates Seven Years Of Music, Five Days Of Fun

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Named so because the particular area of London where the nightclub is located became revitalized through textiles, Fabric opened in 1999 and quickly became one of the city's prime spots to hear DJs, dance, and have a pick of several different rooms and musical styles. Over the years, the club has hosted everyone from Akufen and James Lavelle to Carl Craig and DJ Hype, as well as created its own record label.
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  • 10/06/2006

Tonight: Too Black For BET Reception

The Black Boy George, second installment of his Too Black For BET poster collection, sees Jayson Scott Musson, a.k.a. PackofRats of Plastic Little, covering all sorts of racist, sexist, depressing, and perverted topics. 9/11, cocaine, sex, money, and, Harry Potter all make an appearance this time around, something unabashedly promoted on the artist's website. These posters are available in book format for a whopping $12. Should give Vice magazine a run for its money in the toilet literature department.
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  • 10/06/2006

Now Playing: XLR8R's Dubcast

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Dubstep has undergone a resuscitation, and there's a slew of radical new producers to prove it. XLR8R's Kid Kameleon gathers tracks from the genre's latest for the October edition of the XLR8R Podcast DJ Mix Series, providing an hour's worth of dark, gritty beats and pounding bass. If it's a comprehensive sampling of the genre you're after, look no further.
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  • 10/05/2006

MSTRKRFT US Tour Dates

Feels like Jesse F. Keeler and Al-P, a.k.a. Mstrkrft, were just on the road, but the Toronto-based pair are back this fall for a brief spin around the US. The guys are known for their rock remixes of everyone from Metric to Bloc Party, as well as their debut full-length The Looks, which was released this past May on Last Gang Records and solidified their reputation as dance-rock boys who love to party.

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Tour Dates

10/12 Boston, Bills Bar
10/13 Baltimore, Sonar
10/14 Atlanta, MJQ Concourse Read more » 

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  • 10/05/2006

WMC Announces 2007 Dates And Early Registration

It's that time again. We might only have started the month of October, but any record label, promoter, or venue is already looking towards Miami's infamous conference week in March, and Winter Music Conference's recent announcement of the official dates only confirms that it is indeed time to start planning. So without further ado, the vital pieces of info:
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  • 10/05/2006

HusH Presents Hip-Hop Sight Seeing Tours

Dedicated to remembering the roots of hip-hop, HusH is providing the opportunity to tour New York City and see the various landmarks and locations that have played a role in shaping the genre. While various tours and activities are scheduled throughout the year, here's a few highlights taking place during Hip-Hop Honors Week, to entice you:

10/12: Grandmaster Caz leads tour goers through Harlem and the Bronx River, home of Afrika Bambaataa. Graffiti legend
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  • 10/04/2006

Firmament Returns To Munich

A little over a year ago the culture gurus at Firmament, retail venture curated by Beinghunted and The Glade, left their base in Munich to set up shop in Berlin. The store has proved a notable success, getting cutting edge clothing brands to the masses as well as setting up an online shop. October sees the store head back to Munich for a brief visit, armed with the latest fashions.
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  • 10/04/2006

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