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Midland to Release 'Bring Joy' EP in March

Midland's rise to recognition seems lightning fast given that his joint release, Your Words Matter, with Ramadanman came out just under a year ago. Read more » 

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  • 02/01/2011

Blunted Robots Launches New Website, Releases Free EP From Mickey Pearce

To inaugurate the new year and a new release schedule, Blunted Robots label partners Brackles and Shortstuff (get to know them in last summer's interview) have launched a new website complete with their signature robot cartoons from in-house cartoonist Spam Chop. Read more » 

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  • 02/01/2011

Isolee Announces European Dates

You likely already know about Rajko "Isolee" Muller's new album, Well Spent Youth, which we've reviewed here. To support the record, he's arranged a brief tour of Europe starting next week, with a Japanese date as well. Read more » 

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  • 02/01/2011

Video: James Blake "The Wilhelm Scream"



Like his slow-brewing music, James Blake's new video for "The Wilhelm Scream," a choice track from his forthcoming self-titled debut LP, is an exercise in soul and subtlety. Watch as the image of Blake's head and upper torso is washed with color and blurry lens effects, only revealing a clear picture of the artist in portions as the song builds in restrained intensity. Read more » 

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  • 02/01/2011

Listen to Salva's Debut LP Over on FACT Now

Just over a week before the release of the debut album by LA-via-SF producer and Frite Nite label boss Salva, entitled Complex Housing, FACT is hosting an exclusive stream of the full-length record. Read more » 

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  • 01/31/2011

Teebs Releases Limited-Edition 'Ardour B-Sides' Via My Hollow Drum

Just today, LA-based beatmaker Teebs announced the release of a limited-edition run of handmade CDs, which feature remixes by the producer and b-sides from his debut LP, the lovely Ardour. Over on the website for beat collective My Hollow Drum, you can purchase one (or more) of the 150 discs for $7.00 each, with some extra goodies thrown in for good measure. Read more » 

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  • 01/31/2011

Tigerbeat6 Announces Brand-New Download Series, Offers Free Kid606 Track

Bay Area-turned-Berlin-based electronic music hub Tigerbeat6 just announced that a brand-new series of songs will drop "weekly/monthly" for free download on its Soundcloud. Called ¡Ándale!, the string of MP3-only tracks will be available for only a short time until the song is traded out for the next free cut, all of which will culminate in a small, digital release available at the end of each month. Read more » 

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  • 01/31/2011

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