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Kuniyuki Takahashi Collaborates with Henrik Schwarz on New Album

Kuniyuki Takahashi, better known as simply Kuniyuki, will release his third full-length this spring on the ever-dependable Mule Musiq label. Perhaps best known for the many remixes of 2005's "Earth Beats" and his jazzy deep house style, Kuniyuki's explorations of jazz forms on Walking in the Naked City land somewhere between the deep house of the Moodmusic label and the West Coast jazz swing of Dave Brubeck. Read more » 

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  • 02/11/2010

Nguzunguzu Blows Minds with Moments in Love Mixtape

Just in time for Valentine's Day, global beat hunters Nguzunguzu have gone and topped themselves with a mixtape devoted to the Art of Noise classic "Moments in Love." Blending together hip-hop, ghetto house, B-more club, drum & bass, R&B, and even cumbia, the LA-based duo has done some serious digging here, all in celebration of this timeless tune. Your girlfriend might not enjoy this mix as much as you do, but if she's into it, we're going to say just go ahead and marry that girl. Download the mix here and peep the tracklist after the jump. Read more » 

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  • 02/11/2010

The Chemical Brothers and Dizzee Rascal to Play Sónar 2010

Two of the biggest names in electronic music have confirmed appearances at this summer's Sónar Festival in Barcelona. The pioneering sounds of The Chemical Brothers will be gracing Spanish ears for the only time this summer, and countryman Dizzee Rascal will be bringing his grimey house game to the festival stage, too. Read more » 

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  • 02/11/2010

sole Ends His Time at anticon

Tim Holland (a.k.a. sole) has released a statement via anticon regarding his recent decision to leave the label that he helped build:

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  • 02/11/2010

DJ T. Mixes Fabric 51

Thomas Koch, better known as DJ T. and the founder of Groove magazine, is the latest DJ-producer to craft a mix for the illustrious Fabric mix series. A true veteran of the dance music world, DJ T. has been spinning since 1989, but his mix features the freshest sounds from all over the dance spectrum, from the dark percussive beats of Bodycode to the throwback New York house of Azari & III. According to Koch himself, he's never "whipped up a mix with so many vocals," so those worried about accessibility can rest assured that the mix will bring all sorts to the floor. Tracklisting after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 02/10/2010

Godfathers of Berlin Tech Plastikman and pole Return to the US

In a brief series of concert dates which kick off Feb 12 at the Unsound Festival in New York, one of Berlin's kings of dub-tech and founders of the ˜scape label, Stefan Betke (a.k.a. pole), will be returning to the US and Canada for live performances along with ˜scape co-founder, DJ Barbara Preisinger. Read more » 

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  • 02/10/2010

Jamie Lidell to Show Us the Way on His New Album

The recordings for Jamie Lidell's forthcoming third album, Compass, started down in Los Angeles while he was working with Beck on the artist's Record Club project (essentially a group of musicians coming together for an impromptu covering of classic albums). After things began to take off in Beck's home studio, Lidell moved the sessions all around between studios in LA, New York, and Canada, making time to catch contributions from Feist, Beck, and members of Grizzly Bear and Wilco. Read more » 

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  • 02/09/2010

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