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Mum Announces New Album Details

Music fans should be constantly thanking their lucky stars that Iceland exists. Between the religious experience of Sigur Ros' made-up language, the timeless vocal workouts of Björk, and the groundbreaking dance sounds of GusGus, the island country has given us plenty to get psyched about—so get ready for more. Read more » 

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  • 07/06/2009

120 Minutes of Erol Alkan

Founder of London club Trash and producer of Mystery Jets and Late of the Pier Erol Alkan rolled out his Fourth of July mix on BBC Radio 6 on Saturday. Sure, it wasn't exactly a holiday in the U.K., but who cares?—we're spreading freedom worldwide. Oh, and you've only got five days left to check out this indie-dance-house-whathaveyou mix, so stream it now. Read more » 

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  • 07/06/2009

Captured Tracks Festival Starts Today

Those of you without a beach to comb or a BBQ to raid this holiday weekend might want to detour over to the Bushwick neighborhood in Brooklyn. That’s because the folks at Woodsist and Captured Tracks have got a special two-day fest coming your way and the line-up is absolutely killer. Noiseniks and all can get their fazers set to stun as hitmakers from the Woodsist/Captured Tracks ilk zap some fuzz and scuzz straight to your skull. Read more » 

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  • 07/03/2009

"Hibi No Neiro"

We have no idea who Sour is, but we can't deny the creativity of the song's video maker. Read more » 

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  • 07/03/2009

Falty DL Interview and Album Preview

From our friends at SonicRouter, a nice little interview with the man known as Falty DL(a.k.a. Andrew Lustman), and a quick preview of his upcoming LP on Planet Mu. Check it!
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  • 07/02/2009

Grandmaster Flash Is a DJ Hero

As if that needed to be said... What we mean to say is that Grandmaster Flash is just one of the turntablist icons to be featured in Activision's new DJ Hero game, and we gotta admit, we're sort of stoked on this one. The hip-hop DJ legend lends his voice and knowledge to the game's tutorials, teaching players how to use the killer control surface while expounding on the game's mechanics. Read more » 

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  • 07/02/2009

Bjork Does Guest NPR DJ Spot

High priestess of weird pop Björk recently laced stuffy NPR listeners with a survey of her favorite musical things, among them, Syrian musician Omar Souleyman, London's Micachu and The Shapes, Eyeless in Gaza, and fellow Icelandic singer Ólöf Arnalds. Check it all out here.




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  • 07/02/2009

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