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Eddy Meets Yannah to Release Third Album

Croatia's foremost funky future-jazz duo, Eddy Meets Yannah is set to release another offering of soulful, house-tinged dance tunes for its third album, entitled Fiction Jar. The long-standing outfit, which consists of Eddy Ramich on the production duties and Yannah Valdevit handling both the songwriting and vocal side of things, will release the new album via Compost on March 26, with a handful of live dates to follow. Read more » 

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  • 02/17/2010

Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts Release New Album

Since 2007, Montreal's Guillaume Coutu Dumont has risen through the ranks of house to become one of the most acclaimed producers working today. With an aesthetic that combines electronic dance music with jazzy, live instrumentation, the man's latest record takes this sonic palette to new heights. Breaking the Fourth Wall not only features the requisite synths and drum machines, but live saxophones, Rhodes and Hammond organs, and soulful vocals. Read more » 

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  • 02/15/2010

The Sight Below to Release Sophomore Album on Ghostly

Following the 2008 release of his debut album, Glider, the reclusive artist known as The Sight Below (a.k.a. Rafael Anton Irisarri) will release his follow up full-length of sullen guitar-based ambient sounds, the pessimistically titled It All Falls Apart. Read more » 

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  • 02/12/2010

Shackleton Tours North America

Shackleton, eclectic producer and co-found of Skull Disco, will embark on several North American tour dates in late February and early March. Culminating in San Francisco, the tour will find bass-loving Shackleton sharing stages with Eskmo, EPROM, and Kush Arora, guaranteeing many nights of sweaty, bass-throbbing abandon.

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  • 02/12/2010

Shackleton Tours North America

Shackleton, eclectic producer and co-founder of Skull Disco, will embark on several North American tour dates in late February and early March. Culminating in San Francisco, the tour will find bass-loving Shackleton sharing stages with Eskmo, EPROM, and Kush Arora, guaranteeing many nights of sweaty, bass-throbbing abandon. Read more » 

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  • 02/12/2010

Watch Dâm-Funk Perform Live and Unplugged Just in Time for V-Day



You've got to imagine Damon Riddick (a.k.a. Dâm-Funk) to be the kind of guy who walks into a room and immediately sits down to play any instrument around him. That's just about the vibe you get when watching this video of an unplugged live performance of Dâm's Toeachizown track "I Wanna Thank U (4 Steppin' Into My Life)." Read more » 

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  • 02/12/2010

Mike Ladd Returns With New Infesticons Slice

Jack of all trades Mike Ladd returns in April with the third installment of his Infesticons project, a musical vehicle aimed at combating "indifference and apathy." Combining hip-hop swagger with funk's intensity and punk's attitude, the Infesticons' Bedford Park features appearances from slam king Saul Williams, among others. Read more » 

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  • 02/11/2010

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