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Håkan Lidbo and Co Start New Festival

A new electronic music event is about to kick off, namely, Sweden's Volt Festival. DJ/producer Håkan Lidbo (of Pokerflat and Mille Plateaux fame), one of the artists involved in the planning, sent an email out earlier today indicating just what to expect.

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  • 05/27/2009

Omar K

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  • 05/27/2009

Artist to Watch: Rainbow Arabia

Who: Rainbow Arabia
Where: Los Angeles, CA

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  • 05/27/2009

Free Cock Rock Disco Compilation

New monstrosities are coming from Jason Forrest’s Cock Rock Disco imprint these days, in the form of Monsters of Cock Rock Disco, and we don’t need to look much farther than this compilation’s tracklisting (below) to see how the release lives up to its name.

Monsters of Cock Rock Disco is the label’s first sampler in three years, following The Cock Rock Disco 2006 Free Compilation, which included the likes of Food for Animals, Duran Duran Duran, Drumcorps, and others.
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  • 05/26/2009

Sonar Does New York

As previously reported, Barcelona's Sonar festival jumped Stateside for a hot minute this spring to unveil a U.S. debut at Sonarsound NY. The multi-day event featured DJ /rupture and Prefuse 73 headlining, in the company of several other musicians and many, many fans. Here’s a few shots from the debut U.S. event.

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  • 05/25/2009

No Commercial Value: Delia Darbyshire

The recently launched No Commercial Value is a web-based storehouse for artistic bounty run by filmmaker and music Amir Husak and fellow filmmaker Prem Sooriyakumar. Each week, the site showcases work from artists of all disciplines, including film, sound, and photography. We thought we’d point you to last week’s great collection of work taken from and inspired by sound experimenter and Theremin virtuoso Delia Darbyshire.

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  • 05/25/2009

Movement: Carl Craig is Back

Call it a homecoming of sorts, but Carl Craig is set to regain creative control of Detroit’s electronic music festival (formerly DEMF, then Movement, then Fuse-In, and now Movement again) for spring 2010’s installment. Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 05/22/2009

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