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Fall is here, with a flurry of new singles to keep you moving. Some dance music trends to mention include the continuing growth of dubstep and electro-house, with stalwart genres such as nujazz/broken beat, house, minimal techno, and R&B still impacting global dancefloors. Edits, mash-ups, and hyper-edited, diverse releases are increasing electronic music’s scope.
New BioShock Content Soon?
Some industrious hacker types have (not surprisingly) gone to work on BioShock, and have uncovered some curious bits of text that may give the game some life, post-Halo 3.
The text unfortunately isn’t a clue to a crappy looking sex simulator à la Hot Coffee, but instead appears to be some new plasmids, the injected genetic modifiers which are the game’s main means of bad-assery.
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Cortex’s newest piece of DJ technology, the dMix-300, carries a sophisticated punch, allowing any DJ to excel far beyond many digital DJ devices on the market. The device features an iPod-friendly dock (both Nano, and full-size models work), an LED displaying pitch, track title, and time, two jogging wheels for precision cueing and scratching, and USB connectivity for external hardware. Simply put, it’s the long-lost hub between the digital and analog divide.Read more »
A grip of XLR8R-approved artist will descend on theaters, lofts, loading docks, and traditional venues around Montreal in October, for the sixth edition of Pop Montreal, the city's annual music, film, and arts festival.
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Germany-based minimal dub electronic artist Stefan Betke, who records as Pole, will release a remix collection in November featuring new versions of tracks from his March '07 album Steingarten (~scape). Four limited-edition colored-vinyl 12" singles, featuring some of the world's most unique techno, electronic, and dubstep producers, will precede the CD version of Pole: Steingarten Remixes.
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- September 18: New Forms Festival 2014 with Oneohtrix Point Never, Hieroglyphic Being, Helena Hauff, Madlib, and More
- September 24: Decibel Festival with Marcel Dettmann, KiNK, FaltyDL, John Roberts, Steffi, Simian Mobile Disco, and More
- October 15: Amsterdam Dance Event with Four Tet, DJ Koze, Jon Hopkins, Karenn, Ben UFO, Floating Points, MCDE, Talaboman, and More
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