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Video: Tracey Thorn “It’s All True”

Out of Everything But the Girl’s shadow, songstress Tracey Thorn has risen to craft an electro-pop gem, with music vet Ewan Pearson at the production helm. We ain’t lyin'. Like EBTG records, Out of the Woods mirrors the downtempo pop that Thorn and husband/producer Ben Watt became infamous for, but Pearson’s minimalist production makes this solo debut a long-player that works just as well on the dancefloor as it does on adult contemporary radio (in a good way).

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  • 04/11/2007

It's All True

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  • 04/11/2007

Claw Money Book Tour

New York-based graffiti artist Claw Money is set to visit major U.S. cities in support of her recently released book, Bombshell: The Life and Crimes of Claw Money.

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  • 04/11/2007

Boom Bip Preps New Album

Fresh from his work with Busdriver on the recently released Roadkillovercoat (Epitaph), Boom Bip is back with his first solo endeavor since 2005’s Blue Eyed in the Red Room.

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  • 04/11/2007

Pon Di Wire

England’s Auralux Recordings has released a new album of Scientist and Prince Jammy dub cuts. Dub Landing Volume 2 features 10 previously unreleased vintage selections that bubble and splash with roots rhythms, and are liberally treated with spring reverb and space echoes.

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  • 04/11/2007

Xiu Xiu Gets Remixed and Covered, Tours

Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart doesn’t exactly create ordinary indie rock. Instead, he crafts introspective musical blasts that can, at any moment, shift from completely danceable to being worthy of a pity-party. Xiu Xiu’s newest offering Xiu Xiu Remixed and Covered is right on par with those sensibilities, custom-made for the weirdly sensitive man in us all.

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  • 04/11/2007

Audion Preps New Single

Unlike the acid-house meets tech-pop sound made under his birthname Matthew Dear, the Audion experience is all about noisy, 4/4 psychedelia. The Spectral Sound stalwart has already released six records, including the full-length Suckfish, which beams with sexual titles (“F*cking”, “Your Place or Mine”) and rarely strays from the 4/4 deepness and tripped-out samples that make people go nuts on the dancefloor–even post-3 a.m.

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  • 04/10/2007

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