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Mad Decent Hooks Up Free Mixtape From Maluca

Lately, the Mad Decent website has been giving away a free mixtape every week from friends and label collaborators, like Mumdance, Nguzunguzu, Diplo, and now, the NYC-born-and-bred Maluca. Read more » 

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  • 08/13/2010

Gilles Peterson to Release 'Worldwide' Retrospective

BBC tastemaker Gilles Peterson is an institution. His Worldwide program is still going 10 years strong, and he continues to reveal fresh and interesting sounds with each broadcast, podcast, event, and compilation he touches. His latest release, the forthcoming Gilles Peterson presents: Worldwide, is a two-disc retrospective of tracks from the many artists he's shared with the world over the last decade. Read more » 

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  • 08/13/2010

Friendly Fires and Azari & III to Collaborate on Upcoming Bugged Out! Mix

The UK's disco-leaning indie-dance trio Friendly Fires was just called upon to deliver the latest installment of the ongoing Bugged Out! compilation series. Entitled Bugged Out! Presents Suck My Deck, the mix album contains 19 tracks from XLR8R-friendly names like Tom Trago, Tensnake, Lindstrøm & Christabelle, Redshape, and Bot'Ox, but what really caught our eye was the featured collaboration between the mixing three-piece and Toronto's premiere house lovers, Azari & III (whom we recently profiled in our pages). Read more » 

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  • 08/12/2010

Watch Cajmere's "Percolator 2010" Video



Chicago house legend Cajmere (a.k.a. Green Velvet a.k.a. Curtis Jones) is about to release a new remix album dedicated to his 1992 anthem, "Percolator." He's re-worked the song for 2010, and also enlisted an A-list team of producers to put their own spin on the classic tune, including Major Lazer, DJ Chuckie, Claude VonStroke, Riva Starr, Mixin Marc, Bad Boy Bill, and DJ Gantman. Read more » 

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  • 08/12/2010

Owen Pallett to Release New EP, Tour This Fall

If an eponymous name change and ambitiously conceptual third album, Heartland, wasn't enough to send you reeling, how about another Owen Pallett record? Read more » 

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  • 08/12/2010

Amon Tobin Hooks Up Exclusive Starkey EP

Bay Area-based futuristic tunesmith Amon Tobin recently relaunched a special section on his website, the "Featured Artist" page, in which he "showcases artists he digs, inviting them to contribute content that is only available through amontobin.com." For his most recent feature, Tobin snagged the talented Philly-reppin' DJ/producer Starkey (pictured above), who hooked up an exclusive three-song EP of bass-centric space beats called Universe. Read more » 

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  • 08/12/2010

Small Black to Drop Debut Album on Jagjaguwar

The poignant, synth-heavy pop coming from Brooklyn's beloved Small Black is set to try itself out in album form when New Chain is released on October 26 via Bloomington, IN's Jagjaguwar label. The full-length record follows a hotly tipped self-titled EP, a split EP with chillwave darling Washed Out, and a 7" record for fan-favorite song "Despicable Dogs," not to mention a few years of bandhood and some fondly remembered performances at CMJ and SXSW. Read more » 

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  • 08/12/2010

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