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Strange Videos May Hold the Latest from Aphex Twin

So, a few clips on YouTube surfaced yesterday of a recent DJ set performed in Metz, France by Lord Richard D. James, which were purported to contain possible new tracks from the electronic music mastermind. At first we were skeptical of the videos, as it's a bit baffling how the videographer was able to capture such pristine audio while his video quality looks no better than that of a phone's camera, but after a few close inspections, the clips seem totally legit. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2010

Todd Terje Celebrates Remaster of the Universe With Europe Parties

Oslo nu-disco prince Todd Terje is celebrating the release of his two-disc remix collection, Remasters of the Universe, for Permanent Vacation, with a handful of parties. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2010

Diplo's 'Favela on Blast' Documentary to See Release in July

Between running his own label, collaborating with superstars, and DJing around the globe, it's a wonder that Mr. Wesley Pentz, the man better known as Diplo, had any time to finish his documentary about the funk carioca movement, Favela on Blast. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2010

Tanya Morgan's Donwill and Von Pea Are Giving Out Free Sandwiches

Two of the three members from "Brooklynati" hip-hop trio Tanya Morgan, Donwill and Von Pea, are following up their collective and solo releases with an EP of quasi-collaborations with The Roots. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2010

Kon & Amir Share Their Top 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Samples

Do you like hip-hop? Certainly you do. At this point in its history, nearly everyone likes some form of the classic genre. Well, if you ever wondered about the building blocks of what could arguably be one of the world's most popular styles of music, wonder no more. Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2010

Gold Panda Set to Tour US with HEALTH, Indian Jewelry

Gold Panda has been setting the indie blogosphere aglow as of late with his intricately produced, electro-tinged hip-hop beats and micro-sampled atmospheres. His work has landed the UK producer a slot on HEALTH's forthcoming second remix album, and he also has his own set of releases coming out on the respectable Ghostly label. Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2010

Check Out a Free Mix From Delorean Friend K**O For Hyperdub 2010 Off-Sonar

Here's a sweet promo mix from Spanish DJ K**O (pronounced "kee-goh")—who also collaborates with Delorean on party/blog Desparrame—for the upcoming Read more » 

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  • 05/18/2010

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