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Free Mix from Jay Haze

April is a long way off, but fans of producer Jay Haze need not wait for new material from the Berlin-based American expat. Haze, who also records as Fuckpony and Sub Version, has prepped a 40-minute, DRM-free mix entitled Space Techno Episode 1, available now through TuningSpork's website. Tracks here, which span his usual selection of house, R&B, hip-hop, and glitch, are exclusive to the mix.

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  • 02/25/2008

Atmosphere to Tour North America

Besides readying their sixth full-length, When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold, making videos, and offering love advice, Slug and Ant of Atmosphere have been gearing up Read more » 

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  • 02/25/2008

Loading... Bathing Ape DS, Wii Fit

A Bathing Ape DS
I kind of hate the idea of Bape (A Bathing Ape), and most hipster labels in general. Just because a Japanese dude slapped a picture of a monkey on a t-shirt does not make the item worth $100. But then again, I wear the same jeans every day and am usually drunk, so what do I know?

But apparently Nintendo, loves Bape, because the company is allowing Nigo’s crew to design a DS featuring their monkey character, Baby Milo, along with a Bape’d version of Mario. Milio?

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R.I.P.: Legendary Reggae Producer Joe Gibbs Dead At 65

Joe Gibbs (born Joel A. Gibson), the producer responsible for Culture’s Two Sevens Clash, Althea & Donna’s “Uptown Top Ranking,” Trinity’s “Three Piece Suit,” and Dennis Brown’s “Money In My Pocket,” died last week of a heart attack. He was 65. Gibbs left an indelible mark on reggae music and his hits are staples at reggae dances to this day.

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  • 02/25/2008

Paint it Gold

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  • 02/25/2008

Neon Neon Preps Tour Dates

Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys and L.A. producer Boom Bip will hit the road in March to support their Neon Neon album, Stainless Style. The album is conceptualized around the life of engineer John Delorean, which should provide an unusual slant to the live shows. Best of all, Yo Majesty, Spank Rock, and Cate Le Bon, all of who appeared on the album, will be included in the tour.

Dates
03/13 Austin, TX: SXSW
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  • 02/22/2008

Hot Chip Makes Exclusive Track for Zune

Hot Chip is the latest act to participate in Zune's Ignition program, which provides free downloads and videos, features, and artist playlists to users. On February 26, the London-based group will release "So Deep" exclusively for the program. The track will be available for one month.

In the meantime, the band has a track-by-track breakdown of its Made in the Dark release currently on Zune, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at how the band made its "Ready for the Floor" video.

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  • 02/22/2008

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