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Machinedrum Tours Europe, Shares New Mix

The man behind hotly tipped electronic outfits Sepalcure, Neon Black, Syndrone, and Machinedrum, Travis Stewart, is about to launch a tour under the latter of those monikers, which kicks off this Friday, March 18, in Berlin and ends on April 2 in Paris. Read more » 

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  • 03/16/2011

Video: Tommy Four Seven "G"



Primate, the debut album to come from Berlin-based sound artist Tommy Four Seven (out at the end of this month via CLR), takes an interesting and relatively fresh approach to the well-traversed genre of techno. The up-and-coming producer forwent the usual course of re-working drum samples and handmade synth tones to flesh out his compositions, and instead created his own library of sounds, which was built from field recordings made throughout his daily life and intricately crafted vocal melodies. Here, we have the vaguely dystopic video for one such piece, called "G." Read more » 

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  • 03/16/2011

Burial, Four Tet, and Thom Yorke to Release New 12"; Stream Songs Now

Completely out of nowhere, this wonderfully massive gem of information just dropped into our laps: Three masterminds of visceral, ethereal electronic music, Burial, Four Tet, and Thom Yorke, have collaborated on a two-song 12" that will soon be released via Four Tet's Text label. Read more » 

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  • 03/15/2011

Listen to New Prefuse 73 Song 'The Only Hand to Hold'

Back in February, XLR8R announced that revered beat magician Prefuse 73 will release a new record on April 26 via Warp. Song snippets from the record have been available since then, but now Warp has released a free download of album track "The Only Hand to Hold," featuring My Brightest Diamond frontwoman Shara Worden. Read more » 

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  • 03/15/2011

Check Out Kode9's Epic 'Essential Mix'

Still weeks away from the release of Kode9's brand-new LP with The Spaceape, Black Sun, the Hyperdub label boss and dubstep visionary dropped an epic two-hour DJ set for BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix series, and you can download it now. Read more » 

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  • 03/15/2011

Mary Anne Hobbs Returns to North America in April

Now free of her BBC ties, Mary Anne Hobbs has been touring more frequently, bringing her tastemaking crate of bass favorites and occasional exclusives to locales near and far. Read more » 

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  • 03/14/2011

Numbers Begins US Tour

If you were in Miami last weekend, or are in Philadelphia tonight, you may already be aware that Glasgow label Numbers is in the midst of its first-ever US tour. Numbers artists Jackmaster, Deadboy, and Redinho will be trekking across the continent, sometimes being joined by select Numbers artists based in the US, including LA-based Low Limit and San Francisco's Ghosts On Tape, who will be supporting in their respective cities. Read more » 

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  • 03/14/2011

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