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East Village Radio Festival... with Food

Buzz is in heavy circulation over the East Village Radio music festival, and the lineup looks promising, to say the least. The event will take place from 1 - 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 6, and features a lineup that includes Flying Lotus, Boris, Vivian Girls, the inimitable Devin the Dude, as well as two stages and KRS-One playing host to the festivities.

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  • 08/22/2008

Blank Blue Preps EP, FlyLo Remix

What's better than Elvin Estella (a.k.a. Nobody) and Niki Randa readying another Blank Blue release? Try a Blank Blue EP complete with a couple remixes courtesy of Flying Lotus.

Dive, set for release September 23, will feature future-folk remixes of the track "Sonic What?!," off this year's Western Water Music Vo. II full-length, followed by a couple cuts in which Flying Lotus adds his trademark sound of wobbly loops and static noise to the dreamy originals.

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  • 08/22/2008

The Right feat. Jean Grae & Wrekonize

DJ Idee has clearly spent a lot of time in front of Grand Theft Auto of late. The new video for his track "The Right" features leggy ladies and car jackings galore, and we can't tear our eyes away from anything Jean Grae has a hand in. Oh, and the editing on this one pretty much blows most other music videos out of the water. Read more » 

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  • 08/22/2008

Talk Like That

We always thought "Talk Like That," off The Presets Apocalypso release, sounded a bit like a church congregation that decided to throw a rave, what with the grand organs slathered over a fast-paced electronic beat. Apparently Julian Hamilton and Kim Moyes thought so too, as the new video for the track features a wispy girl praying before she goes bezerk on the drum set. Jonas & Francois, the team responsible for Justice's "D.A.N.C.E." video and Kanye West's "Stronger," was behind the directing helm on this one. Read more » 

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  • 08/22/2008

Minus Crew Readies Tour Dates

The Minus crew is heading Stateside! Berlin-based DJ, producer, and innovator Richie Hawtin, along with his roster, will spend August and September in the Western Hemisphere, darting around North and South America. Expect sets from the likes of Magda, Troy Pierce, Konrad Black, and Marc Houle. No word yet as to whether or not the magic cube will be in attendance, but here's hoping.

08/27 Portland, OR: Holocene w/ Richie Hawtin
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  • 08/22/2008

Singles Update

XLR8R rounds up 10 new things DJs should cram in their hard drives.

Abstract Beats, Broken, Dowtempo:
o1o
“The Undatow 2”
Deepblak

This upstart Oakland, CA-based crew is going to heat up Fall 2008 with this smoking four-track EP. Picture future-funk and dreamy beats that lie between Flying Lotus and Boards of Canada territory. Evocative and supremely bumpin’.

Various
Modern Clubber EP
Vinyl Vibes

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  • 08/22/2008

Inní Mér Syngur Vitleysingur

Up next from Sigur Rós is this live footage, though it's set Read more » 

  • Filed under: video
  • 08/20/2008

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