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Catalina Estrada in Anti-Violence Campaign

She's kept busy with exhibitions, a new book, and commissions from the likes of Zune and Paul Smith. Now, Colombian-born visual artist Catalina Estrada turns her art and attention towards anti-violence in a new campaign.

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  • 06/03/2008

Dizzee Rascal Preps Tour Dates

Fresh off a tour co-headlined with Def Jux boss EL-P, Dizzee Rascal returns to the road for a few dates in North America this summer. The U.K.-based grime innovator will be bringing his rhymes to major North American cities, including a stop at Toronto's Rogers Picnic festival, where he'll be joined by Cat Power, Chromeo, Animal Collective, and others. Read more » 

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  • 06/02/2008

RMXXOLOGY Preview

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  • 06/02/2008

Sub Swara Releases New Album

New York-based, South Asian electronic innovators Sub Swara will drop their new album, Coup D’Yah, June 10 on Low Motion records. Sub Swara crew members Dhruva, Sunder, Haj, and Sharmaji, with MC Juakali, have been running their successful monthly club night in New York since 2005, showcasing dubstep, breaks, grime, and South Asian electronic sounds with live musicians, vocalists, and singers.

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  • 06/02/2008

Detroit Movement Festival


Rod Modell turns the knob marked "deep" all the way to 11.




Really the only thing missing from minimal techno has been go-go dancers.
On Saturday at Movement, perfection was achieved.




The Real Detroit stage featured the best costumes.




Egyptian Lover's smashing set was the surprise of Movement 2008. Here he takes his 808 skills vertical.







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Rafter Announces EP Release Date

Asthmatic Kitty fans will recall that not so long ago, San Diego-based producer Rafter premiered a new, original MP3 everyday for 22 days, each with a corresponding piece of artwork by photographer Lizeth Santos.

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  • 05/30/2008

Ninja Tune To Release Triple Disc Set

Pioneering U.K. label Ninja Tune has never rested on its laurels, despite introducing to the world name-brand dance acts like Mr. Scruff, Kid Koala, Cinematic Orchestra, and Roots Manuva. Those acts, plus some 30 others, comprise the forthcoming 50-track three-disc collection, You Don’t Know: Ninja Cuts, available on our shores June 10.

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  • 05/30/2008

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