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Tiefschwarz Unveil 'More' Sweets on New Mini-Album

Not even a month ago, the Brothers Black released their first album in five years, Tiefschwarz's Chocolate, on their own imprint, Souvenir. We're still hosting a full stream of that album here, which should hopefully tide you over until the playful German house/techno duo give us More Chocolate. Read more » 

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  • 06/18/2010

P.U.D.G.E to Release Debut Album on Ramp

Idiot Box is the debut full-length album coming from producer P.U.D.G.E and UK label Ramp. Read more » 

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  • 06/17/2010

Pre-Decibel Concerts with Matmos and John Tejada Coming Soon

Before the massive electronic music festival known as Decibel overtakes the city of Seattle this September, the folks organizing the whole shebang are putting on a couple of one-off concerts about town. Read more » 

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  • 06/17/2010

Dave Aju Delivers New Side-Project Single

In a small detour from his work as a solo producer, San Francisco producer Dave Aju adopted a group of similarly talented musicians and vocalists to join him as the Sol Percussion Ensemble. The group convened on two tracks, "Flexa" and "Vibra," for a new EP called Two Tone. Both songs are their own kind of warped techno-and-jazz-inspired musique concrète, each with its own focus on a single percussion instrument. Read more » 

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  • 06/17/2010

Rinse FM Receives Radio License

After 16 years of broadcasting illegally as a pirate radio station, London's Rinse FM has finally secured an FM radio license. For those of you thinking it will change the forward-thinking station's style or format, the crew announced in their press release, "the license will allow us to continue our mission, broadcasting in the pirate format that we and our listeners know and love." Read more » 

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  • 06/17/2010

Apparat to Judge You in Ableton's Summer Music Challenge

Some kids hit the library for the summer reading challenge, but not you, you budding young music producer. Read more » 

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  • 06/17/2010

Video: Blockhead "The Music Scene"



The folks at Ninja Tune dropped us a line to share the new video for "The Music Scene," the title track from NYC hip-hop producer Blockhead's album from late last year. The clip features some really excellent psychedelic animation—think Dr. Seuss—courtesy of Anthony Schepperd, but we must admit that it does bring to mind a video from our younger days. Read more » 

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  • 06/17/2010

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