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Ghislain Poirier, Aaron LaCrate, Scratch Remix Yoav Single

Ghislain Poirier, Andre Allen Anjos (Remix Artist Collective), Human beat-boxer Scratch (The Roots), and Aaron LaCrate are the chosen ones to remix South African-born producer Yoav's track, "Club Thing," off the recently released Charmed & Strange.

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  • 02/14/2008

The Perceptionists' Akrobatik Announces New Album

A while has passed since hearing from Def Jux hip-hop trio The Perceptionists, but recent news on group member Akrobatik's new album proves they are alive and well, just busy with other work.

The Boston-based rapper will release Absolute Value–the follow-up his 2003 solo album Balance–on February 19, and judging from the extensive list of guest artists, the release should vary widely in style and please hip-hop fans of many tastes.

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  • 02/14/2008

FriendsWithYou Teams Up with Santogold for Zune Arts

The latest visual artist/musician team to take on the Zune Arts film series (which has previously seen contributions from Motion Theory, Yuko Shimizu, Maps, Ratatat, and others) is Miami-based collective FriendsWithYou and Santogold, who have collaborated on the film Tickle Party.

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  • 02/14/2008

You Came to Me

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  • 02/14/2008

Amplive's Radiohead Remix Album Available Now

Excitement over Amplive's Radiohead remix album was stopped short recently, when a cease and desist from Warner put the brakes on the entire project.

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  • 02/13/2008

A Hip-Hop eBay for Beats?

Hip-hop producers and other composers seeking to sell their creations to singers and MCs have a new option. Black Vibes’ IveGotBeats.com has launched the Beat XChange, a web-based service that allows producers to sell their music online to artists, auction style.

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  • 02/13/2008

Pon Di Wire: Reggae Awards, Killer Get Rude, Chart Flashbacks

Don’t get on the wrong side of Bounty Killer (pictured above). Otherwise, you might get boxed down and receive a Hennessy bath. At least that’s what happened to Killer’s one-time recording partner Harry Toddler, who had a run in with the famous Seaview Gardens DJ. Read more » 

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