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Juan MacLean in the House on Next DJ-KiCKS Release

Almost a decade and a half after its first release, !K7's DJ-KiCKS series is being treated to less of a typcial DJ mix and more of a music history lesson, courtesy of DFA mainstay Juan MacLean. The disco and house-obsessed artist took the six months before recording his contribution to DJ-KiCKS debating the relevance of the craft in 2010, and came to the conclusion that he would rather delve into his roots in dance music. Read more » 

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  • 02/19/2010

Daedelus Gets Portentous on New Album

The upcoming album from Daedelus is a study in juxtapositions: 19th-century China rubs up against the tele-technological future, organic sonic textures play with electronics, and hope is mixed with an uncertainty about a sinister future. Righteous Fists of Harmony is a sonic tribute to the thousands of Chinese martial artists who died during the Boxer Rebellion, as well as a musing about our society's reliance on contemporary technologies. Read more » 

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  • 02/18/2010

Robag Wruhme Joins the Circus Company for Latest EP

Robag Wruhme, best known as one-half of house duo The Wighnomy Brothers, has joined the eclectic Circus Company fray for his latest EP, PrOVIANT. Featuring four tracks, the EP displays the sonics that Wruhme does best: minimal that somehow manages to stay organic in its aural textures, and emotional house that can be compared to Herbert, or even Isolée. Read more » 

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  • 02/18/2010

Tracey Thorn to Release New Album

Tracey Thorn, the singer-songwriter best known for her seminal role in Everything But the Girl, will see her latest album released this May. For Love and Its Opposite, Thorn has once again teamed up with producer Ewan Pearson to meditate on love's joys and pitfalls. Read more » 

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  • 02/18/2010

Damian Lazarus Preps Release of New Single

The third single from London party-starter extraordinaire Damian Lazarus' debut album, Smoke the Monster Out, comes to us almost a year after the record's release on Get Physical. Read more » 

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  • 02/17/2010

Booka Shade Share New Album, Free Download

Veteran German house duo Booka Shade has finished writing and recording the music for its fourth studio album, and will release the resulting record May 4. Read more » 

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  • 02/17/2010

Premiere: New Videos from Growing

Brooklyn experimental outfit Growing hooked us up with a couple of self-directed videos for new tracks from its forthcoming album, Pumps.

"Massive Dropout"


"Short Circuit"


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  • 02/17/2010

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