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Video: Chemical Brothers "Swoon"



A this point, the Chemical Brothers have been making music for so long that some of their early hits have reached "I remember this song from junior high" status. Yet the UK duo keeps moving forward, most recently by unveiling this video for "Swoon" in advance of its next album, Further, which hits stores in June. While we're not exactly bursting with anticipation, the Chems rarely make bad music and the "Swoon" video is a fun little psychedelic dance party for a perfectly pleasant piece of electronic pop. Read more » 

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  • 05/07/2010

Video: Schlachthofbronx "Too High"



German bass lovers Schlachthofbronx are clearly fun-loving dudes, so it comes as little surprise that the video for "Too High" finds the guys going ham at a carnival during Oktoberfest while Slush Puppy Kid sing-raps via an iPhone. Between the Playboy bumper cars and a spinning ride called "Techno Power," it kind of looks like the best time ever. (via Discobelle) Read more » 

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  • 05/07/2010

Sasu Ripatti (a.k.a. Vladislav Delay) Preps Two New Albums Under the Name Sistol

Were the electronic music scene more like Communist China, Sasu Ripatti would have been a political prisoner long ago. The Finnish noise maker has to-date released music under more than three monikers, which include Vladislav Delay, Luomo, and Uusitalo, and we all know how producers treat their projects like growing children. Read more » 

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  • 05/07/2010

Three New EPs Coming From Ed Banger This Month

That hyperactive French electro powerhouse Ed Banger is in full-swing again with a few new EPs coming out in May. We'll break them down chronologically for you. Read more » 

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  • 05/07/2010

Planet Mu Signs Chicago Juke Prince DJ Nate

Chicago native DJ Nate (be wary of that link, as it contains some NSFW content and other pesky randomness) could've just become the youngest producer to sign with UK leftfield electronic label Planet Mu. Read more » 

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  • 05/06/2010

Listen to a New Song from The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Fuzzy shoegaze popsters The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have a new single on the way. Entitled "Say No to Love," the records will be pressed on sea-foam green vinyl (some vinyl fetishist out there just got aroused) and will also feature the b-side "Lost Saint." Go here to listen to a stream of "Say No to Love," courtesy of Pitchfork. Read more » 

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  • 05/06/2010

Matías Aguayo Likes Giraffes and Street Parties



Matías Aguayo isn't the average Kompakt artist. Back in March, the South American artist and former XLR8R coverboy toured the US and also made a stop at SXSW, where he filmed this amusing little interview with MTV. (And yes, we're just as confused as you are as to exactly why MTV wanted to speak with Matías. His tunes are certainly fun, but don't really seem to jive with the whole Real World Road Rules Challenge and Teen Mom vibe they've got going on over there.) Read more » 

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  • 05/06/2010

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