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Cobblestone Jazz's Danuel Tate to Release Solo EP

Founding member of Canada's improvisational techno outfit Cobblestone Jazz, Danuel Tate, has announced the follow up to 2007's Pushcard EP, the 5-track Doesn't Like You Back. Coming October 19 on Wagon Repair, Tate's latest output showcases his proclivity for jazz-influenced tech-house delivered with a strong dose of swelling horn sections and playful vocoder synth throughout. Doesn't Like You Back is also said to convey the "moment on the dance floor when you realize the woman next to you is way out of your league." Truthfully, as long as we're gettin' down to these beats, we're not too worried about that. Tracklist and more after the jump. Read more » 

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  • 10/14/2009

Modeselektor Unveil New Video




Unless you count their collaborative efforts with Apparat, it's been quite some time since we've heard something new and original from the Modeselektor camp. The experimental techno duo have been hard at work on their new label, Monkeytown, their recently released mix for Get Physical's Body Language series, and this hilarious video for their latest dancefloor smash, "Art & Cash."
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  • 10/13/2009

Last chance to enter XLR8R's CMJ Contest

Just in case you missed it, the deadline to enter XLR8R's CMJ 2009 Contest is today. Want to score yourself a pair of passes to this year's CMJ Music Marathon in New York? Then send us an email at cmj2009@xlr8r.com letting us know what artist you're most excited to see at CMJ and why. We'll be randomly drawing a winner at the end of the day, so don't slack on this one. Read more » 

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  • 10/09/2009

Robot Koch Readies Debut Solo Album for Release

The Berlin-based producer behind international club trio Jahcoozi and German post-rock outfit The Tape, Robot Koch has been hard at work crafting his debut full-length Death Star Droid, the follow up to his solo EP Aftershocks. Obviously, the man has a thing for robots, what with his moniker and record label Robots Don't Sleep, but this album sees the producer delving into the more human genres of jazz and hip-hop alongside dubstep and electro. Read more » 

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  • 10/09/2009

˜scape Offers Free Download of Compilation CD

From the joining of Poland's Unsound Festival and Stefan Betke's (a.k.a. Pole) experimental electronic label ˜scape comes a new creation altogether, a compilation of collaborations entitled Connections. Written and recorded during a week-long session in Minsk after Belarusian producers and musicians were matched with partners from Germany, Poland, the UK, Switzerland, and Sweden, the internationally born music is said to range from "dark, heavy atmosphere" to more playful sounds across the 8-track compilation. In celebration of the upcoming release parties taking place throughout Poland, ˜scape has made the whole collaborative project available for free download on their website. Go there for more detailed information and check out the tracklist below. Read more » 

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  • 10/08/2009

Hotflush Unveils New Podcast from Skipple

White-hot London imprint Hotflush Recordings—home to next-level artists like Joy Orbison, Scuba, Untold, and Mount Kimbie—has dropped a blazing new podcast courtesy of SubFm DJ Skipple. Read more » 

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  • 10/07/2009

New Grouper Video


"Hold the Way," from the forthcoming album Vessel.
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  • 10/07/2009

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