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Karin of The Knife Readies Solo Album

While her brother Olof pens an opera in honor of Charles Darwin, The Knife's Karin Dreijer Andersson is keeping herself busy with a solo project under her new name Fever Ray.

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  • 12/09/2008

Jesse Rose Announces Album Details

He's unarguably a master at remixing the work of others (everyone from Underworld to Simian Mobile Disco), but let's not forget Jesse Rose is also something of an ace when it comes to making his own music.

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  • 12/08/2008

Black Lips Plan Big Album, Big Tour

Never a band to do anything half-hearted, Black Lips will rush into 2009 with a brand-new album and a ridiculously large set of tour dates. The new full-length, 200 Million Thousand (even the title is a bit larger-than-life), is said to be 14 more tracks of straightforward garage rock, packed with guitar riffs that lend themselves to the onstage antics these guys are known for the world over.

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  • 12/08/2008

Sweet Lies

The official video for this track, off Booka Shade's The Sun and Neon Light, runs something like the opening credits to a movie–a very somber one, which matches the musical mood of the track. Think drug deals, drunks on the street, car burglaries, relationship troubles, and being denied entrance into clubs, all set in the ever-exciting landscape of New York, and you're on the right track. There's even a little surprise twist at the end. Read more » 

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  • 12/08/2008

Lady Sovereign Readies New Album, Label

After a couple tumultuous years that included numerous onstage outbursts and canceled shows, Lady Sovereign is back to work, with a new album ready for release in Spring 2009. Jigsaw, the follow-up to her 2006 debut, Public Warning!, will arrive on April 7 in the U.S. and April 6 in the U.K. Sov is said to be putting the finishing touches on the album, which will include collaborations with Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco, and Medasyn.

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  • 12/08/2008

Cut Copy, Roni Size Play Ultra Festival

As is usually the case, the Ultra Music crew will be in attendance this year for the 24th annual Winter Music Conference, and they're throwing another bash to celebrate.

The two-day event dubbed Ultra Music Festival 11, will take place over March 27 and 28 in South Beach, Miami's Bicentennial Park. It also seems that Ultra has stepped up the lineup this year, with Cut Copy, Crystal Castles, Roni Size, Busy P, and others slated to perform.

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  • 12/05/2008

OHOW?

Now that he's recovered from his nervous breakdown, Don Rimni is ready release his Kick and Run EP. But first, he's given us this video for "OHOW?" for which he enlisted director Guillaume Grasset and some models from Where Da Ca$h At. Confetti and silly string never looked so sexy, particularly when paired with a very dirty electro beat. Read more » 

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  • 12/05/2008

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