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Robert Hood to Release New Sci-Fi Themed Album in June

Veteran minimal techno producer Robert Hood has readied his first album to be released since 2009's reissue of his 1994 classic, Minimal Nation. Based on the 1971 film of The Omega Man, Hood's new record, entitled Omega, takes not only musical inspiration from the old sci-fi flick, but also its themes of a dystopian future. The techno icon explained his take on the film, saying, "It’s definitely metaphoric, and if we don't heed the signs, this is where we'll end up. We live in a society where we just consume. Read more » 

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  • 04/30/2010

Øya Festival Announces 2010 Lineup Featuring M.I.A, Raekwon, Lindstrøm & Christabelle, and More

Oslo's Øya Festival might not only be the greenest of its kind, but quite possibly also the largest. Read more » 

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  • 04/29/2010

Video: Delorean on Yours Truly



Earlier today the folks at Yours truly unveiled a new video starring some of our favorite Spaniards (and current cover boys), Delorean. Shot last fall in Barcelona, the video features a short interview and also captures the band playing a version of the song "Grow." Read more » 

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  • 04/29/2010

Jamie Stewart Collaborates With Vaginal Davis—and Wants Your Hair

Legendary musician, performer, filmmaker, and queer-core queen Vaginal Davis will be hosting Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart (among many) as part of her upcoming performance piece at PS 122, "Speaking from the Diaphragm". Read more » 

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  • 04/29/2010

Listen to the New Jesse Rose EPs

A few weeks back, we previewed a pair of new EPs from house producer Jesse Rose. Since our last report, the release dates have been moved up a bit, as the Berlin resident and Made to Play label boss released the first half of Sleep Less earlier this week, with part two slated for release in early May. As an added treat to whet fans' appetites, Rose has put up full versions of the EPs on SoundCloud. Read more » 

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  • 04/28/2010

School of Seven Bells to Deliver 'Disconnect' in July

One of the few actual bands on the austere Ghostly label, School of Seven Bells has announced the follow up to its 2008 debut album, Alpinisms. The forthcoming record has been titled Disconnect From Desire, and was produced by band leader Benjamin Curtis along with Jack Joseph Puig. Read more » 

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  • 04/28/2010

Mary Anne Hobbs Curates "Volcano Refugee Party"

Like many artists and DJs from across the pond, DJ and tastemaker Mary Anne Hobbs got stuck in the US last week due to that pesky volcano eruption in Iceland. But instead of sulking, Hobbs is using her unexpected extra time in America as an opportunity to showcase some of LA's best beat talents. Read more » 

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  • 04/28/2010

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