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Cut Copy Shares New Track, Tours World

Australian synth-loving indie-pop trio Cut Copy has recently put the finishing touches on its as-yet-untitled third LP, which will be coming sometime in early 2011 with help from Modular. In preparation for that album's release, the band heads out on a worldwide tour today, kicking off in Lisbon, Portugal and broken up in short stints throughout the coming months. Read more » 

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  • 07/16/2010

New Mix Album, Acid Retrospective Coming Soon from Abe Duque

New York acid-house/techno don Abe Duque has been around for what's now verging on two decades, so it's certainly about time the veteran DJ/producer is now releasing a double-album showcasing both his live mixing prowess and his repertoire of old-school acid tunes. The first disc, entitled Live, is a recreation of Duque's early DJ sets at New York's Limelight club for his Abuse Industries nights, which helped launch the tunesmith into his current position of musical notoriety. Read more » 

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  • 07/15/2010

Check Out Rush Hour's Release Round-Up and Tom Trago & Cool Chris' Podcast

Last month, Amsterdam's Rush Hour label/distributor put out four records of fresh and re-released techno and house tunes. The releases include Rick Wilhite's Vibes New & Rare Music Part D, four tracks taken from Anthony 'Shake' Shakir's Frictionalism compilation and thrown onto a 12", the fifth installment of Rush Hour's House of Trax series, which includes songs from Gwendolyn and and Z-Factor, and a white-label 12" for Dexter's Junofest EP. Read more » 

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  • 07/15/2010

Check Out Magda's Interview and Podcast on Resident Advisor

Minus acolyte and DJ Magda was recently featured on Resident Advisor with a quick Q&A—which covers topics like her upcoming debut album and DJ techniques—and a solid podcast she's calling "a fun summer mix." And the simple description is apt, as upbeat, outdoor-party-friendly tracks from the likes of Lindstrom, Black Devil Disco Club, Tussle, and ESG are evenly distributed among classic club-ready favorites from across the board of danceable genres, and mixed in Magda's tasteful Read more » 

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  • 07/15/2010

Invincible and Waajeed Collaborate on "Detroit Summer" Single

Two Detroit natives and hip-hop veterans, MC Invincible and producer Waajeed, have joined forces on a fresh, new single, called "Detroit Summer." The collaborative work is a sequel to the duo's previous effort, "Detroit Winter," and will be released by Emergence, Invincible's own label, on 7" and digital download prior to Invincible & Waajeed's forthcoming full-length record dropping in 2011. Read more » 

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  • 07/15/2010

Klaus to Finally Release Tusk EP on R&S

Shadowy London-based producer Klaus has finally announced the release of Tusk his debut EP on R&S. Klaus has definitely taken his time, considering the titular track first appeared on Mount Kimbie's XLR8R podcast last September, and since then his few releases have been remixes for the duo. With Tusk, Klaus sets out on his own with four darkly atmospheric electronic explorations. Read more » 

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  • 07/15/2010

Download Jeremy Sole's New Quantic Mixtape

First Listen

While lots of folks have only recently been turned on to cumbia and other Latin rhythms, guys like Will Holland (a.k.a. Quantic) have spent years digging through dusty crates of Central and South American vinyl, constantly in search of fresh beats and breaks. Yet Holland is more than just an old-school enthusiast, as he's fronted countless projects with different artists, musicians, and aims, including his most recent dub-minded effort, Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno, and its Dog with a Rope album. Read more » 

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  • 07/14/2010

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