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Edan's Latest Boundary-Breaking Slice Set to Arrive in November

Edan, the iconoclastic DJ and producer, has a new concept record coming out soon. Echo Party was created using samples from the extensive back catalog of the Traffic Entertainment Group as a structure to create new sonic textures. Armed with synths, drum machines, guitars, kazoos, and even glockenspiels, Edan has crafted a seamless, experimental artist mix, complete with extensive notes, insane artwork (see above), and more sample sources than most DJs would know what to do with.

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  • 11/03/2009

Werk Discs to Release New Lone Record in December

December will see the release of Nottingham producer Lone's third full-length, his first for Werk Discs, entitled Ecstasy & Friends. The record moves gracefully from leftfield hip-hop beats to boogie tracks reminiscent of Dam-Funk, stuttering hip-house to silky R&B. With a penchant for sunny, spacy synths, Lone's latest effort brings him further into the ranks of contemporary beat exploders who are changing what soulful music can sound like.

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  • 11/02/2009

Friday's NSFW Scantily-Clad-Indie-Boys/Girls Video Stream

To celebrate the long-overdue video release for Uffie's 2006 jam "Pop the Glock" and the dirty version of Girls' "Lust for Life" clip, we decided to compile a few of our favorite strung-out-indie-kid-nude-not-nude-pseudo-sex romps into one easy-to-digest stream. Enjoy. And keep your screen out of view.

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  • 10/30/2009

One Day Left to Bid in Dublab's Art Auction

Our dear friends at net-radio kingdom Dublab are celebrating their tenth year in existence, and to keep the beats going, they've secured a number of incredible artworks for an online auction, which closes on Saturday, October 31 (spooky!). Read more » 

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  • 10/29/2009

Video: Bot'Ox "Blue Steel"



Frenchman Cosmo Vitelli is known for his top-shelf disco productions, but in recent months he's also been making waves with his more ethereal and oddball Bot'Ox side project. "Blue Steel" is the title track from a forthcoming EP on Vitelli's own I'm a Cliché label, and although the song veers a bit toward "music for a quirky commercial," once we found out the video was basically a series of inflatable objects, household items, and toys getting run over in slow motion, we were sold. Read more » 

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  • 10/29/2009

Beats in Space Radio Turns 10, Starts Record Label, and Begins New SF Residency

In conjunction with Beats in Space radio's 10th anniversary, Tim Sweeney will showcase celebratory events in Los Angeles, New York, Glasgow, London, and San Francisco, with the latter kicking off a new monthly residency at the city's Triple Crown club. Additionally, the new year will mark the first release from Beats in Space Records, a 12" from German disco-house producer Tensnake. Read more » 

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  • 10/28/2009

Vladislav Delay Unveils New Video for Tummaa Track



Finnish producer Sasu Ripatti (who occasionally works under the name Vladislav Delay) made an interesting step in his musical career with the release of this year's Tummaa, an esoteric exploration of experimental music sifted through the filter of Ripatti's jazz sensibilities. Today, we were fortunate enough to receive the video interpretation of one of Tummaa's darker tracks, the slow-burning and heavily percussive "Toive." Read more » 

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  • 10/27/2009

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