London-based Simian Mobile Disco has had a stellar 2007, with the release of the much-praised Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release and a set of unforgettable live shows to accompany the album. How is the dynamic duo going to cap off the year? By re-releasing “Hustler” as a commercial single, that’s how.
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The world-famous Daft Punk enjoyed a triumphant tour this year, performing some of its most epic live shows in the States, with sold-out dates at New York’s Keystone Park and Chicago’s Lollapalooza festival. December 4 marks the audio realization of the French duo’s performances, with Alive 2007. Read more »
Cambridge-based Heartbeat Records has launched a new website and podcast called the Heartbeat Reggae Podcast. Founded in 1981, Heartbeat is known for its vast collection of rare Studio One and Channel One recordings, and was one of the first American labels to broaden reggae’s U.S. fanbase. Boston radio deejay Joshua B hosts the podcast, which previews and features some of Heartbeat’s most famous albums. Read more »
It’s been a while since Australia-based duo The Presets released a new album (over two years in fact!), but with a short Australian tour with Daft Punk and member Kim Moyes releasing his “Wet N Wild” EP under the K.I.M. moniker, it looks like the duo is back in business. Read more »
We've heard "D.A.N.C.E." by Justice more times in the last year than we'd like to recollect, but when we got word that Benny Blanco was remixing the track for RCRD LBL (a network of labels and blogs offering free, legal music as a means of promoting artists), we grabbed the nearest Technicolor t-shirt and headed back out to the dancefloor. Read more »
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