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Pon DI Wire: Wayne Marshall Mixtape, Wailers Book Jazzie B Gets Royal Treatment

After dispelling several rumors, including one that he had checked into Kington’s Ward 21 psychiatric hospital with a “confused state of mind,” producer Donovan “Don Corleon” Bennett announced the start of a U.S. and Japanese tour with Munga, Pressure, and Alaine. Bennett will release his new Secrets riddim next week, with songs by Queen Ifrica, Morgan Heritage, Jah Cure, and Buju Banton.

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Top 10: Health, Daedelus, Audion

Varioius
Health/Disco
Lovepump United
Release Date: Out Now

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Cryptacize Holds Karaoke Contest

Putting out a remix version of 2007's Dig That Treasure would seem the natural next step for Cryptacize, but the Bay Area-based trio who tends to eschew predictability has instead opted to hold a karaoke contest. Contestants can submit their own versions of the track "Cosmic Sing-along" and possibly win some cash.

From a recent press release:

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  • Filed under: news
  • 05/21/2008

Yelle

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  • 05/21/2008

Gray Sunset

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  • 05/20/2008

K-Salaam Offers Album Preview Mixtape

As dancehall makes further inroads onto the American urban charts, a question has been circulating for some time: Which artist will finally bring both styles together without compromising the integrity of either? The answer may lie with a New York-based, Iranian-American producer named K-Salaam.

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  • 05/20/2008

Atmosphere, Hercules & Love Affair to Play Monolith Festival

There are plenty of reasons to visit Colorado this fall, and pretty mountain scenery won't be the main attraction come September. Denver's Monolith Festival, which debuted last year, will see its second installment take place Saturday, September 13 and Sunday, September 14 at the Red Rocks Amphitheater, and a boatload of names are slated for the bill, including Atmosphere, Hercules & Love Affair (pictured above), Cut Copy, CSS, and more.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 05/19/2008

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