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Wolfgang Voigt Relaunches Profan Label

In the mid-'90s, Kompakt head Wolfgang Voigt launched Profan, a sub-label dedicated to the more abstract side of techno and minimal electronics. But with only one release since 2000, it seemed as if the label had gone the way of minimal itself ...until now! Read more » 

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  • 02/08/2010

Donnacha Costello Emotes on Upcoming Poker Flat Record

It seems like Dublin's Donnacha Costello has had a rough time of it in recent years; luckily, he has channeled these emotional peaks and troughs into wildly dense tech-house on his upcoming Poker Flat release, Before We Say Goodbye. Read more » 

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  • 02/08/2010

Flying Lotus Goes Cosmic on New Album This May

Taking a cue from the space jazz of his aunt, Alice Coltrane, the upcoming record from Flying Lotus promises to be one of the more mind-melting releases of 2010. Cosmogramma expands on the lauded sounds featured on FlyLo's Los Angeles, bursting further into psychedelic realms of soul, evidenced by collaborations with harpist Rebekah Raff, bass virtuoso Thundercat, and a host of vocalists ranging from Thom Yorke to Laura Darlington. Read more » 

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  • 02/05/2010

The Whitest Boy Alive Finally Makes it Stateside

It's a strange thing that after releasing two well-received and widely loved albums, not to mention having a member whose name and voice is immediately recognizable, The Whitest Boy Alive has never toured the United States. Thankfully, that will change come this April. Read more » 

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  • 02/05/2010

Download a Free Mix From Geeneus

One of the many notable names in the Rinse crew, Geeneus just made a new mix available for free download here. Read more » 

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  • 02/05/2010

Fatima's Long-Awaited First Solo Release out in March

London resident Fatima will finally see her first solo EP released early this spring. The soulful songstress, whose collaborations with Shafiq Husayn, Floating Points, and Slum Village have made her one of the most talked-about singers on the scene, will be dropping some leftfield nu-soul on fans' ears with the Mindtravelin EP. Read more » 

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  • 02/04/2010

Underground Resistance's Santiago Salazar Tells the Club Scene to Get Real

On his latest joint, Santiago Salazar, of the mighty Underground Resistance crew, slams the flashy, overpriced mess that is the contemporary US club scene, dramatically intoning about "bow-legged photographers" and outrageous club entry fees. Read more » 

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  • 02/04/2010

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