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Preview the Latest EP from Local Action by Svpreme Fiend

It was nearly two months ago that we gave you an exclusive preview of the first release from London's Local Action label, the self-titled EP from T.Williams, and now we've got more streaming goodness to share from the burgeoning imprint. Read more » 

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  • 07/20/2010

Legowelt to Release New Africa Jet Band Album

Taking a break from his usual house/electro tune-crafting as Legowelt, producer Danny Wolfers is donning the cap of The Africa Jet Band to release a new album of twisted Afro-funk explorations for Australia's M-Division label. The Africa Jet Band Experience actually serves as a sequel to 2009's Nacho Patrol Presents... Read more » 

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  • 07/20/2010

Watch Mount Kimbie's "Would Know" Video



Easily one of our favorite tunes from Mount Kimbie's just-released debut full-length, Crooks & Lovers, "Would Know" was just redelivered to us as the first music video from the highly touted UK production duo. We're almost certain that director Tyrone Lebon and possibly Mount Kimbie themselves are the only folks who know for sure what era the edited footage making up the "Would Know" video comes from, but we'd wager to say the VHS clips of the young couple toying with each other in various playful, relatively naive ways were filmed circa 1991, or so. Read more » 

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  • 07/19/2010

Cassette Playa and DJ Q Hook Up Free Bassline Mix

Leftfield fashion and music blog Cassette Playa got a wild hair the other day and got BBC 1Xtra's DJ Q (pictured above) to put together an epic mix of choice bassline tunes. Read more » 

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  • 07/19/2010

Rdio Invites You to Preview It For Free

Customizable online radio is nothing new to Generation Web 2.0, but we were certainly set aglow when offered a chance to try out this new music service. Rdio is a website/application that takes the ideas of Pandora and Last.fm to a new level of personalized listening. Users can stream an ever-growing mass of full albums via Rdio's website, their personal desktops, or their mobile devices as often as they please, while always retaining the ability to create and share their own playlists from any tunes available through the service. Read more » 

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  • 07/19/2010

Machinedrum Previews New EP, Shares Free Track

Travis Stewart has a lot on his hands lately, what with his recent Sepalcure release for Hotflush, that awesome Machinedrum remix he did for Jimmy Edgar, and that mixtape he made to tip us off to the forthcoming release he's been working on for LuckyMe. We've been covering it all thoroughly enough, so we thought it appropriate enough to let you know a preview of that EP, Many Faces (a record split between the producer's takes on electro, hip-hop, ghetto house, and juke), and a free download from the release are available for you to check out now. Read more » 

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  • 07/19/2010

Elijah & Skilliam Hook Up Free Grime Mix on Numbers

The two fellas behind the Butterz blog, Elijah & Skilliam, just launched a fresh new label, which shares its name with their blog, and dropped a mix for the latest podcast featured on the Numbers label website. The duo's DJ set, entitled 35 Minutes of Grime, is exactly what its logical title implies. Read more » 

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  • 07/16/2010

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