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Hyperdub goes kwaito? Believe it or not, the stalwart UK bass/dubstep imprint is taking cues from South Africa on this new single. Read more » 

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  • 08/26/2010

Barbès Preps The Roots of Chicha 2; Stream Several Tracks from the Album

Back in 2007, Brooklyn label Barbès Records released The Roots of Chicha, a collection of psychedelic, surf-influenced electric cumbias from '60s and '70s Peru. The compilation was a surprise success, so much so that, on October 12, Barbès will be releasing a second volume. Read more » 

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  • 08/25/2010

Beak> to Tour US in September

If you're not up to date on the latest in side-project trivia, one of the dudes from Portishead, Geoff Barrow, has another band; it's called Beak> and it's infinitely more kraut-y and formless than his main band. Barrow's three-piece released its self-titled debut nearly a year ago, and just recently dropped a new single called "Wulfstan," which is available to download on Bandcamp. Read more » 

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  • 08/25/2010

Roska and Untold Collaborate on New Single

Two of the biggest names in forward-thinking bass music, Roska and Untold, have come together for a collaborative EP to be released on the Numbers label. Read more » 

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  • 08/25/2010

Stream the New Model 500 Single on R&S

First Listen

We've already gushed over the news of the first Model 500 single to be released in over a decade, so you can imagine how excited and privileged we feel to be sharing that track with you now. Below, you'll find "OFI," the a-side track from Juan Atkins', "Mad" Mike Banks', and Mark Taylor's forthcoming 12" for R&S. Read more » 

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  • 08/25/2010

Flavorwire Profiles New Orleans' Sissy Bounce Scene

If you stay up on our pages (both print and web), you'll be well aware of our ongoing affair with New Orleans' sissy bounce scene and one of its biggest exports, Big Freedia. So, needless to say, we're happy to see that folks are finally getting as excited about the gay-centric, hyperactive booty music as we've been. Read more » 

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  • 08/25/2010

Modeselektor to Launch New Compilation Series, Tour U.S.

Though a new album from Berlin's next-level bass dons, Modeselektor, is still nowhere in sight, we do have news of the duo kicking off a fresh compilation series. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2010

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