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Robert Hood Delivers the Latest FACT Mix

In another bit of free music from FACT today, Detroit's minimal-techno godfather and XLR8R's current cover star, Robert Hood, put together an outstanding mix for the website's podcast series. Technically, the set itself comes from a live performance the veteran DJ/producer delivered in Barcelona during Sonar, but Hood agreed to publish it as his official FACT mix. Read more » 

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  • 07/26/2010

Ableton Hooks Up Free Live Packs

Since the folks at Ableton recently released the format of their Live instruments to third-party sound artists, a slew of these Partner Instruments have been popping up for sale on the Ableton website. Now, in a generous turn, the company is offering its Partner Instruments Compilation to users of its music-making/performing program for absolutely free. Read more » 

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  • 07/26/2010

Download a Free Album From Terror Danjah

London grime producer and Planet Mu/Butterz/Hyperdub acolyte Terror Danjah may not be as widely known as, say, Wiley, but he's certainly just as generous. Just as the eccentric Eskiboy hooked up a load of his music for free download via Twitter, Danjah delivered a link to download a supposedly brand-new album on his Twitter profile. Read more » 

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  • 07/26/2010

Stream Shortstuff's Forthcoming 'Summer' EP Now

We reported on news of an upcoming series of EPs coming from Blunted Robots co-conspirator Shortstuff just over a week ago, and now, thanks to FACT, we've got a chance to stream The Summer of Shortstuff. Read more » 

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  • 07/26/2010

New Stussy Book/CD Package to Examine Greensleeves' Classic Covers

Stussy and Greensleeves have teamed up to release a book/mix-CD package all curated by London-based DJ and graphic designer Alex Newman (a.k.a. DJ Al Fingers). Read more » 

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  • 07/26/2010

Mad Decent's Block Party Spreads to NYC, LA, and Chicago

Diplo and his Mad Decent crew are expanding their annual free block party outward from Philly to include stops in LA, NYC, and Chicago this year. Read more » 

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  • 07/23/2010

Mary Anne Hobbs Resigns from BBC

The venerated radio host and DJ Mary Anne Hobbs announced yesterday that she's leaving the BBC after 14 years to pursue other work. Read more » 

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  • 07/23/2010

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