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I'm a Cliché Turns Five

In 2004, Parisian producer Cosmo Vitelli started his I'm a Cliché imprint, and thus came a slew of singles by artists like Simian Mobile Disco, Quiet Village, and Yuksek. Five years and a whole lot of music later, the label is unveiling its first-ever compilation, and, as celebratory label collections often are, Moments of a Crisis is a two-disc package where past and future meet.

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  • 06/19/2009

Dang... Custom Vans

If there's one thing we remember about XLR8R's former design/production guy David Clark, it's that he loved his Vans. Now an artist living and working in Austin, TX, Clark recently worked his artistic magic on a pair of them, the results of which are over at Off the Wall. Dang! is all we have to say. Read more » 

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  • 06/19/2009

Squarepusher: Just a Bass

Hold 2008's Just a Souvenir against him if you will, but one thing that's not lackluster about Tom Jenkinson is his ability to put on a live performance. From bass guitars to a legendary cameo by Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, an evening with Squarepusher is usually a memorable one, so his announcement of a live album is more than welcome.

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  • 06/19/2009

Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder Hops the Pond

Good news for the dubstep-meets-hip-hop-meets-future-blap massive. Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder event is about to go transatlantic.

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  • 06/18/2009

Triangle Walks

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  • 06/18/2009

Disco Sucks... 30 Years Later

Fans of the new wave of disco, take note. Today marks the 30th anniversary of the "Disco Sucks!" campaign, and The Guardian takes a look back to the year 1979 with this thought-provoking article. Demolition footage included. Read more » 

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  • 06/18/2009

Air Returns With New Album

Having made a mighty fine Pocket Symphony in 2007, Air now returns to the forefront of our musical minds with a new album, Love 2.

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  • 06/18/2009

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