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London School of Economics Channels The Stones and Primal Scream

The Google-proof London School of Economics has created one of the weirder dubstep tracks in recent memory, liberally sampling The Rolling Stones' "Cocksucker Blues" as well as Primal Scream, ending with a dark, atmospheric piece that will certainly be echoing at late-night parties throughout the winter months. Read more » 

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  • 12/04/2009

Ellen Allien Contributes to Watergate Mix Series

Producer/DJ, founder of BPitch Control, and all around renaissance woman, Ellen Allien is next up to bat for the fifth installment of the ongoing Watergate mix CD series. Read more » 

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  • 12/03/2009

New Untold 12" Coming From Brainmath

From the UK-based Brainmath imprint, the fledgling, bass music label that brought us Zomby's Digital Flora release, comes the next chapter in Untold's forward-thinking dubstep career. Read more » 

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  • 12/02/2009

Plus 8 Celebrates 100 Releases With Remix Disc

It has been 20 years since John Acquaviva and Richie Hawtin started Plus 8 in Windsor, Ontario, and to celebrate this milestone as well as 100 releases, the label is putting out a compilation of remixes of past releases from contemporary producers. Featuring such techno luminaries as Speedy J, Teste, and Hawtin's Plastikman project being remixed by everyone from Alex Under to Marco Carola, the collection is sure to shed some new light on 20 glorious years of making people slam to minimal sounds. Tracklisting after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 12/01/2009

Fabric to Release Exclusive Bass Music Compilation

In the past two years, a certain nebulous genre has multiplied like mushrooms in the UK. Somewhere between dubstep, grime, and garage, much of the music coming from the likes of Rustie, Caspa, Untold, and others has simply been referred to as "bass" music, but now, London's Fabric has come up with a cheeky new name for the bass-driven, dancefloor-scorching sounds: elevator music. On volume one of the synonymous compilation, Fabric has gathered some of the biggest talents in this eclectic scene to create exclusive pieces, culminating in a huge party at the infamous club on January 8 featuring the artists mentioned above along with Martyn, Joy Orbison, Hudson Mohawke, Vista, Mosca, and a scad of cohorts. And with advanced purchase of the compilation, fans get free entry to the event! More details here, and a full tracklisting after the jump. Read more » 

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  • 11/30/2009

Enter Our DROP THE LIME DROPS BY Contest by Friday

In case you forgot, you've still got four more days to enter our DROP THE LIME DROPS BY contest. Tell Luca "Drop the Lime" Venezia where you'd love to see him play, and he just may be dropping by to get crazy with you and nine friends in the months to come. Check out a few recent entries after the jump. Read more » 

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  • 11/30/2009

Grab Kevin Martin's King Midas Sound Lovers' Rock Mix for FACT

Just a quickie to take you further into the holiday weekend—last week's hot, hot lovers' rock mix courtesy of FACT Magazine and Kevin "The Bug" Martin's King Midas Sound project. All Tanya Stephens, Gregory Isaacs, even Sade! Grab it while it lasts (that's three weeks, by the way), and let it soothe turkey coma number two. Read more » 

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  • 11/27/2009

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