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Claude VonStroke's Mothership Imprint Lands

dirtyBird’s Claude VonStroke must be sipping the hyphy juice these days, because the minimal techno mastermind has been putting in serious work that includes residencies from Ibiza to New York, as well as pumping out remixes for the likes of The Rapture and Jeff Samuel. The hardest working man in techno has also just launched his Mothership imprint.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 09/17/2007

Mos Def Supports Jena 6

The case of six African-American youths charged with various crimes in Jena, Louisiana, following a “racial incident” at their predominantly white high school, has recently made headlines around the world. Now artists, activists, entertainers, and others plan to rally in the southern city on September 20, the sentencing date for one of the alleged criminals.

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  • 09/17/2007

Not Without My Father

A selection of his MFA thesis work, depicting a relationship with my father. This story is based in reality and fiction due to an estranged past.

A 23 year old New York native, Ryan P Fluger lives in Brooklyn, currently working on his next personal project about his childhood.




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First Sitting, 2006



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Living Room, 2006



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Bass Reaction!: Benga, Luke Envoy, MRK-1


Luke Envoy



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  • 09/14/2007

Gear Alert: Ableton Live 6 LE

Ableton Live has finally introduced its little brother into the production world, and both broke and amateur music makers couldn’t be more pumped. Ableton Live 6 LE is downloadable straight from the company’s site (for $50 cheaper), so that future bedroom rockers have instant access to loopy good times.

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  • 09/14/2007

The Quiet Life Releases Extremely Limited Shoes

Nothing makes folks head to shops (or web browsers) faster than words like "exclusive" and "limited run," and both skaters and fans of Andy Mueller’s Quiet Life brand should be sprinting to grab a pair of the company’s latest line of footwear. Working with California-based skatewear company Lakai, the Quiet Life has created the Lakai Limited Footwear Series, which features five shoes only available in a few sizes, whose designs are hot as asphalt on a July afternoon.

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  • 09/14/2007

Tours: Pinback, The Field, !!!, and More

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Bonde Do Role
Brazil's outrageous trio brings the Baile-punk to North America.

09/20 Detroit, MI: Magic Stick
09/21 Chicago, IL: Empty Bottle
09/22 Minneapolis, MN: Triple Rock Club
09/25 Vancouver, BC: Richards On Richards
09/26 Seattle, WA: Neumos
09/27 Portland, OR: Holocene
09/28 San Francisco, CA: The Independent
09/29 Los Angeles, CA: Echoplex
10/01 San Diego, CA: Casbah
10/02 Tucson, AZ: Plush
10/04 Austin, TX: Emos Jr.
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  • Filed under: news
  • 09/13/2007

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