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KRS One Signs To Duck Down, New Album With Buckshot

Kris Parker, the incomparable New York MC known as KRS-One and The Teacha, has officially signed with Duck Down Records, home to Buckshot, Sean Price, Smif-N-Wessun, and others. Duck Down co-president Dru-Ha remarked, “To say we are honored and humbled would be an understatement. KRS has a message in his lyrics, [and is] a gladiator performer who reps the culture and possesses all the qualities that an MC should embody: meaningful lyrics, mastery of the flow, intense creativity, and a ferocious live show”

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  • 02/28/2008

Junior Boys Mix Get Physical's Body Language Disc

Canadian electro poppers Matt Didemus and Jeremy Greenspan, a.k.a. Junior Boys, will show off their record collection on the latest installment of Get Physical's Body Language mix CD series, set to drop this spring.

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  • 02/28/2008

Canary Landscape

Video by Todd Mattei. Read more » 

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  • 02/28/2008

Simian Mobile Disco, Dizzee Rascal to Play Free Yr Radio Events

Toyota Yaris and Urban Outfitters launched their Free Yr Radio Campaign at South By Southwest 2007, where Sonic Youth, Klaxons, and Man Man played various events all geared towards raising awareness and money for indie radio.

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  • 02/27/2008

Rockist

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  • 02/27/2008

Diplo, Boys Noize, Spank Rock Confirmed for Sonar 2008

The Beastie Boys will not make a repeat appearance in Barcelona for this year's Sonar festival, and the initial line-up for the 2008 edition doesn't appear to be hurting from that fact. Instead, everyone from synth-pop legends Yahoo and Underground Resistance, to Boyz Noize, Neon Neon, and DJ Mehdi are confirmed for the three-day music and multimedia festival, making for one of the strongest line-ups in some time.

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  • 02/27/2008

Pon Di Wire: Joe Gibbs R.I.P., Grammy Controversy, Danchall Queens in Paris

The reggae community continues to mourn the loss of producer Joe Gibbs (born Joel A. Gibson). The legendary reggae producer died February 21 of an apparent heart attack. He was 65. Gibbs was responsible for dozens of hits by Culture, Dennis Brown, Jacob Miller, and Althea & Donna.

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