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Ghostly and Adult Swim Release Free Compilation

Ann Arbor's Ghostly imprint has teamed up with the Adult Swim crew for not just any old release, but a free one. The 19-track, digital-only Ghostly Swim compilation will feature the label's usual suspects, like Matthew Dear, Aeroc, Kill Memory Crash, and Osborne, along with Flying Lotus, Samiyam, Dark Party (Eliot Lipp and Leo 123), and other friends. BoyCatBird, Ghostly's new mascot, also makes its animated debut here, in the form of a music video. Read more » 

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  • 04/24/2008

Get Riches

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  • 04/24/2008

Bad Kids

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  • 04/23/2008

Pon Di Wire: Randy’s Anniversary, Reggae Sumfest Announced, Junior Reid Album

Thirty years ago, on April 22, 1978, the historic One Love peace concert, headlined by Bob Marley & The Wailers, took place in Jamaica. The concert’s apex was when Marley, back in Jamaica after a two year exile, brought the country’s two political leaders–the PNP’s Michael Manley and JLP’s Edward Seaga – onstage to shake hands.

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Németh Makes Rare North American Appearances

Erstwhile member of Radian and founder of Mosz Records Stefan Németh is giving U.S. and Canadian fans a rare treat–namely in the form of a few appearances that mark the first time the experimental producer has performed this side of the Atlantic in four years.

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  • 04/23/2008

Immortal Technique Releases Final Album in Revolutionary Series

Immortal Technique, the Harlem-raised rapper better known to his parents as Felipe Coronel, will release The Third World, the final installment of the Revolutionary series that launched his career, on June 24 via Viper Records.

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  • 04/23/2008

The Orb Preps New Album

Members of The Orb want to make it very clear that their forthcoming full-length is, in no way, a "comeback" album. According to their press release, founding members Alex Paterson and Youth have been collaborating in their hometown of London for the last few years and have a "retro-fresh" album ready for the record stores as a result of this, a release "created purely upon the need to work together."

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  • 04/22/2008

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