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  • 08/16/2007

The Week In Tours, August 16

Baltimore’s analog pedal-using wild man Dan Deacon gears up for several shows supporting Girl Talk, while mellow nu-jazz outfit Cinematic Orchestra runs through a few cities, and L.A.-based thrash duo No Age rips through art spaces and dive bars across the US. Finally, Norway’s newest disco-pop hype machine Datarock stakes its claim over theater and ballroom audiences Stateside.



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  • 08/16/2007

DJ Krush Preps First-Ever DVD Set

An undisputed pioneer of the '90s downtempo and instrumental hip-hop movements, as well as a noted producer who's been dropping albums since 1994, Japanese god of the turntables DJ Krush is set to release a package in September that contains three DVDs and a comprehensive history of his ever-progressing career.

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  • 08/16/2007

Musicfest NW Releases Compilation

As previously reported, dreary Portland is set to liven up a bit with this year's Musicfest NW, the four-day music event featuring a host of acts like Deerhunter, Girl Talk, Aesop Rock, Atlas, and Grizzly Bear.

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  • 08/16/2007

Daily Download: Marcin "Capofamiglia"

Marcin Czubala has spent the last decade putting his classical music training to good use, letting the rigor of study enhance his skills as an important electronic artist in the Polish underground music scene. His time spent at Kurczewski music school is evident on "Capofamiglia." The beats are intricately laced over one another with a meticulousness most don't have the patience for, and subtle bleeps and tweaks blossom throughout the music.

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  • 08/16/2007

Pon Di Wire: Lutan Fyah, Tarrus Riley, Wayne Wonder

 

We didn’t know the buzz would last this long for Tarrus Riley–the famous son of singer Jimmy Riley, whom xlr8r.com told you about first! But the charts can’t shake the younger Riley’s beautiful “She’s Royal,” which is holding strong for its thirteenth week at number two in Jamaica, and number two both in New York and England.

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Jimmy

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  • 08/15/2007

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