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Pon Di Wire: New Reggae Albums, Heartbeat Reggae Podcast, Ninja Man

Cambridge-based Heartbeat Records has launched a new website and podcast called the Heartbeat Reggae Podcast. Founded in 1981, Heartbeat is known for its vast collection of rare Studio One and Channel One recordings, and was one of the first American labels to broaden reggae’s U.S. fanbase. Boston radio deejay Joshua B hosts the podcast, which previews and features some of Heartbeat’s most famous albums. Read more » 

The Presets Prep New Single

It’s been a while since Australia-based duo The Presets released a new album (over two years in fact!), but with a short Australian tour with Daft Punk and member Kim Moyes releasing his “Wet N Wild” EP under the K.I.M. moniker, it looks like the duo is back in business. Read more » 

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  • 11/21/2007

Are You Ready 2 Love

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  • 11/20/2007

Benny Blanco, Spank Rock, Mos Def and Remix Justice

We've heard "D.A.N.C.E." by Justice more times in the last year than we'd like to recollect, but when we got word that Benny Blanco was remixing the track for RCRD LBL (a network of labels and blogs offering free, legal music as a means of promoting artists), we grabbed the nearest Technicolor t-shirt and headed back out to the dancefloor. Read more » 

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  • 11/20/2007

Lee Curtiss To Play Spectral Sound Residency

Who doesn't want a little techno for the holidays? Read more » 

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  • 11/20/2007

San Quinn Releases New Compilation

The Bay Area hasn’t been sleeping when it comes to new hyphy releases, with albums like The Federation’s It’s Whateva and Turf Talk’s West Coast Vaccine (The Cure) hitting record store shelves. Read more » 

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  • 11/20/2007

Shake It to the Ground

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  • 11/19/2007

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