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Orbital to Release New Single This Week

Between the return of Underworld and now this announcement, it appears using the word "electronica" might not be so passé anymore. Iconic UK DJ/production duo Orbital has confirmed it will be releasing its first new material in six years. Via iTunes digital download and limited-edition 12", Orbital is set to unleash the double a-side single "Don't Stop Me" b/w "The Gun is Good" just in time for Father's Day, June 20. Read more » 

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  • 06/14/2010

Dennis Kane and Liquid Liquid's Sal P to Release Debut as Visitors

From the minds of two New York dance music icons, Dennis "Citizen" Kane (pictured above) and Salvatore Principato of Liquid Liquid fame, comes the brand-new musical endeavor Visitors. Read more » 

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  • 06/14/2010

Stream the New Oneohtrix Point Never Album

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It was only a few months ago that XLR8R was singing the praises of Brooklyn-based synth and drone wizard Oneohtrix Point Never (a.k.a. Daniel Lopatin), and, although we're anything but tired of his double-disc collection Rifts, we're ecstatic that next week he'll be dropping a proper new album on the Editions Mego label. Read more » 

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  • 06/14/2010

Richie Hawtin Using iPad for Plastikman Live Shows



The guy next to you at the cafe messing around on his iPad? Douchey. Richie Hawtin using a privately developed app to perform with the iPad on his Plastikman tour? Kinda cool. Read more » 

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  • 06/11/2010

Sónar Festival to Hit Chicago in September

Scant details have been released so far, but Sónar, in partnership with Bonnaroo's promoter, AC Entertainment, will be hitting Chicago this fall. Read more » 

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  • 06/11/2010

Check Out the New Track From Heaps Decent, Produced by A-Trak

There's a bit of back-story here, so bear with us: Australian music-pushing nonprofit Heaps Decent has been working for over three years with its country's musically inclined youth, doing its best to provide resources and opportunities to help further the Down Under music scene. In September of last year, A-Trak was in the Aussies' hood with the Parklife tour, and Heaps Decent snagged the producer to contribute a little of his downtime to the Riverina Juvenile Justice Centre. Read more » 

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  • 06/10/2010

Christian Fennesz, David Daniell, Tony Buck to Release Live Album this August

Austrian ambient soundscape producer Christian Fennesz joined forces with German drummer Tony Buck and Chicago-based experimental composer David Daniell (pictured above) for a collaborative performance at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee, back in February '09. The material that was recorded from the live set is being released as an album August 24 on Thrill Jockey. Read more » 

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  • 06/10/2010

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