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Captured Tracks Festival Starts Today

Those of you without a beach to comb or a BBQ to raid this holiday weekend might want to detour over to the Bushwick neighborhood in Brooklyn. That’s because the folks at Woodsist and Captured Tracks have got a special two-day fest coming your way and the line-up is absolutely killer. Noiseniks and all can get their fazers set to stun as hitmakers from the Woodsist/Captured Tracks ilk zap some fuzz and scuzz straight to your skull. Read more » 

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  • 07/03/2009

"Hibi No Neiro"

We have no idea who Sour is, but we can't deny the creativity of the song's video maker. Read more » 

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  • 07/03/2009

Falty DL Interview and Album Preview

From our friends at SonicRouter, a nice little interview with the man known as Falty DL(a.k.a. Andrew Lustman), and a quick preview of his upcoming LP on Planet Mu. Check it!
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  • 07/02/2009

Grandmaster Flash Is a DJ Hero

As if that needed to be said... What we mean to say is that Grandmaster Flash is just one of the turntablist icons to be featured in Activision's new DJ Hero game, and we gotta admit, we're sort of stoked on this one. The hip-hop DJ legend lends his voice and knowledge to the game's tutorials, teaching players how to use the killer control surface while expounding on the game's mechanics. Read more » 

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  • 07/02/2009

Bjork Does Guest NPR DJ Spot

High priestess of weird pop Björk recently laced stuffy NPR listeners with a survey of her favorite musical things, among them, Syrian musician Omar Souleyman, London's Micachu and The Shapes, Eyeless in Gaza, and fellow Icelandic singer Ólöf Arnalds. Check it all out here.




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  • 07/02/2009

Waterfront Wednesdays Kicks Off With Ark

Starting tonight, and happening each Wednesday throughout the summer, Waterfront Wednesdays will host a slew of amazing artists at Water Taxi Beach in New York (across the river from the United Nations in Long Island City). Read more » 

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  • 07/01/2009

M.I.A. Directs Rye Rye's "Bang" Vid

photo Josh Sisk

B-more queen Rye Rye gets the video treatment from her mentor M.I.A. on this clip for "Bang," replete with lots of lo-fi tape effects, neon lights, and hard-hitting beats.

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  • 07/01/2009

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