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Toro Y Moi Does the East Coast

The eclectic sounds of Toro Y Moi will bring the heat to some select eastern cities, starting tonight in Philadelphia. Perhaps the most highly anticipated dates, though, are back-to-back nights at New York's Mercury Lounge with XLR8R favorites Neon Indian. Check out both of these solo magicians while they're in your town! Read more » 

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  • 12/11/2009

Nguzunguzu Preps New EP, Drops a Free Mix

LA's Nguzunguzu kept themselves rather busy in 2009—between production work for Maluca, remixing Buraka Som Sistema, palling around with XLR8R Artist to Watch Kingdom, and hosting their insane Tuesday night weekly, Wildness, you could forgive Daniel Pineda and Asma Maroof if they decided to take it easy this holiday season. Read more » 

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  • 12/11/2009

Kompakt Celebrates 10 Years of Pop Ambient

Longstanding German techno imprint Kompakt is releasing Pop Ambient 2010, the tenth release in their annual compilation series of lush and relatively formless music, this January. Read more » 

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  • 12/11/2009

SF's Tormenta Tropical Celebrates Two Years This Saturday

San Francisco's premiere global beats party night, Tormenta Tropical, is celebrating its second anniversary this Saturday at the Elbo Room. Read more » 

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  • 12/10/2009

Delorean to Tour North America in Spring

By the time they hit our shores, the boys of the Barcelona-based disco-pop-lovin' band Delorean should be finished with their debut LP. Read more » 

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  • 12/09/2009

Jónsi of Sigur Rós Preps Solo Record

Breaking away from his Sigur Rós and Jónsi & Alex projects, Icelandic frontman Jón Thor Birgisson has readied his debut solo album for XL, entitled Go. Read more » 

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  • 12/09/2009

Dutty Artz Gives Out Free New Chief Boima EP

Brooklyn's go-to label for all beats international, Dutty Artz, posted a gracious offering for their fans on their website today. Read more » 

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  • 12/08/2009

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