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Opio Announces Sophomore Solo Album

Erstwhile Souls of Mischief member Opio has leaked some details about his sophomore solo album, the follow-up to 2005's Triangulation Station.

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  • 05/22/2008

The Black Ghosts Ready Full-Length

As mentioned on XLR8R.com last fall, The Black Ghosts "have a knack for combining dance-punk, indie-pop, and electro-breaks, and somehow do it without sounding lame." Simon Lord and Theo Keating sing, rock out, and have a taste for spooky outfits, and the same should be true when the London-based duo releases its self-titled debut album on L.A.'s IAMSOUND imprint.

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  • 05/21/2008

Hearts on Fire

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  • 05/21/2008

Pon DI Wire: Wayne Marshall Mixtape, Wailers Book Jazzie B Gets Royal Treatment

After dispelling several rumors, including one that he had checked into Kington’s Ward 21 psychiatric hospital with a “confused state of mind,” producer Donovan “Don Corleon” Bennett announced the start of a U.S. and Japanese tour with Munga, Pressure, and Alaine. Bennett will release his new Secrets riddim next week, with songs by Queen Ifrica, Morgan Heritage, Jah Cure, and Buju Banton.

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Top 10: Health, Daedelus, Audion

Varioius
Health/Disco
Lovepump United
Release Date: Out Now

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Cryptacize Holds Karaoke Contest

Putting out a remix version of 2007's Dig That Treasure would seem the natural next step for Cryptacize, but the Bay Area-based trio who tends to eschew predictability has instead opted to hold a karaoke contest. Contestants can submit their own versions of the track "Cosmic Sing-along" and possibly win some cash.

From a recent press release:

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  • 05/21/2008

Yelle

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  • 05/21/2008

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