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The Politik Announces Remix Album and Artwork Competition

Now that making a remix version of one’s album is a commonplace, expected practice, more and more artists have turned to their fans and are holding remix competitions for those albums. Bémbé Ségué and Mark de Clive-Lowe, the force behind future-soul project The Politik, follow that trend this month, with a contest to rework not just the music on their 2007 self-titled album, but also its artwork.

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  • 01/08/2008

Top 10: Autechre, Luciano, Jimpster

Luciano
Jah is My Navigator
VP
Release Date: February 12

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Crystal Castles Announce Tour

They hate showing their faces to the public (as just about every photo of them will attest) and rarely give interviews, but Toronto duo Crystal Castles just can't stop gaining popularity with the masses. At least, that's the only plausible explanation as to why, on their forthcoming tour, Alice Glass and Ethan Fawn have scheduled stops that include everywhere from Brooklyn to DeKalb (a northern Illinois town known as the birthplace of barbed wire).

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  • 01/07/2008

I Do What I Want When I Want

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  • 01/07/2008

2008 Nu-Jazz, Electronic, and Global Albums Announced

Ubiquity, Six Degrees, Environ, and others plan top flight first quarter.

Nu-jazz, nu-soul, broken-beat, leftfield jazz, and downtempo music galore will fill your record racks, hard drives, and music players this spring. New release announcements have begun, with a variety of labels and genres gearing up for a musically resplendent first quarter (in music biz slang, that’s January through May).

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  • 01/07/2008

Daedelus Readies Live Album

If you've yet to visit Low End Theory, the L.A.-based weekly soundclash that mashes psychedelic, glitch, avant-rap, and IDM artists together, Daedelus' forthcoming album will serve as a good indicator of what you're missing. Live at Low End Theory was recorded in July of 2007, with the whimsical producer and his trusty monome MIDI device dropping a carefully picked selection of glitch-happy, dancefloor-friendly tracks from his many albums. Read more » 

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  • 01/07/2008

Duplexes Of The Dead

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  • 01/03/2008

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