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  • 06/06/2007

Flunk Readies New Album

Oslo-based folktronica outfit Flunk has achieved a mild amount of success since its inception, but Personal Stereo, the quartet’s third longplayer for Beatservice Records, could very well ensure that success rate is higher in the coming months.

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  • 06/06/2007

Daily Download: Damiak "Tall Hat Greeting"

Some will call it glitch-pop or melancholic IDM, but Abe Dichi (a.k.a. Damiak) is really just a multi-instrumentalist who knows how to make a song speak volumes. Not unlike Icelandic mood-swingers Múm or Efterklang, Damiak tweaks bells and space to create the sad man's domain. "Tall Hat Greeting" is a triumph for n5MD and made musicians who take their craft seriously.

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  • 06/06/2007

Oxbow Narrates Narcotics

The noise-vets in Oxbow have reason to celebrate. They’ve finally graduated from the Nick Cave academy with degrees in the slaying arts, and on The Narcotic Story, the San Francisco-based band takes the blues for a demented spin.

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  • 06/05/2007

Mr. Oizo Makes Feature Film

Steak, in this case, is not a slab of red meat, but the debut feature film from Quentin Dupieux, better known to Ed Banger Records fans as Mr. Oizo. The 90-minute film is set in the year 2016, and follows a young man named George, who is obsessed with the latest rage in the fashion world–facelifts.

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  • 06/05/2007

Weekly Chart: Awol One

Awol One has been making hip-hop for nearly 20 years, but he shows no signs of slowing down. Only Death Can Kill You, his latest release, sees Awol make a temporary break from his conventional backpack-style hip-hop. Skid Row-esque guitar samples and loose percussion make his uniquely biting voice more scruffy and agro than ever, and we caught up with the vocal marauder to see what tracks inspired this album, his spookiest vision yet.

Only Death Can Kill You is out now on Cornerstone R.A.S.

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  • 06/05/2007

Les Matins De Paris

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  • 06/05/2007

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