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Hieroglyphics Introduces Clothing line

The early-to-mid-’90s was a great time for hip-hop–especially in the realm of fashion. Who could forget the oversized denim with Timberlands? But hip-hop style has developed in many different ways throughout the years (see one gold tooth as opposed to grills), in ways that have ultimately become adorned with larger fits, more colors, and a much higher price tag (with the exception of the white tee). But if one hip-hop ensemble has managed to retain the vibe of old-school hip-hip flavor, it’s been Oakland’s Hieroglyphics collective.

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  • 05/24/2007

Vladislav Delay Turns Ten

Vladislav Delay (a.k.a. Sasu Ripatti) is a Finnish producer who has set the standard for techno experimentation. With a knack for layering delay effects and soft, hitting percussion, Delay bridges the gap between sustained clouds of harmony and 4/4 dance-central.

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  • 05/24/2007

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  • 05/24/2007

The Week In Tours, May 24

With the exception of artists with a steadfast punk-ethic, tours are being chopped into “select dates” for veteran acts. Face it: When was the last time Booka Shade took on South Dakota and preceded to drive straight on through to Indiana? Never. So in honor of the badass touring habits of today’s established ensembles, here are a couple of short-lived tours pit against a punk venture.
 

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  • 05/24/2007

Daily Download: A Touch of Class "I Feel Upside Down"

A Touch of Class is the remix duo the world's been waiting for. Known for taking electro-chances since the late '90s, Oliver Stumm and Domie Clausen have made clubs cry with infectious reinterpretations of everyone from Services to The Gossip to Le Tigre.  The duo's latest offering, A Touch of Class Still Sucks!, is another collection of electro-slappers that has clubs on their heels.

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  • 05/24/2007

Klute Releases The Emperor’s Clothes

UK drum & bass producer Tom Withers (a.k.a. Klute) unleashes his fifth full-length, The Emperor’s Clothes, on Breakbeat Science (in conjunction with his very own imprint, Commercial Suicide) this summer–and it’s more eclectic than ever.

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  • 05/23/2007

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  • 05/23/2007

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