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Spank Rock Does Fabriclive

Fans of 2006's YoYoYoYoYo can expect some of the usual hip-hop mashed up with Baltimore club and filthy lyrics on Fabriclive 33, but the boys collectively known as Spank Rock make it clear that they're more about enjoying the mix than repeating past glories on this latest release.

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  • 03/08/2007

Action Figure

Nadine Sutherland is a rare but thankfully growing commodity in the Jamaican music landscape, an independent female in charge of her own budding career. Like her contemporaries Lady Saw, Tanya Stephens, Cecile, and the producer DJ Sunshine, Sutherland has chart experience and raw talent under her belt, and is ready to launch a new phase of her career.

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  • 03/08/2007

Pon Di Wire

 

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  • 03/07/2007

Twilight Sad Tours

FatCat's deliciously mournful balladeers The Twilight Sad take their melancholy, atmospheric pop to the U.S. this spring, alongside Mary Timony and Aereogramme.

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  • 03/07/2007

Battles Releases Debut LP

They have no plan, they’re not a band, and they make some of the most challenging and inventive music around. Battles’ offerings so far have been more about quality than quantity, which means they’ve never had enough tracks to release a full-length.

All of that changes this Spring, when Mirrors drops. This new album sees the group’s previously upbeat, instrumental compositions exploring a wider range of sounds and emotions, as well as the addition of vocals to the tracks.



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  • 03/07/2007

Gudrun Gut Releases Debut LP

It’s hardly possible to discuss the last 20 years of experimental and underground music in Berlin without mentioning Gudrun Gut, whose solo full-length, I Put a Record On (Monika), has finally arrived and reflects her long artistic process.

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  • 03/07/2007

Lady Saw Says Farewell to VP

Ten years and eight albums strong, dancehall's baddest gyal Marion Hall (a.k.a. Lady Saw) says goodbye to her longtime home VP Records, with a final album appropriately titled Walk Out.

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  • 03/06/2007

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