Famous 1970s producer and engineer Linval Thompson (pictured), who has been busy the last several years reissuing classics from Johnny Clark, Barry Brown, Jacob Miller, and others, turns his efforts towards his first new riddims in years. LT’s lick of Diseases features cuts from Elephant Man, Turbulence, and more. Find those and all his classics at Thompson Sound JA.Read more »
Following a pilot episode that followed French 8-Bit masters DAT Politics and took a glance inside the studio of Zion I, XLR8R launches the second installment of XLR8R TV. In conjunction with the folks over at Revision 3 (yes, the same people responsible for digg.com), we’re taking you on the quintessential shopping experience with the legendary (and well-versed) techno audiophile, Carl Craig.
On April 20, 2007, San Francisco’s 111 Minna Gallery will host The Werks, an event designed to showcase emerging electronic artists from San Francisco and its surrounding areas. Bay Area Beatdrop–founders of Fukwerk Fridays, Low End Saturdays, and a new monthly called Filter SF–is the promotional force behind the event, whose previous guests include Pheek, Miskate, and Butane.Read more »
The nearly impossible-to-categorize Finnish artist Sasu Ripatti returns next month with the latest release under his Vladislav Delay moniker, Whistleblower, a musical reworking and repackaging of the concepts behind ambient music, house, and techno. But whereas other artists involved or influenced by dance music seem content to fill the dancefloor, Ripatti happily gleans from the elements of the club after-hours.Read more »
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