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Shitkatapult Releases Some Serious Musick

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  • 10/07/2006

NextAid Presents Bid 4 Beats

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Starting this month, LA-based humanitarian organization NextAid will begin Bid 4 Beats, an online auction geared at raising funds for children orphaned as a result of AIDS in Africa, an aim that is NextAid's raison d' être. Read more » 

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  • 10/06/2006

Nobody To Release Revisions Revisions

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Plug Research mainstay Elvin Estela, better known as Nobody, has selected a wide variety of musical styles, everything from hip-hop to psychedelia to indie-electronica, as material for his latest release, a remix compilation titled Revisions Revisions. Revisions the tracks are, in the truest sense of the word, rather than original tracks that have simply had a different beat thrown under them. Read more » 

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  • 10/06/2006

Fabric Celebrates Seven Years Of Music, Five Days Of Fun

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Named so because the particular area of London where the nightclub is located became revitalized through textiles, Fabric opened in 1999 and quickly became one of the city's prime spots to hear DJs, dance, and have a pick of several different rooms and musical styles. Over the years, the club has hosted everyone from Akufen and James Lavelle to Carl Craig and DJ Hype, as well as created its own record label.
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  • 10/06/2006

Tonight: Too Black For BET Reception

The Black Boy George, second installment of his Too Black For BET poster collection, sees Jayson Scott Musson, a.k.a. PackofRats of Plastic Little, covering all sorts of racist, sexist, depressing, and perverted topics. 9/11, cocaine, sex, money, and, Harry Potter all make an appearance this time around, something unabashedly promoted on the artist's website. These posters are available in book format for a whopping $12. Should give Vice magazine a run for its money in the toilet literature department.
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  • 10/06/2006

Now Playing: XLR8R's Dubcast

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Dubstep has undergone a resuscitation, and there's a slew of radical new producers to prove it. XLR8R's Kid Kameleon gathers tracks from the genre's latest for the October edition of the XLR8R Podcast DJ Mix Series, providing an hour's worth of dark, gritty beats and pounding bass. If it's a comprehensive sampling of the genre you're after, look no further.
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  • 10/05/2006

MSTRKRFT US Tour Dates

Feels like Jesse F. Keeler and Al-P, a.k.a. Mstrkrft, were just on the road, but the Toronto-based pair are back this fall for a brief spin around the US. The guys are known for their rock remixes of everyone from Metric to Bloc Party, as well as their debut full-length The Looks, which was released this past May on Last Gang Records and solidified their reputation as dance-rock boys who love to party.

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Tour Dates

10/12 Boston, Bills Bar
10/13 Baltimore, Sonar
10/14 Atlanta, MJQ Concourse Read more » 

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  • 10/05/2006

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