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Stream Martin Kemp's Latest Single on Blunted Robots

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It's hard not to root for young Martin Kemp. Aside from the fact that he makes amazing tunes and is also a top-notch DJ—remember that ridiculously excellent podcast from late last year?—he's also a bit of an underdog. Even Shortstuff and his big brother Brackles, who run the Blunted Robots label they all call home, enjoy poking a little fun at Kemp the younger. Yet all the teasing aside, Martin Kemp is a truly innovative producer, whose liberal use of tropical percussion gives his brand of UK funky/house/garage/whatever-you-call-it an infectiously distinctive feel. Next Tuesday, Blunted Robots will be issuing its fourth record, which contains two more pieces of shuffling Martin Kemp magic. Read more » 

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  • 06/24/2010

ZZK Crew, Mossa, Juana Molina, Lissom, and More to Play Nature of Things in Denver

Throughout the month of July in Denver, Colorado, as part of the Biennial of the Americas celebration, The Nature of Things will exhibit musicians, artists, and speakers from across North, South, and Central America sharing their music and experiences at the culturally rich festival. Read more » 

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  • 06/24/2010

Ari Marcopoulos' Classic Ghetto Tech Film Starring DJ Assault and Mr. De', Now on YouTube



It really needs no introduction. Just devote nine minutes of your life to this flick, and you'll be a happy boy or girl. Read more » 

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  • 06/24/2010

Win Tickets to The Creators Project in NY with Neon Indian, Gang Gang Dance, Salem, Lemonade, and More

This Saturday at Milk Studios in NYC, a new entity known as The Creators Project will be launching its first of five global conferences, which will go on to include events in London, Sao Paulo, Seoul, and Beijing. For the inaugural Stateside jump-off, Vice and Intel have brought together quite the ensemble of musical performers, DJs, artists, and filmmakers. Read more » 

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  • 06/24/2010

Todd Edwards Gives Out Tons of Old-School Remixes For Free

We caught a short post over on FACT about UK house/garridge veteran Todd Edwards Tweeting about giving away all of his out-of-print remixes from over the years through his SoundCloud account. Read more » 

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  • 06/23/2010

New Digital EP Out From A Place to Bury Strangers

Yesterday, the highly touted, noisy guitar- and distortion-pedal enthusiasts of New York's A Place to Bury Strangers dropped a brand-new EP, called I Lived My Life to Stand in the Shadow of Your Heart, via Mute. The five-track release features one original song from APTBS, "Girlfriend," along with the title track, which is originally on the band's last full-length album, Exploding Head. Read more » 

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  • 06/23/2010

David Lynch and Lee Scratch Perry on New Subatomic Sound EP

On its most recent release, NY-based dub/dubstep/dancehall/bass music label Subatomic Sound comes with one of the stranger collaborations in dubstep's history. The label brought together a small handfull of disparate names from the music world and beyond for its recently released Chrome Optimism EP. Read more » 

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  • 06/23/2010

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