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Listen to Drowned In Sound's Chronological Dubstep Mix

This week, music and culture website Drowned in Sound is running a load of exclusive content based around the decade-plus milestone of the existence of dubstep and post-garage music. The whole thing is called Subliminal Transmissions and kicked off today with this interesting and well-conceived mix chronicling the bass-laden arc of dubstep and its various permutations. Read more » 

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  • 08/16/2010

Four Tet, Dâm-Funk, Matmos, Caribou, Massive Attack, Bonobo, and More Play MoogFest

The year's festival based on music directly and indirectly inspired by the exploits of synthesizer innovator Robert Moog, MoogFest 2010, looks to be quite the jump-off; it's moved from New York City to Asheville, North Carolina (where the Moog company is based), it's spread over the course of three days, and it hosts some of the most well-known and well-regarded names in indie, hip-hop, and electronic music. Read more » 

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  • 08/16/2010

Watch Tricky's New Video for "Murder Weapon"



While we wait for the latest album from iconic DJ/producer Tricky, we can whet our appetites with this first video to come from Mixed Race, a boxing piece based around lead single "Murder Weapon." Read more » 

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  • 08/16/2010

Stream an Awesome Acid-House Mix From Optimo

Well, JD Twitch's and JG Wilkes' highly regarded and sorely missed Optimo party might be long gone, but that doesn't mean their stellar mixes need to die, too. Just a couple of days ago, the fellas threw together a great collection of acid house for their Radio Magnetic podcast, and we just had to spread the good word. Read more » 

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  • 08/13/2010

Gonjasufi Remix Album to Feature Oneohtrix Point Never, Shlohmo, Mark Pritchard, and More

Though we haven't exactly been championing the psychedelic vignettes and guttural vocal work featured on A Sufi and A Killer, we'd certainly say there's much worthwhile listening on the mostly Gaslamp Killer-produced debut album by LA's Gonjasufi. Now, about six months after that record's release, a new album of remixes from respectable producers and musicians across the board is set to drop on October 5. Read more » 

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  • 08/13/2010

Last Chance to Help Send Our Friends to the Gathering of the Juggalos!

Folks, our friend Brandon Ivers, the esteemed writer of so many awesome XLR8R cover stories, and his juggalo-snapping cohort, photographer Kelly O (of Seattle's esteemed weekly, The Stranger), are self-funding a trip to the Gathering of the Juggalos this weekend—the 11th edition of the infamous Insane Clown Posse party weekend held in Cave In Rock, Illinois. Read more » 

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  • 08/13/2010

Mad Decent Hooks Up Free Mixtape From Maluca

Lately, the Mad Decent website has been giving away a free mixtape every week from friends and label collaborators, like Mumdance, Nguzunguzu, Diplo, and now, the NYC-born-and-bred Maluca. Read more » 

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  • 08/13/2010

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