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Thomas Fehlmann to Release New Single on Kompakt

Techno legend and half of the esteemed group The Orb, Thomas Fehlmann, has a new single to be released on Kompakt featuring himself along with live strings and percussion. Read more » 

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  • 01/07/2011

ZZK Featured On Amoeba's "What's In My Bag?"



ZZK's El-G, Chancha Via Circuito, El Remolo, and Leo from Tremor made a stop at Amoeba Records in Los Angeles while touring the US, and shared with the camera some of the gems they picked out. Most surprising purchase? A live DVD of Nirvana—but who purchased it? You'll have to watch to find out! Read more » 

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  • 01/07/2011

Lazer Sword to Tour Europe in February

The dynamic duo of Low Limit and Lando Kal, collectively known as Lazer Sword, have just announced they will be taking their brand of boom-bappin', head-knoddin', futuristic beats across the pond to Europe for a few weeks starting February 11 and making stops in the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Greece, Belgium, Austria, and Luxembourg. Read more » 

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  • 01/07/2011

Teengirl Fantasy on Tour Through North America and Europe Now

Now that Oberlin's house-loving production duo Teengirl Fantasy has conquered just about everyone's year-end favorites list with the lovely 7AM LP, the pair has set out to conquer the world—well, North America and Europe at least. Read more » 

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  • 01/06/2011

All-City Announces 12" Collab Series

If last year's excellent LA Series is any indication, Dublin's All-City imprint knows what it's doing when it comes to curating ongoing 12" series. So for 2011, the label has decided to start a new series featuring collaborations from a diverse range of producers, the first of which will come from respected sonic innovator Martyn (picture above) and futuristic-beat producer Mike Slott. Read more » 

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  • 01/06/2011

4Hero's Marc Mac Shares Two Unreleased Manix Tracks in His 'Reinforced Records Mix'

Over on EPM Music today, web-goers and lovers of the early days of rave are treated to a fresh podcast from hardcore/jungle legend Marc Mac (a.k.a. Manix). Across a 57-minute set, the DJ/producer delivers 11 tracks flexing the classic dancefloor sounds he helped pioneer, including gems from the Reinforced Records catalog by his 4Hero project, Tom & Jerry, Nookie, and others, and also shares two brand-new Manix tunes at either end of the mix. Read more » 

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  • 01/06/2011

Video: Laurel Halo "Metal Confection"



Brooklyn-based leftfield-pop crooner Laurel Halo sent over this video for a cut from her King Felix EP, released last year on Hippos in Tanks. While Halo's preciously spooky number "Machine Confection" rises and falls along with her operatic singing voice, archaic computer graphics twist and turn, looking like the animator of Lawnmower Man took a swing at making his own iTunes visualizer. Read more » 

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  • 01/06/2011

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