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Goldie and Prince Harry to Look For Young Music Talent on BBC TV Show

Recently, BBC News reported that veteran drum & bass icon Goldie will be featured in a new television series setting its sights on finding youngsters with "raw musical talent." The program, called Goldie's Band - By Royal Appointment, will follow Goldie as he looks for the musicians, helps them receive mentoring from established artists, and, finally, gets them a live show at Buckingham Palace in front of Prince Harry. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2010

Darkstar to Release Debut Album This October

Following a series of well-received singles and one-off compilation tracks, London-based production team Darkstar is set to release its first full-length album on October 19 via Hyperdub. The forthcoming record is called North, and finds the duo expanding its ranks to include vocalist James Buttery. "Gold," which is actually a cover of a more obscure Human League song, is set to be the first single from Darkstar's new, 10-track album, and will also be the album's first music video. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2010

Watch Martyn's Touching Short Film, 'Great Lengths'



You've been warned: This isn't your average music video. The man responsible for what easily stands as one of our favorite albums from last year, Dutch-born producer Martyn, recently worked with director Ramón Gieling on this heartbreakingly gorgeous short film, which presents a Fellini-esque interpretation of the 2003 death of Martyn's father, pro footballer Gerrie Deijkers. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2010

Stream Shed's Forthcoming Sophomore Album

Calling the upcoming second album from German DJ/producer Shed "highly anticipated" seems like a complete understatement at this point. After the dust settled from his 2008 debut album on Ostgut Ton, the momentum has been gradually rebuilding behind producer Rene Pawlowitz's follow-up record, The Traveller, in the form of interviews, podcasts, and now, a stream of the whole record, courtesy of FACT. Read more » 

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  • 08/23/2010

Tiefschwarz, Mathew Jonson, Jamie Jones, DJ Kaos, and Many More to Play Lunaland Festival

For the first time in nearly a decade, Berlin's historic Spreepark amusement park will open its gates to host the Lunaland festival on August 28 and 29. The two-day extravaganza will feature performances from DJs and live acts the likes of Tiefschwarz, M.A.N.D.Y., Jamie Jones, Mathew Jonson, DJ Kaos, and many others. Read more » 

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  • 08/23/2010

Stream a New Track From Hercules & Love Affair's Andy Butler

First Listen

For the first official release on his Mr. Intl label, Hercules & Love Affair frontman Andy Butler has teamed up with Jason Kendig (of San Francisco's Honey Soundsystem crew) to craft this incendiary piece of bouncing classic house. Read more » 

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  • 08/23/2010

The Orb and David Gilmour to Collaborate on New Album

After writing a version of Graham Nash's "Chicago" for charity together, English/German electronic music innovators of The Orb and Pink Floyd singer/guitarist/songwriter David Gilmour have embarked on a new collaborative record entitled Metallic Spheres. Read more » 

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  • 08/23/2010

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