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Richie Hawtin Using iPad for Plastikman Live Shows



The guy next to you at the cafe messing around on his iPad? Douchey. Richie Hawtin using a privately developed app to perform with the iPad on his Plastikman tour? Kinda cool. Read more » 

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  • 06/11/2010

Sónar Festival to Hit Chicago in September

Scant details have been released so far, but Sónar, in partnership with Bonnaroo's promoter, AC Entertainment, will be hitting Chicago this fall. Read more » 

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  • 06/11/2010

Check Out the New Track From Heaps Decent, Produced by A-Trak

There's a bit of back-story here, so bear with us: Australian music-pushing nonprofit Heaps Decent has been working for over three years with its country's musically inclined youth, doing its best to provide resources and opportunities to help further the Down Under music scene. In September of last year, A-Trak was in the Aussies' hood with the Parklife tour, and Heaps Decent snagged the producer to contribute a little of his downtime to the Riverina Juvenile Justice Centre. Read more » 

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  • 06/10/2010

Christian Fennesz, David Daniell, Tony Buck to Release Live Album this August

Austrian ambient soundscape producer Christian Fennesz joined forces with German drummer Tony Buck and Chicago-based experimental composer David Daniell (pictured above) for a collaborative performance at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee, back in February '09. The material that was recorded from the live set is being released as an album August 24 on Thrill Jockey. Read more » 

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  • 06/10/2010

Watch King Midas Sound's New Video for "Lost"



From King Midas Sound's Waiting For You album, "Lost" was given the full music video treatment by filmmaker and band photographer Niall O'Brien. Read more » 

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  • 06/10/2010

Watch Delorean and John Talabot perform "Sunshine"

Barcelona bliss-ravers Delorean are wrapping up another trek through North America this week—don't worry, they'll be back again in July—and we've been busy watching their every move. (Some might call it "stalking," but that's just semantics, right?) Anyways, a new video of the boys surfaced this week on Spanish site Playground and we wanted to share. Read more » 

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  • 06/10/2010

Theo Parrish, King Midas Sound, Demdike Stare Make Mutek 2010 Memories

The first thing that gets your attention at MUTEK, even before you experience the music, is its clockwork efficiency. Drivers, merchandisers, sound and lighting technicians, curators, paid staff and volunteers are all wonderfully in sync. And all incredibly nice. Read more » 

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  • 06/10/2010

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