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DOOM to Release Live Album

The metal-faced man now known only as DOOM is set to drop his second live album in his double-decade career as a consistently interesting MC. The forthcoming release is called Expektoration, and features recordings taken from an as-yet-undisclosed NY performance, including renditions of classic DOOM tracks "Kon Karne," "Accordion," and "Change the Beat." Along with DOOM's inimitable flows, his alter-ego King Geedorah and cohort Big Benn Klingon also make appearances. Read more » 

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  • 06/02/2010

Maga Bo Mixes New Pitch Perfect Series

As a tribute to the hallowed past-time of the world, football (a.k.a. soccer, for you Yanks), our pals over at The FADER have teamed up with that sporting goods/lifestyle company called, like, Nike, or something, to bring you a series of mixtapes curated by DJ/producers from six of the world's continents. Read more » 

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  • 06/02/2010

Matthew Dear to Release New Album via Ghostly

Three years after his last full-length album, the genre-defying Asa Breed, veteran producer Matthew Dear has finished work on his follow-up album, his fourth full-length, Black City. The new record will be released August 17 on Dear's longtime label, Ghostly, and features 10 tracks of the artist's subtly funky style of twisted pop music—among whatever other random styles he sees fit to sprinkle throughout. Read more » 

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  • 06/02/2010

Kim Hiorthøy and Drivan to Release Debut Full-Length this August on Smalltown Supersound

Sweden's folky, proggy, dancey, poppy, whatever-y quartet Drivan has finished work on its debut album, Disko, to be released August 18 via Smalltown Supersound. Read more » 

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  • 06/02/2010

Video: Bot'Ox "Overdrive"



New Bot'Ox single "Overdrive" finds the duo mixing up hyperactive videogame synths with goth rock, crafting a song that ultimately sounds like a Euro take on the music you'd hear during the chase scene of an '80s action flick. But can we talk about the video? Read more » 

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  • 06/02/2010

Check Out the New M.I.A. Diss Track with Various Production

The widely followed flame war between M.I.A. and NY Times writer Lynn Hirschberg over a not-so-positive article the reporter wrote on the musician was taken to a whole new level the other day—think Biggie versus Tupac, but if Biggie was a pseudo-political pop diva and Tupac was a journalist. Read more » 

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  • 06/02/2010

Slum Village to Release First Album in Five Years

Seminal Detroit hip-hop group Slum Village is set to release its first album in five years, the partially posthumous Villa Manifesto. Read more » 

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  • 06/02/2010

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