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Oriol's Tropical Techno to Arrive in July on Planet Mu

London-via-Barcelona producer Oriol will see the release of his first single on the venerable Planet Mu label this July, featuring remixes from FaltyDL and Jake Slazenger (a.k.a. µ-Ziq, a.k.a. Planet Mu label head Mike Paradinas). Read more » 

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  • 05/20/2010

Check Out a New Roska Mix for Sonar Festival

UK funky champion and XLR8R person of interest Roska (Roska, Roska...) hooked up the world with a brand-new mix to stoke everyone on his upcoming appearance at this year's Sonar festival. The rising music star was handpicked by Mary Anne Hobbs as the sole representative of UK funky on her stage at the music fest, which also includes future-dubstep and beat music icons Joy Orbison and Flying Lotus. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2010

Stream the Latest Track From Shlohmo's Forthcoming EP

Since the release of Shlomoshun Deluxe early this year, SF/LA music maker Shlohmo has been on the tip of every herky-jerky beat-lover's tongue, and we'll admit we've also been keeping our ear perked for what's coming next from the young producer. As it turns out, his next salvo is going to be the Camping EP, slated for release on the Friends of Friends label, who have passed along a taste of the seven-track affair with the new jam "Birthday Beat." Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2010

Check Out Diplo at Tuff Gong Studios



This week, Vice and Intel's The Creators Project caught up with Diplo as he worked at Jamaica's Tuff Gong studios during the making of the next Major Lazer record. Check out the video above for an inside look at Diplo's process! Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2010

Video: Marcus Price & Carli's "Mat Bira Kvinnor Weed"



Out now on Palms Out Sounds, Marcus Price and Carli's "Mat Bira Kvinnor Weed" is a bumping slice of tongue-in-cheek booty-bass with an even more tongue-in-cheek video, featuring the duo and an unnamed Swedish woman preparing food and dueling with utensils. Check it out above, and while you're at it, check out last summer's write-up of Kingdom's remix of the piece. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2010

Catch James Blake on Gilles Peterson's Show

Fresh-faced Hemlock compatriot and exciting bass music producer James Blake was invited to Gilles Peterson's Radio 1 show last night to introduce listeners to some new and unreleased chunes from his forthcoming CMYK EP for R&S. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2010

Strange Videos May Hold the Latest from Aphex Twin

So, a few clips on YouTube surfaced yesterday of a recent DJ set performed in Metz, France by Lord Richard D. James, which were purported to contain possible new tracks from the electronic music mastermind. At first we were skeptical of the videos, as it's a bit baffling how the videographer was able to capture such pristine audio while his video quality looks no better than that of a phone's camera, but after a few close inspections, the clips seem totally legit. Read more » 

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  • 05/19/2010

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