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Jahcoozi Ready New Album

Next month, bass-loving Berlin trio Jahcoozi will be releasing Barefoot Wanderer, the band's first full-length in three years and debut on Ellen Allien's BPitch Control label. Read more » 

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  • 03/02/2010

Friendly Fires and Holy Ghost! Cover Each Other on New 12"

Friendly Fires and Holy Ghost! first came up with the plan to cover each other's tracks in Corsica last summer, but only after several months has the plan come to fruition. Holy Ghost! have their contemporary classic "Hold On" covered, while Friendly Fires' "On Board" is given a nice re-work which includes some of the last drumming that the legendary Jerry Fuchs ever recorded. Available March 8 as a split single on XL and DFA, you can check out a preview of Holy Ghost! covering "On Board" after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 03/01/2010

Ellen Allien To Release New Album

It's a wonder that Ellen Allien has time to make records any longer, what with running BPitch Control, designing clothes for her fashion line, and constantly touring the world. But even with this frenetic pace of activity, Allien has taken only two years to finish her follow-up to 2008's Sool. Read more » 

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  • 03/01/2010

Sonar Festival Announces Huge Line-Up

If you weren't already thinking up a ton of reasons why you should ditch your day job and trek out to the pristine beaches and beautifully moderate climate of Spain, well, chances are you will be soon. The country's premiere electronic music festival, Sónar, has just announced its full line-up for their upcoming events in Barcelona and A Coruña. Read more » 

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  • 02/26/2010

Massive Attack to Tour US for First Time in Four Years

The last time UK trip-hop forefathers Massive Attack made it to the US, the tour followed on the heels of a contractually obliged compilation of greatest hits and unreleased materials put out in 2006. Now, with the release of Heligoland, their first studio album in seven years, Robert Del Naja and Grant Marshall are making it back to North America in May for a brief stint of live performances. Read more » 

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  • 02/26/2010

Epstein's Discography Gets Reissued; Download a Free Sampler

Roberto Carlos Lange (a.k.a. Epstein) certainly knows how to keep busy, as evidenced by a string of releases under his other alias, Helado Negro, and collaborations with Prefuse 73, amongst other things. Now, Asthmatic Kitty is reissuing the entirety of his back catalog under as Epstein. To whet fans' appetites for the sounds of the back catalog, the label has also prepared a sampler of Epstein's best cuts, which is available for download here. The reissues will all be available on February 28, and the new Epstein album, When Man Gets Full He Falls Asleep, comes out on March 10. Read more » 

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  • 02/26/2010

Video Premiere: VOICEsVOICEs "Origins"



LA shoegazers VOICEsVOICEs' new Origins EP has been garnering accolades from all over the musical landscape, and with lush production by Prefuse 73, it's easy to understand why. Read more » 

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  • 02/25/2010

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