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Mary Anne Hobbs Curates "Volcano Refugee Party"

Like many artists and DJs from across the pond, DJ and tastemaker Mary Anne Hobbs got stuck in the US last week due to that pesky volcano eruption in Iceland. But instead of sulking, Hobbs is using her unexpected extra time in America as an opportunity to showcase some of LA's best beat talents. Read more » 

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  • 04/28/2010

Wolf + Lamb to Release Its First Artist Album

It's been over a decade since the two Brooklyn natives behind Wolf + Lamb, Gadi Mizrahi and Zev Eisenberg, came together under their own flag to bring the world a fresh crop of releases and events featuring some of the best names in techno music. Now, completely drenched in the necessary musical know-how and all-around experience, the duo has finally crafted its first album under the name Wolf + Lamb. Read more » 

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  • 04/28/2010

The Sight Below Readies North American Tour for May

Following hot on the recent praise for his sophomore album, It All Falls Apart, Rafael Anton Irisarri (a.k.a. The Sight Below) is taking his ambient guitar textures and pattering, minimal electronics on the road for a string of tour dates in North America. The Seattle-based musician will take his ethereal live audio/visual experience throughout the midwest, east coast, and Canada with support from Svarte Greiner on all but three performances. Read more » 

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  • 04/27/2010

Stream the New Flying Lotus Album Now!

As the North American release date for Flying Lotus' third album, Cosmogramma, approaches, fans are being treated to more and more from the long-awaited release. The latest to trickle onto the internet is a stream of the entire record on producer Steven Ellison's MySpace page. Read more » 

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  • 04/27/2010

Villalobos, Derrick May, Booka Shade, and More New Names Announced for Detroit's Movement Festival

Weeks before Detroit's 10th annual electronic music festival, Movement, is about to spring into high gear May 29-31, the festival just announced that Ricardo Villalobos will be making an exclusive US appearance. Read more » 

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  • 04/27/2010

Chromeo Announces August Album and Tour

Electro-synth-hop-hip-pop heads Chromeo have announced the August release of Business Casual, the band's third full-length, to arrive on Atlantic Records. Read more » 

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  • 04/26/2010

Mule Set to Release Powerhouse Records in May from KZA, Ekkohaus, and Soulphiction

One of the most sadly overlooked labels in the world is Japan's Mule Musiq, for while DJ Sprinkles (a.k.a. Terre Thaemlitz) records almost exclusively for the label, many of its other artists are only known to tried-and-true techno and house fans. With the label's May release schedule, though, there's no reason to not dig Mule's vibes, because it spans some of the deepest of deep house. Read more » 

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  • 04/26/2010

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