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Fennesz Announces New Album

It's been almost five years since Christian Fennesz unleashed a full-length, but in November, he'll break the silence with Black Sea. The new album will arrive in two formats. On November 25, he’ll release an LP version will arrive containing six new tracks that find him dabbling in his usual blend of electronic and acoustic instrumentation, while the CD copy of the album is slated for a December 9 release and will contain two additional tracks.

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  • 10/22/2008

Lucky 13: Roots Manuva, Kraak & Smaak

Each month our resident cycling fiend and S.F. DJ legend Toph One drops 13 bombs for your listening, watching, and wearing pleasure.

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  • 10/22/2008

Stream Silverclub's First Single

It took the members of Silverclub a few short months to progress from their first gig to being one of the U.K.'s most-watched up-and-coming acts. The release of their first single, "Crash This Car," won't hurt the Manchester/London-based trio's reputation either. Set to drop November 3 on Leftroom Records, the track's a dizzying trip through heavy synth territory. Think big noise for a big dancefloor.

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  • 10/22/2008

Lemonade Releases Remixtape

My, but those Lemonade guys are impatient to get some remixes of their self-titled debut album out. Lemonade has only just been released, but the trio already dropped a reworking of the album's single, "Sunchips," and this morning announced an entire remix tape is available with purchase of the album. Read more » 

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  • 10/21/2008

Late of the Pier Plan Shows, Album Details

Though they won't be venturing out of the North Eastern part of the country this time around, those lovable lads in Late of the Pier are finally taking their live performance Stateside, with three shows slated for the end of the month.

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  • 10/20/2008

Tell the World

Vivian Girls are headed to a party! The trio spends the first part of this video driving through some seriously lo-fi landscape, tuning up their instruments, before dropping into the woods to play for some boys, girls, and a giant stuffed bear. The fairly understated visual affair is paired up nicely with the lazy, summery jams from the Brooklyn-based trio, who makes a mission of steering clear of melodrama. Read more » 

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  • 10/20/2008

James Murphy Starts New Band

The folks at NME are reporting that LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy is part of a new rock band that plans to release material on his DFA imprint.

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  • 10/20/2008

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