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Thrill Jockey Launches Singles Club

Later this month will see the beginning of Thrill Jockey's new 12" single subscription club. Seven limited-edition records will be available exclusively to mail-order customers, featuring slabs from Tortoise, Javelin, Mi Ami (pictured), and other label favorites. Read more » 

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  • 08/20/2009

Catching Up With DMST

The sixth full-length from Toronto's post-rock titans Do Make Say Think washes ashore via Constellation on October 20, and consists of only four mammoth-sized tracks titled, ironically enough, "Do," "Make," "Say," and you guessed it, "Think." Featuring guest vocals from Akron/Family and the Lullabye Arkestra, three of the four giants from Other Truths Read more » 

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  • 08/20/2009

Flosstradamus Throws Yard Sale

If you happen to find yourself plodding through the Irving Park and Western intersection in Chi-town this weekend, you might want to stop by the Flosstradamus pad to sift through the piles of goods that await a new home at their second annual Flossy Yard Sale. Up for grabs are an array of bikes, new and vintage clothes, hats, shoes and other cool gear, scattered electronics and musical instruments from their home studio, along with anything else the pair is too lazy to move to their new crib. Read more » 

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  • 08/20/2009

Kraftwerk Boxed Set in Oct.

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of their 1974 hit "Autobahn," electronic pioneers Kraftwerk are releasing an eight-CD, super-deluxe boxed set, featuring remastered versions of eight astounding albums. Titled 12345678 The Catalogue, the set will also feature booklets containing previously unseen photos and artworks that have been reproduced to the highest technical standards. Read more » 

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  • 08/19/2009

Cex Returns to Tigerbeat6

The Eastern seaboard's mad scientist of ambient techno, glitch, and B-more zeal—that's Cex—has finally returned home to his old Tigerbeat6 haunt after a seven-year sabbatical of album releases for Automation, Jade Tree, and Temporary Residence. Read more » 

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  • 08/19/2009

SONAR Launches V-Studio Clinics

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill (a.k.a. the economic porn-sounding “stimulus package”) hasn't had that much press for its musician funding. Wait, that’s because there isn’t any, really. So there's never been a better time for free, which is just how much this clinic tour will cost audio engineers interested in learning about Cakewalk's SONAR V-Studio 100, and in some locations SONAR V-Studio 700. Read more » 

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  • 08/19/2009

Max Tundra Comes to America

Domino's Ben Jacobs will be bringing his Max Tundra persona to America this week to smear some of that electro-pop nectar across dancefloors in Chicago and on both coasts. Catch him while you can starting tonight in San Francisco.

08/18 San Francisco, CA Cafe Du Nord
08/19 Los Angeles, CA Spaceland / Club NME
08/20 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle
08/23 Brooklyn, NY East River State Park w/ Girl Talk Read more » 

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  • 08/18/2009

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