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Various Artists Pharoah Lounge

Massive Attack's latest is awash with it. Yahoo has a list-serve devoted to a hip-hop faction of it. The Bush administration is employing mass detentions and forced registration to rid our county of it.… Read more »

Various Artists Atitetoca

Oh, old school, you hit it right.… Read more »

Osunlade Offering

This gem of an album doesn't really break new ground-there's nothing particularly flashy, attention-grabbing or innovative here.… Read more »

Various Artists Wanna Buy a Craprak?

Carpark is releasing some of the loveliest little sounds around these days, all fuchsia beats and electric lavender shadings. This sampler slots thirteen tracks and four videos together as neatly as new, perfect crayons in a box.… Read more »

Various Artists Future Grooves

In a time where we're harking back to musical trends that envisaged the future of music, it's reassuring that people are still looking forward without having to first look back.… Read more »

Various Artists Fabriclive: Radioactive Man

Keith Tenniswood's credits as an engineer and producer are numerous. Though he's best known for his 2 Lone Swordsmen partnership with Andrew Weatherall, his Radioactive Man project is gaining international momentum.… Read more »

Various Artists Wackie's Sampler Vol. 1

If you visited a coconut shop, you would encounter sizes and shapes unique as snowflakes. Wackie's brings you coconuts of the Jamaican German Big Apple dub variety.… Read more »

Various Artists Motivate Movement Installment One: Asiatic

This compilation is first in a series of projects put out by Motivate Movement, a hip-hop collective dedicated to both preserving the memory of slain Bay Area graffiti artist Michael "DREAM" Francisco and supporting positive hip-hop.… Read more »

Various Artists Frontier Life: Banda Sonora

The soundtrack to Hans Fjellestad's documentary Frontier Life mirrors the film by diving past the surface image of Tijuana to find the hidden culture that has arisen on the frontier.… Read more »

Aphex Twin 26 Mixes for Cash

IDM icon Richard D. James has never hidden his mercenary tendencies. Despite (or because of) this crassness, Aphex Twin has cranked out some of his most interesting-and absurd-music while tweaking other artists' tracks.… Read more »

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