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Motor Klunk

Damn, I thought this was the Motor who issued those amazingly quirky minimal techno 12"s for audio.nl a while back. This Motor (the French Mr.… Read more »

Various Artist Ben Watt: Buzzin' Fly Volume III

The third volume in Ben Watt's mix series threads together label highlights with a carefully deployed selection of non-Buzzin' Fly tracks (from imprints such as Border Community, Out of Orbit, and I Love Deep) to create a deep house 'n' minimal mi… Read more »

Tolcha Gestalt

Bubbling up through the cracks in the Berlin sidewalk and drifting out of hot dance clubs into misty parks early in the morning, the multi-instrumentalist four-piece Tolcha fuses dub, hip-hop, and a bit of grime, heavily done up with equal parts d… Read more »

Various Artist Sur La Mer Samp-Le-Mer

If Load Records is the Sub Pop of noise, then 5 Rue Christine must be its Dischord. In its nine years as a record label, 5RC has demonstrated a sincere commitment to its varied roster regardless of sales or appeal.… Read more »

Various Artist Kitsuneé Maison Compilation 2

The Kitsuné maison ("fox house" in Japanese/French) sits in Paris, claiming allegiances to Daft Punk but also keeping an ear on London by releasing Bloc Party exclusives.… Read more »

Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid The Exchange Session Vol. 2

On the second part of the real-time soundclash between instrumentalist Kieran Hebden and drummer/jazzman Steve Reid, these two sonic innovators manage to match the spontaneous chaos of the first Exchange Session.… Read more »

Various Artist Dirty Diamonds 3

The D-I-R-T-Y.com collective is known for resurrecting and consolidating genre-spanning mixes. Yet with Dirty Diamonds 3, the crew doesn't capture the charm-or cohesiveness-of its past releases.… Read more »

Lord Jamar The 5% Album

You may recognize him from Oz or The Sopranos, but Lord Jamar's main gig is dropping beats and rhymes for Brand Nubian.… Read more »

Various Artists Nickodemus and Mariano Present Turntables On The Hudson Vol. 6 (Remix)

Nickodemus and Mariano's riverside soirée has always been a community affair. Hoisted upon the sails of a converted tugboat, TOTH has been New York's top Friday night hang for six years.… Read more »

Various Artists Exit Music: Songs With Radio Heads

Maybe you've heard of a band called Radiohead. And maybe you've heard about how their songs transcend genre, or something-a fact that this ambitious little Rapster comp aims to prove with Radiohead covers from folks like RJD2 and Pete Kuzma.… Read more »

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