RJD2 Preps Tour

RJD2 will leave his Philadelphia home this spring to hit the road for several tour dates. The fact that he’s taking a band along means the indie hip-hop producer turned indie songwriter will lik…

EMC: Hip-Hop Supergroup Drops Album

Albert Einstein’s famous E=mc2 theory of relativity was a major contribution to physics, but didn’t do a damn thing to improve music. Now, however, a combination of MCs from New York and Milwaukee hav…

Panther Preps Tour

With the release of Panther’s Kill Rock Stars debut just a few weeks away, Charlie Salas-Humara and Joe Kelly prepare their arsenal of instruments and dance moves for the road. Add to that Humar…

KIM's "Fistogram" Out Today

KIM (otherwise known as Aussie producer/programmer Kimberley Issac Moyes) has taken some time away from The Presets to prep a few singles, the second of which hits stores today. “Fistogram”…

Top 10: Eliot Lipp, Jamie Lidell, Freerange

Various Artists Freerange 100 Part 2 EP Freerange Release Date: March 10, as vinyl or digital download Behold, the 100th release from Freerange Records! Half of it, anyway. Part 2 of this vinyl series…

VP and Greensleeves to Merge

VP Records of Jamaica-Queens, New York and Greensleeves Records of London, U.K. have announced a merger deal in which VP would purchase the Greensleeves Records and Publishing from its holding company…

Black Lips Release Live Session EP, Prep Tour

Black Lips never tire of working. After a whirlwind 2007, the garage rock foursome jumps right into the year with a new release, tour dates, and a featured spot in, uh, a Yahoo! contest. The iTunes Li…

Mike Giant, Richard Colman Exhibit at Benefit Show

San Francisco-based gallery White Walls has teamed up with Hip to Help, an organization that brings the arts to inner-city youth, for a benefit show on February 2. Work by Mike Giant, Richard Colman, …

Derek Plaslaiko Headlines Spectral Residency 7

Another iteration of Spectral Sound’s Death is Nothing to Fear tour, which features Sepctral DJs visiting a series of venues in U.S cities, is about to begin. Tonight, label resident Derek Plasl…

Boredoms Sign to Thrill Jockey

Avant-garde rockers Boredoms have named Thrill Jockey their new home outside of Japan, and to kick things off, the band will be releasing the first installment of its Super Roots series in eight years…

Jay Haze Preps Single with Ricardo Villalobos

Dance music producer Jay Haze, who XLR8R chatted with earlier this month, has announced a new single due out on his TuningSpork imprint. “Ass to Mouth” is as dirty as it sounds, with chopp…

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