Bun B Announces Tour

With the help of a little love and promotion from Zune, Houston rapper Bun B will make a trip around the U.S. this spring to promote his forthcoming Il Trill. The album, which follows 2005’s Tri…

DFA and PopRally Team Up for Dance Party

A DFA Records entourage will storm the MoMA this Satruday, March 1, for a dance party to be held in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition, Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today. The e…

Amp Fiddler Announces Tour

If you haven’t seen Amp Fiddler live yet, your life is severely lacking something. The singer, songwriter, producer, and keyboard player has shared the stage with everyone from Carl Craig to J D…

Air Reissues Moon Safari

I think Moon Safari and I’m immediately transported back to 1998, when laid-back, hypnotic synth-pop was ruling electronic music and French duo Air were seen as masters of that genre. Ten years …

KRS One Signs To Duck Down, New Album With Buckshot

Kris Parker, the incomparable New York MC known as KRS-One and The Teacha, has officially signed with Duck Down Records, home to Buckshot, Sean Price, Smif-N-Wessun, and others. Duck Down co-president…

Junior Boys Mix Get Physical's Body Language Disc

Canadian electro poppers Matt Didemus and Jeremy Greenspan, a.k.a. Junior Boys, will show off their record collection on the latest installment of Get Physical’s Body Language mix CD series, set…

Top 10: Dizzee Rascal, Matthew Dear

Dizzee Rascal Maths + English Definitive Jux Release Date: April 29 Okay, it wasn’t necessarily a foregone conclusion that Dizzee’s follow-up to Showtime would be an all-out success, but I…

Bicycle Film Festival 2008 Announced

Continuing its seeming quest of world domination, the Bicycle Film Festival crew gears up for another international tour of artists, musicians, filmmakers, and all things bicycle-centric, set to kick …

Free Mix from Jay Haze

April is a long way off, but fans of producer Jay Haze need not wait for new material from the Berlin-based American expat. Haze, who also records as Fuckpony and Sub Version, has prepped a 40-minute,…

Atmosphere to Tour North America

Besides readying their sixth full-length, When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold, making videos, and offering love advice, Slug and Ant of Atmosphere have been gearing up for a North Ame…

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A Bathing Ape DS I kind of hate the idea of Bape (A Bathing Ape), and most hipster labels in general. Just because a Japanese dude slapped a picture of a monkey on a t-shirt does not make the item wor…

R.I.P.: Legendary Reggae Producer Joe Gibbs Dead At 65

Joe Gibbs (born Joel A. Gibson), the producer responsible for Culture’s Two Sevens Clash, Althea & Donna’s “Uptown Top Ranking,” Trinity’s “Three Piece Suit,” and Dennis Brown’s “Money In My Pock…

Neon Neon Preps Tour Dates

Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys and L.A. producer Boom Bip will hit the road in March to support their Neon Neon album, Stainless Style. The album is conceptualized around the life of engineer…

Hot Chip Makes Exclusive Track for Zune

Hot Chip is the latest act to participate in Zune’s Ignition program, which provides free downloads and videos, features, and artist playlists to users. On February 26, the London-based group wi…

Minus Announces Anniversary Shows

Minus Records’ self-imposed 10 weeks of silence are coming to a close, and to remind us all the label is alive and kicking in 2008, Richie Hawtin and Co have announced several showcases taking p…

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