Mule Musiq Talks New Compilation

Since its inception, Mule Musiq has released work from an international sampling of artists, from London-based producers Mock & Toof to U.S.-born Terre Thaemlitz and even Norway’s disco king, Pri…

The Return of Themselves

Adam “Doseone” Drucker and Jeffrey “Jel” Logan ended a six-year-long silence this week by announcing the return of Themselves, the pair’s production/rap project from whic…

The Field Announces New Album

Axel Willner’s debut full-length under his guise The Field garnered words like “brilliant” and “beautiful” when it was released in 2007, and the pop-infused techno on Fro…

FINALE Becomes a Mario Brother

We briefly mentioned Detroit rapper FINALE’s forthcoming debut album, A Pipe Dream & a Promise, a couple weeks ago, touching on the fact that Interdependent Media has created a Super Mario …

Modeselektor and Apparat Reform Moderat

Any good techno fan knows that 2009 is not the first year the name Moderat has surfaced. Fans of the genre (or electronic music in general) will recall that, in 2002, the Modeselektor boys (Gernot Bro…

Crookers, Moderat Play Sonar 2009

Word is finally coming through as to just who is on the bill for Sonar 2009. The multi-day electronic music and arts festival, whose dates we announced late last year, unveiled its official lineup thu…

RIP Randy Bewley of Pylon

Earlier this morning, numerous sources reported that Pylon guitarist Randy Bewley had suffered a heart attack and was in critical condition. He had been driving through his hometown of Athens, GA on M…

Week in Tours: Atmosphere, Late of the Pier

Whether they’re coming out of Italy clad in masks or hopping the pond armed with synthesizers, plenty of artists are headed Stateside this spring. Here are a few noteworthy tours about to kick o…

Tigersushi Launches Fashion Line

If you have 70 Euros to spend on clothing (that’s $88, according to today’s currency converter), the Paris-based mecca of all things cool is a good place to go, particularly since Tigersus…

Get Grimy with Zoo York

With skateboarding comes injury, and that’s just an inevitable fact, but Zoo York has at least attempted to make blood and black eyes a little more entertaining by launching its Grimy Photo Cont…

Megan Whitmarsh Plans Exhibition

“I am a child of the ’70s whose sense of furturism is informed by Star Wars… a future with entropy, and drug use, and weeds growing in the cracks between the scratched Plexiglass win…

Touch and Go Ends Distribution Arm

Though it’s not completely shutting down shop, influential Chicago label Touch and Go has confirmed it will shut down its distribution arm. Started in 1980 by Corey Rusk, the label has been home…

Omar-S Makes West Coast Debut

Omar-S has been on the radar of many lately, what with his new Fabric mix about to drop, but fans in California won’t have to twiddle their thumbs until the compilation’s March 16 release …

The Week in Tours: Nite Jewel, Italoboyz

South By Southwest, WMC, and other festivals are upon us, as evidenced by this week’s roundup of artist tours. When not in Austin or Miami, the likes of YACHT, Italoboyz, Nite Jewel, and others will b…

New Releases: Konrad Black, Josh Wink

Whether you’re chained to a desk all day and have to rely on digital retailers or you remain one of the rare and commendable types who visits physical record stores, XLR8R has the scoop on some notewo…

Fire Destroys Gang Gang Dance Gear

Art-rock trio Gang Gang Dance kicked off its European tour this past Friday night in Amsterdam, but unfortunately, for both fans and the band, the handful of scheduled dates were abruptly cancelled wh…

SXSW Full Lineup Announced

The reason there isn’t a really long list of artists below, detailing just who’ll descend on Austin to perform at SXSW 2009, is because this year’s lineup—announced in full today—is …

Download Loer Velocity's New EP

A certain holiday in which people like to exchange flowers and goofy stuffed animals is just around the corner, and Loer Velocity has a few things to say on the subject of love. The New York-based MC,…

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