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Millie & Andrea, Voices from the Lake, Deadbeat, Bee Mask, and More Slated for Italy's First Terraforma Festival

Set to take place just outside of Milan, Italy for three days in June, the "experimental and sustainable" Terraforma Festival boasts an intriguing line-up and an inventive approach to the festival experience. Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2014

Download a New Collection of Edits from patten

Continuing with his ongoing series of Re-Edits collections, Warp-signed experimental producer patten has posted another batch of mangled, deconstructed dance music made from an array of repurposed samples and loops, offering the four tracks for free download. Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2014

Download: Super Duper "Circus Bird"

First Listen

Fitted with a grim arcade of murky synths and resonant drum kicks, Super Duper's "Circus Bird" is as awe-inspiring as it is bleak. A low-pitched brass loop that resembles baleful laughter opens the production before wonky, decaying synths fill the mix as it trudges along its daunting course. Somewhat resembling the early work of Hudson Mohawke, Super Duper's tune takes on a similar flavor, remaining playful while heading in a darker directions. "Circus Bird" will drop along with the rest of the Diamonds & Doubt EP via Apothecary Compositions on April 15. Previews of each of its four original tracks and three remixes can be heard after the jump.  Read more » 

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Watch a Sci-Fi-Inspired Video from Com Truise

East Coast synth wizard Com Truise (a.k.a. Seth Haley) has followed up his recently released Wave 1 EP for Ghostly with an appropriately galactic video for his equally spacey "Subsonic" single. Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2014

New Kanada Readies 50th Release

Headed by Adam Marshall (pictured above), the New Kanada imprint has issued notable releases from Basic Soul Unit, The Mole, XI, DIVA, and Graze (the collaboration between XI and Marshall) over the years, while also serving as a home for the label head's own productions. Now, New Kanada is preparing to release its 50th record later this month, a two-track 12" that will find Marshall sharing some wax with newcomer Crushfield. Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2014

Four Tet Preps Two 12"s for Text; Stream a New Track Now

Over the past year or two, Four Tet (a.k.a. Kieren Hebden) has maintained a prolific rate of output that would be all but impossible for most artists, yet the UK producer continues to turn out quality offerings, seemingly without a need to slow down or even take a break. Once again speaking via his Twitter account this morning, Hebden has announced three upcoming releases on his Text imprint, including a pair of 12"s from his own Percussions moniker. Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2014

Jackmaster and Oneman Team Up for 'Can U Dance' Summer Festival Tour

Numbers co-head Jackmaster and Rinse affiliate Oneman, two unparalleled DJs in their own rights, have both made a name for themselves based entirely on their skills as a DJ, issuing top-notch mixtapes and bringing their unique selections to dancefloors around the world over the years. And this summer, the two mixmasters will join forces for a tour of six European festivals. Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2014

Prins Thomas Details '10 Years of Full Pupp' Compilation

After sharing a full stream of his upcoming third album weeks before its release, Norwegian space-disco mainstay and Full Pupp co-founder Prins Thomas has revealed the details of 10 Years of Full Pupp, a double-disc compilation arriving late next month. Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2014

Podcast 338: The Range

Although The Range (a.k.a. James Hinton) released a couple of low-profile EPs in 2011 and 2012, it wasn't until last year that the Rhode Island producer really caught fire. The Seneca EP found Hinton impressively dipping his toes into faster tempos, while Nonfiction, his subsequent debut full-length, offered a variety of bass-infused musical explorations. In terms of style, The Range is a difficult project to pin down; strong currents of hip-hop and R&B run through Hinton's work, and there's undoubtedly a certain cleanliness to his productions, but his vision extends beyond what's playing on mainstream radio. Last month, his development continued with the release of the Panasonic EP (another Hinton effort for the Donky Pitch label), but the record ultimately left us wanting a longer look at what The Range had to offer; as such, we invited him to put together an exclusive mix for the XLR8R podcast series. Read more » 

Marcel Dettmann Announces New EP for Ostgut Ton

In the wake of last year's II LP, Berlin techno veteran and Berghain mainstay Marcel Dettmann will soon be releasing an EP centered around album cut "Seduction." Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2014

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