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Soulwax: From Deewee

Soulwax return after their soundtrack excursion Belgica with From Deewee which was recorded live in one take.

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Various Artists: Fac. Dance 02: Factory Records 12" Mixes & Rarities 1980-1987

Strut Records offers another curated mix of hard-to-find remixes from Manchester's legendary Factory Records, with predictably mixed results.

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Theophilus London: Timez Are Weird These Nights

Surprisingly solid full-album remix tilts the balance more towards dance than hip-hop but keeps the spirit intact.

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City of Satellites: Remixed

Remix collection begs the question, "Why"?

Jedd Beaudoin
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From Highfalutin Academics to Cutting-Edge Street-Level Remixers: 'Cutting Across Media'

Cutting Across Media is a collection of essays by critics and artists that encourages all those suffering from the anxiety of influence to embrace their symptom.

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Radiohead: TKOL RMX 1234567

Two possible outcomes: fresh perspectives that breathe new life into these often difficult tracks... or a straight-up snoozefest.

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Various Artists: TRON: Legacy Reconfigured

Yet another disposable remix album proving that zero multiplied is still zero.

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Hot Chip: We Have Remixes EP

Whatever your point of view on remix etiquette, the DJ game is all about individuality, and, for better or for worse, there's plenty of that to be had here.

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Chiddy Bang: Opposite of Adults EP

Chiddy Bang come across as inventive and youthful at first, but fall short at the first hurdle.

Joe Copplestone
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Various Artists: Eccentric Breaks and Beats (Edited by Shoes)

Crate-digging reissue label gets bootlegged, turns the tables on their bootleggers and puts out a release that should greatly satisfy both parties.

Jer Fairall
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HEALTH: DISCO2

Noise-rock foursome gets the remix treatment for a second time, featuring work by Pictureplane, Small Black, and Tobacco. Oh, and there's this one new HEALTH original, too.

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LCD Soundsystem: 45:33 Remixes

The music has not only been remixed, but has also had its original purpose radically reconfigured.

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Watcha Clan: Diaspora Remixed

As usual with remixes, it's interesting to find out what the different remixers keep and remove.

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Various Artists: Comfusões 1: From Angola to Brasil

The album's personality sits somewhere between Angolan lament and the more extroverted intervention of the Brazilians.

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Balkan Beat Box: Nu Made (Remixes)

While not a great album in its own right, it's a nice addition to the Box's small canon.

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Remix by Lawrence Lessig

The author is not overly romantic; he does not believe that “free art” helps anyone, recognizing that file sharing should be legislated.

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Why Does the Mix CD Still Exist?

DJ Spooky has a new book and album that each explore remix culture. But what value is the single mix CD in an era where remix culture floods the distribution network with endless freely distributed combinations?

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Gaudi + Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: Dub Qawwali Remixes

You remix qawwali to make it easier for people who don't want to sit through ten minutes or more of a single song.

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Hauschka: Versions of the Prepared Piano

To really love it I'd have to enjoy Tarwater's "World of Things to Touch" as much as I like "Para Bien" and I don't, I can't.

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Four Tet: Remixes

Kieran Hebden is the scavenger of the corners and the cracks. He pulls rogue elements of folk from everything rather than the genre itself. And all the pieces fit, which is what makes this album truly fascinating.

Nicolai Hartvig
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Four Tet: Everything Ecstatic Part 2 [CD + DVD]

A literal makeover, Everything Ecstatic Part 2 offers a visual counterpart to Four Tet's latest album.

Dan Nishimoto
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