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The Most Memorable Albums of 1999 (Part 3)

Part three of the Most Memorable Albums of 1999 sports the debuts of the White Stripes, Beyoncé, and Christina Aguilera and stellar electronic music from Basement Jaxx, the Chemical Brothers, and µ-Ziq.

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The Chemical Brothers ft. Miguel - "This Is Not a Game" (audio)

Big beat electronic artist the Chemical Brothers just released the new track "This Is Not a Game".

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2011: Music’s Most Electronic Year Yet

Vestigial organs like industrial music and the radio dial proved vital in 2011, while house and dubstep were invaded by hordes of uninvited outsiders, proving once again that electronic and plugged-in music is at the vanguard of change throughout the world.

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Sydney Film Festival 2011: 'Hanna'

This premise of wild girl unleashed on the world is not exactly original, but Hanna has an intriguing angle to it – it’s not often it’s a female in the lead role for this genre,

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The Chemical Brothers: Hanna (Soundtrack)

Based on the themes presented, you'd think that an elementary-school-aged kid was at the center of the narrative, rather than a junior-in-high-school-aged one.

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The Year In Music: June 2010

June 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month of successful releases and summer concerts.

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Various Artists: Tensnake in the House

Tensnake takes up the mantle of Defected's In the House series for an ass-shaking, head-bobbing two hours.

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Electric Zoo Festival: 4 September 2010 - Randall's Island, NY

Some words and some pictures from the Electric Zoo festival, an event pulling together major electronic artists to New York City over Labor Day weekend. An event that should be on the radar for all dance music fans.

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The Chemical Brothers: Further

Shedding the excesses that hindered them in the past (see: guest vocalists, overt pop concessions), the Big Beat men take it back to the basics and produce... yet another Chemical Brothers album.

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Strictly Global: A Source for Music Videos on Broadcast TV

The kind of show you wished MTV would make.

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Breakdancing Demons Make My Day

The Chemical Brothers come back with their best music video and song in years ... so why is it hard to care?

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The Chemical Brothers: Brotherhood

Brotherhood does a passable job of attempting to reconcile the two increasingly disparate sides of the Chemical Brothers’ split personality.

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The Chemical Brothers: We Are the Night

It's not merely that the Chems were beginning to seem outdated, they seemed -- in James Murphy's immortal words -- to be losing their edge.

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The Chemical Brothers: Still Working It Out

Ten years on, the Chemical Brothers haven't lost a beat. PopMatters interviews the Manchester beat masters.

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The Chemical Brothers: Push the Button

Push the Button is rounded and accomplished where 2002's Come With Us was uneven and tentative. If you were worried that an unfocused fourth album was the beginning of diminishing returns for the pair, their fifth album serves as a reminder that the Chemical Brothers should never be underestimated.

Tim O'Neil
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