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His Vinyl Weighs a Ton: An Interview with Cut Chemist

Owner of over 30,000 records, staunch defender of Star Wars, and composer of a new solo album, Cut Chemist brings the fun(k).

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Agoraphobic Nosebleed: PCP Torpedo/ANbRX

The world's fastest band gets the remix treatment.

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Josh Wink: Profound Sounds Volume 3

A DJ mix that's heavy on technology and studio time, but which eventually makes it to the dancefloor.

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Julius Papp: Montreal Departure

A good introduction to the organic, laidback sounds of San Francisco house music.

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Dieselboy: The Human Resource

America's top d&b DJ presents a compilation of pumped-up, scalpel-sharp tunes.

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Heil, Johannes: Freaks R Us

German producer drops signature lushness for club-friendly minimal techno.

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Booka Shade: Movements

Think you dislike techno? Don't think -- get physical.

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Dada Swing

How does an Italian band overcome an indifferent scene at home and the insular, unexposed audiences overseas? Why, by conquering America first, of course... one show at a time.

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Recyver Dogs: Live at Tresor Berlin [DVD]

Laypeople may not get much out of this DVD, but techno enthusiasts who have been to Tresor may get misty-eyed.

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Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto: insen

A deceptively relaxing collaboration between a composer and a sound designer...

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They Shoot Horses, Don't They? + Dada Swing

Heads bob, hands clap, and limbs take on a life of their own...

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Collabs 3000: Metalism

Techno has found hipsters, and it's lost its hips; Speedy J and Chris Liebing push back.

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Doomriders: Black Thunder

It's loud, it's fast, and it swings like a mother. In an age of increasingly toothless rock, this is rock 'n' roll that will still piss off parents.

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Pelican: The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw

For the most hip metal album of 2005, look no further…

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Eyes Like Knives

Call it ambition, passion, or what you will. In an age of taut, chapbook-like albums, Eyes Like Knives aren't afraid to make feedback-drenched opuses.

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Cave In: Perfect Pitch Black

A band loses its underground fans, gets rejected by the mainstream, and makes the best album of its career.

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Jan Jelinek: Kosmischer Pitch

Tired of cold, repressed minimalism? Step into a lush album where sounds might not be what they seem.

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Goldie: MDZ.05

Metalheadz' latest compilation is emblematic of what's wrong with d&b today -- flawless production, little creativity, and virtually no soul.

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Unsane: Blood Run

A welcome throwback to a time when rock 'n' roll was truly ugly and dangerous.

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Silverstein: Discovering the Waterfront

Peel back the screamo for some perfectly played and produced pop songs.

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Induce: Cycle

It's a rare album that can evoke both 'My Funny Valentine' and My Bloody Valentine.

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Midaircondo: Shopping for Images

Three Swedish women in matching outfits make a soundtrack in search of a film.

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Bring Back the Buffalo: Bring Back the Buffalo

A tale of two techno geniuses: One finds his voice; they both go Postal Service.

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Dave Seaman: Audio Therapy Presents Across Borders: Greece

This is a collection of fine, very British progressive house that happens to come from Greece.

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