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Minus: Nothing Much, Something More

The result is a hard-hitting blend of the best electro tracks currently on the scene, so good that you may agree with Hawtin and recognize that this is no lazy DJ's mix CD.

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Mark Farina: House of Om

Another unique compilation by a seasoned veteran, this DJ mix offers a lively, hip-shaking meditation in Chicago House.

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Putumayo: Women of the World

Despite the different springs feeding into these women's inspirational homes, the album is successful at uniting these unique, accomplished musicians.

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Juba Dance: Orange

With touches of blues, jazz, hip-hop and experimental electronica, Juba Dance has created a genre of its own.

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Binder & Krieglstein: Alles Verloren

Sounds like a youthful Eminem crashing a polka party and bringing Moby along.

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Hakan Lidbo: Dunka Dunka

Experiments heavily with dark beats and tweaks disco lines.

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The Cinematic Orchestra: Ma Fleur

An existential tour through a swinging spectrum of emotional highs and lows, the album rawly reflects on the contemporary and universal crises faced by both jazz and humanity.

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Azam Ali: Elysium Remixes EP 1 and 2

An "endless reverie" of remixes by one of world music's top vocalists.

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Nick Warren: Paris

To stay a superstar, though, a DJ's got to be on top of the game; to remain relevant, the music has to respond to ever-changing contemporary cultural needs.

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Yndi Halda: Enjoy Eternal Bliss

Yndi Halda has woven a beautiful tapestry with their debut.

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Antibalas: Security

Fela Kuti's afrobeat bangs on with Antibalas' fourth release.

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Wax Poetic: Copenhagen

Releases on Nublu prove as varied and unpredictable as nights out at the like-named live-music bar/lounge in New York's Alphabet City -- you never know who's going to show up, or what mood they're going to be in.

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MIDIval PunditZ: Remixed

The New Delhi-based duo MIDIval PunditZ creates dance music that mirrors contemporary India: a hybrid of tradition and technology. Too bad their remixes don't always see this reflection.

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Lanu: This Is My Home

This intertwining of informed lyrics with forward-thinking production lends new meaning to the phrase intuitive jazz.

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