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21 JULY 2010
  • 9:00am MP3: Matthew Dear – “I Can’t Feel”
    Matthew Dear

    Set in an imagined metropolis, Matthew Dear’s new album is a shadowy slice of dance-noir. The men are cynical, the femmes are fatale, and the whole experience comes wrapped in a web of electronic intrigue. Just check out this free mp3 of teaser track, “I Can’t Feel”. It’s music that takes you to dark, caustic, morally-ambiguous places.

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20 JULY 2010
  • 9:00am MP3: Midlake – “Acts Of Man”

    To get you mellowed out for Midlake’s Splendour performance, grab this free download of “Acts Of Man”. Straying from the Americana and folk-rock which characterised their acclaimed debut, this track is far more traditional – “British” even. It’s dark, enchanting and steeped in mysticism.

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19 JULY 2010
  • 9:00am MP3: El-P – “Whores: The Movie”

    El-P is the Steve Jobs of hip-hop. Part pioneer, part cult leader, the guy’s been single-handedly reinventing the game for well over a decade. His all-new instrumental mix, ‘Weareallgointoburninhellmegamixxx3′, is a tense, paranoid, face-melting reflection of his distinctive musical worldview. This is the sound of El-P facing off against our robot overlords, and going down fighting.

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5 JULY 2010
  • 9:00am MP3: M.I.A – “XXXO [Remix] (feat. Jay-Z)”

    Jay-Z is teaming up with everybody’s favourite iconoclast, M.I.A, for this unbeatable, non-album remix of her hit, “XXXO”. With M.I.A’s brain-scramblingly genius new album, ‘/\/\/\Y/\’ (pronounced, “Maya”), hitting shelves this Friday, this is just a small taste of the pop-meets-agit-prop madness to expect.

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4 JULY 2010
  • 9:00am Guest Blog: Frightened Rabbit introducing… Meursault
    Frightened Rabbit / Meursault

    Welcome to “Introducing…”: a brand new, regular segment, where established indie artists offer tips on their favourite up-and-coming bands. This week, Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison guest-blogs about Edinburgh’s Meursault: “one of the most powerful voices I’ve ever heard… too many incredible moments to mention.”

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29 JUNE 2010
28 JUNE 2010
  • 9:00am MP3: !!! (Chk Chk Chk) – “AM/FM”
    !!! (Chk Chk Chk)

    !!! (Chk Chk Chk) may look like World Of Warcraft guild-leaders, but get them on stage, or throw them on your stereo, and they will bring the party like no other. Just check out this free mp3 of brand new single, “AM/FM”. It’s party music of a rare, mathematical perfection.

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16 JUNE 2010
14 JUNE 2010
  • 9:43am MP3: Ratatat – “Party With Children”

    Fresh from collaborating with Kid Cudi, Ratatat are no normal “electronic duo”. They’re something between high battle at Castlevania, and The Neptunes in deep space. Arcade adventure and MIDI melodrama, meets electro-pop slickness and hip-hop futurism.

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