• Warp announce Aphex Twin album listening events
• James Murphy is turning the US Open into 400+ hours of music
• Documentary series, Diggin’ In The Carts, explores history of Japanese video game music, feat. Flying Lotus, Dizzee Rascal, Just Blaze and more
• Deadmau5 explains his departure from Twitter on his Tumblr
• Watch the video for David Bowie – ‘Love is Lost’ (James Murphy Remix)
• Listen to Sampha‘s new track, “Happens”
• Jerome LOL announces debut solo EP, shares lead track
• Deadmau5 weighs in (again) on the state of EDM
• Stream the debut album from Nicolas Jaar’s Darkside project
• James Murphy to remix David Bowie on expanded The Next Day edition
• The Martinez Brothers throw down classics on their Essential Mix debut
• Daft Punk to Appear on “The Colbert Report”
• Watch a mini-documentary on James Murphy and 2ManyDJs’ 50,000-watt vinyl-only soundsystem
• Download new Scuba ‘After Hours Mix Part 3′
• T.Williams and Mosca to tour USA together
• Watch Rusko‘s animated Lift Me Up EP teaser video
• James Murphy Writing Music for Broadway Show Starring Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz
• AlunaGeorge to tour North America
• GoldFFinch to Drop New EP via Dirtybird
• LOL Boys offshoot Heartbeat(s) announces debut album, Home Remedies
• Boys Noize plans to ‘Go Hard’
• Skream hits back: “I never said dubstep is dead”
• TEED steps up to mix Crosstown Rebels ‘Get Lost VI’
• James Murphy designing actual soundsystem; listen to his DJ set from DFA’s anniversary party
• The Dirt #84 .zip (10 tracks)
Tonight, things are leaned out, grimey and late night. We’ve scoured the sonic landscape for these picks that have been taking us over the edge and into the abyss lately. Embrace your inner afterparty weirdo. Go deep. Get ’em into you.
HARD Summer at the LA State Historic Park in Downtown Los Angeles is right around the corner, and with 2 days, 4 stages and one of the biggest, most diverse lineups HARD has ever put together, it’s safe to say that this year’s festival may be the best HARD production (on land) to date.
Set times have just been released this morning via the HARD Summer Website, so make sure to head over there to get your nights scheduled. Some tough acts are going head to head, but with the landscape of the festival grounds providing for easier movement about the festival, I think we’ll all be able to catch a bit of everything we need to.
Have a look at my personal Top 5 Picks of each day as well as 4 installments of the Hard Summer Mixtape series after the jump! Continue Reading
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