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The Rapture (DJ Set) at Vanguard 8/28

Posted on 31 July 2008 by levon

The Rapture has been booked for a DJ Set at the LA Confidential music festival on Augusty 8th in Los Angeles. See the official flier after the jump…

8/28, 21+, 9PM-4AM

Get Presale Tickets Here

  • Rapture – Get Myself Into It
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    Siriusmo – Diskoding EP

    Posted on 30 July 2008 by levon

    Moritz Friedrich, signed under Boys Noize Records as Siriusmo, is a music producer from Berlin who makes music that sound quite different amongst most producers.

    Throughout his years, he has been producing plenty of material, but never decides to categorize himself in the whole “club scene”. His music consists of arpeggios, which gives his music its own distinct style. In his Diskoding EP, there are songs like Mein Neues Fahrrad, which was remixed by Boys Noize himself, who has been using it in his recent sets. Schreitmaschine, another song off his EP, gives the song that “funky” vibe, from the slap bass to the electronic progressions. Big names like Busy P, Feadz, Erol Alkan, and Modeselektor, are all big supporters of Siriusmo.

    Here are some tracks off the EP:

  • Siriusmo – Mein Neues Fahrrad (Boys Noize Edit) (zshare)
  • Siriusmo – Schreitmaschine (zshare)
  • Also check out:

  • Siriusmo – Wow (Modeselektor Edit)
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    Announced – LA Detour Festival – October 4

    Posted on 28 July 2008 by shaunt

    This year the LA Detour Festival 2008 will take place on October 4th. It will feature over 25 acts on 4 outdoor stages, plus vendors and art installations, spread across 6 city blocks around City Hall. Confirmed bands include genre-bending proggies The Mars Volta and irrepressible Gypsy-punk collective Gogol Bordello. Take the Metro (there’s a stop just steps away); stroll the streets, drink-in-hand; and celebrate our own world-class music festival.

     This year’s lineup features:

    The Mars Volta, Gogol Bordello, Shiny Toy Guns, The Presets, Cut Copy, Matt Costa, Black Lips, Hercules and Love Affair, Grand Ole Party, Datarock, Bitter:Sweet, The Submarines, Adam Freeland, The Bloody Beetroots, Surkin, Para One, Guns n Bombs Live, Peanut Butter Wolf, Buraka Som Sistema, Nico Vega, Japanese Motors, The Mae Shi, We Are Wolves, Afternoons, Noah and the Whale, Mugison, donMoy, DJ Kid Lightning, Paparazzi, AC Means. 
    Presale tickets on sale August 30 and 31…
    Buy them on ticketmaster with password CITYHALL

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    2MANYDJS (aka Soulwax) x Vanguard 8/11

    Posted on 28 July 2008 by shaunt

    2ManyDJs (also known as Soulwax) are coming to LA. They will be at the Vanguard Monday, August 11th. The event is hosted by Scion House Party, Vice Records and Iheartcomix. Entry is free with RSVP…

    RSVP: Scion House Party

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    Steed Lord at Cinespace 7/30

    Posted on 28 July 2008 by levon

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    Proxy – Dance in Dark EP

    Posted on 28 July 2008 by levon

    Here’s recent EP from Proxy. The 12″ is released under the Montreal-based label Turbo Records. The track “Dance in the Dark” was originally by Schwarzkopf, featuring vocals from Stacey Charles.

  • Proxy – Dance in Dark
  • Also check out:

  • Boys Noize – Let’s Buy Happiness (Proxy Remix)
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    Busy P Avalon

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    Weekend Photos – Sebastien Tellier / Busy P

    Posted on 27 July 2008 by shaunt

    Photos from last night’s Sebastien Tellier gig are up…

    See the photos here or on flickr

    Due to unforeseeable circumstances, we have no photos from BUSY P at the Avalon…

    Check out photos from the same night over at thecobrasnake, glenjamn and caesarsebastian

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    Justice Rex

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    Justice Mix for Dior Homme Spring/Summer 09

    Posted on 25 July 2008 by shaunt

    UPDATE: The mix has resurfaced as the track Planisphere. Click to see the new post.


    Justice has done a new fifteen minute mix for the Dior Homme fashion show in Paris, just like Daft Punk did last summer for Louis Vuitton. On the 29th of June Justice dropped the brand new track to accompany the runway. The track features heavy synths and bass-lines, harpsichord progressions, and elements of Justice tracks that we all love.

    thanks to Asianmandan for the zshare link

    Download: Justice – Dior Homme Spring/Summer 09 Mix (zshare)

    Download: Daft Punk – Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 08 Mix (zshare)

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    Erol Alkan Presents Disco 3000

    Posted on 24 July 2008 by shaunt

    A special 80 minute mix of spaced out disco, bubbling synthesis and balearic gems. A tribute to the days of tape edits and letting a single track play for ages… Made on 2 turntables with the aid of a 1970′s Cat Octave synth and Korg Stage Echo. (from the Erol Alkan podcast)

    “I’ve put together a 80 minute mix of some disco vibes which are lighting up my stratosphere. I began mixing it up just for my own selfish iPod needs during a day off I had at christmas and only recently got round to finishing due to album commitments. Most of the tracks are re-edited in some form or over, and i splashed some moody synth drizzle over some of the beats. I got another hour of this mix sitting about, dunno, i maybe save it for another edition. would love to play club sets more like this, who knows, maybe i will… anyone wanna do a party?”.

    Download: Erol Alkan Presents Disco 3000

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    American Apparel Factory Flea Market 7/27

    Posted on 24 July 2008 by shaunt

    This Sunday!

    Sebastien Tellier is in town and will be performing…. Check it out


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