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Swervin’ With The Krush

DJ Krush is releasing his first album in 11 years. The 2xLP and CD versions of “Butterfly Effect” went up for pre-order today, and will be released at the end of September. Pre-Order Here The Tokyo producer helped usher in the 90s Downtempo sound with his 1994 albums “Krush” on Chance Records and “Strictly Turntablized”…

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whoism: Maurice Fulton

Whoism – the first in a series of posts dedicated to the (maybe relatively unsung) musical heroes that made us at Infinite State Machine who were are today. A quick five or so tracks per post: a classic, a lesser known tune, a recent release, etc. Sometimes it feels like people don’t really talk about…

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General, Nonsense

What’s in a Number?

So far in 2015 Resident Advisor has reviewed 570 releases they categorize as “Singles.” As a part of their review system for music, RA employs a rating scale of 0.0 to 5.0 in increments of 0.1. This degree of increment is much higher from their previous rating system. This was something they announced to a…

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Culture, General, Gigs, Music

Twisted Pepper closes…

I can’t say I was hugely surprised with the news that Bodytonic’s Twisted Pepper will be closing its doors this week. Even though it is Dublin’s most well known and highly regarded dance club of the last ten years it also felt like its time, in its current incarnation, was up. Clubbing – and Dublin…

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Kan You Kick It?

I first heard KanKick on the classic DJ Babu (Beat Junkies, Dilated Peoples) “Comprehension” mixtape (dubbed Maxell cassette, photocopied j-card and handwritten labels.) After laying down one of the hardest sessions of beatjuggling and cutting ever documented, the turntablist Babu graciously opened up the full B-side for his LA underground friends to get on with…

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