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Lockdown Festival announces Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Chase & Status, Fatboy Slim + Giggs

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Lockdown, the South-West England’s biggest dance music festival, will return to the Powderham Castle, Exeter on the weekend of the 1st – 3rd of September 2017. Acts already confirmed: Dizzee Rascal Chase & Status (DJ) Fatboy Slim Wiley Giggs Wilkinson (DJ) Sigma DJ Gorgon City (DJ) Basement Jaxx (DJ) AJ Tracey Becky Hill Sasasas TQD Jax Jones Sam Whitmore J.Massision Sam Devine… Read more »

54•40 partners with El Mocambo Records

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54•40

Michael Wekerle and El Mocambo Entertainment Inc. have announced that they’ve signed iconic Canadian alt-rockers 54•40 to their new artist and label services arm, El Mocambo Records. The signing includes the release of 54•40’s new single, Keep on Walking, and coincides with the band’s induction into the Halls of Fame of both the Independent Music Awards (The Indies) and the… Read more »

Frank + Oak Women expands womenswear with a full footwear line

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Frank + Oak Women shoes

Frank + Oak have announced the expansion of their womenswear collection to include a complete line of footwear. Characterized by clean, minimalist silhouettes reimagined in fresh colours, the line includes sneakers, loafers, pumps and espadrilles, with all styles produced in Italy, Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Offering premium quality at accessible price points, select styles of the collection are available as of March 15,… Read more »

Overlake announces new LP ‘Fall’ + stream ‘Winter Is Why’

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Overlake has announced their sophomore LP, ‘Fall,’ due out May 12th via Bar/None Records. A follow-up to the band’s 2014 debut ‘Sighs,’ it features eight tracks of noisy, reverb-drenched dream-pop that draw influence from ’90s favorites like My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, and Yo La Tengo while still maintaining a modern vibe. The album was recorded and co-produced by Tom Beaujour (Nada Surf, Jennifer… Read more »

Primitive Race enlist Chuck Mosley (ex-Faith No More) & Dale Crover (Melvins) + announce new album

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Chuck Mosley

Primitive Race return with a new release this fall, appropriately titled ‘Volume 2′. The outfit, lead by producer/bass player Chris Kniker (RevCo, Lords of Acid) enlist former Faith No More singer Chuck Mosley for vocals and Melvins’ drummer Dale Crover for the 10-song collection. “When I listened to the music for Primitive Race, ideas just came pouring out,” said Mosley, “I… Read more »