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The 2 Bears' Joe Goddard and Raf Daddy in their natural habitat: the record store.

Read The Drop: Bedroom Dancing With The 2 Bears

October 4, 2012 – The production duo reworks Wiley's "I'm Skanking" on its new collection of favorites and remixes.

Philip Glass (left) and Beck.

Read Song Premiere: Beck Remixes Philip Glass With 'NYC: 73-78'

October 2, 2012 – The 20-minute track is from an upcoming collection of remixed tunes by the avant-garde composer.

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Ultraísta's self-titled debut comes out Oct. 2.

Read First Listen: Ultraísta, 'Ultraísta'

September 26, 2012 – Producer Nigel Godrich's new project takes its inspiration from a surreal variation on minimalism.

Lightning Love.

Read Next: Lightning Love WXPN

September 24, 2012 – Download a track in which heavy synths and catchy piano parts form twee, unexpectedly charming pop. WXPN

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Flying Lotus' new album, Until The Quiet Comes, comes out Oct 2.

Read First Listen: Flying Lotus, 'Until The Quiet Comes'

September 23, 2012 – The producer's new album beats with a heart unique to its creator: adventurous but never muddled.

Yeasayer.

Watch Yeasayer: Synth-Toting Shapeshifters WFUV

September 20, 2012 – The trippy Brooklyn trio performs a synth-driven and beats-heavy "Blue Paper" at WFUV in New York. WFUV

John Talabot.

Watch John Talabot Comes Back With More Blissful Reverb

September 20, 2012 – The Spanish producer returns with two new songs — each left off his first album, but both amazing.

Adrian Sherwood's latest album, Survival and Resistance, was released on Sherwood's own On-U Sound label in August.

Watch Adrian Sherwood: Dub Without Borders

September 19, 2012 – The British producer has been obsessed with Jamaican dub music since he was a teenager in the '70s.

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Dependent and Happy, the latest full-length album from electronic producer Ricardo Villalobos, comes out Sept. 25.

Listen First Listen: Ricardo Villalobos, 'Dependent And Happy'

September 16, 2012 – Constructed to be absorbed in one sitting, the album picks up depth as it unfurls toward oblivion.

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M83, performing live at the 9:30 Club, in Washington, D.C.

Listen M83 In Concert

September 12, 2012 – Hear a stunning concert from the ambient-pop genius M83, recorded live from Washington, D.C.

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The dubstep producer Mala recorded sounds for his new album, Mala In Cuba, during a trip to Havana with the BBC DJ Gilles Peterson.

Read Mala Takes Dubstep To Cuba

September 12, 2012 – One of the original dubstep producers has a new album that incorporates traditional Cuban music.

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KCRW Presents: Bloc Party

Watch Bloc Party Live At KCRW KCRW

September 12, 2012 – Watch the band tear through "Octopus," a driving, punk-infused dance track from its new album, Four. KCRW

The Pet Shop Boys' new album is called Elysium.

Read Pet Shop Boys Leave 'West End' To Explore 'Elysium'

September 9, 2012 – The synth-pop duo has sold 100 million records since forming in 1981. Elysium is their 11th album.

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Animal Collective.

Read Animal Collective On World Cafe WXPN

September 7, 2012 – Hear the inventive, experimental rock band perform new songs, including the unreleased "Crimson." WXPN

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Dosh performs at The Current.

Watch Dosh: A Swirling, Hypnotic Mass Of Noise KCMP

August 30, 2012 – Watch as Martin Dosh uses knobs, buttons, a piano and drums to craft a version of "Golden Silver." KCMP

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