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Spring releases II: The quickening

Last week I discussed a trio of new drone and improv releases by local artists, but there’s a bounty of homegrown beat-based recordings due out this spring as well.
Andr é Obin, Zer0 G, Dutty Artz, and DJ C
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  May 19, 2008

Not another top 10

What follows is by nature a hodgepodge, a not-quite-10 list of some RF favorites from 2007.
A few of Rare Frequency’s favorite things
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  December 19, 2007
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Riddim science

For more than a decade, Jake Trussell (a/k/a DJ C) was a central figure in Boston’s electronic-music underground.
DJ C and Area C
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  November 14, 2007
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Linwood bounce

Beat Research is going large this Friday with Bouncement, a party of extreme bass sound and huge beats with an experimental touch. Juelz Santana, "Santana's Town (Ghislain Poirier remix)" (mp3)
Beat Research goes big; 7L skates and Dudley rocks
By DAVID DAY  |  March 27, 2007
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Wired for sound

In the hideyholes and squares all around our expansive city, pockets of electronic-music action can be found churning and yearning. Paul Dailey, "Live in Portland" (mp3)
Paul Dailey nationwide; Jimmy Van M at ID
By DAVID DAY  |  December 06, 2006
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DJ C freeks out

One of Boston’s favorite mixmasters and music makers, DJ C (a/k/a Jake Trussell), was invited to play New York City, sort of out of the blue, alongside Chicago ragga MC and fellow Mashit artist Zulu at the Freek Factory party.
Jake in NYC; Bomshot and Mighty Mystic throwing down; roller-boogie time
By DAVID DAY  |  November 27, 2006


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Beats not Bombs

Most people consider DJs party types who head to clubs night after night and sleep the day away. Of course, most people have not met DJ Yamin. DJ Yamin, "Seek the Truth" (mp3)
Local DJ turns family into charity; Bruno versus 7L
By DAVID DAY  |  September 19, 2006
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Wilkie works it

When people think of house DJs, they generally conjure an all-out party character set on dropping tracks and staying up until sun-up. Eli Wilkie leads a double life.
Boston’s homespun house guru mixes business with pleasure
By DAVID DAY  |  June 14, 2006