Ghostly International has issued a free 12-song compilation entitled Of Art And Artifice: A Ghostly International Exhibition, in conjunction with a series of events put on by the New York’s Art Directors Club celebrating “sound, art and inspiration,” and featuring both musical and visual artists from the Ghostly camp. You can get full info about the New York events here. And download the compilation that features Matthew Dear, Gold Panda, Lusine and more after the jump. …MORE
Seattle’s sonic journey returns once again this coming September; as the first 60 acts of Decibel Festival 2012 are officially announced. This year’s focus is not just on the underground producers of today’s electronic world, but a slight focus bestowed upon pop and alternative acts, such as Canadian pop sensation Dragonette, the hauntingly epic Ariel Pink, or Kimbra, whose feature on a certain #1 tune has been rotating radio, YouTube and every coffee shop around the States. Along with that are notable acts such as: Actress (Honest Jon’s), Andy Stott (Modern Love), Carl Craig (Planet E), Kuedo (Planet Mu), Nina Kraviz (Rekids), Terrence Parker and many more. Check out the rest of the sixty acts lined up for Decibel as well as where the festival will take place after the jump.