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Get on your feet, everybody, it's an Eddytor's Dozen dance party! Not to mention a perfect time to ask the question: How come the songs that place on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play chart (for instance "Nice Day" by Oakland band Persephone's Bees, charting at No. 4 last week) tend to be so different from the songs that place on Billboard's Hot Dance Airplay chart (for instance "Love of My Life," a duet with Reina by Queens guy Lucas Prata, No. 10 last week)? Coldplay (!?) are toward the top of the former chart and the bottom of the latter, but Natasha Bedingfield is just the opposite. And apparently these days people are dancing to CeCe Winans, Bette Midler, the Rolling Stones, Blondie vs. the Doors, and the theme from Brokeback Mountain when they go out, but not when the radio's on at home. Yet Fall Out Boy's "Dance, Dance," of all things, is hitting in both places—maybe because it says "dance" twice?


APHEX TWIN
Chosen Lords
(Rephlex '00s avant-techno reissue)
Stream "Children Talking" (Windows Media)
Stream "Every Day" (Windows Media)

BOOM BOOM SATELLITES
Full of Elevating Pleasures
(Tofu Japanese big-beat rave-rock album)
Stream "Ride On" (Windows Media)
Stream "Spine" (Windows Media)

DJ RUPTURE
Low Income Tomorrowland
(Applecore dancehall hip-hop drum 'n' bass grime DJ mix album)
Stream "No Heathen" (Windows Media)
Stream "BonechipKIERAN HEBDEN & STEVE REID
The Exchange Session, Vol. 1
(Domino electronic avant-jazz album)
Stream "Morning Prayer" (Windows Media)
Stream "Sould Oscillations" (Windows Media)

ROD LEE
Vol. 1: Operation Start-Up
(Club Kingz/Morpheus Urban Baltimore club music album)
Stream "Safe" (Windows Media)
Stream “Pokedot" (Windows Media)

LES TROLLS
Culture de l'Incoherence
(Broklyn Beats French underground instrumental hip-hop album)
Download "News" (Windows Media)
Download "Break Core" (Windows Media)

MC RAI
Raivolution
(Embarka/Tanit hip-hopped rai-rock album)
Stream "Sahran" (Windows Media)
Stream "Yamina" (Windows Media)

BARBARA MORGENSTERN
The Grass Is Always Greener
(Monika Enterprise German schaffel-pop album)
Stream "Gammelpop" (Windows Media)
Stream "Winter" (Windows Media)

PERSEPHONE'S BEES
Not From the Underworld
(Columbia bubble-rocked dance-pop album)
Stream "The Man Who Cheated" (Myspace)

LUCAS PRATA
Let's Get It On
(Ultra Guido-disco album)
Stream "Never Be Alone" (Windows Media)
Stream "Alright" (Windows Media)

ROTATOR
Rotator
(Broklyn Beats 12-inch vinyl post-dub EP)
Stream "Help Me Keep Up Destruktion" (Windows Media)

Unruly Club Classics Vol. III
(Unruly two-disc Baltimore DJ mix compilation)

 
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