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Morning Roundup

James Murphy sues former DFA partner, Avicii's Diplo and Friends mix, and sets from Ed Banger's 10th b-day with Justice, Breakbot, and more

By Ken Taylor
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It was a busy weekend, to say the least. James Murphy filed suit against Tim Goldsworthy for around $90,000, Avicii dropped a perplexingly diverse set for Diplo and Friends, the Ed Banger guys cheersed a decade of existence, and Daft Punk gave us the first taste of their new record. So proceed with anticipation, cuz there’s lots to get through.

- Think Avicii’s all just “Levels”? Think again. As a guest on the Diplo and Friends radio show, he dropped a whole lotta old-school Motown and funk before working his way into more current dance sounds. Check out this ear-opening set from the youngster. (full story)

- And then say a little prayer that Avicii eases up on his hectic schedule, as he was hospitalized over the weekend in Australia for another health issue—this time stomach-related. (full story)

- The End, Turnmills, and more make the former editor of DJ Mag’s Top 5 London clubs of the ’90s. Did you make it to any of them? (full story)

- Tiesto, Aoki, Madeon, and plenty more are big-upped by Vibe as the 20 must-see acts of Ultra Music Fest this year. (full story)

- On Friday night, Ed Banger celebrated its 10th anniversary with a huge party in Paris. Now you can check out all the sets of the night, from Justice to Busy P to Breakbot to Feadz to… (full story)

- So, America, are we ready to do this? Can dance music establish itself as a fully sustainable industry and culture in the US without just being written off as “just kids on drugs”? (full story)

- Whoa! LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy is suing his former partner in DFA, Tim Goldsworthy, for $90K for “failing to perform services he was paid for, owing outstanding loans, improperly using the company credit card, and making unauthorized withdrawals from its bank accounts.” (full story)

- On Wednesday, March 6, Fatboy Slim’s set from the British House of Commons will air on Point Blank London’s YouTube page at 7:30 PM GMT. (full story)

James Murphy photo via MXDWN