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CMKY announces preliminary 2010 festival lineup

The preliminary lineup for Boulder's third annual electronic music fest Communikey Festival of Electronic Arts -- which takes place over four days from April 15-18 this year and continues its tradition of bringing in top-notch talent from the electronic music underground -- has been announced.

The stated mission this year is to "look at the space in between genres, scenes, and ideas in art and music" and with a diverse collection of artists covering everything from the microhouse sound of Akufen to the dense dubstep of Piece of Shh..., from the hypnotic electronic folk of the Books to the experimental constructions of White Rainbow, including a number of first-time in Colorado acts. Full announced lineup and ticket info after the jump.

AKUFEN (CA) (Colorado Debut) ALALA.ONE (US) ARTIFICIEL (CA) (Colorado Debut) ATTENTAT (US) (Debut Live Set) AU WITH GUESTS (US) CHEAP AND DEEP (DE) (Colorado Debut) CLARK WARNER (US) DAVE AJU (US) (Colorado Debut) DEREK PLASLAIKO (US) DJ MOODSWINGER (RS) (Colorado Debut) INCREDIBLE BOB (RS) (North American Debut) KIDS-PATCH ORCHESTRA (US) LISSOM (US) (Colorado Debut) LUCKY DRAGONS (US) LUKE HESS (US) (Colorado Debut) MI (US) (Debut Live Set) PIECE OF SHH... (RS) (North American Debut) ROBERT FITZGERALD (US) SPINOZA (US) STEPHEN BEAUPRE (CA) STEPHEN HITCHELL (US) (Colorado Debut) THE BOOKS (US) WHITE RAINBOW (US) (Colorado Debut) WOO (RS) (North American Debut)

Early-bird tickets went on sale today for $50 and will be on sale for that price until the end of the month from Brown Paper Tickets. For more info, visit www.communikey.us.

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