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Premiere: Hear a Track From the New Deadstock 33s Album
Justin Robertson's Deadstock 33s alias returns for 'Everything Is Turbulence.'

At the end of next month, Justin Robertson will return as Deadstock 33s for his second album under the moniker. To be released via Skint Records, Everything Is Turbulence is …

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ESP Institue to Release Karamika Album
The self-titled LP will see release September 25.

Lovefingers’ ESP Institute imprint will release an LP from Karamika—a duo made up of George Thompson (a.k.a. Black Merlin), and Gordon Pohl, who’s one half of Musiccargo—on September 25. The sprawling, 12-track LP …

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Upcoming Events

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Dimensions Festival 2015

Fort Punta Christo - Pula, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)
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Montemor-o-Velho Castle - Montemor-o-Velho, Coimbra, Portugal
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Podcasts

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Podcast 401: Francesco Tristano
With one foot in the classical music and the other in electronic, the Luxembourg-born composer compiles a mix like nothing that has come before.

Gear

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In the Studio: Maxxi Soundsystem
Bristol-based Sam Watts gives XLR8R a tour of his analog-heavy cave and discusses his ever-changing production methods
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Watch Pioneer DJ's Teaser Video For New "Battle" Mixer and Rekordbox Update
The minute-long video gives viewers a mysterious look into the new mixer, to go along with the release of Rekordbox 3.3.0
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Native Instruments Launches Stems
The open file format officially launches today with Beatport, Juno, and Bleep, among others, now selling the files.

Downloads

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Roscius "Petrol"

Roscius combines live performance, vocal loops, and production intricacies to make engrossing sounds that are as innovative as they are emotional. After impressing us with his first release, WMD#1, Roscius is back …

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Ishivu "Gryning (Matt Karmil Remix)"

UK DJ and producer Matt Karmil has had a busy year since XLR8R put the spotlight on him as an artist to watch in a Bubblin’ Up article in May of 2014. …

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IDYLL "Bad Boi (Nadastrom Dubstermental)"

Since the release of their debut EP One, vocalist Angelina Lucero and producer Jojo Yang—who make up the female duo IDYLL—have gained a solid amount of traction as of late. …

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Reviews

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Ann Arbor's D’marc Cantu and Tadd Mullinix finally release their longtime collaboration's debut LP.

D’marc Cantu and Tadd Mullinix’s 2AM/FM collaboration has never had a clear trajectory. From Mullinix’s offbeat hip-hop project Dabrye and his acid and techno releases under a plethora of aliases …

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Marco Resmann Run EP
His latest release on the Watergate label brims with house groove and techno integrity.

Berlin’s trademark sound, a blend of house groove and techno integrity, is rich in technical intricacies and sonic finesse—and the Watergate club has always upheld its part. Its affiliated label …

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Spatial Emergence #1 EP
Matt Spendlove revives his Infrasonics label for the first installment of a space-bass trilogy.

For anyone remotely involved in bass music or dubstep, the last few years have no doubt been something of a challenge. Faced with your favorite genre falling out of fashion, …

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