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Interview: The Black Madonna
XLR8R visits People's Records in Detroit to speak in-depth with The Black Madonna about growing up in the Midwest rave scene, Movement, and DJ Harvey.

The Black Madonna (a.k.a. Marea Vierge-Noire) has had an incredible string of success in the last couple of years, and it’s clearly due to her hard work and positive disposition. Over …

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News

Premiere: Hear a Track From Josa Peit's New EP on The Gym
'Constellation' will land on The Gym on September 7.

Former cosmic jazz collective Nostalgia 77 collaborator Josa Peit will release her debut EP, Constellation, on September 7 via German imprint The Gym. The eight-track EP is a trippy and non-conventional …

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Outlook Festival 2015

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Podcasts

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Podcast 402: System of Survival
In the run-up to an appearence at Decibel, a pair of Barcelona-based Italians work their house-music magic.

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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Nate Connelly "Zero 10"

Kicking off with soft soundscapes and dripping vocals that amble in the distance, “Zero 10″ by Nate Connelly lingers beautifully until building into a thumping and steep, downtempo ballad. After …

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Cassini "Threatless"

Olly Stork (a.k.a. Cassini), who makes up one half of the duo 2ndSun, has released his sophomore effort via the interstellar imprint Tessier-Ashpool Records. Naming his latest EP Fermi, after …

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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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Reviews

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Reviews

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One of electronic music's most adventurous labels, Planet Mu, celebrates 20 years of singular sounds.

Planet Mu has never been easy to categorize. For the past 20 years, the label has continually taken risks on new styles of electronic music, developing sounds that stray from …

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Nuage Neida
The Russian producer's pan-genre approach brims with fluid grace.

You could call the mid-to-late-’00s a gilded era for beat experimentation. It’s as if the seeds planted in the ’90s by labels like Mo’ Wax, Ninja Tune and Ubiquity, and …

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Offshore Off Peak
Big Dada releases the late Ewan Robertson’s final work.

Indie labels are often tight-knit families of musical miscreants united through their love of a certain underground sentiment—and with the posthumous release of Ewan Robertson’s final set of work as …

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