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The Lowdown: The XLR8R Top 10 with Juan Atkins, Nina Kraviz, Clark, and More
This week's most popular posts also include bits from John Carpenter, Anthony Parasole, and John Frusciante.

Throughout the week, a whole lot of material gets posted here on XLR8R. And while we know—and love—that some hardcore readers will eagerly pour over every single news story, interview, …

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Download a New Mix from Octo Octa
The Brooklyn producer delivers the latest installment in Ghostly's podcast series.

Brooklyn producer Octo Octa—who currently has an EP in the works for Gerd Janson’s Running Back label—has been tapped to deliver the latest mix in the Ghostly label’s ongoing GhostlyCast …

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Podcast 375: Anthony Parasole
One of Brooklyn's finest pilots a thoughtfully diverse journey to the dancefloor and back.

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Ruff Draft "Messages"

The next LP scheduled to arrive via Daddy Kev’s Alpha Pup outpost is Illusion Fracture, a 14-track effort from Oakland-based beatmaker Ruff Draft. Ahead of its release, the Bay Area …

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Oceaán "Candour (Photay Remix)"

Late last year, London artist Oceaán (pictured above) dropped Grip, a four-track EP that melded together the worlds of futuristic soul music with detailed electronic production. Here, we have NYC …

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J. Albert "Intimate Setting"

Fledgling Australian label Cult Trip has enlisted Brooklyn producer J. Albert to deliver the second record in its discography, the Vertigo Contracto EP. The upcoming two-track effort will also serve …

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TB Arthur 3
Despite all the mystery surrounding this Chicago producer and his supposedly vintage creations, it's hard to argue with the quality of the music.

TB Arthur is, allegedly, a producer from Chicago who made a series of test pressings in the ’90s that, until last year, had been taking up shelf space in a …

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Various Artists Dance Mania: Ghetto Madness
A second collection of gems from the archives of the stalwart Chicago label.

With a back catalog spanning 30 years and more than 300 releases, Dance Mania is a label with few peers. Beginning in Chicago back in 1985, it began as an …

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Virginia My Fantasy
The veteran DJ and longtime Ostgut Ton affiliate steps out on her own.

For many of us, Virginia first emerged in the last couple of years as a vocalist, contributing impassioned verses to some of Ostgut Ton labelmate Steffi’s most standout hits. Her …

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