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Stream an Exclusive Track from Actress's DJ-Kicks Mix
GNESIS's 'Pear' is taken from Darren Cunningham's first commercially available mix

Yesterday, XLR8R’s Mitch Strashnov gave Actress’s DJ-Kicks mix a hearty thumbs-up, awarding it 8.5/10 and hailing its focus on “brilliant selections” over seamless beatmatching. Today, one of the exclusive tracks …

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Helm Announces New LP for PAN
Olympic Mess will be Luke Younger's fourth appearance on Bill Kouligas's label

London-based experimentalist Luke Younger (a.k.a. Helm) has announced that he’ll release a new LP next month. Olympic Mess will be Younger’s fourth outing for Bill Kouligas’s PAN imprint, and is …

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XLR8R Podcast 385: Audiofly — Movement 2015 Festival Edition
In the run-up to the beloved Detroit fest, Luca Saporito and Anthony Middleton lay down a set of hypnotic sounds.

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One Track Brain "Stimulus"

At the end of last month, emerging imprint OTB Records released the new EP by One Track Brain titled Gefühl Operator / Stimulus. The EP follows on from the well received The …

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XLR8R's Top 10 Downloads of April
Check out the 10 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section last month.

Now that we’ve ticked over into May, it’s time to announce the top 10 most popular tracks to land in XLR8R’s downloads section in April. Like in March, April’s list is …

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Wild & Free "Tropique"

Next up on the LA based RIS Labs label is the Low Pressure EP by George Cochrane and Drew Kramer (a.k.a. Wild & Free), an LA based duo making summery, …

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Patrice Scott Euphonium
A Detroit house master unveils his majestic debut LP.

For some people, deep house is not a fad or a fashion—it is a way of life. Corny as that sounds, it is most certainly true for a career practitioner …

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Actress DJ-Kicks
On his entry to the venerable mix series, Darren Cunningingham's brilliant selections take precedence over beatmatching.

Listening to a mix by Actress is a lot like watching a Satoshi Kon film; it sets the tone early, bashes you in the face with how jarring it comes …

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Allies for Everyone Atonement EP
His latest release sees the producer gently dipping a toe into darker waters.

Brian Suarez first rose to fame, or a certain level thereof, as the instigating force behind Gater, an electroclash-era NYC outfit that stood out from its contemporaries for its subdued …

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