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The Lowdown: This Week's Top Posts with All Day I Dream, John Talbot and Jamie xx, and Labels We Love
Our most popular posts include Bubblin' Up with Aparde, our Podcast from Francesco Tristano, and a review of 2AM/FM's debut LP

Subscribe to the XLR8R Lowdown 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 …

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Jimmy Edgar Readies New Shine EP
The American producer's latest effort will be coming out on September 18

Jimmy Edgar’s Shine EP is coming out next month via Ultramajic, the imprint he co-founded with Argentinian artist Pilar Zeta. The new release will mark the Detroit born producer’s first official release of the year, since taking …

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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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Festival FORTE 2015

Montemor-o-Velho Castle - Montemor-o-Velho, Coimbra, Portugal

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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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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Vessels "Vertical (Jinjé remix)"

Jinjé (a.k.a. Lee J Malcolm) is a founding member of experimental Leeds-based band Vessels. Lee is a skilled DJ and an established electronic solo artist with a series of releases under his …

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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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