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Fresh Faces from the Red Bull Music Academy

While attending a portion of this year’s Red Bull Music Academy in Madrid, it would have been easy to only pay attention to the bigger artists that proliferated the ranks …

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Five Minutes with Salva at RBMA

Over the weekend, this year’s Red Bull Music Academy officially came to a close. Nevertheless, we still have a few tidbits of information to share from our visit to Madrid. …

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Behind the Scenes at RBMA Madrid, Part 2

Last week, XLR8R editor Shawn Reynaldo made the trek to Madrid to check out a portion of this year’s Red Bull Music Academy. The recap of the whirlwind that was …

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Five Minutes with John Talabot at RBMA

Last week, XLR8R headed to Madrid and spent a handful of days at this year’s Red Bull Music Academy. Amidst the flurry of lectures, studio sessions, club nights, and special …

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Behind the Scenes at RBMA Madrid, Part 1

Last week, XLR8R was invited to Madrid for a few days to get a behind-the-scenes look at this year’s Red Bull Music Academy. The annual summit is currently in the …

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High Five: Maceo Plex

Certainly one of 2011’s busiest house DJ/producers, Dallas, TX native Maceo Plex is primed to follow up a handful of singles, EPs, and one full-length for Crosstown Rebels with yet …

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Bubblin' Up: Patten

Exactly who—or what—is Patten? At this point, practically nothing is clear. Patten could very well be the all-encompassing name for a group of subversive producers that cram their ideas into …

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Five Minutes at Berlin Music Days with Dark Sky

Last week, XLR8R was invited to Berlin to check out Berlin Music Days, a multi-day festival celebrating the city and its rich electronic-music scene. Our complete festival wrap-up is here, …

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Berlin Music Days Wrap-Up

Last week, our editor Shawn Reynaldo made a quick trip to Berlin for Berlin Music Days, a multi-day happening capped off by the Fly Bermuda Festival. Unlike many of these …

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High Five: Onra

Multi-faceted French artist Onra might be best known for the neon-soaked permutations of ’80s-funk featured on his lengthy 2010 LP, Long Distance, but—like any bonafide beatmaker—his tastes and production styles …

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XLR8R's Top 20 Downloads of October

Last month saw XLR8R’s Downloads section explode with loads of solid tracks from a wide range of talented tunesmiths, and here, we’ve pulled together the top 20 most downloaded free …

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Five Minutes at Moogfest with M83

Easily the most breathtaking performance that took place at this year’s Moogfest in Asheville, NC (read our wrap-up here) was the stadium-sized explosion of driving synth-pop that M83 unleashed on …

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