With this year's Winter Music Conference about to kick off, plenty of international electronic musicians are getting ready to head Stateside. Dumb-Unit founder Jeremy P Caulfield is one of them, but the Germany-based producer will stay in the U.S. post-conference and take his neuro-minimal techno to other places while he's here. He'll hit major U.S. Read more »
Apparently, Detroit rappers Black Milk and eLZhi can't do anything without one another. Both released albums—TRONIC and The Preface, respectively—late last year, made critics' end-of-year lists, and toured Europe. And while you'd think the pair would be sick of one another by now, they are, in fact, due to head back across the pond this month for another set of performances. Read more »
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, which formed in early 2007, is known for its sweet boy/girl vocals, fuzzy melodies, and hard-hitting drums. Having just released a 10-song self-titled debut album and completed a tour of Sweden, the New York foursome will take on the rest of Europe and return Stateside just in time to make numerous appearances at SXSW.
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After rounding up the data, we’ve come to the conclusion that February was a nice month for melodic techno and electro-style remixes, not to mention a good preview of several releases—from the likes of Gui Boratto, The Whip, and Buraka Som Sistema, among others—just about ready to see the record store shelves.
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And without further ado, February's most popular 20 MP3s on XLR8R.com:
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- Locals Only: Prins Thomas Shares His Five Favorite Spots in Oslo
- 20 Questions - Robert Hood Talks Underground Resistance, Kraftwerk, and Cheese Grits
- Hi-Five - Dauwd Selects His Favorite Tunes from the Kompakt Catalog
- 20 Questions - Teebs Talks New Album, Low End Theory, and Playing 'Street Fighter' with Flying Lotus
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