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Man's Daniel Haaksman Gets Remixed

There's so much amazingness on the upcoming Daniel Haaksman remix EP on Man Recordings it's hard to know where to begin! Read more » 

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  • 08/11/2009

The Books Premiere New Material on Tour

The visionary duo of The Books have a new record coming out soon, and to whet their fans' appetites, they're premiering a heavy dose of upcoming tracks on their fall tour. Read more » 

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  • 08/11/2009

Mary Anne Hobbs U.S. Tour & Comp

BBC 1 Radio Host, DJ, and tastemaker Mary Anne Hobbs will begin a 10-date tour of the United States on September 10 in support of her latest compilation on Planet Mu, Wild Angels. The mix features the latest in transatlantic, forward-thinking electronic music, from the underground bassline house of Starkey to the laser-dubstep of Rustie. Read more » 

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  • 08/10/2009

S.F. Triple Base Gallery Hosts Show, Walk

San Francisco's Triple Base Gallery has an installation coming up just around the bend that might be worth checking out if you're strolling along 24th Street in the Mission District neighborhood. Curated by S.F.-based artist Michelle Blade, Involved, Socially is a group exhibition of foil-wrapped letters, photography, and video montages that examines how an artist may be informed by a parallel social practice. Read more » 

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  • 08/10/2009

Inbox: Joyo Velarde

This week, XLR8R Inbox shoots the breeze with a very pregnant Joyo Velarde. The soulful Bay Area hip-hop queen (and Lyrics Born's official main squeeze) gets juiced on Depeche Mode, bossing friends around on the playground, and her impending picture-perfect family life. Look for her funky fresh debut full-length, Love & Understanding, this November on Quannum.

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New Tortoise Remixes Drop Mid-August

Given the success of the Tortoise remix series of the '90s, Thrill Jockey is releasing a new limited 12" featuring two new remixes of tracks from Beacons of Ancestorship. "High Class Slim Came Floatin' In" gets the remix treatment from Japanese freakout artist Eye of Boredoms fame, and techno pioneer Mark Ernestus of Basic Channel dubs out "Gigantes."

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  • 08/10/2009

Free Mix From ~scape's Barbara Presinger

~scape Records co-founder Barbara Presinger just released a killer Read more » 

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  • 08/07/2009

Say Hello to Moshi Moshi's 10th Year

London's Moshi Moshi Records is celebrating its 10th year with a North American tour featuring three label favorites: lo-fi electro-troupe Casiokids (pictured), anti-folk songsters Slow Club, and post-rock bluesmen The Wave Pictures. Read more » 

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  • 08/07/2009

Audion Releases New EP, Tours Europe

Matthew Dear is at it again under his Audion moniker, dropping two new EPs on Spectral Sound and touring Europe with a new audio-visual feast called Hecatomb. Read more » 

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  • 08/07/2009

Numero Launches Eccentric Soul Revue

Chicago-based reissue label The Numero Group has spent the better part of the last six years enlightening the world on soul music that most of us have probably never heard, nor ever would had it not been for their intervention. Read more » 

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  • 08/07/2009

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