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Review: Lapalux When You're Gone EP

Lapalux has a way of fitting an astounding number of elements into his productions. It's something he proved on 2011's Many Faces Out of Focus EP, and in the subsequent remixes that have populated his Soundcloud page and, incidentally, our own downloads section. When You're Gone, the Essex-based producer's debut EP for Brainfeeder, sees Lapalux only continuing to refine his techniques, molding and shaping his seemingly neverending array of ticks, chops, and blurps into even more concise packages as his compositions become more song-like in structure. Read more » 

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  • 02/08/2012

Redshape to Release New Record via 3024

Mysterious Berlin-based techno producer Redshape is set to drop a new 12" through Martyn's 3024 imprint. Read more » 

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  • 02/08/2012

Download: DS1 "Red Rain"

This purple piece of bass from UK producer DS1 deploys a volley of synth licks over skittering hi-hats and plodding bass chords. "Red Rain" appears on DS1's recent Emotions, Colours, and Spacefood EP, out now on Slit Jockey, which contains two other originals and four remixes, including a Starkey remix of this track. The artwork for the release is above, and the tracklisting can be found after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 8 (49 votes)
 
 

Krystal Klear Preps 12" for All City

Fresh off his appearance at last year's Red Bull Music Academy, Manchester-based DJ/producer Krystal Klear is set to release a a two-song 12" for All City, his second release for the Dublin imprint. Read more » 

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  • 02/07/2012

Claude VonStroke Readies Collaborative 12" With dOP's Jaw

Dirtybird label honcho Claude VonStroke has announced the imminent arrival of his new 12" for the imprint, a single he produced with dOP vocalist Jaw. Read more » 

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  • 02/07/2012

Video: Scuba "The Hope"



We're still a month from the release of Scuba's highly anticipated Personality LP, but bits and pieces of Paul Rose's production work continue to trickle in, the latest of which is this video for his bombastic new single, "The Hope." Read more » 

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  • 02/07/2012

Jonwayne to Re-Release Beat Tape via Stones Throw

LA beat hub Stones Throw has teamed up with Bubblin' producer Jonwayne to reissue his 2010 beat tape, Doodles. Read more » 

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  • 02/07/2012

Download: Bassmynt "Your Secret"

Label: Aufect

Questionable production moniker aside, Toronto-based producer Jeff-Antoine Cote (a.k.a. Bassmynt) is certainly on to something with his hyper-slick "Your Secret" production from the brand-new Saturn EP. The deep tune mixes forward-thinking garage techniques with glistening atmospherics and sly dubstep-isms to make for something that's moody and emotive, even when its propulsive rhythms and snappy percussion veer toward hip-hop. Listen to what the rest of Cote's fresh record sounds like after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 8.3 (86 votes)
 
 

Video Premiere: Goth-Trad "Anti-Grid"



This fast-paced music video for "Anti-Grid," a glowing slice of high-end dubstep from Japanese producer Goth-Trad's New Epoch LP (out today via Deep Medi), is a sort of homage to DIY filmmaking by Iloobia. Read more » 

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  • 02/07/2012

Podcast 233: Marc Houle

Last summer, techno veteran Marc Houle—along with DJ comrades Magda and Troy Pierce—left his longtime home at Richie Hawtin's Minus label and rededicated himself to the dormant Items & Things imprint. A few releases from Items & Things trickled out during the latter half of 2011, but the reinvigorated label is truly beginning to bear fruit in 2012, beginning with a Undercover, the soon-to-be-released new full-length from Marc Houle himself. Undercover won't officially see the light of day until March 5, but we invited the Canadian-born artist to put together an exclusive mix for the XLR8R podcast series in the meantime. Read more » 

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