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Bryn Thomas "Feel for Bumps Then Grind"

It’s only been a matter of months since we first got hip to the Cut imprint (thanks to this tune from Essáy, followed shortly thereafter by this one from Buck …

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Philippe Sarde "Le Cortège Et Course (Motor City Drum Ensemble Re-Edit)"

Excitement continues to build for the upcoming DJ-Kicks compilation from German techno auteur Motor City Drum Ensemble (a.k.a. Danilo Plessow, pictured above). Earlier this week, we posted a stream of …

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CHLLNGR "Haven"

Despite toting a seemingly blissful name and incorporating a fair share of African-style percussion, there is absolutely nothing warm about “Haven,” the first track to surface from CHLLNGR’s forthcoming album …

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Nightwave "Feel (Lotide Mix)"

Name changes can be a tricky business for any artist, but sometimes they are absolutely necessary. No offense to Maya Medvesek, but changing her moniker from 8Bitch to Nightwave (pictured …

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Tobias "Free No. 2"

It’s pretty easy to say that Tobias Freund has an impressive resume. The German dance-music veteran has had the pleasure to work with artists as disparate as Milli Vanilli and …

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Shampoo Voyagers "On the Street"

Earlier this year, we mused on the ambiguous nature of the Russian musical landscape. That being said, it has undeniably been the case that more and more material has begun …

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Lapalux "Time Spike Jamz (devonwho Remix)"

Over the past few months, UK producer Lapalux has been quietly taking over the XLR8R website, thanks to the steady stream of quality remixes and tracks he’s been sending our …

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LOL Boys "Porteils"

Genre-hopping duo LOL Boys always seems to find new styles and sounds to explore, and “Porteil” is no different. It’s a laid-back number built around mellow percussion and a simple …

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Murphy Jax "Time to Bump"

After dropping a couple of head-turning singles on the esteemed Clone imprint, Berlin producer Murphy Jax has now released his first 12″ on Canada’s Turbo label. The We Dance EP …

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HTRK "Eat Yr Heart"

If we were cheeseball music industry marketing people, we might say that Australian trio HTRK sounded like a screwed version of Suicide fronted by Nico and produced by James Lavelle. …

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Blacktee "Plasmid"

It’s pretty safe to say that Blacktee is one of those producers who is absolutely obsessed with the sounds of the future. For instance, take this cut from his newly …

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Steve Mason "Lost and Found (Hyetal Remix)"

In preparation for the forthcoming release (July 25 digital and August 2 physical) of Ghosts Outside—a collaborative effort between former Beta Band member turned solo artist Steve Mason and Dennis …

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Brenmar "Let Me Know (Tasting) (5kinAndBone5 & Vin Sol Garage & Patio Remix)"

Anyone who checks out XLR8R with any sort of regularity has probably noticed at least a few of the approximately 234 posts we’ve done about Brenmar over the past couple …

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Roche "Love You Crazy (Livestyle Version)"

With an ever-expanding digital back catalog, Roche is a San Francisco-based artist that we’ve been following for some time now. The last we heard from him, he had remixed “Age” …

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Soosh "Rainbow Hiccups (Lapalux Remix)"

Two up-and-coming forces in the ever-evolving world of electronic music—FUSELab’s Jumble imprint (also responsible for this cut) and Essex-based producer Lapalux (who we’ve been excited about since his Pictures Music …

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Visionist "Rock The Flock"

We’ve been covering quite a bit coming from the Seclusiasis camp lately. Orbiting that label is Yokohama-based producer BD1982, who just last year started the Diskotopia label with fellow Seclusiasis …

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Rainbow Arabia "Blind (Salva Remix)"

As husband-and-wife duo Rainbow Arabia gets set to embark on a heavy slate of summer touring—with a new expanded lineup that now includes drummer Butchy Fuego—the LA-based pair has commissioned …

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Kate Simko "Mind On You"

Preceded by many years of impressive singles and EPs, former Spectral regular Kate Simko has finally released her debut LP, Lights Out (digitally at least, the physical goods won’t arrive …

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