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Stream Dark Sky's Upcoming Debut LP for Monkeytown

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The trio of Matt Benyayer, Thomas Edwards, and Carlo Anderson (a.k.a. Dark Sky) have covered a lot of sonic ground over the last few years, with their releases for Black Acre, Blunted Robots, Pictures Music, Mister Saturday Night, Tectonic, and 50Weapons seeing the group explore club music's many bass-focused permutations. With imagin, the trio's ambitious debut LP, Dark Sky casts its net even wider, delivering a collection of electronic hybrids whose focus is not always on the dancefloor. Read more » 

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  • 08/25/2014

Hear the First Single from Flying Lotus' Upcoming Album

Earlier this summer, Flying Lotus set off a rush anticipation when he announced plans to issue his fifth full-length album, You're Dead!, via seminal UK label Warp. Over the weekend, the LA producer debuted the forthcoming album's first single, "Moments of Hesitation," on Gilles Peterson's BBC Radio 6 show. Read more » 

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  • 08/25/2014

DJ Koze Preps Remix Compilation for Pampa

In 2009, DJ Koze (a.k.a. Stefan Kozalla) released Reincarnations, a collection of reworks that many—XLR8R included—singled out as one of the year's best issues. Five years on, the German producer/DJ known for his idiosyncratic approach to dance music has shared details of a follow-up remix compilation, which will see release this fall. Read more » 

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  • 08/25/2014

The Lowdown: This Week's XLR8R Top 10 with Marcel Dettmann, Aphex Twin, Ikonika, and More

Throughout the week, a whole lot of material gets posted here on XLR8R. And while we know—and love—that some hardcore readers will eagerly pour over every single news story, interview, podcast, video, and MP3 download that appears on the site, we also realize that for most people, it's impossible to see everything, which means that some quality XLR8R content is likely to get missed in the hustle and bustle of everyone's daily lives. In the interest of making it easier for everyone to catch up, every Friday we present The Lowdown, a weekly wrap-up of the top 10 tidbits from our site. Read more » 

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  • 08/22/2014

Avalon Emerson Gives Away Remix and Edits Collection

Burgeoning Berlin-by-way-of-San Francisco DJ/producer Avalon Emerson has shared a collection of remixes, special edits, and original tracks for free download. Read more » 

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  • 08/22/2014

Hear Another Track from Proibito's Upcoming 12" Compilation

Last week, Anthony Naples' Proibito label detailed plans to issue a 12" compilation later this month, sharing a stream of Hank Jackson's contribution to the effort in the process. Now, the record's leading cut, from Stateside producer Alex Falk, is also available to hear in full ahead of PRB-007's upcoming release. Read more » 

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  • 08/22/2014

Download a Lush Ambient Production from xxxy

Having turned in new records for Doc Daneeka's Ten Thousand Yen imprint and Rinse earlier this year, London producer xxxy has elected to simply give his latest effort, "Clocks," away as a free download. Read more » 

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  • 08/22/2014

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