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New Bok Bok Mix for Stag and Dagger

OK, let's get the obvious part out of the way: XLR8R loves Bok Bok. If it seems like we're writing about the guy every four seconds, well, that's because we are. Tell you what, let's make a deal right now. When the Night Slugs co-founder stops doing rad things, we'll stop drooling over his every move. Look, we know it's embarrassing, just deal with it and enjoy the good tunes. OK??? Read more » 

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  • 04/30/2010

ZZK's El Remolón Gives Away New Mixtape for Free Download, Tours

Buenos Aires cumbia-toting groove maker Andrés Schteingart (a.k.a. El Remolón) just offered a brand-new mixtape of tropical remixes, dirty mash-ups, and mid-tempo heaters courtesy of the ZZK label. The party-starting mix follows last year's Pibe Cosmo and Pibe Cosmo B-Sides albums, and precedes his new album and EP scheduled for release later in 2010. Read more » 

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  • 04/30/2010

Robert Hood to Release New Sci-Fi Themed Album in June

Veteran minimal techno producer Robert Hood has readied his first album to be released since 2009's reissue of his 1994 classic, Minimal Nation. Based on the 1971 film of The Omega Man, Hood's new record, entitled Omega, takes not only musical inspiration from the old sci-fi flick, but also its themes of a dystopian future. The techno icon explained his take on the film, saying, "It’s definitely metaphoric, and if we don't heed the signs, this is where we'll end up. We live in a society where we just consume. Read more » 

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  • 04/30/2010

Øya Festival Announces 2010 Lineup Featuring M.I.A, Raekwon, Lindstrøm & Christabelle, and More

Oslo's Øya Festival might not only be the greenest of its kind, but quite possibly also the largest. Read more » 

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  • 04/29/2010

Video: Delorean on Yours Truly



Earlier today the folks at Yours truly unveiled a new video starring some of our favorite Spaniards (and current cover boys), Delorean. Shot last fall in Barcelona, the video features a short interview and also captures the band playing a version of the song "Grow." Read more » 

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  • 04/29/2010

Jamie Stewart Collaborates With Vaginal Davis—and Wants Your Hair

Legendary musician, performer, filmmaker, and queer-core queen Vaginal Davis will be hosting Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart (among many) as part of her upcoming performance piece at PS 122, "Speaking from the Diaphragm". Read more » 

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  • 04/29/2010

Listen to the New Jesse Rose EPs

A few weeks back, we previewed a pair of new EPs from house producer Jesse Rose. Since our last report, the release dates have been moved up a bit, as the Berlin resident and Made to Play label boss released the first half of Sleep Less earlier this week, with part two slated for release in early May. As an added treat to whet fans' appetites, Rose has put up full versions of the EPs on SoundCloud. Read more » 

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  • 04/28/2010

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