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Kid Sister Album Delayed Again

There's been some back and forth in recent months regarding the release of Kid Sister's album Dream Date. We heard January, then March. Now, it seems there's no date at all. The Chicago-based rapper reportedly took the album back to "complete it as she sees fit and will set a release date with Downtown as soon as she feels it's done."

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  • 01/13/2009

Dublab Collective Hosts New Radio Show

The Dublab Collective, a non-profit dedicated to the growth of positive music, arts, and culture, will host a weekly radio show called “Future Roots Radio” on KPFK 90.7 FM. The show, set to air every Friday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., will open with “Essential Elements,” a blend of new sounds and vintage cuts, followed by a featured guest DJ or band and a Dublab resident DJ mix.

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  • 01/13/2009

Black Lips Announce Vimeo Contest

Black Lips have a lot of news lately, what with a new album, 200 Million Thousand, due for release on February 24 and a gigantic tour to follow, but the latest bit of news from the Atlanta-based garage rockers is all about what the fans can do.

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  • 01/13/2009

MUTEK Plans 10-Year Anniversary

It's already been established that MUTEK has grown older and wiser over the years, so now it's time to celebrate the festival's newfound maturity with a massive multi-day party that will be the 10th edition of MUTEK Montreal.

This year's festival will take place from May 27 - 31, once again in various locations around Montreal. An initial artist lineup is still under wraps, but expect the Richies, Carls, Modeselektors, and Megasoids to be out in full force during that time.

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  • 01/13/2009

Back in Black

2009's best accessories arrive from the dark side.


Altamont x FOS Death
$90, altamontapparel.com




Tarina Tarantino Queen Alice bow clip
$75, tarinatarantino.com



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XLR8R Seeks Editorial Intern

XLR8R is looking for an editorial intern to start in its San Francisco office who knows the difference between Junior Boys and Boys Noize, techno and electro, lazer bass and drum & bass, hip-hop and trip-hop, and who requires minimal handholding.

Duties include writing and posting content to the News, MP3, and Podcast sections of the website, assisting with writing record reviews, assist with making web graphics, archiving old content, logging incoming music, and helping with general organizational tasks. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and HTML a plus.

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  • 01/12/2009

XLR8R's 10 Best TV Episodes of 2008

It wouldn't be a proper round up of 2008 without a look at XLR8R TV, so we sent the previously mentioned data elves out to dig up our readers' favorite episodes of last year—and received some pleasantly surprising results that included The Glitch Mob, Flying Lotus, Kon & Amir, Heidi, and others. But enough banter. Our 10 most popular episodes of 2008 are all here, for your watching convenience.

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  • 01/12/2009

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