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RJD2 Preps Tour

RJD2 will leave his Philadelphia home this spring to hit the road for several tour dates. The fact that he’s taking a band along means the indie hip-hop producer turned …

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EMC: Hip-Hop Supergroup Drops Album

Albert Einstein’s famous E=mc2 theory of relativity was a major contribution to physics, but didn’t do a damn thing to improve music. Now, however, a combination of MCs from New …

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Stacey Pullen, Eric Johnston to Play Detroit's Winter Blast Event

The godfathers and the up-and-comers of techno will descend on Motor City again over Memorial Day Weekend, for Movement 2008. In an effort to excite electronic music fans for the …

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Pon Di Wire: Reggae Reality Documentary, Innocent Youths Reissued

As reported earlier this week on XLR8R, the U.S.’s VP Records will soon acquire the catalog and publishing of London’s stalwart, 30-year running Greensleeves label. With British label Blood & …

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Absolut Launches Interactive Music-Making Machines Online

Did you hear about the monkey who recently controlled a Japanese robot’s movement with her mind? Pretty ridiculous. Now you too can lord over electronic devices via the internet, thanks …

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Panther Preps Tour

With the release of Panther’s Kill Rock Stars debut just a few weeks away, Charlie Salas-Humara and Joe Kelly prepare their arsenal of instruments and dance moves for the road. …

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Dntel, Panda Bear, Spank Rock Participate in Visionaire Issue 53

When I tried explaining the ultra-fancy art and culture magazine Visionaire to my boyfriend, his response was “Does it come with a blowjob and a French press and a gift …

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KIM's "Fistogram" Out Today

KIM (otherwise known as Aussie producer/programmer Kimberley Issac Moyes) has taken some time away from The Presets to prep a few singles, the second of which hits stores today. “Fistogram” …

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Top 10: Eliot Lipp, Jamie Lidell, Freerange

Various Artists Freerange 100 Part 2 EP Freerange Release Date: March 10, as vinyl or digital download Behold, the 100th release from Freerange Records! Half of it, anyway. Part 2 …

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VP and Greensleeves to Merge

VP Records of Jamaica-Queens, New York and Greensleeves Records of London, U.K. have announced a merger deal in which VP would purchase the Greensleeves Records and Publishing from its holding …

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Black Lips Release Live Session EP, Prep Tour

Black Lips never tire of working. After a whirlwind 2007, the garage rock foursome jumps right into the year with a new release, tour dates, and a featured spot in, …

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Loading… GTA 4 Release Date Set, Sega Goes to the Wii, MTV Shows on PSP

Grand Theft Auto IV Dated After a six-month delay (due in large part to the difficult-to-program-for PS3 version), it was announced this week that Grand Theft Auto IV will finally …

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Mike Giant, Richard Colman Exhibit at Benefit Show

San Francisco-based gallery White Walls has teamed up with Hip to Help, an organization that brings the arts to inner-city youth, for a benefit show on February 2. Work by …

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Derek Plaslaiko Headlines Spectral Residency 7

Another iteration of Spectral Sound’s Death is Nothing to Fear tour, which features Sepctral DJs visiting a series of venues in U.S cities, is about to begin. Tonight, label resident …

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Flosstradamus Announce Debut Album and Exclusive Gear

After a whirlwind 2007 that included a spot on Chromeo’s Fancy Footwork tour, shows with A-Trak and Kid Sister, and a remix album for Vice, Flosstradamus begin 2008 by preparing …

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Boredoms Sign to Thrill Jockey

Avant-garde rockers Boredoms have named Thrill Jockey their new home outside of Japan, and to kick things off, the band will be releasing the first installment of its Super Roots …

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Deitch Gallery Opens Interactive Michel Gondry Exhibition

A new exhibition of works by Michel Gondry will open at Deitch Projects in New York next month, to coincide with the release of his film of the same name. …

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Jay Haze Preps Single with Ricardo Villalobos

Dance music producer Jay Haze, who XLR8R chatted with earlier this month, has announced a new single due out on his TuningSpork imprint. “Ass to Mouth” is as dirty as …

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