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Buzzin' Fly Plans Birthday Bash

Ben Watt has a couple good reasons to celebrate this month. His Buzzin' Fly imprint is not only celebrating its five-year anniversary, but there's also a triple-disc compilation set for release on June 23 that showcases both the label's history and future, from Watt's infamous "Lone Cat" track to dark techno bangers from John Tejada.

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  • 06/10/2008

A-Trak Preps Nike+ Original Run Song

The mix drops June 24 and will be available exclusively in the Nike Sport Music section of iTunes.

Montreal-born, New York-based producer A-Trak will tackle the fourth installment of Nike's Original Run series, which, for the last few years, has commissioned producers to create a single, continuous track supposedly fit for one's iPod when running on a treadmill.

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  • 06/10/2008

Daft Punk's Electroma Gets DVD Release

When Daft Punk's Electroma was released to theaters in July of 2007, it was hard to visit any electronic music-oriented site (or any music site, for that matter) without bumping into a mention of the duo's feature-length directorial debut, which follows the story of two robots on the quest to become human.

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  • 06/10/2008

Of Pain and Paint

After Subtle’s tour van was broken into in Spain, Adam "Doseone" Drucker had a dream in which he painted portraits of fans to make back the money they’d lost. Here are a few more stories about the experience that didn’t get printed in our June/July issue.

To read the full feature on Subtle, download a pdf of XLR8R 118.


FearBoy
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Council Estate

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  • 06/09/2008

Where In This World

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  • 06/09/2008

Trentemøller Preps Live Album

Given that Anders Trentemøller sold out his last world tour, his upcoming Trentemøller Live in Concert EP should be well worth picking up when it's released on June 27 via Pokerflat. Since 2006's The Last Resort and 2007's The Trentemøller Chronicles hit stores, the Danish producer has dropped umpteenth singles and made a name for himself as one of Europe's most esteemed minimal producers capable of getting a dancefloor crowded and moving.

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  • 06/09/2008

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