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The Lowdown: This Week's XLR8R Top 10 with Mu-Ziq, Ben UFO, Flying Lotus, 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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  • 08/15/2014

Check Out Space Dimension Controller's Set from Dekmantel Festival

With recordings of Ben UFO's and Joey Anderson's excellent sets from the
Dekmantel Festival surfacing this week, we've spent much of the past few days reliving some of our favorite moments from the recent Amsterdam festival (an event we deemed one of the year's best electronic gatherings). Now, another highlight of Dekmantel has made its way to the web, with Space Dimension Controller's "lovably irreverent" set now available to hear/watch in full. Read more » 

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  • 08/15/2014

Om Unit Has Signed Up for the Next Round of 'Ask the Experts'; Send in Your Questions Now

Last month, XLR8R launched a new feature series, Ask the Experts, which gives our audience the chance to pepper established artists with questions and hopefully acquire some useful production information in the process. Our first edition of Ask the Experts appeared last week, and found veteran German duo Modeselektor doling out studio and music-making tips to curious readers from around the globe. For the series' next installment, we've enlisted UK producer Om Unit (a.k.a. Jim Coles). Read more » 

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  • 08/15/2014

Download Two New Tracks from Legowelt

Ceaselessly prolific producer Danny Wolfers (a.k.a. Legowelt) is giving away two unreleased, hardware-built tracks for free download. Read more » 

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  • 08/15/2014

Will Saul Details Upcoming 12" as Close, Featuring Second Storey and Seven Davis Jr

Will Saul has certainly kept himself busy in 2014, maintaining the growing catalog of his Aus label while also turning in a number of solo productions and turning in a contribution to the esteemed DJ-Kicks mix album series. Keeping with his prolific pace, Saul has now announced plans to issue a new 12" under his Close alias next month. Read more » 

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  • 08/15/2014

Lobster Theremin Readies New EP from Panthera Krause; Preview It Now

London's fast-growing Lobster Theremin label will issue the three-track Rules EP from German producer Panthera Krause later this month. Read more » 

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  • 08/15/2014

Watch a Video for "Sulu Sekou," from Call Super's Upcoming Album

Last month, the Houndstooth label announced that it would issue Call Super's debut album in the fall. To preempt the record's arrival on September 15, the Berlin-based producer and recent XLR8R podcast contributor has shared an abstract new video for the (slightly abbreviated) 7" version of album cut "Sulu Sekou." Read more » 

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  • 08/15/2014

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