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Re: The NSFW Video For Huoratron's "Corporate Occult"



Hello, this is a message from the law offices of Culture, Music & Film. I'm writing you in regards to a class-action lawsuit on behalf of director Chris Cunningham, the makers of The Blair Witch Project, the Species franchise, and people with respectable taste in music and film everywhere. Your video for the song "Corporate Occult" by Huoratron, which was directed by one Cédric Blaisbois, is in violation of a number of ethical and aesthetic codes set forth by artists who aim to uphold a standard of decency for audio-visual art presented to people who love good music and film. Read more » 

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  • 05/26/2010

Disco-Edit Pioneer Walter Gibbons Gets Retrospective From Strut

Walter Gibbons, the man responsible for originating the reel-to-reel edit, which gave way to the now ubiquitous art of remixing, is finally being honored for his pioneering work as a DJ and producer with a forthcoming retrospective from compilation and re-issue label Strut. Read more » 

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  • 05/25/2010

Frank-n-Dank's Frank Nitt Releases Debut Solo EP

J. Dilla collaborator and half of Detroit's gritty rap duo Frank-n-Dank, Frank Nitt just released his debut solo EP, Jewels In My Backpack, on Delicious Vinyl. Read more » 

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  • 05/25/2010

Hear a Random, Unreleased Track From Flying Lotus



Not long after the release of his highly touted third album, Cosmogramma, LA beat don Flying Lotus let loose with this unreleased bit of music from his hard drive via his Twitter account, tweeting, "I forgot to give you this...". Read more » 

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  • 05/25/2010

Stream the New Solvent Album

It's been six years since Toronto-based artist Solvent released a proper full-length, but all that ends today with the release of Subject to Shift, his latest effort for the venerable Ghostly label. The album is available for purchase on iTunes, but XLR8R is offering the chance to preview the entire album right here on our website. Read more » 

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  • 05/25/2010

Sonar Festival and Bleep are Hooking You Up With Free Music

Electronic-music massive and online retailer Sonar and Bleep have teamed up to bring you some choice tunes from the UK artists performing at the festival this June in Barcelona. Two artists will be giving away a free MP3 each week leading up to the festival through Bleep's website. Some of the tracks are exclusive tunes released to mark the special occasion, while others are given free of charge for the first time. Read more » 

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  • 05/25/2010

Cop the New Major Lazer & La Roux Mixtape For Free Tomorrow

We've heard a few bits of info through the grapevine that Switch and Diplo have been working on the next Major Lazer album, but it seems in the middle of those sessions, the nu-dancehall duo had some time to team up with the singer from UK electro-pop outfit La Roux for this upcoming free mixtape. Read more » 

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  • 05/25/2010

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