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M. Geddes Gengras to Release New LP of Modular Compositions

Following closely behind his recent LP for Leaving/Stones Throw, M. Geddes Gengras will release a new collection of modular compositions next month via the Umor Rex imprint. Read more » 

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  • 10/16/2014

Dark Entries to Reissue Lost Album from Patrick Cowley and Jorge Socarras; Preview It Now

Here at XLR8R, we have never been shy about our admiration for the work of Patrick Cowley, the pioneering disco producer credited with developing the hi-NRG sound that defined San Francisco's gay-disco scene of the late '70s and early '80s. Now, following last year's School Daze collection of unearthed Cowley gems, SF-based labels Dark Entries (the subject of a recent Get Familiar piece) and HNYTRX have again combined forces to bring a number of the late disco artist's lost tracks to life, with plans to reissue Cowley's and Jorge Socarras' collaborative Catholic LP next month. Read more » 

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  • 10/16/2014

Hear Another Track from Andy Stott's Upcoming LP

Last month, Andy Stott unveiled details of Faith in Strangers, his third full-length effort for Modern Love set to see release midway through next month. Now, the UK producer has shared a stream of the album's title track. Read more » 

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  • 10/16/2014

Mike Dehnert Readies New EP for Fachwerk

Mike Dehnert has been averaging over one full-length release per year since 2007—supplemented by countless EPs and singles—and now the prolific Berlin-based producer is preparing to add yet another EP to his already extensive discography. Read more » 

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  • 10/16/2014

Watch the Video for Bottin's "Lies"

Italian synth maestro Bottin has shared a new video for "Lies," taken from his recent full-length for London imprint Bear Funk. Read more » 

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  • 10/16/2014

Check Out a UK Funky Mix from London DJ MA1

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A veteran London DJ and former Rinse FM regular (he helmed a weekly show on the station for four years), MA1 knows UK funky, having been a part of the genre's scene as it flourished throughout the mid and late-aughts. Now, MA1 feels a UK funky resurgence is imminent, and in hopes of further adding fuel to the fire, has passed along an exclusive 60-minute session exploring some of the genre's newcomers as well as its more familiar faces. Read more » 

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  • 10/16/2014

Julio Bashmore Shares New Single, "Rhythm of Auld"

Following a little less than two months behind the arrival of his "Simple Love" track, Julio Bashmore has shared a full stream of a new single entitled "Rhythm of Auld." Read more » 

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  • 10/15/2014

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