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Function Announces Retrospective 12"s and Compilation

Dave Sumner (a.k.a. Function) has revealed details of a retrospective compilation set to arrive in early 2015. Read more » 

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  • 10/27/2014

Juju & Jordash Detail Latest Album for Dekmantel

Last week, Amsterdam duo Juju & Jordash let slip that a new album was on the way, dropping a 12" single and what looked like a hand-typed letter. Today, more complete details of the upcoming effort have come to light, which confirm that Clean-Cut—the pair's third full-length for Dekmantel—will see an official release next month. Read more » 

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  • 10/27/2014

Stream Chicago Jim's Upcoming LP for Lobster Theremin

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Highlighted as a label on the rise during our recent Labels We Love series, the young Lobster Theremin imprint will issue its first full-length effort later this week. Ahead of its release, the forthcoming double-LP from Chicago Jim can now be streamed in full. Read more » 

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  • 10/27/2014

The Lowdown: This Week's XLR8R Top 10 with Caribou, Todd Terje, Gerd Janson, 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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  • 10/24/2014

Hear Grouper's Upcoming 'Ruins' LP in Full

The forthcoming eight-track Ruins LP from Liz Harris (a.k.a. Grouper) is now available to stream in full. Read more » 

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  • 10/24/2014

Torn Hawk and Xosar Collaborate as Body Tools

Luke Wyatt (a.k.a. Torn Hawk) and Sheela Rahman (a.k.a. Xosar, pictured above) are two artists who certainly know how to keep themselves busy; Wyatt's forthcoming Let'’s Cry and Do Pushups at the Same Time’ LP is currently set to drop via Mexican Summer next month, which is also when Rahman's Immured EP is slated to arrive via Wyatt's own Valcrond Video label (to be followed by an eight-track Xosar record for Opal Tapes' vinyl series in the months to come). Somewhere amidst all this activity, Torn Hawk and Xosar found time to embark on an experimental collaborative project together they are calling Body Tools. Read more » 

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  • 10/24/2014

Luke Vibert Preps Second 'Halloween' EP Featuring Remixes from FaltyDL and Tom Demac

With the first volume of his Halloween 12" series set to land next week—October 27, to be exact—Luke Vibert (pictured above) has revealed details of a second Halloween EP which will feature remixes from both FaltyDL and Tom Demac. Read more » 

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  • 10/24/2014

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