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Video: d'Eon "Kill a Man With a Joystick in Your Hand"



This relatively simple video piece for the haunting, hip-hop-slanted tune "Kill a Man With a Joystick in Your Hand" by Hippos in Tanks artist d'Eon is made mostly from an array of images taken from news programs, video games, YouTube videos, and seemingly less common sources. We say "simple" because it's basically just found footage that's been edited together, but in reality, there's something a bit more complicated and controversial going on here. Read more » 

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  • 01/04/2011

Jay Haze to Release Final Album in February

After years of releases under various pseudonyms and musical styles, Jay Haze will release his last record, Love=Evolution, on his own Contexterrior label in February. Read more » 

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  • 01/03/2011

Baths Side Project Releases New Album

Most people know Will Wiesenfeld as Baths, one of the litany of young scamps that emerged from LA's exploding beat scene in 2010. But Wiesenfeld is a man of many talents and many projects, including a more ambient outing known as Geotic. Over the weekend, a new Geotic album, Mend, was made available for free download. Read more » 

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  • 01/03/2011

Video: Roska "Jackpot"



Normally we'd put some witty banter in this space, but it's our first morning back in the office after more than a week off and things are getting off to a sluggish start at XLR8R HQ. Let's just keep this simple. We like Roska. We like cartoons. That makes posting this animated clip for his song "Jackpot" a real no-brainer. Read more » 

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  • 01/03/2011

Elijah & Skilliam Kick Off 2011 With New Mix

Only a few weeks removed from their stellar XLR8R Podcast, London grime upstarts Elijah & Skilliam are ringing in 2011 with a brand-new mix. Read more » 

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  • 01/03/2011

Listen to the New West Norwood Cassette Library Single on TEAL Recordings

London's West Norwood Cassette Library (a.k.a. Bob Bhamra) isn't a producer that we shined a big light on in 2010, but we couldn't help but notice that his tracks kept popping up in the sets of many of our favorite DJs, most notably the stellar XLR8R podcast from Ben UFO. Read more » 

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  • 12/27/2010

Grab Top Billin's 'World Gone Club Vol. 1' for Free

OK, this whole "holiday spirit" thing is starting to get out of hand. Party-loving Finnish label Top Billin has been doling out a steady stream of free tunes all year, but now they've really outdone themselves. From now until the end of the year, they're giving out the recently released World Gone Club Vol. 1 for free. Read more » 

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  • 12/23/2010

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