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Brand-New Track From Hudson Mohawke Premiered Today

As the last installment of Bleep and Sonar's string of exclusive downloadable tracks given away in the weeks leading up to the Barcelona-based festival, the world is being treated to a new jam from Hudson Mohawke. Read more » 

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  • 06/15/2010

Berlin's Krake Festival to Feature Plaid, Cristian Vogel, Bogdan Raczynski, Radioactive Man, and Many More

As we get further into the summer months, we also travel deeper into festival season, and no one loves their mass gatherings like the dance-music-obsessed folks spread throughout Europe. Now, we can add this four-day extravaganza to the mix, Berlin's Krake Festival. Read more » 

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  • 06/15/2010

Stream the New Al Tourettes & Appleblim EP on Aus Music

The UK's dubstep (or is it post-dubstep? can someone please name this genre already?) scene is absolutely bursting with quality music at the moment, and XLR8R is loving every minute of it. The latest slice of low-end heaven to catch our attention is the Lipsmacker EP from Al Tourettes & Appleblim. Read more » 

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  • 06/15/2010

diskJokke Shares Free Summer Mix, Remixes Coldplay Side-Project

Producer Joakim Dyrdahl (a.k.a. diskJokke) is hard at work getting people excited for the release of his second full-length, En Fin Tid. He's been remixing all over the place, including "Ev Vill Hest" from fellow Norse musicians Casiokids and now a new jam from Coldplay side-project Apparatjik. The busy music maker also just shared a mix of acid-tinged Bealeric beachfront tunes for utilization at your next summery extravaganza, as well as a remix of his own tune, En Fin Tid's "1987," by Banjo or Freakout. Read more » 

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  • 06/15/2010

Scuba, Mount Kimbie, Monolake, MJ Cole, and More Celebrate Two Years of Sub:Stance

Hotflush label head and XLR8R person of interest Scuba has brought together some exciting names from the UK's vast electronic music scene to ring in two years of his forward-thinking house/techno/bass music party, Sub:Stance. Read more » 

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  • 06/15/2010

Another New Autechre Album is Available for Download Now

Earlier in the year, Sean Booth and Rob Brown released their first full-length since 2008's Quaristice, Oversteps, and now only months after that album, another 10 tracks have been culled from Autechre's hard drives and released. The new record, which is more like a mini-album compared to the duo's recent track-list lengths, is called Move of Ten, and is available now for digital download before it is physically released July 12. Read more » 

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  • 06/15/2010

Yale Fox Maximizes DJ Profits, Nightclub Douchery

Most people are aware of the famous Frank Zappa quote, "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture." And while, obviously, we still give it our best shot, we like to keep the sentiment in mind when describing the various intangibles of our favorite tunes. However, upon discovering this article on the New York Times' Freakonomics blog, we'd like to add to Zappa's point "Histographing about DJing is like being a douche." Read more » 

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  • 06/14/2010

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