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Mule Set to Release Powerhouse Records in May from KZA, Ekkohaus, and Soulphiction

One of the most sadly overlooked labels in the world is Japan's Mule Musiq, for while DJ Sprinkles (a.k.a. Terre Thaemlitz) records almost exclusively for the label, many of its other artists are only known to tried-and-true techno and house fans. With the label's May release schedule, though, there's no reason to not dig Mule's vibes, because it spans some of the deepest of deep house. Read more » 

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  • 04/26/2010

Ramadanman & Midland Drop New Single on Aus; Preview "Your Words Matter"

Although London producer Ramadanman has made a name for himself as one of the founders of the excellent Hessle Audio imprint, today he is releasing a single on another label, the similarly high-quality Aus Music. Read more » 

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  • 04/26/2010

Download Gilles Peterson and Kieran Hebden's Podcast Tribute to Steve Reid

Though Steve Reid may not be a household name, nearly anyone born before 1990 has heard the percussionist's recordings—from Martha & the Vandellas' "Dancing in the Street" to James Brown's "The Popcorn" to Fela Kuti's Africa One album, Reid's intense, crisp drumming is present. Read more » 

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  • 04/23/2010

Zero T Readies Contribution to Fabriclive Mix Series

UK drum & bass head Zero T has just finished up his own contribution to the illustrious Fabriclive mix series. The DJ set comes comes nearly 10 years after DJ/producer Cian McCann hit the scene with a string of singles for the Irish Bassbin label, and features 29 tracks from T's bass-loving peers and cuts from his own Footprints label. Though, this isn't a mix solely for D&B heads. Read more » 

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  • 04/23/2010

Listen to the New John Talabot Single with Remixes from Delorean, Blondes

Barcelona bliss-house producer John Talabot likes to linger in the shadows. "Sunshine" has been making waves since last summer, but still no one really knows exactly who he is. Read more » 

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  • 04/23/2010

Matmos Teams With So Percussion to Uncover 'Treasure'

Two years following their last album and not much longer after a move from San Francisco to Baltimore, the experimentally inclined pair of Martin Schmidt and Drew Daniel (a.k.a. Matmos) have finally put the finishing touches on their collaborative work with Brooklyn's So Percussion. Read more » 

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  • 04/23/2010

FaltyDL and Ikonika Remix Ital Tek

XLR8R favorites FaltyDL and Ikonika have featured remixes on Ital Tek's upcoming EP, Moment in Blue. Ikonika's remix of "Moment in Blue" takes the somewhat dark atmospherics of the original and turns it on its head, crafting a breezy, near-tropical funky track that is perfect for summer, whereas FaltyDL keeps some of the original's shadows in place. Read more » 

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  • 04/22/2010

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