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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

Bloc Weekend to Return in 2015, Unveils Initial Line-Up with Jeff Mills, Modeselektor, Robert Hood, Karenn, and More

After landing in some financial troubles following its 2012 London festival (which was cancelled partway through due to safety concerns), Bloc has spent the last two years rebuilding its organization, opening its own venue in London and curating an ongoing party series. Now, Bloc has revealed plans to return to the Butlins resort in the coastal English town of Minehead (the site of the Bloc Weekend from 2007-2011), next year. Read more » 

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  • 10/15/2014

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