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Moby Joins Mute North America, Returns to the Underground

Many of us dumb Americans probably don’t know that Moby (yes, that guy) has a long history with Mute Records, having dropped releases for the label just about everywhere except North America.

It’s tough to imagine the dance legend’s recent synth-pop excursions being distributed by the same imprint responsible for the noise of Throbbing Gristle and the always-controversial cuts of Laibach, but it’s true nonetheless.

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  • 06/18/2007

Sharpshooter

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  • 06/18/2007

The Week In Dubstep

The scribes at xlr8r.com are currently locked on and addicted to all the audio and video goodies found on Get Darker. Watch videos recorded at Rinse FM, preview dubplates and press clips about everything happening in the dubstep scene. A killer site!

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  • 06/18/2007

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, June 18

Gui Boratto “Hera (The Field Remix)” Kompat
Whether it’s nu-trance or techno or banging ambient, it’s amazing. When Sweden takes on Brazil, the result is a repetitive, hypnotic taste of what dance music needs to sound like–dark, monotonously banging, and sublime.


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Daily Download: Antony B "Just Can't Live That Way"

Anthony B is a veteran producer, but none of his 12 previous albums sound as clean as his latest, Higher Meditation. Produced by Maximum Sound's Frenchie, "Just Can't Live That Way" is the live-instrumentation gateway into a revolutionary and righteous lifestyle. With shining guitars and his passionately gruff voice, Anthony B has just made the Greensleeves catalog that much more esteemed. 

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  • 06/18/2007

The Week In Videos

As usual, we’ve been on the hunt for the raddest music videos around, and this week we hauled in the motherload.

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  • 06/17/2007

The Week In Downloads

Monday opened the week with a brand new, funked-out tune from the Greyboy Allstars. On Tuesday, we switched gears with electro-duo Digiatlism’s addictive track “Pogo” before heading straight into breakcore mutilation turf via Mochipet. The math-rockers in Shapes and Sizes came through with instrumental chaos on Thursday, while Friday ended the week strong, with the gangster-shoegaze sounds of Anticon.’s Odd Nosdam.

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  • 06/16/2007

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