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Chart: Tobacco of Black Moth Super Rainbow's Top Ten

After the band's recent Dandelion Gum (Graveface) release, there has been something of a Black Moth Super Rainbow insurgence amongst everyone from high-level hip-hop fanatics to neo-psych, Aquarius Records clients. Read more » 

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  • 08/28/2007

None Shall Pass

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  • 08/28/2007

Seattle's Decibel Festival Showcases Announced

Seattle's 4th annual Decibel Festival has already announced its line-up, and for the 2007 edition, and festival goers should be well-surprised and pleased by this, the most in-depth artist roster in Decibel's history. This year features a taste of the old and the new, with both prominent and under-the-radar artists.

As always, there will be engaging visual showcases and after parties for days, and in honor of the event, XLR8R is highlighting a few performances not to be missed.

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  • 08/28/2007

XLR8R TV Episode 23: How to Make a Hip-Hop Mix Tape

DJ Eleven and Matthew Africa are responsible for one of the year's best mixtapes-Dirty Raps: The Best of Too $hort. In this episode, they walk you through how they did it, from choosing songs down to preferred kbps rates for MP3s, and give a nice history of Too $hort and mixtapes themselves along the way.

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Previous Episodes
Episode 18: Mars-1
Episode 19: Chromeo
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  • 08/28/2007

XLR8R 110 Now On Sale

This September, we get inside the hip minds of some of the indie world's most stylish acts, like Dudley Perkins, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Tiombe Lockhart, Waajeed, Alice Russell, The Politik, and Rita J. Then we chat with Wiley, Quio, Prinzhorn Dance School, artist Mike Paré, and Calvin Harris. Z-trip stops in to talk videogames, and Tim Harrington of Les Savy Fav provides thrift-shopping tips. Other features include No Age, Shawn Brackbill, and Turf Talk. Style for miles.

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  • 08/27/2007

Tour: The Gosssip with Panther, The Long Blondes

Olympia, Washington-based, Arkansas-bred trio The Gossip is leaving the Northwest again for a headlining tour that’ll make punks, blog-readers, and Europeans stoked to be alive. Unlike the band’s recent tour with Cyndi Lauper and Erasure, this jaunt sees the band going back to its roots, taking along Portland-based party-man Panther and The Long Blondes. Not to mention, you can see the band outside of an arena, which rules.

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  • 08/27/2007

Cannot Get Started

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  • 08/27/2007

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