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Cut And Paste Expands Tournament Locations

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Started in late 2005, Cut And Paste has been heralded as the designers answer to a DJ battle or poetry slam. An audience is invited to view the artists creating their projects in real time as they battle it out to be winner, sort of like Iron Chef meets design world. Projection screens allow viewers to see every brush stroke or mouse click done, the idea being that in this day and age a part of art is the creative process itself.
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  • Filed under: news
  • 09/11/2006

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, Sept 11

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Dino Felipe Dinosaur Bones & Pyramids Sublight
We're not sure what Dino Felipe’s been drinking, but it’s something weird. After his scrappy collaboration with Nick Forté, his new full-length offers sonic feedback pursed against a thrashed-out, chaotic downtempo that is as catchy as it is harsh on the head. Dino has reached the next level.
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  • 09/11/2006

Eliot Lipp To Release Steele Street Scraps

With his sophomore full-length, Tacoma Mockingbird, Eliot Lipp suddenly found himself on the radar of numerous fans, journalists, and booking agents, and 2006 became a very busy year. Choosing to stay with the same synth-funk instrumental hip-hop from that release for his latest project, Lipp presents ten songs that serve as a kind of companion to Tacoma Mockingbird.
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  • 09/09/2006

Lady Sovereign Tours North America

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With a new date of October 17 set as the release day for her Public Warning album on Def Jam Records, grime's favorite midget Lady Sovereign heads stateside for another US tour in support. Public Warning marks Sov's major label debut, so expect packed houses coast to coast for this cheeky young lady.

Tour Dates

10/23 Montreal, Club Soda
10/24 Toronto, Opera House Concert Venue
10/26 Boston, Paradise Rock Club
10/28 Washington DC, 9:30 Club Read more » 

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  • 09/08/2006

The Klaxons To Release EP

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  • 09/07/2006

Les Georges Lenningrad To Release Sangue Puro

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The forthcoming album marks the third release for the Montreal-based art-rock trio that specializes in synths, drums, and guitar noise, and who has been cited as "juvenile fury" by some. In any case, Sangue Puro will definitely make you dance when you hear it, or at the very least understand why the band has developed a following that includes The Gossip, Erase Errata, and Sonic Youth. Stay tuned for details on an upcoming shows during the months of October and November.
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  • 09/07/2006

Output Recordings Closes Its Doors

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Today Trevor Jackson, boss of Output Recordings, announced that the label has closed its doors, effective immediately. Jackson states the closure is due to "circumstances beyond his control." Output was home to artists like Mu, Colder, Black Strobe, and Circle Square. This is the label's tenth year operating, and they were close to celebrating their 100th release. What Mr. Read more » 

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  • 09/06/2006

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