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Schlachthofbronx Shares EP Mix

Schlachthofbronx, German purveyors of all bass wobbly and tings nasty, has made some club-ready tunes with South Africa’s ghettotech MCs Slush Puppy Kids. Their collective work, the Belly Full of …

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Peter Hook Compiles Acid Classics

This October, New State Music will release a retrospective of classic acid house tunes handpicked and mixed by Haçienda club co-owner and New Order/Joy Division bassist Peter Hook. Over 27 …

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Massive Attack Returns With EP, Album

U.K. trip-hop and future-jazz pioneers Massive Attack are releasing a new four-song EP, Splitting the Atom, this October, featuring appearances from dub legend Horace Andy and TV on the Radio …

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Isa GT Drops Carnival Mix

Girlcore-fave and carnival-hypestress to be, U.K.-based DJ Isa GT, has posted a new mix in preparation for her appearance at this year’s Notting Hill Carnival in London. The party-starting mix …

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Nightshifters Unleash Club Insanity

The Nightshifters label, the unholy but lovable brainchild of Jason Forrest (a.k.a. DJ Donna Summer) and New York’s Jubilee, brings some crazy heat with their 10th release, due September 8. …

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Anticipate Ambient Mix For Download

Anticipate label head Ezekiel Honig has made a new mix of the label’s more ambient sounds available for free download. Featuring the gauzy works of M. Templeton and aA. Munson …

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Dixon Drops New Mix

On October 26, Innervisions co-conspirator Dixon (a.k.a. Steffen Berkhahn) will release Temporary Secretary, his first mix CD since 2007’s Body Language Volume Four. Focusing on the Berlin-based impresario’s majestic construction …

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Illegal Art Introduces Junk Culture

The long-running but seldom-releasing Illegal Art label is back with a new signing. After bringing the world huge releases from Girl Talk, Steinski, and others who explicitly push fair-use boundaries …

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Daniel Meteo Gets to Work

The wonderful thing about Berlin-based producer Daniel Meteo is that he doesn’t make electronic music solely with the club in mind, but, instead, crafts his songs with consideration for those …

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Miles Davis Goes 8-bit

On the 50th anniversary of Miles Davis’ jazz classic, Kind of Blue, Kickstarter.com CTO and Portland-based chiptunes enthusiast Andy Baio commissioned a reinterpretation of the album’s tracks by 8-bit artists …

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Ras G Takes Us There

Our recently featured, beat-makin’ space cadet, Ras G, has crafted another nugget of other-worldly tunes on his latest EP, Destination There. Listeners can expect five more tracks of the crazy …

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Decibel Announces Showcases

The Pacific Northwest’s three-day, electronic audio/visual massive, Seattle-hosted Decibel Festival just announced the showcases ticket holders can look forward to at the end of this September. Among the specific gatherings …

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Jimi Tenor and Tony Allen Join Forces

One of the celebrated founders of Afrobeat and the backbone of the band behind the genre’s godfather, Fela Kuti, drummer Tony Allen collaborated with Finnish jack-of-all-trades Jimi Tenor on Strut’s …

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RJD2 Starts New Label, Reissues Catalog

Instrumental hip-hop wizard RJD2 has announced the birth of a new label called RJ’s Electrical Connections, and to celebrate, he’s re-issuing his first three releases, including his break-out album Dead …

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Tribe LP Almost Out on Planet E

Tribe’s Rebirth, which we reviewed way back in January before it had an official title, is finally expected for release in October on the LP’s producer Carl Craig’s Planet E …

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Buzzin' Fly Stayin' Fly

London’s venerable Buzzin’ Fly label might have lost a premium club night when The End closed in January, but label founder and DJ-producer Ben Watt has kept things with the …

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PANTyRAiD Drops Exclusive Mix

It’s your lucky day, because the duo of PANTyRAiD has given XLR8R.com an exclusive mix featuring many of the tracks from their upcoming album, The Sauce, smashed together with some …

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Deerhoof Become Movie Stars

Art-rock combo Deerhoof will find itself thrust into the sublime lens of cult filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard when the four-piece swings by the Toronto International Film Festival next month to participate …

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