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Fabric to Release Exclusive Bass Music Compilation

In the past two years, a certain nebulous genre has multiplied like mushrooms in the UK. Somewhere between dubstep, grime, and garage, much of the music coming from the likes …

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Enter Our DROP THE LIME DROPS BY Contest by Friday

In case you forgot, you’ve still got four more days to enter our DROP THE LIME DROPS BY contest. Tell Luca “Drop the Lime” Venezia where you’d love to see …

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Grab Kevin Martin's King Midas Sound Lovers' Rock Mix for FACT

Just a quickie to take you further into the holiday weekend—last week’s hot, hot lovers’ rock mix courtesy of FACT Magazine and Kevin “The Bug” Martin’s King Midas Sound project. …

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Delicious Vinyl Releases iPhone App

LA’s Delicious Vinyl label is expanding on its catalog of groundbreaking and classic hip-hop with the creation of a new iPhone app in conjunction with Ten23 Software. The label’s application …

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Signs to 4AD

LA-based noise maker Ariel Pink and his Haunted Graffiti have signed to Britain’s 4AD label after releasing a slew of records on Paw Tracks. The band is working on a …

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Massive Attack to Drop Fifth Album in February

Trip-hop veterans Massive Attack are set to follow up their recent Splitting the Atom EP with the fifth full-length album of their near two-decade career, entitled Heligoland. Coming February 8 …

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DJ Hell and Bryan Ferry Team Up for "Dance"; Carl Craig, SMD, and DFA to Remix

German producer/DJ/label head DJ Hell has finished his work on a collaboration with Roxy Music’s Bryan Ferry, a reinterpretation of an unreleased song by Ferry entitled “U Can Dance.” The …

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Ableton Releases Much-Anticipated Max for Live

From the music-production and live-performance software giant Ableton, in conjunction with the masterminds that brought you Max/MSP, Cycling ’74, comes the long-awaited Max for Live, released today. This monumental pairing …

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DJ Star Eyes Featured on New York on the Clock

DJ Star Eyes (a.k.a. former XLR8R editor Vivian Host) is featured in the newest installment of New York on the Clock, where she talks about her genesis as a DJ …

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Javelin Tours and Invites Fans to Create Record Covers

As they did on their debut, Brooklyn’s Javelin will once again be screenprinting over record sleeves acquired from thrift shops for their latest 12″ on Thrill Jockey. (To check out …

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Bleep, Give Up Art, and Shaun Bloodworth Team for N/S/E/W Project

What started as a home-grown collaborative project to document the new electronic-music underground between Sheffield-based photographer Shaun Bloodworth and the Give Up Art design studio has grown into something larger …

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New Joy Orbison Mix & Four Tet Remix Preview

UK dubstep/future garage phenom Joy Orbison recently dropped on new mix on the Ministry of Sound’s Greenmoney radio show. Armed with new-ish tunes from several like-minded producers and a few …

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Floating Points Remixes Sebastien Tellier

Our faithful friends at FACT have just posted a super-limited download of Sebastian Tellier’s “L’Amour et La Violence (Floating Points Remix),” up for grabs for just one week. Snag it …

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Minus and Raster-Noton Present CONTAINER

It’s been 10 years since the last time artists from electronic labels Minus and Raster-Noton collaborated on the New Forms release and performance project in Leipzig, Germany. Now, the minimalist …

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Jamie Stewart and Co. Prepare New Xiu Xiu Album

With a title that could possibly be the most fitting name for an album from Oakland’s Jamie Stewart and friends, Xiu Xiu is preparing to release the lush and enigmatic …

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Download the New Issue of XLR8R!

While you’re thumbing through the virtual pages of XLR8R.com, make sure to download the brand-new November/December issue of the magazine, where we go deep into our favorites of 2009. Bristol …

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Grab Kode9's 2005 'Sinogrime' Mix From Lower End Spasm

The boys at the Lower End Spasm blog (for which Alex Bok Bok is a contributor) just put up a killer ‘sinogrime’ mix from 2005 by musicologist/bass assassin Kode9. A …

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FWD>> +Rinse Going Down This Friday in London

From the minds that brought you the one-stop radio spot for the best in dubstep, UK funky, grime, and many more club-ready genres, Rinse FM, comes FWD>> +Rinse, an epic …

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