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Ghostly Shares Its Decade-End Favorites

We’ve already established through our recent series of year-end posts that we love making lists, and, duh, you love reading them. Now, XLR8R would like to share a list we …

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Ben UFO Drops New Mix, Preps Boxing Day Bash

This time of year, most people are preparing for a few days of presents, overeating, and insufferable relatives. Ben UFO has other ideas. This Saturday the Hessle Audio label head …

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Untold, Pole, and More Venture to North America With Unsound Festival

The Polish music and arts festival Unsound is taking its massive event Stateside for the first time in its near seven-year history. Unsound Festival New York will take place over …

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Montreal's Mossa and Tiga Ready New Releases

Canadian electro giant Tiga is set to deliver a quartet of digital and vinyl singles complete with remixes and unheard versions of tracks off his recent album, Ciao!. Of the …

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Uffie's Next EP Coming in February, LP in Spring

Paris-based club-loving starlet Uffie will release a new EP of her over-sexed and off-kilter electro tunes this February on Ed Banger/Because. Produced by longtime collaborator Mr. Oizo, the EP, entitled …

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By:Larm Festival Will Showcase New Talents in February

Once again, the annual By:Larm festival will take place this February in the wiles of Oslo, Norway. Featuring a diversity of upcoming artists such as The Cumshots, CCTV, and Jonathan …

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Anthony "Shake" Shakir to Release First Full-Length

Though he has worked stages and studios for nearly 30 years alongside veterans like Carl Craig, Derrick May, and Juan Atkins, Anthony “Shake” Shakir has only produced one-off compilation tracks, …

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Dance Music Giants Come Together for DJ Contest

Some of the biggest brands involved with furthering dance music today, Beatport, Pioneer, Tonium, and DJ Magazine, have joined forces and resources with newcomer website Let’s Mix to hold the …

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Scion AV Radio Now Free in iTunes Store

Following on the heels of the Scion Radio 17 BPM Meter comes the car company’s latest mobile program, the new Scion AV Radio App, which allows you to listen to …

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Hyperdub's First 2010 Release Has a Funky Stutter from Scratcha DVA

The venerable Hyperdub label will be staying as busy as ever come the new year, with three highly anticipated singles arriving before the end of March. The first is from …

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Vitalic Mobs North America in February

The man from Dijon finally brings his world tour to North America this February, hot on the heels of his Flashmob album, which was one of the more eagerly anticipated …

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GAFFTA to Host New Year's Eve Party in SF With Brendon Moeller

San Francisco’s Gray Area Foundation for the Arts is hosting thee techno party for the New Year’s Eve holiday, featuring local favorites Alland Byallo, Nikola Baytala, and Jonah Sharp, along …

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Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Return With New Album

After shedding some members and adding a new drummer, Montreal’s Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra will be releasing their sixth full-length album at the beginning of 2010. Titled Kollaps …

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OPP: Other People's Podcasts

Although we’re obviously proud of our weekly XLR8R Podcast series, we also spend time scouring the internet for high-quality offerings that appear on other websites. OPP is a monthly round-up …

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Toro Y Moi Does the East Coast

The eclectic sounds of Toro Y Moi will bring the heat to some select eastern cities, starting tonight in Philadelphia. Perhaps the most highly anticipated dates, though, are back-to-back nights …

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Nguzunguzu Preps New EP, Drops a Free Mix

LA’s Nguzunguzu kept themselves rather busy in 2009—between production work for Maluca, remixing Buraka Som Sistema, palling around with XLR8R Artist to Watch Kingdom, and hosting their insane Tuesday night …

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Kompakt Celebrates 10 Years of Pop Ambient

Longstanding German techno imprint Kompakt is releasing Pop Ambient 2010, the tenth release in their annual compilation series of lush and relatively formless music, this January. The 13-track release, curated …

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SF's Tormenta Tropical Celebrates Two Years This Saturday

San Francisco’s premiere global beats party night, Tormenta Tropical, is celebrating its second anniversary this Saturday at the Elbo Room. The club, put on by Bersa Discos label-heads Disco Shawn …

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