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Schlachthofbronx and Man Recordings Start Remix Contest

Deutschland’s bass-toting, world-beat-loving, party-starting production trio, Schlachthofbronx, just announced the beginning of a remix competition for their latest single, “Ayoba.” Releasing label Man Recordings has opened the doors for any …

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Little Brother Announces Fourth and Final Album

Almost a decade after forming in their home town of Durham, North Carolina, MCs Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh (collectively known as Little Brother) have announced that their upcoming fourth …

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Download the New Issue of XLR8R, Starring Matías Aguayo!

Don’t sleep! Read the new issue of XLR8R online now! From Latin playboy Matías Aguayo’s creative take on house to Londoners L-Vis 1990 and Bok Bok holding it down with …

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Chapterhouse to Reunite for Spring US Tour

XLR8R’s Patrick Sisson, writer of last year’s Vapour Trails: Revisiting Shoegaze piece, informs us via an email from guitarist/vocalist Stephen Patman that the UK’s Chapterhouse is set to reunite for …

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New York's The Bunker, Akufen to Travel to Colorado for Communikey

This April, the Rocky Mountain State is going to get a taste of unadulterated New York techno with the Brooklyn-based dance club The Bunker transporting itself out to Boulder, Colorado …

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New Superpitcher Album Coming in May

German microhouse producer and part-time collaborator on the Supermayer project with Michael Mayer, Aksel Schaufler (a.k.a. Superpitcher) is taking time off of his noteworthy side-projects to release the second full-length …

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Video: D-Lo "No Hoe Remix Feat. E-40, Beeda Weeda, and The Jacka"

Yeah, we know hyphy is dead and we’re not exactly stoked on the song’s message—for the record, we definitely DO give a fuck about hoes, erm… women—but damn if this …

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Lemonade Announces Official Follow-Up to Debut Album

San Francisco expatriates and Brooklyn residents, the sun-loving trio Lemonade, are set to expand on their ecstasy-fueled, tropically rhythmic dance jams with the release of a new EP March 9 …

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Planet Mu Keeps It Diverse With Two New Releases

Planet Mu has always carried a roster of tuneful yet disparate sounds, but the London label’s two newest releases show this curatorial ethos going to the next level. First up …

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Mi Ami Announces New Album and Extensive Tours

The eclectic punk sounds of San Francisco’s Mi Ami have been getting tighter and tighter over the years, and the group’s upcoming Thrill Jockey album is sure to showcase this …

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New Tanlines EP Coming in March

Brooklyn’s Tanlines will see their debut EP released on True Panther Sounds in March. The six tracks on Settings display the duo’s penchant for polyrhythmic tropical beats, over-produced (in a …

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Ghosts on Tape, Lazer Sword, and Bersa Discos Team Up for Icee Hot, Offer Free Mix

San Francisco is about to get a whole hell of a lot cooler. Put together by a solid group of taste-makers and beat-makers (many of whom are closely associated with …

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Memory Tapes Preps for US/European Tours

New Jersey’s Memory Tapes (a.k.a. Dayve Hawk or Dad to his kid) is setting aside the large amounts of remix work he’s been doing to tour on behalf of his …

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Mad Decent Announces Major Lazer Tour, L-Vis 1990 Remix EP

The folks over at Philly’s Mad Decent label just love hooking up their fans. Only a week ago did they give out an entire Gucci Mane mixtape, and now they’re …

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Plastikman, Fever Ray, The xx to Play Coachella

Chances are we don’t need to tell you about the upcoming Coachella festival, but, heck, we’re going to anyway. The massive music and arts gathering (but really, who goes for …

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Ableton Bridges Gaps With Serato, Plus a New Akai Controller

At the NAMM 2010 Conference in Anaheim, CA, Ableton has made two announcements that are bound to shape the way electronic music is produced and performed for the foreseeable future. …

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Lali Puna to Release First Album in Five Years

Five years after their release of Faking the Books, the German quartet Lali Puna, which features Markus Acher of The Notwist, has readied their fourth album, Our Inventions. The record …

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