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The Return of Alan Vega

After a series of energetic live performances this spring (All Tomorrows Parties, Donau Festival), the legendary post-punk howler is back with his first solo endeavor since 1999’s 2007 (you got that?). Now that it’s actually 2007, the Suicide front man is fulfilling a prophecy of sorts with Station.

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  • 06/26/2007

XLR8R TV Episode 14: Black Milk

Brianna Pope invades the studio of Detroit's go-to hip-hop producer, Black Milk, as he takes the helm on the upcoming Sean Price and Guilty Simpson collaboration. Black talks technique, inspiration, and tips while Sean Price rolls around on the floor and goofs on "rappity-rap." Both show mad respect for Beanie Sigel.

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Previous Episodes
Episode 10: Recombinant Media Labs, Part I
Episode 11: Pole
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  • 06/26/2007

Weekly Chart: Angel

Every once and a while, unlikely supergroups emerge, and Angel is one such collective. Featuring members of Pan Sonic, Schneider TM, and Múm, Angel is an analog-monster of beastly proportions that has thus far released two live recordings on the Bip_Hop and Oral imprints, and has the much-anticipated Kalmukia release in the works.

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  • 06/26/2007

Daily Download: Worthy "Irst_Te (Christian Martin Remix)"

"Irst_Te" is a dose of the heavy-hitting space-tech music that dirtybird keeps cranking out. With Christian Martin (one-half of the Martin brothers) summoning the drum & bass demons, Worthy's single could easily make a NASA space shuttle an instantaneous rager.

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  • 06/26/2007

Daft Punk Preps Electroma

Daft Punk may be responsible for turning the electro-house genre into a legitimate movement, but the French duo isn’t satisfied to stop there, and has prepped its directorial debut with a long-awaited feature-length film, Electroma.

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  • 06/25/2007

Duck Down Records Goes All Out

The year was 1992, and Enta Da Stage (Nervous Records) by Black Moon, was the album rocking real hip-hop fan’s domes. Different from the often-cartoonish gangster rappers of the time, Buckshot and crew brought high-def resolution to “reality rap” on tracks like ”Who Got The Props” and “How Many Emcees (Must Get Dissed).”

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  • 06/25/2007

XLR8R Weekly Top Ten: Merzbow, Fog, Numbers

Wiley Playtime Is Over Big Dada

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