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Watch El Guincho's New Video for "Hindou"

This video for “Hindou,” taken from El Guincho’s forthcoming Piratas de Sudamérica EP (released July 13 via Young Turks), splices together random, summery images with footage of a young boy …

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DaVinci Talks Turf, Jail Time, and More Hometown News With The Bay Citizen

San Francisco’s latest break-out MC, DaVinci, recently talked with XLR8R freelancer David Downs for his insightful piece published today on The Bay Citizen. Downs and DaVinci touch on the many …

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Eskmo, Jneiro Jarel, Exillon, and Starkey Contribute to the 'Outer Spaces' EP

Retronyms, an iPhone- and iPad-software developing company, brought together four producers from across the electronic music spectrum, and commissioned them to create tracks using only one of its touch-friendly musical …

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Holy Ghost! Tours with Chromeo, Plays Central Park SummerStage

Following the release of its debut EP, Static on the Wire, NYC’s disco-loving pop duo Holy Ghost! will embark on a lengthy set of tour dates with fellow dance-friendly pair …

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Catch the Latest Episode of What You Talkin' Bout Willits

Ghostly International recording artist and XLR8R TV mainstay Christopher Willits has joined with Sound Arts and Gray Productions to produce his how-to program, What You Talkin’ Bout Willits—and the latest …

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NYC Hip-hop/Graffiti Pioneer Rammellzee Dies, Cause Unknown

Yesterday, rumors floated around Twitter, MySpace, and various blogs about the untimely death of pioneering hip-hop/graffiti icon Rammellzee (a.k.a. RAMM?LLZ??). The suspicions have been confirmed that the seminal artist is …

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Catch Dâm-Funk DJing Live at Doc Marten's in San Francisco

Before his XLR8R-sponsored performance with live band Master Blaster at Mezzanine tomorrow, prolific LA boogie maestro Dâm-Funk will drop into the Doc Marten’s store in the Upper Haight of San …

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Watch Dark Party's "Patrol Patrol" Video

Eliot Lipp’s and Leo 123’s Dark Party project just dropped a brand-new EP, entitled Patrol Patrol. The release comes complete with two original tunes and a couple remixes from Mux …

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Don Rimini is Going to 'Nlarge' You

Now here’s a solicitation for enlargement that we can get behind. Parisian DJ/producer Don Rimini is set to deliver his new EP on Mental Groove, entitled Nlarge Your Parties. The …

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Richie Hawtin's Gear Jacked in France

Yesterday, on Richie Hawtin’s Facebook profile, the DJ/producer announced that he’d been the victim of theft last Friday night in Paris. While staying at Hotel Costes during his Plastikman tour, …

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The Glitch Mob to Launch Summer Tour, Shares Live Video

A little over a month after releasing its debut full-length album, Drink the Sea (we’ve still got it streaming in full over here), LA beat crew The Glitch Mob is …

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Mount Kimbie to Tour with The xx this Summer

The two fellas of UK- (enter whichever genre title you wish here) outfit Mount Kimbie, Dominic Maker and Kai Campos, are mere weeks from releasing their long-awaited debut full-length album …

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Tormenta Tropical Kicks Off East Coast Tour Tonight

Though born and bred in two of the finest cities on the West Coast, the globally minded dance music jump-off known as Tormenta Tropical is heading east for a small …

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Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Shares New Video for "Garden"

The brightly colored dance tunes from UK producer Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs are matched with equally effervescent visuals in this video for “Garden,” from the recently released All in Two …

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Kastle Hooks Up a Free Mix on Media Contender

As Kastle, Pittsburgh-based producer B. Rich pushes the kind of soulful, low-end-centered, forward-thinking dubstep tunes that could just as easily soundtrack a night out at the club as they could …

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Flavorwire Shares its 25 Favorite Albums of the Year so Far

It is certainly too soon for folks to be making any definitive lists for the year in music, but Flavorwire, the entertainment news and critique website by events hub Flavorpill, …

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Thrill Jockey to Release Boredoms' 77 Boadrum Performance on DVD

We’re sure many of you—most certainly ourselves—remember the day, a few years ago, when 77 drummers from around the world amassed in Brooklyn’s Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park at the behest …

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Thomas Köner to Re-Release First Three Albums on Type

German drone icon Thomas Köner has been pioneering new, strange sounds within the realm of noise and drone music since the early ’90s. In those days, the experimental musician and …

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