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XLR8R TV's Exclusive New Track Series

As part of a new XLR8R TV series called "Tune In An Afternoon," XLR8R challenged anticon. artists Jel and Odd Nosdam to collaborate and produce an exclusive track. The catch: it had to be done in a single afternoon, using samples culled from $40 worth of records bought at Nosdam's local junk shop in Berkeley, CA.

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  • 03/25/2009

Glitch Mob, Busy P Join Movement 2009

No less than 25 more artists join the lineup for the previously announced Movement 2009 festival, which will take over Detroit's Hart Plaza from May 23 - 25. The longtime electronic music festival is both a multi-day and multi-genre affair this year, with dubstep star Benga, electro producers Busy P and Krazy Baldhead, and future-blappers Glitch Mob joining Ellen Allien, Flying Lotus, The Prodigy, and Steve Bug.

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  • 03/25/2009

Contribute to MUTEK at Fundraiser

A flailing economy doesn't mean all festivities and fun must cease, it just means one has to be a little more creative in generating the means to hold said festivities and fun. Hence, MUTEK's first-ever fundraiser, which will aid in gathering money to support the festival's 10-year anniversary event.

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  • 03/24/2009

Bisc1 Plots Special Delivery Tour

Bisc1 is a busy man, and that's no secret to anyone in underground hip-hop. Read more » 

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  • 03/23/2009

Ninjaman Arrested

Desmond "Ninjaman" Ballentine has been arrested and charged with murder, conspiracy to murder, shooting with intent, and illegal possession of a firearm, it’s being reported.

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  • 03/23/2009

Matthew Dear, Diplo on Causes 2

It's no secret that Waxploitation is a label that spends as much time raising awareness about the Darfur's genocidal landscape as it does releasing music. The Causes series—which kicked off in 2007—is yet-another effort on the part of the label to collect aid money for the millions of refugees displaced due to the conflict. Read more » 

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  • 03/20/2009

Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas Prep Album

Ringleaders of the Norwegian disco scene Hans-Peter Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas debuted their first collaborative effort in 2006, a self-titled album XLR8R scribe Peter Nicholson dubbed "disturbingly hummable electronic music."

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  • 03/20/2009

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