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Teebs, Jonwayne, Baths, Daedelus, Ras G and More to Feature in Upcoming LA Beat Scene Documentary

Said to have been filmed over the summer of 2013, the upcoming Looking for the Perfect Beat documentary aims to chronicle Los Angeles' renowned beat music community by offering a "fly-on-the-wall perspective" of the production process behind some of the scene's most essential members. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014

Matthewdavid Shares Color-Drenched New Video for "In My World"

After his sophomore LP In My World was officially dropped last week via FlyLo's Brainfeeder label, Leaving label head and recent contributor to our Artist Tips series Matthewdavid (a.k.a. Matthew McQueen) has unveiled a whimsical new video to accompany his sophomore album's title track. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014

Looking for Help Directly from the Pros? XLR8R Is Launching a New Series, 'Ask the Experts,' with Modeselektor

Whether we're conducting interviews, putting together features, or prepping some other piece of content we here at XLR8R try to keep in mind that many members of our audience come to the site not only for music, but also to learn. Over the past few years, we've attempted to build our Gear section into a useful resource for aspiring DJs and beatmakers, but we also realize that it's not quite enough. No matter how thorough XLR8R attempts to be, there are surely readers out there who are left disappointed when a certain question goes unanswered or a specific piece of information isn't revealed. In an effort to remedy this situation, we've decided to launch a new feature series, Ask the Experts, which will give our audience the chance to pepper a new artist with questions each and every month. And to kick off the new feature, we've enlisted the smarts of none other than veteran German duo Modeselektor. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014

Software to Release New EP from Suicideyear, Shares First Single

Baton Rouge-based producer Suicideyear (a.k.a. James Prudhomme) has announced plans to release a new EP via the Oneohtrix Point Never-curated Software imprint this fall. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014

Komon & Appleblim Announce Upcoming EP for Aus, Share New Track

Komon (pictured above) and Appleblim have revealed details for their upcoming second collaborative release on Will Saul's Aus imprint. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014

Julio Bashmore and Hyetal Ready New 12" as Velour; Hear It Now

UK producers Julio Bashmore and Hyetal have again combined forces as Velour, putting together a two-track 12" which will see a release via Bashmore's Broadwalk imprint later this month, but which can be streamed in full now. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014

Ikonika Details Upcoming EP for Hyperdub

Longstanding Hyperdub affiliate Ikonika has detailed a forthcoming EP for the label, slated for official release at the end of the summer. Read more » 

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  • 07/09/2014
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