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Snag a New Tiga Remix by Motor City Drum Ensemble

New York-based music download hub RCRD LBL got its hands all over one of the three remix EPs Tiga has been releasing after last year's Ciao! album. From the Overtime Remixes EP, a treatment of "Overtime" by Germany's Motor City Drum Ensemble was just offered as a free download on the website. Read more » 

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  • 07/22/2010

Skream Gives Away More Tunes on 'Freeizm Vol. 3'

Before his sophomore album, Outside the Box, is released August 9, dubstep mainstay Skream is giving away handfuls of free tracks, announcing the downloads via his Twitter page. He's already hooked up two batches of tunes, and just announced the lastest installment, Freeizm Vol. 3. Read more » 

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  • 07/22/2010

Watch DaVinci's New "Concrete Jungle Juice" Video



Here's another piece of pristine footage matched with one of DaVinci's conscious hip-hop tunes. Shot and directed by Marcus Ubungen, the video for "Concrete Jungle Juice," from his recent The Day the Turf Stood Still debut, is as smoothly hyped and tastefully flashy as the track itself. Read more » 

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  • 07/22/2010

Jamie Stewart and Jonathan Meiburg Reveal New Blue Water White Death Project

Two masterminds of our era's most eccentric, forward-thinking indie groups, Xiu Xiu and Shearwater, have come together on a new project of unprecedentedly strange pop music. Jamie Stewart (pictured above) and Jonathan Meiburg are Blue Water White Death, "a pair of reclusive eccentrics making music in a derelict mansion, perilously balancing beauty and horror with the absurd," (says their press info). Read more » 

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  • 07/22/2010

Nightshifters Releasing New Singles Compilation in September

Berlin/New York-based party-starting music hub Nightshifters is finishing up work on an upcoming compilation of its favorite singles from its discography, along with a few brand-new ditties thrown into the mix, too. Entitled Nightshifters Selections One, the release features 16 tracks culled from the past two years, including jams from Rob Threezy, AC Slater, Rampage, Hostage, Udachi & Jubilee, and label head DJ Donna Summer. Read more » 

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  • 07/22/2010

Preview Kingdom's New EP on Night Slugs

Hot on the heels of its latest record from label head L-Vis 1990, London's Night Slugs is dropping That Mystic, a new EP from NYC's Kingdom. The five-song release showcases Kingdom's love for pulsing house grooves punctuated by off-kilter percussion and plenty of chopped and/or pitch-shifted R&B vocal snippets. It's heady dance music, to be sure, but it's also well suited for folks who excitedly track the latest jams on BET's 106 & Park. The EP comes out next week, but you can listen to the first three tracks here on XLR8R.com. Read more » 

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  • 07/22/2010

Aeroplane's Vito De Luca Talks In-Depth About Break Up, New Album

Last month, Belgian space-disco outfit Aeroplane announced that one of its two members would be going his separate way, leaving the project a solo affair. Read more » 

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  • 07/22/2010

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