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Claude VonStroke to Release Remix Compilation, Tour This Summer

The man behind San Francisco party-starting house/techno hub Dirtybird, Claude VonStroke, just announced he’ll soon be releasing a compilation album of remix work from his discography, along with some unreleased …

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Our 200th Podcast Arrives Tomorrow... Who Will It Be?

Over the last few years, we’ve brought you some pretty slick podcasts. Among those 199 entries have been some out-and-out crowd-pleasers (Bok Bok, Nicolas Jaar), some instant classics (Moby’s ’90s …

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Video: BNJMN "One Sea (Lukid Remix)"

After releasing his stellar debut LP on the illustrious Rush Hour imprint, multi-faceted UK producer BNJMN keeps his momentum going with a brand-new EP set to drop on June 13 …

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Roska, Hyetal, Guido, xxxy, Ginz, Untold, and More to Guest on New Baobinga LP

UK bass obsessive Baobinga (pictured above) has quite an impressive project ready to drop next week, a 16-track album comprised of all collaborative tracks with some of the finest dubstep/bass/UK …

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Grab a New Mix From Dabrye

Those fans of the so-called “beat scene” will no doubt consider Ann Arbor producer Dabrye (a.k.a. Tadd Mullinix)—the first guy to ever have a release on the city’s renowned Ghostly …

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Read a Brand-New Interview With Akufen

Marc Leclair (a.k.a. Akufen), the minimal techno/micro-house producer and DJ probably most associated with Montreal’s early ’00s flurry of activity, recently gave this interview to Resident Advisor, in which he …

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Video: Omar & Zed Bias "Dancing"

If you’ve been paying attention, chances are you’ve heard snippets and praise for “Dancing,” the second collaboration between Zed Bias (a.k.a. XLR8R podcast veteran Madslinky) and Omar. Taking full advantage …

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The Heatwave Preps a Massive Party With Wiley, General Levy, and More

It’s putting it mildly to say that there’s a lot going on in London these days. Like any hyperactive metropolis, it can sometimes be a challenge to plan your night …

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Nicolas Jaar to Release Remix EP With Pépé Bradock and Dave Aju

Nicolas Jaar should be no stranger to XLR8R readers. The NYC-based techno producer released Space is Only Noise, his excellent debut LP, back in February, and has been busy running …

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R&S to Drop New 12" From The Chain; Listen Now

The more-or-less-infallible R&S imprint just announced its next release, and this time we’ve got one of the label heads to thank. The Lostwithiel EP comes from the British production duo …

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Dâm-Funk Shares New Track With Steve Arrington, Embarks on World Tour

Oddly enough, it’s been quite a while since we last heard from the prolific future-funk maestro Dâm-Funk, so we’re pleased to see his name pop back up on our radar. …

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Forthcoming Virgo Four 12" to Feature Caribou and Hunee Remixes

Not long ago, Amsterdam’s Rush Hour imprint released an album of unheard tracks from Chicago house progenitors Virgo Four (who are also responsible for one of our latest podcasts), and …

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Listen to Tracks from Bok Bok's New EP on Night Slugs

Next week, Night Slugs boss Bok Bok will finally be releasing an EP on his own label. XLR8R broke down all of the details regarding the Southside EP a couple …

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Video: Grimes "Crystal Ball"

In case the litany of posts in recent weeks didn’t make it clear, XLR8R is in severe danger of developing a full-blown crush—entirely musical, of course—on Grimes. This new clip …

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Listen to the New Holy Other EP on Tri Angle

In barely more than a year, Tri Angle Records has become a remarkably reliable source of… well, it’s hard to pinpoint, but the artists on the label roster all seem …

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Sun Araw to Release Collaborative Album With Eternal Tapestry Via Thrill Jockey

We haven’t really covered much from lo-fi dub-psych master Cameron Stallones (a.k.a. Sun Araw) on XLR8R, aside from this collaborative tune he did with Matthewdavid, but we’ve certainly been appreciating …

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DJ Jus-Ed to Release LP on Mule Musiq

DJ Jus-Ed (a.k.a. Edward McKeithen) is a bit of a legend in the New York dance world. He started out in the early ’80s, filling floors with freestyle, funk, and …

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XLR8R Creative Director Launches T2 Design Agency

Our esteemed creative director, Tim Saputo, has just launched the T2 Design Büro, a New York-based design firm specializing in branding, logos, custom typography, print and interactive design. Tim has …

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