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Stream a New Track from Om Unit's Upcoming EP for Metalheadz

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As we reported a few weeks back, prolific UK producer Jim Coles (a.k.a. Om Unit) will issue a new EP via Goldie's Metalheadz imprint next month. The eight-track Inversion EP is said to have its sonic roots in "London, Chicago, and Detroit; drums, subs, and textures," and ahead of its full release, Om Unit has provided XLR8R with a stream of EP cut "The War." Read more » 

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  • 10/20/2014

Hashman Deejay Announces Debut Album for Future Times; Stream a Track Now

Mood Hut—an imprint we recently highlighted as part of our Labels We Love series— associate Tanner Matt (a.k.a. Hashman Deejay) has been on a steady rise since the Future Times outpost released his debut 12", Tangerine, in January of this year. Now, the Vancouver artist is set to release his debut album, Sandopolis, via the DC-based imprint next month. Read more » 

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  • 10/20/2014

Check Out Caribou's 'Essential Mix' for BBC Radio 1

Over the weekend, London-based Canadian Dan Snaith (a.k.a. Caribou) became the latest contributor to BBC Radio 1's venerable Essential Mix series. Read more » 

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  • 10/20/2014

Listen to Slam's Upcoming 'Reverse Proceed' LP for Soma

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In its 20-plus-year career, Scottish production duo Slam has done a lot. After playing an integral role in the development of Glasgow's underground house scene of the late '80s, Slam has been behind a consistent string of quality releases that continuously found the pair keen to explore the ever-evolving corners of house and techno throughout the past two decades. 2014 has hardly seen Slam let up, with the pair set to return to its own Soma label with Reverse Proceed, a 14-track album that can now be streamed in full on XLR8R ahead of its release next week. Read more » 

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  • 10/20/2014

The Lowdown: This Week's XLR8R Top 10 with Hyperdub, Julio Bashmore, FaltyDL, and More

Throughout the week, a whole lot of material gets posted here on XLR8R. And while we know—and love—that some hardcore readers will eagerly pour over every single news story, interview, podcast, video, and MP3 download that appears on the site, we also realize that for most people, it's impossible to see everything, which means that some quality XLR8R content is likely to get missed in the hustle and bustle of everyone's daily lives. In the interest of making it easier for everyone to catch up, every Friday we present The Lowdown, a weekly wrap-up of the top 10 tidbits from our site. Read more » 

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  • 10/17/2014

Legowelt and Willie Burns Launch Bizarre Online TV Show; Watch the First Episode Now

Dutch synth specialist Legowelt and Brooklyn DJ/producer Willie Burns have let loose the first episode of Relics of the Past, a peculiar online TV series which sees the two artists starring in and providing the show's soundtrack. Read more » 

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  • 10/17/2014

Check Out a New Mix from Mount Kimbie

Ahead of a slew of upcoming DJ dates in the UK and Europe, Warp duo Mount Kimbie has shared a new mix. Read more » 

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  • 10/17/2014

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