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dublab Sleepover Party!

Saturday, March 3, 2007
dublab and Pehr Present
Tonalism
An All Night Event of Ambient Music

Complimentary tea will be served throughout the night. Bring pillows, blankets, bean bags, sleeping bags, and cushions. Lay down and listen deep.

DJ Sets By
frosty (dublab, Adventure Time)
Jimmy (Dntel, Postal Service, dublab)
Morpho (dublab)
John Mendez (Cytrax, Jasper)
Hoseh (Headspace, Version, dublab)













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  • 02/22/2007

Radioactive Beats

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  • 02/22/2007

Does Hip-Hop Hate Women?

Rampant gender stereotypes abound in hip-hop (hello Lil' Kim). Fortunately, there are folks like filmmaker Byron Hurt in the world. Hurt's recent documentary, Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, delves beneath the underbelly of the genre to examine its less-than-glamorous aspects, and his involvement in the Rap Sessions 2007 National Hip-Hop Discussion tour sees him doing similar work. This year's theme: Does hip-hop hate women?

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  • 02/22/2007

XLR8R's SXSW Artist Preview: The Presets

Australian indie dance inducers Julian Hamilton and Kimberley Moyes (a.k.a. The Presets) caused a stir on the net more than a year before they had proper releases on the market, but when their full-length, Beams, dropped on Modular in 2006, the duo made sure listeners got more than those few leaked tracks.

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  • 02/21/2007

Pon Di Wire: February Reggae Newsflash #2



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  • 02/21/2007

G-Dep Out of the Pen

Erstwhile Bad Boy rapper G-Dep, who you might possibly remember from the single "Special Delivery" and pretty much nothing else, has finally gotten out of the pen.

So what hip-hop cred-increasing crime was he in for? Pushing weight upstate? Cop killa? Pushing keys from overseas? No, he was behind bars for–and I'm not making this up–throwing a hissy-fit at a T-mobile store and breaking a display model.



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  • 02/21/2007

DJ Star Eyes "Deadline Dance Party" Mix

Everytime we're on deadline in the XLR8R San Francisco office we start going a little insane. Actually a lot insane. This leads to stuff like playing cardboard guitars, seeing if we can still do backbends (we can't), making runs to eat disgusting food we probably shouldn't, and finally coming to our senses to have a dance party.

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  • 02/21/2007

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