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Watch: Kero One's Guide to S.F.

We can't dispute rapper/producer Kero One's picks as he leads us through his favorite San Francisco spots in this video. He covers music, burritos, ice cream, fashion, booze, and picturesque views in under 10 minutes. It's not quite a well-rounded look at the entire city (where's the part about lackluster public transport and temperamental weather?), but if you read XLR8R and are planning a trip to the Bay, this will serve as an excellent guide.

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  • 06/19/2009

I'm a Cliché Turns Five

In 2004, Parisian producer Cosmo Vitelli started his I'm a Cliché imprint, and thus came a slew of singles by artists like Simian Mobile Disco, Quiet Village, and Yuksek. Five years and a whole lot of music later, the label is unveiling its first-ever compilation, and, as celebratory label collections often are, Moments of a Crisis is a two-disc package where past and future meet.

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  • 06/19/2009

Dang... Custom Vans

If there's one thing we remember about XLR8R's former design/production guy David Clark, it's that he loved his Vans. Now an artist living and working in Austin, TX, Clark recently worked his artistic magic on a pair of them, the results of which are over at Off the Wall. Dang! is all we have to say. Read more » 

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  • 06/19/2009

Squarepusher: Just a Bass

Hold 2008's Just a Souvenir against him if you will, but one thing that's not lackluster about Tom Jenkinson is his ability to put on a live performance. From bass guitars to a legendary cameo by Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, an evening with Squarepusher is usually a memorable one, so his announcement of a live album is more than welcome.

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  • 06/19/2009

Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder Hops the Pond

Good news for the dubstep-meets-hip-hop-meets-future-blap massive. Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder event is about to go transatlantic.

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  • 06/18/2009

Triangle Walks

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  • 06/18/2009

Disco Sucks... 30 Years Later

Fans of the new wave of disco, take note. Today marks the 30th anniversary of the "Disco Sucks!" campaign, and The Guardian takes a look back to the year 1979 with this thought-provoking article. Demolition footage included. Read more » 

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  • 06/18/2009

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