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Pon Di Wire: The Orb with Mad Professor, VP's Vintage Imprint

Trojan Records’ celebrity mix series (where influential artists cull their all-time favorites tracks from the Trojan vaults) continues, with the October 15 release of The Orb–I’ll Be Black, a double-disc set compiled by The Orb’s Dr. Alex Patterson.

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Les Savy Fav Joins Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem Tour

The avant-rockers in Les Savy Fav have got a lot to be stoked about, with a comeback album–entitled Let’s Stay Friends–released this week on French Kiss and an extended North American/European tour, including one date at Randall’s Island with The Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem, Blonde Redhead, and newcomers Wild Light.

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  • 09/19/2007

Trentemøller Preps Chronicles

Anders Trentemøller knows how to maintain the perfect balance between dancefloor slashers and pensive mood music in his mixes. For The Trentemøller Chronicles, the Copenhagen-based artist’s forthcoming, two-CD release, fans can expect more of the dirty synth noise and ambient hues that have helped to make Trentemøller one of the most sought-after DJs and producers in the current techno scene.

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  • 09/18/2007

XLR8R TV Episode 26: Setting Up with Maya Hayuk

XLR8R hangs out with Maya Hayuk as she sets up her most recent exhibit, at Upper Playground's Fifty24SF gallery in San Francisco. She discusses how everything she's done–painting, photography, skateboard/snowboard/clothing/shoe design, even an Absolut campaign–has been shaped by music, and what a relief it is that art has finally been liberated from the "faraway, enchanted land" of museums.

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Episode 21: Devin the Dude
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  • 09/18/2007

XLR8R Weekly Top Ten: Gucci Soundsystem, Shout Out Louds, Benno Blome

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Lily Wyatt

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  • 09/17/2007

Loading: Sony vs. Halo 3, Final Fantasy Remix Album, Winamp on Wii

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