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XLR8R TV Episode 24: Fall Fashion Roundup

XLR8R's Roy Dank braves the Vegas fashion tradeshows so you don't have to. Sneak a peek at upcoming designs from Paul Frank, 10 Deep, Upper Playground, and more of our favorite designers to see what you'll be wearing in the year to come. (Hint: it won't be all-over prints.)

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Episode 19: Chromeo
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  • 09/04/2007

DFA Reissues Pylon's Gyrate

Some bands break up and disappear for good. Others call it quits, but pop up in unexpected places for 20 years to follow. Such is the case with Pylon, the Athens, Georgia-based new-wave band whose tracks inspired many bands during the late-'70s and early-'80s, dropped off the face of the earth, and has now reappeared on none other than James Murphy's and Tim Goldsworthy's DFA imprint.

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  • 09/03/2007

M.A.N.D.Y. Preps Remix LP, Tour

Berlin-based duo M.A.N.D.Y. needs no introduction. Aside from founding Get Physical with pals Booka Shade and DJ T, Philipp Jung and Patrick Bodmer have released dozens of tracks and maintained a residency at Berlin’s Monza club since 2001. Now, the electro-house veterans add to their hefty catalog with 12 Great Remixes For 11 Great Artists.

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  • 09/03/2007

Videos: Handsome Furs, Aesop Rock, Caribou, Gudrun Gut

When the Handsome Furs make a video of live footage interspersed with stills of Cholas, you know you're in XLR8R video country. Still, one might consider the more exciting video to be Aesop Rock's newest escapade, "None Shall Pass," which features animated artwork from San Francisco-based artist Jeremy Fish. For the gloomy at heart, there's Caribou's "Melody Day," and what better way to cap off the week than with some femme-techno from Neubauten contributor Gudrun Gut, on "Move Me."

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  • 09/02/2007

Souls of Rap Folks: Talking From the Heart

"Before the music was known all across the map/We use to do a little thing with this thing called rap/So take it back/Take it back"
Critical Akklaim, "Take It Back"


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  • 09/01/2007

MP3s: Wiley, Waajeed, Aesop Rock

Aesop Rock takes a giant leap forward with jazz-flavored hip-hop on his latest full-length, None Shall Pass. Likewise, Waajeed and partner Tiombe Lockhart up the ante with some serious soul on The War (which includes production work from the late J Dilla), and Wiley might be proclaiming that Playtime is Over, but he's making quite an exit if that's the case. Meanwhile, Detroit and Chicago have a head-to-head collision on Windimoto's new track, and the one-man band Blue States adds another solid track to the instrumental rock catalog.

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  • 09/01/2007

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Ultima Reborn
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