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Now Playing At Peepshow: Nguan

Northwestern University graduate Nguan, whose work has been featured in the likes of Vice and Arktip, grapples with what he calls "emotional globalization" in his Ordinary Fantasies show. Traveling from Beijing, to Los Angeles, to Venice Beach, he defamiliarizes images from everyday life in a big city.

See Ordinary Fantasies now, at XLR8R's Peepshow.



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  • 03/26/2007

Video: TTC "Telephone"

TTC are France's response to the cornball party rappers that the US churns out–except they're good. Really good. Under the guidance of resident producer DJ Orgasmic, these Frenchman own raved-out hip-hop. Whether or not anyone understands what the hell these dudes are yelling about, dancefloors will go insane. "Telephone" is proof.

See TTC's "Telephone" now at XLR8R's Video Section.


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  • 03/23/2007

Telephone

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  • 03/23/2007

Podcast: DJ Star Eyes

Black dye, 0s and 1s, cyberpunk, undercuts. Just a few of the influences channeled for my hacker mix, featuring Black Strobe, Franz & Shape, and The Hacker alongside some main sources of their inspiration: Skinny Puppy, Front 242, Nitzer Ebb. Too bad I only had an hour on this one–not even enough time to get to Ministry or Clan of Xymox, Booka Shade or Boyz Noize.

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  • 03/23/2007

Sub Pop Hands Out Loser Scholarship

Sub Pop, the label responsible for releasing classics from the likes of Earth, Modest Mouse, and The Postal Service is offering one Washington or Oregon high-school senior a chance at their first ever “Loser Scholarship.”

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  • 03/23/2007

Now Playing At Peepshow: XLR8R Does SXSW

XLR8R had its hands full at this year's South by Southwest festival, shooting loads of pictures and video footage for XLR8R TV, throwing parties with labels like Hydrahead and Tigerbeat 6, and wandering aimlessly through the back roads of Austin in search of the after parties. See the madness, fully documented through the camera lens, at Peepshow.

 

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  • 03/23/2007

Whitey Embarks on Tour

It’s always a little strange when an artist, band, or producer can hold their own when sharing the stage with acts like LCD Soundsystem, New Order, and The Buzzcocks. In the case of the Whitey though, shit just makes perfect sense. After completing his second long-player, Great Shakes, for 1234 Records, this genre-defying, remix-rendering Englishman (alongside a thorough accompanying band) is going to destroy the West Coast and parts of Mexico.

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  • 03/23/2007

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