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Charts: The Month In Future Jazz

Bay Area music expert and former XLR8R editor Tomas is back with another top ten this week. For all you future jazz, soul, and global heads out there, here's what you need in heavy rotation over the weekend.

1. Fat Freddy’s Drop "Cay’s Cray (Digital Mystikz Remix)" (Kartel)
2. Owusu & Hannibal "Life With…" (Ubiquity)
3. Democusitco "Grito (Seiji Remix)" (Far Out)



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  • 11/09/2006

Geoff White Releases Nevertheless

Also known to his fans as Aeroc, Ohio-native Geoff White releases his fourth longplayer later this month. The techno producer's work has numerous artistic homes, including Force Inc., Proptronix, and Ghostly International, and now he moves on to Germany-based Background Records for this release.

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  • 11/09/2006

On Sale Now: Art Army Action Figures

Michael Leavitt, the self-proclaimed "one-man company of fine craft, sculpture, toys, portraits, landscapes, performance, education, architecture, and animation," has really outdone himself this time, with his one-of-a-kind Art Army action figures.

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  • 11/09/2006

LCD Soundsystem Preps New Album And Tour

Their self-titled 2005 release further solidified LCD Soundsystem as important, influential figures in the world of music, but since then it's been mostly remixes for James Murphy and crew. The exception to this is, of course, Murphy's "45:33," which may or may not be an indicator of the direction LCD Soundsystem's new album, slated for release in early March, will take.

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  • 11/09/2006

Now Playing At Peepshow: One Crazy Night

Ever devoted to showcasing the lives and work of XLR8R artists and photographers, this week's Peepshow presents Chris Gould's One Crazy Night, a collection of photos documenting some not-so-glossy nightlife in San Francisco. From rooftop parties to hooka parties, and an anonymous rock band thrown in the mix, Gould's photos live up to the name of their collection.

 

 

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  • 11/09/2006

A Night Of Adult Toys: A Benefit



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  • 11/08/2006

The Knife Releases DVD Today

While the old-guard of music aficionados were busy being jaded and waiting for their spots on the guest list to appear, a new generation of indie rock kids quietly snuck up to the box office windows and grabbed up all available tickets to live shows by The Knife. Nary an open ticket could be found a good month and a half leading up to more than one of the shows on the brother/sister duo's brief US tour.

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  • 11/08/2006

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