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Video: Eskmo "We Got More"



Well, it looks like the Inception ripples are starting to hit the shore. But what better pairing could those kinds of mind-bending visuals have than the hyperreal 3-D sounds of Bay Area producer Eskmo? Director/animator Cyriak Harris plays with some footage of a New York City street to the slow groove of producer Brendan Angelides' crunchy "We Got More" track from his recently released Eskmo (Ninja Tune) album. Read more » 

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  • 12/09/2010

Mobilee Records Offers Alexi Delano Podcast and New Releases From Schneider and Miss Kittin

Brooklyn techno veteran Alexi Delano (pictured above) has a new podcast available thanks to Berlin's Mobilee imprint. Delano's podcast comes on the heels of his recently released single, "Un Do Me" b/w "Watch Out," from Leena (a Mobilee sub-label) and he's delivered an hour's worth of slippery dancefloor burners to help spread the word. Read more » 

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  • 12/09/2010

Video: The Crystal Ark "The City Never Sleeps"



While we're over here at XLR8R HQ compiling, revising, and fine-tuning out year-end favorites lists, DFA just goes ahead and drops a new video for The Crystal Ark's massive "The City Never Sleeps" track on our lap, like we don't already have enough on our minds. But we're not too bothered by it, and now we might have to amend our Favorite Videos of 2010 list to include this well-made clip. Read more » 

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  • 12/09/2010

Listen to the New Creep Single "Days," Featuring Romy Madley-Croft of The xx

Brooklynites Lauren Dillard and Lauren Flax are Creep, a DJ/production duo currently being touted along with folks like oOoOO, Salem, Stalker, and others in the so-called witch house realm. The burgeoning outfit has been hard at work on its debut single for a while now, and come January 25, the Young Turks label will release "Days," a slow, brooding pop tune that features the inimitable vocals of Romy Madley-Croft of The xx. Read more » 

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  • 12/08/2010

Brainfeeder to Re-Release Mr. Oizo's 'Moustache (Half a Scissor)' in January

About six years after French electro-house weirdo Mr. Oizo released his sophomore album, Moustache (Half a Scissor) (pictured above), via F Communications, and went on to join the ranks of the elite Ed Banger Records crew, that second LP is about to see a re-release. Steven Ellison (a.k.a. Flying Lotus)—who, incidentally, did a great remix of the "Stunt" track from Moustache a few years back—will be issuing a fresh edition of 1000 vinyl copies of that record through his own Brainfeeder imprint on January 10. Read more » 

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  • 12/08/2010

Stream the "Hard Ass Sessions Vol. 4" EP on Enchufada

The members of party-starting Portuguese outfit Buraka Som Sistema may have inadvertently become the poster children for kuduro, but even they openly admit that they're putting their own spin on the energetic Angolan sound. In that same spirit, last year the band's Enchufada label tweaked its Hard Ass Sessions series and began inviting producers from around the globe to cook up their own version of kuduro. Read more » 

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  • 12/08/2010

Beatport Co-Owner Sued for Monopolizing Denver Club Circuit

As one of the owners of the monumental music download hub Beatport, Brad Roulier works with tunes made by the world's top electronic producers and DJs on a regular basis. As owner of the Denver, CO, nightlife hotspot Beta Nightclub, Roulier regularly brings some of those same acts to his hometown, but now, one rival club owner claims Roulier's business practices are unfair and monopolistic. Regas Christou, owner of Denver nightclubs like The Church, Vinyl, and Bar Standard, has filed a suit against Roulier, claiming more than $1 million in losses as a result of Roulier's practices. Read more » 

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  • 12/08/2010

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