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Robert Hood Releases New M-Plant 12" With James Ruskin Remix

Coming soon on DJ/producer Robert Hood's own label, M-Plant, is a two-song 12" record featuring both the Detroit techno veteran (pictured above) and UK producer James Ruskin. While Ruskin delivers a solid remix of the lead single from Hood's Omega LP, "Alpha," the label head offers a brand-new track of ominous, hypnotic dance music, simply called "The Family." Read more » 

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  • 01/12/2011

Read the New Issue of XLR8R for Free Right Now!

In this first issue of 2011, the young David Kennedy (a.k.a. Ramadanman and Pearson Sound) leads London's still-burgeoning, post-funky bass scene into 2011, with the likes of fellow UK natives Lone and Elijah & Skilliam, who follow close in tow, also featured. Read more » 

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  • 01/12/2011

Stream the Ramadanman Remix of Julio Bashmore's Latest Single

Yesterday, the new PMR label dropped its first release, a new EP from Bristol producer Julio Bashmore (pictured above) entitled Everyone Needs a Theme Tune. Lead track "Battle for Middle You" has been buzzing since late last year and popping up in DJ sets all over the place, and now XLR8R has got its hands on a remix of the song by another top-notch UK producer, Ramadanman. Read more » 

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  • 01/11/2011

Video: Nosaj Thing "Us (Jon Hopkins Remix)"



We'd have to say it's not often (if ever) that we see a video made for a remix of a song, but seeing as how LA producer Nosaj Thing had a whole album of the damn things crafted and released on behalf of his Drift LP, a video made up for one of those cuts is certainly warranted. Good thing it's a nice looking one, too. Read more » 

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  • 01/11/2011

Planet Mu to Drop Compilation, Readies Releases From FaltyDL, Venetian Snares, DJ Spinn, and More

Now that we're nearly two weeks into 2011, artists and labels are slowly starting to emerge from holiday hibernation to share with us their first offerings in the new year. Coming from UK electronic label Planet Mu as its first release of 2011 is a compilation that collects pieces of what the label dropped in 2010, as well as some new and previously exclusive tunes. Read more » 

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  • 01/11/2011

Marco Carola to Release New Album in March

After nine years since his last album, Napoli techno star Marco Carola will return with a new full-length titled Play It Loud!. Read more » 

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  • 01/11/2011

Neurotic Drum Band to Release New Single Via Wurst

NYC house/disco hub Wurst is gearing up for its first release of the new year, a fresh slab o' vinyl featuring the brand-new single by fellow New Yorkers Neurotic Drum Band. On Valentine's Day, the production duo will drop the U Got Me Dancin' 12", which comes with three unique versions of the piano house track. Read more » 

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  • 01/11/2011

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