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Download a New Madvillain Track For Free

It's been quite some time since we've heard anything from the super-group pairing of (MF) DOOM and Madlib. Read more » 

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  • 05/26/2010

Stream the T.Williams EP on New UK Label Local Action

In the bubbling brew that is London's electronic music scene, hot new labels pop up all the time, but few match the pedigree of Local Action, an imprint spearheaded by FACT editor Tom Lea with support from the esteemed shop Phonica Records. The first Local Action release is dropping this week, and we've got streams of the entire EP right here on the XLR8R website. Read more » 

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  • 05/26/2010

Plastic People Closing Doors for Two Months, Hosting Final Party

A much-talked-about, supported, and petitioned battle to keep London's Plastic People open now has a new page in its story. Read more » 

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  • 05/26/2010

Watch New Video From J-Wow of Buraka Som Sistema



Buraka Som Sistema compatriot J-Wow just dropped his debut single on Mad Decent, entitled "O Dedo," which comes with remixes from Bird Peterson and SBTRKT. Read more » 

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  • 05/26/2010

Slugabed, Free the Robots, Mux Mool, Teebs, Shlohmo, Baths, DevonWho, and More to Play Emerg-N-See Festival

July 16 through 19 in the scenic country setting of Macleay, OR, the seventh annual Emerg-N-See festival will get underway with a host of some of the freshest, most interesting electronic-music producers the US, Canada, and Europe have to offer. Among the artists included in the four-day music, art, and camping extravaganza are LA beat-makers Baths, DevonWho, Free the Robots, and Teebs, along with loads of other great producers the likes of Mux Mool, Shlohmo, Slugabed, Eprom, and NastyNasty. Read more » 

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  • 05/26/2010

Re: The NSFW Video For Huoratron's "Corporate Occult"



Hello, this is a message from the law offices of Culture, Music & Film. I'm writing you in regards to a class-action lawsuit on behalf of director Chris Cunningham, the makers of The Blair Witch Project, the Species franchise, and people with respectable taste in music and film everywhere. Your video for the song "Corporate Occult" by Huoratron, which was directed by one Cédric Blaisbois, is in violation of a number of ethical and aesthetic codes set forth by artists who aim to uphold a standard of decency for audio-visual art presented to people who love good music and film. Read more » 

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  • 05/26/2010

Disco-Edit Pioneer Walter Gibbons Gets Retrospective From Strut

Walter Gibbons, the man responsible for originating the reel-to-reel edit, which gave way to the now ubiquitous art of remixing, is finally being honored for his pioneering work as a DJ and producer with a forthcoming retrospective from compilation and re-issue label Strut. Read more » 

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  • 05/25/2010

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