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Tribe LP Almost Out on Planet E

Tribe's Rebirth, which we reviewed way back in January before it had an official title, is finally expected for release in October on the LP's producer Carl Craig's Planet E label. For those who don't know, Tribe was Detroit's answer to the Art Ensemble of Chicago, and featured the likes of Phil Ranelin, Wendell Harrison, and Marcus Belgrave. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2009

Buzzin' Fly Stayin' Fly

London's venerable Buzzin' Fly label might have lost a premium club night when The End closed in January, but label founder and DJ-producer Ben Watt has kept things with the label moving at an astonishing pace. Read more » 

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  • 08/24/2009

PANTyRAiD Drops Exclusive Mix

It's your lucky day, because the duo of PANTyRAiD has given XLR8R.com an exclusive mix featuring many of the tracks from their upcoming album, The Sauce, smashed together with some of the most well-known hip-hop and pop hits of the past five years. Read more » 

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  • 08/21/2009

Deerhoof Become Movie Stars

Art-rock combo Deerhoof will find itself thrust into the sublime lens of cult filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard when the four-piece swings by the Toronto International Film Festival next month to participate in a contemporary art installation. Read more » 

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  • 08/21/2009

Modeselektor Mixes Body Language, Tours

The mavens of mixes over at Get Physical are releasing their eighth installation of the Body Language series, this time featuring the trickery of Berlin's Modeselektor. Including tracks from sounds as seemingly disparate as electro-pop, dubstep, and Detroit techno, the duo continues to push electronic music forward, outside of boxes and genre tags. A U.S. Read more » 

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  • 08/21/2009

Minus to Release Contakt DVD

In 2008, Richie Hawtin's Minus label celebrated its 10th anniversary with a free-flowing, improvisatory audiovisual extravaganza known as Contakt, touring cities as disparate as Detroit, Tokyo, Amsterdam, and London. Now, those who weren't lucky enough to witness the show can go behind the scenes with a new documentary that details the joys and frustrations of coordinating and producing such a large-scale event. Read more » 

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  • 08/20/2009

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  • 08/20/2009

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