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Video: Roska "Jackpot"



Normally we'd put some witty banter in this space, but it's our first morning back in the office after more than a week off and things are getting off to a sluggish start at XLR8R HQ. Let's just keep this simple. We like Roska. We like cartoons. That makes posting this animated clip for his song "Jackpot" a real no-brainer. Read more » 

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  • 01/03/2011

Elijah & Skilliam Kick Off 2011 With New Mix

Only a few weeks removed from their stellar XLR8R Podcast, London grime upstarts Elijah & Skilliam are ringing in 2011 with a brand-new mix. Read more » 

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  • 01/03/2011

Listen to the New West Norwood Cassette Library Single on TEAL Recordings

London's West Norwood Cassette Library (a.k.a. Bob Bhamra) isn't a producer that we shined a big light on in 2010, but we couldn't help but notice that his tracks kept popping up in the sets of many of our favorite DJs, most notably the stellar XLR8R podcast from Ben UFO. Read more » 

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  • 12/27/2010

Grab Top Billin's 'World Gone Club Vol. 1' for Free

OK, this whole "holiday spirit" thing is starting to get out of hand. Party-loving Finnish label Top Billin has been doling out a steady stream of free tunes all year, but now they've really outdone themselves. From now until the end of the year, they're giving out the recently released World Gone Club Vol. 1 for free. Read more » 

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  • 12/23/2010

Listen to Dam-Funk's New Holiday Jam

Apparently, even new-school masters of funk can get a little sentimental during the holidays. Earlier today, Dam-Funk posted a brand-new holiday ditty on the Stones Throw website, making sure to note that the track was created and recorded yesterday in LA with only a Korg Rhythm 55B drum machine, a Roland Juno 1 synthesizer, a Casio CT-640 keyboard, and a Radio Shack $19.99 microphone. Read more » 

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  • 12/23/2010

Get Some Free Live Packs From Ableton

Check it out, guys: Looks like the folks at Ableton are really getting into the Christmas spirit this year, as they are giving away two free Live Packs over on their website. Available both for owners of the program and even "trial users," Everett Bradley offers a funky version of "The Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairies," a track taken from his Holidelic album, and Christopher Tignor of Wires.Under.Tension throws violin and hip-hop loops into the giveaway, too. Read more » 

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  • 12/22/2010

Wolf + Lamb and Soul Clap to Square Off on New DJ-Kicks Mix

!K7's vaunted DJ-KiCKS mix series has been rolling for more than 15 years now, and although there's no denying the series' quality, one could take issue with the severe lack of American representation. Well, that's about to change, as the next edition of DJ-KiCKS finds no fewer than four US DJs at the helm. Read more » 

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  • 12/22/2010

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