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Artificial Intelligence

Two words come to mind upon hearing this track—'80s and electro, and those elements are combined with some truly lo-fi camera work on this video from L.A.-based duo Nite Jewel.

"Artificial Intelligence" is off Good Evening, out March 17. Read more » 

  • Filed under: video
  • 02/05/2009

Restiform Remix Contest Winners

Freak-hop outfit Restiform Bodies went a little remix crazy at the end of last year, putting tracks off their TV Loves You Back album in the hands of other producers, then hosting a remix contest for fans.

Anticon officially announced winners for the latter today. Accolades (not to mention inclusion on a Restiform Bodies single and some free vinyl) go to the following:

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  • 02/04/2009

Marc Houle Kicks Off Minus Podcast Series

We know, it's hard to tear oneself away from all the future-blap happening over at the XLR8R podcast, but we're not above giving props to others when they're due. Which is why we're pointing readers to the Minus site, currently bearing the announcement that Richie Hawtin and Co have launched their own podcast series.

From the Minus site:

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  • Filed under: news
  • 02/04/2009

The Week in Tours: Lazer Sword, Tricky

Sure, festival season is breathing down our necks, but who can resist forking over a few bucks to see these artists on their respective tours? XLR8R's rounded up the latest batch of show dates worth checking out in the coming months, including performances with Jeremy Jay, Tricky, Lazer Sword, and the Lemonade boys.

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  • 02/04/2009

Throbbing Gristle Announces U.S. Tour

A band going on hiatus is one thing, but when a group returns after nearly 30 years off the radar, it's bound to stir things up. British industrial four-piece Throbbing Gristle has done just that in recent years, first by reuniting in 2004 to release new material, and now by announcing its first U.S. tour since 1981.

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  • 02/04/2009

XLR8R’s Top 20 MP3s of January

Lil Wayne and The Glitch Mob (in its various forms) ruled XLR8R's end-of-the-year MP3 roundup, thereby inspiring us to bring readers a fresh report of our most popular tracks on a monthly basis. Check XLR8R.com on the first Tuesday of each month for a roundup of what tracks are currently burning up our bandwidth on their way to your computer speakers.

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  • Filed under: news
  • 02/03/2009

This Train

Copenhagen's wackiest trio, WhoMadeWho, is back, this time armed with a new album of dance-punk tunes and some serious antics the boys showcase on this video.

"This Train" is off The Plot, due out March 23 on Gomma.
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  • Filed under: video
  • 02/02/2009

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