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James Ruskin and Kevin Gorman Set for Release On Berghain 04.2

Blueprint label founder and producer James Ruskin (pictured) along with Mikrowave label founder and producer Kevin Gorman will each see tracks released on wax as the second part of the lead-up to Berghain 04, mixed by Ben Klock. Read more » 

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  • 05/26/2010

[KONTROL] Celebrates Five Years With Craig Richards

[KONTROL], San Francisco's premiere techno party, is celebrating five years of bringing the Bay Area's real party people together with a special installment featuring London's Craig Richards and Zurich's Die Galoppierende Zuversicht. Read more » 

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  • 05/26/2010

Strictly Rhythm Wins Independence, Talks to Resident Advisor

Definitive '90s house label Strictly Rhythm has announced that after years of fighting with Warner Bros. for the rights to its own catalog and remaining under the wing of the Defected label since 2007, on September 1 it will once again become independent for the first time in eight years. Read more » 

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  • 05/26/2010

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

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