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The Lowdown: This Week's XLR8R Top 10 with Hyperdub, Julio Bashmore, FaltyDL, and More

Throughout the week, a whole lot of material gets posted here on XLR8R. And while we know—and love—that some hardcore readers will eagerly pour over every single news story, interview, podcast, video, and MP3 download that appears on the site, we also realize that for most people, it's impossible to see everything, which means that some quality XLR8R content is likely to get missed in the hustle and bustle of everyone's daily lives. In the interest of making it easier for everyone to catch up, every Friday we present The Lowdown, a weekly wrap-up of the top 10 tidbits from our site. Read more » 

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  • 10/17/2014

Legowelt and Willie Burns Launch Bizarre Online TV Show; Watch the First Episode Now

Dutch synth specialist Legowelt and Brooklyn DJ/producer Willie Burns have let loose the first episode of Relics of the Past, a peculiar online TV series which sees the two artists starring in and providing the show's soundtrack. Read more » 

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  • 10/17/2014

Check Out a New Mix from Mount Kimbie

Ahead of a slew of upcoming DJ dates in the UK and Europe, Warp duo Mount Kimbie has shared a new mix. Read more » 

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  • 10/17/2014

B-Tracks Inaugurate Regular Expression Label with New EP; Preview It Now

The Boston duo of John Barera and Soren Jahan (known together as B-Tracks) has announced plans to drop a new four-track EP, Work It Out, later this month. The release will be the first on new Berlin label Regular Expression, and deals in the same kind of airy, sweeping house that's characterized B-Tracks' previous outings to date. Read more » 

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  • 10/17/2014

Vakula Preps New Album Inspired by 1920 Novel

Ukrainian artist Mikhaylo Vityk (a.k.a. Vakula) has announced plans for a new album named A Voyage to Arcturus, inspired by the 1920 David Lindsay book of the same name. Read more » 

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  • 10/17/2014

Listen to Huxley's Upcoming Debut LP, 'Blurred'

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Out on Monday via Aus/!K7, Blurred—the debut LP from UK producer/DJ Huxley—can now be streamed in full ahead of its release. Read more » 

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  • 10/17/2014

Watch the Video for Lakker's "Mountain Divide"

As we reported in August, Irish pair Lakker has just let loose its second EP for Belgium's iconic R&S label. Now the duo has shared a new video for EP standout "Mountain Divide," a track which finds Lakker in mesmeric, undulating form, with huge sheets of celestial noise washing over urgent but muffled beats throughout its eight-minute duration. Read more » 

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  • 10/17/2014

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