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The Lowdown: This Week's XLR8R Top 10 with DVS1, Aphex Twin, Dntel, 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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  • 09/19/2014

Check Out Two Tracks from DJ Spoko's Upcoming 'War God' LP

Before his debut LP lands next week via Lit City Trax, South African DJ/producer—and former In the Studio contributor—DJ Spoko has shared a pair of new tunes from the upcoming effort. Read more » 

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  • 09/19/2014

Hear Dntel's Upcoming LP for Leaving/Stones Throw

Accomplished Los Angeles producer Jimmy Tamborello will release his latest LP as Dntel, Human Voice, next week. Before then, the eight-track effort for Leaving Records/Stones Throw is currently streaming in full. Read more » 

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  • 09/19/2014

Modeselektor Announces Monkeytown Fest with Moderat, Siriusmo, Dark Sky, and More

The impossibly busy Modeselektor duo—who recently kicked off the first edition of our Ask the Experts series—has announced plans to put on Monkeytown Fest later this year. Read more » 

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  • 09/19/2014

Clouds Preps Compilation for Turbo, Shares New Mix

Given the results of Scotland's independence referendum, today seems like an appropriate time for Turbo to introduce a compilation of "hardcore Scottish hooligan techno." Curated by local outfit Clouds, the forthcoming ...I Care Because You Don't reportedly finds the hard-hitting techno duo reaching "beyond the warehouse and into the wild apocalyptic rubble of po-mo UK hardcore," following a 2013 full-length for the label and an appearance earlier this year on respected Glaswegian imprint Soma. Read more » 

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  • 09/19/2014

Stream a Track from Clockwork and Avatism's Debut EP as CW/A

First Listen

Last month, Italian producers Clockwork and Avatism announced they would be joining forces on a collaborative EP under the name CW/A, following a performance together at the 2013 edition of Barcelona's Sónar Festival. The resulting effort, Conducting the Method, was issued on vinyl earlier this week, and now, its title track has been made available to stream in full before the record sees a digital release later this month. Read more » 

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  • 09/19/2014

Hear Versalife Remix Asok on Upcoming EP

First Listen

Following previous issues this year from John Heckle and Bantam Lions, Scenery chief Asok is set to deliver the fledgling Liverpool label's next release. Read more » 

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  • 09/19/2014

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