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Listen to the First Release on Doc Daneeka's Ten Thousand Yen Label

XLR8R has been seriously atwitter with Doc Daneeka-related excitement as of late, and the first record on his new Ten Thousand Ten imprint isn't helping us calm down. The label's debut release comes from London duo Venom & Damage (pictured above), whose song "Deeper" is a piano-studded funky stormer. Read more » 

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  • 05/10/2010

Man Recordings' Joyce Muniz Comes to America; Download Her Exclusive XLR8R Mixtape

Temperatures have already been rising on the East Coast, but this week New York City is getting a serious injection of tropical heat courtesy of Joyce Muniz. The Brazilian (by way of Austria) artist is making her first trip to America and, starting this Thursday, is making stops at a number of our favorite Latin and global bass hotspots in the Big Apple. Read more » 

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  • 05/10/2010

Traum and Trapez Bring the Heat With May and June Releases

Traum and its numerous sub-labels are getting off to a running start this summer, with seven releases planned for May and June alone. Perhaps the most exciting among these are the latest EP from Extrawelt as well as a new Detroit-style joint from Berlin's Mark Henning in collaboration with Japanese artist Den. Check out the full release schedule after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 05/10/2010

Download New Deadboy Mix

Nobody can call Deadboy a slouch given how many mixes the man has out at the moment— not only did he craft a slamming XLR8R Podcast a few weeks back, but he has another brand-new mix out to whet fans' appetites for the upcoming Hyp! Hyp! Hyp! party at London's Plan B club. Read more » 

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  • 05/07/2010

Video: Chemical Brothers "Swoon"



A this point, the Chemical Brothers have been making music for so long that some of their early hits have reached "I remember this song from junior high" status. Yet the UK duo keeps moving forward, most recently by unveiling this video for "Swoon" in advance of its next album, Further, which hits stores in June. While we're not exactly bursting with anticipation, the Chems rarely make bad music and the "Swoon" video is a fun little psychedelic dance party for a perfectly pleasant piece of electronic pop. Read more » 

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  • 05/07/2010

Video: Schlachthofbronx "Too High"



German bass lovers Schlachthofbronx are clearly fun-loving dudes, so it comes as little surprise that the video for "Too High" finds the guys going ham at a carnival during Oktoberfest while Slush Puppy Kid sing-raps via an iPhone. Between the Playboy bumper cars and a spinning ride called "Techno Power," it kind of looks like the best time ever. (via Discobelle) Read more » 

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  • 05/07/2010

Sasu Ripatti (a.k.a. Vladislav Delay) Preps Two New Albums Under the Name Sistol

Were the electronic music scene more like Communist China, Sasu Ripatti would have been a political prisoner long ago. The Finnish noise maker has to-date released music under more than three monikers, which include Vladislav Delay, Luomo, and Uusitalo, and we all know how producers treat their projects like growing children. Read more » 

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  • 05/07/2010

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