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Remix Major Lazer!

It's contest time again folks, and Diplo and Switch, of the Major Lazer squad, have got quite the trophy prize polished up for the victor. Read more » 

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  • 09/14/2009

Overlap/Ghostly Release Chris McNamara

Ghostly International and Christopher Willits' Overlap imprint are ganging together for their first collaborative release, a lovely slice of ambient music from Michigan/Ontario-based artist Chris McNamara. Vague Cities is a five-track album that recalls Brian Eno, bvdub's more ambient moments, and even a bit of the Chain Reaction catalog. Read more » 

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  • 09/14/2009

XLR8R's Top 20 MP3s of August

The temperature circulating around the XLR8R offices was quite stifling throughout the month of August, and luckily we had quite a collection of MP3s to cool us off during its hottest moments. Read more » 

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  • 09/14/2009

Minus Begins Arts Initiative

Richie Hawtin just keeps adding new artistic elements to the Minus roster, and with the Minus-Embed project, he's invited outside talent into the mix. Read more » 

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  • 09/14/2009

XLR8R Seeks S.F. Interns

XLR8R is looking for editorial interns in our San Francisco office who know the difference between Junior Boys and Boys Noize, techno and electro, Major Lazer, lazer bass, and drum & bass, hip-hop and trip-hop, and who require minimal hand-holding. Positions are for both editorial and events and online marketing.

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  • 09/11/2009

Matthew Africa's Jerkin' Hot

The East Bay's DJ Matthew Africa has a new podcast up which features two hours of jerk music, the L.A.-centered music movement that builds on foundations built by Bay Area crews like The Pack. With freaky mixes and nasty lyrics in surplus, this podcast is damn sure to be blasting from a lot of porches and earbuds in the coming weeks. Read more » 

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  • 09/11/2009

Pygmalion Music Fest Next Week

Autumn always brings a smattering of music fests all over the U.S., and next week, the twin cities of Champaign-Urbana, IL, are hosting the Pygmalion Music Festival. Read more » 

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  • 09/11/2009

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