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Jesu to Release a Double EP Record Through Hydra Head

The man behind seminal bands the likes of Godflesh and Napalm Death, not to mention his oft XLR8R-covered Pale Sketcher moniker, Justin Broadrick will soon be releasing an album comprised of two EPs: a re-release of his Jesu debut, Heart Ache, and the recently completed Dethroned. Read more » 

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  • 10/13/2010

Watch Gatekeeper's "Chains" Video Before Their New EP Drops



Remember those bad-ass cut scenes full of slick 3D graphics that began popping up in mid-'90s computer games? The ones that took twice as long to load than actually play? Yeah, those aesthetics practically define a good part of our geekdom from that era, so we're beyond pleased to see them resurrected here for Gatekeeper's video for their "Chains" tune. Read more » 

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  • 10/12/2010

James Blake to Release First Single From His Debut Album

Let's be honest: We're still reeling a bit from the one-two punch delivered by the CMYK and Klavierwerke EPs that UK prodigy James Blake dropped this year, and it seems the multi-talented producer won't be letting up on us any time soon. Coming on November 8 via the elusive Atlas imprint, "Limit to Your Love" is the first single to leak from Blake's as-yet-untitled debut full-length scheduled to drop in early 2011. Read more » 

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  • 10/12/2010

Stream the Debut Album from Bot'Ox

On October 25, Bot'Ox, the French duo of Cosmo Vitelli and Julien Briffaz, will release its debut full-length, Babylon By Car. The veteran producers have distilled their sleazy, auto-obsessed vision into 11 tracks of electro, synth-pop, and disco, and you can listen to the entire thing right now on XLR8R.com. Read more » 

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  • 10/11/2010

ZZK's Douster to Tour North America

Buenos Aires-based producer Douster will be taking his frantic mix of club beats and tropical rhythms around North America for the better part of the second half of October. Read more » 

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  • 10/11/2010

Stones Throw Presents 10 hours of 10 DJs this Weekend, Including Dam-Funk, Madlib, and More

The good people at Stones Throw are throwing a ridiculously cool party this weekend to celebrate the fact that on Sunday it will be 10/10/10. Read more » 

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  • 10/08/2010

Soul Jazz to Release UK Funky Compilation

Following the recent release of the excellent Future Bass compilation (which you can stream from our website here), the UK's Soul Jazz label is set to release a new two-disc set compiling the best of the UK funky scene. Read more » 

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  • 10/08/2010

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