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Watch Illum Sphere Break Down His New EP on Martyn's 3024 Label



Before yesterday, almost the entire discography of Martyn's 3024 label was dedicated to his own work. Apparently, all that is about to change, as Martyn is expanding the label's scope to include more boundary-pushing artists, starting with Illum Sphere (a.k.a. Ryan Hunn). Read more » 

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  • 05/11/2010

Listen to the New M.I.A. Song "XXXO"

Earlier today, M.I.A. officially unveiled "XXXO," a track from her much-ballyhooed forthcoming new album, /\/\/\Y/\. It's a surprisingly pop-electro ditty, especially after hearing the Suicide-sampling rawk of "Born Free." Read more » 

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  • 05/11/2010

Honey Owens, Adam Forkner Like Cats

Honey Owens could hardly get her paws in more projects. She's already a member of Valet, Miracles Club, Nudge, and god knows what else. Her latest endeavor with friends Adam Forkner (White Rainbow, Rob Walmart) and Eva Saelens (Inca Ore), however, is a bit less inspired. Read more » 

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  • 05/10/2010

Watch Toro Y Moi Recreate "You Hid"



The folks at Yours Truly have put together another good-looking video clip, this time starring chillwaver Chaz Bundick (a.k.a.Toro Y Moi). Enticed to come out of his bedroom and enter an actual recording studio, Bundick recreated his song "You Hid" one instrument at a time and came up with this gorgeous alternate version. Read more » 

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  • 05/10/2010

Neu! Vinyl Box and Limited Tour Dates

Though its release date has been pushed back, the Neu! Vinyl Box will finally see the light of day this summer, just in time for a tour organized by founding member Michael Rother, who has recruited members of Sonic Youth, Tall Firs, and School of the Seven Bells to play as Hallogallo 2010. The vinyl box not only features all available Neu! studio albums, but rare recordings (including the oft-bootlegged Neu! '86 album), a stencil, and a Neu! t-shirt. Read more » 

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  • 05/10/2010

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

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