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Download the new issue of XLR8R for free right now, featuring indie rock's most talked-about band of the last couple years, Salem, who start off this issue we're dubbing The Chi-Light Saga. Read more » 

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  • 09/09/2010

Massive Attack to Release New Music to Benefit War Child Charity

After seven years of remaining relatively off the radar, veteran trip-hop group Massive Attack dropped its fifth full-length studio album, Heligoland, earlier this year. Now back in the swing of things, producers Robert Del Naja and Grant Marshall have their follow-up already scheduled for release this November. Read more » 

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  • 09/09/2010

Stream the New Superisk Single on Punch Drunk

The folks at Bristol imprint Punch Drunk may not be a wordy bunch—the press release for Superisk's Find Your Way EP barely cracks a few lines—but the Peverelist-fronted label can always be counted upon to deliver some high quality bass music. The Find Your Way EP drops next week, and includes the wonky original along with a remix from fellow Bristolian Mensah, but you can check it out now, along with the vinyl artwork, after the jump. Read more » 

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  • 09/09/2010

The Warehouse Project Music Festival Set to Take Over Manchester

This could be the biggest electronic music festival we've ever heard of. Starting Tuesday, September 23, the massive, 13-week event known as The Warehouse Project will present its fifth annual festival—monopolizing Manchester nightlife every weekend leading up to New Year's Day. Read more » 

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  • 09/08/2010

Munk to Release New EP on Gomma

Funky dance-tune producer Munk (a.k.a. Gomma label head Mathias Modica) has a brand-new EP coming down the pipeline, following the release of the La Musica 12" in June. The new record, Mondo Vagabondo, is said to be five tracks of "sunny, romantic" house music flavored with bits of psychedelic rock, disco, electro, and other culturally rich genres. Read more » 

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  • 09/08/2010

Silkie to Release Single Series; New Album Coming in 2011

One of London's many outstanding dubstep patrons, Silkie, has some pretty big plans in the works leading up to the release of his new sophomore album. Read more » 

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  • 09/08/2010

The Sight Below to Tour West Coast with Pantha du Prince, Release New Solo Album

Earlier this year, both Seattle's curator of sublime ambiance, Rafael Anton Irisarri (a.k.a. The Sight Below, pictured above), and Berlin's heir to the minimal techno throne, Hendrik Weber (a.k.a. Pantha du Prince), released albums loved by those of us at XLR8R HQ. Read more » 

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  • 09/08/2010

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