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Fabric London: Business as Usual

Earlier in the week, Ben Watt's Twitter feed announced that the staff at London clubs Fabric and Matter (of the same ownership) had been made redundant, crediting only a "reliable source." Read more » 

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  • 05/28/2010

Mona Wins XLR8R's 'Drop the Lime Drops By' Contest



Over six months ago, XLR8R teamed up with Bacardi's B-Live program to bring you the "Drop the Lime Drops By" contest in celebration of his single for the alcohol brand-cum-music label, "Devil's Eyes." The idea: write in and tell Drop the Lime why you know the perfect place for him to perform, and the winner will be handpicked by Luca Venezia himself. Read more » 

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  • 05/28/2010

Check Out the City Guide Weekend Events Round-Up

Here we have another list of our favorite events featured in the Scion/XLR8R City Guide app. If you live in or around a major metropolitan city—New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Minneapolis, Austin, Portland, Chicago, and Philadelphia to be exact— Read more » 

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  • 05/28/2010

The Pack Ready to 'Party' on Sophomore Album for SMC

Berkeley-based hip-hop phenoms Lil Uno, Lil B, and Young L (a.k.a. The Pack) have dropped their affiliations with Jive to release a follow-up to 2007's Based Boys album on SMC in August. SMC CEO Will Bronson said of his recent deal with The Pack, "I tried signing The Pack when 'Vans' broke but how could I compete with Too $hort? Read more » 

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  • 05/27/2010

Skream to Release New Album in July

Long-time dubstep icon Skream is set to follow up the release of his self-titled debut with his next album of bass music gems, Outside the Box. The forthcoming 14-track album comes four years after the DJ/prdoucer's last full-length dropped, and will be released by the same label, Tempa. Read more » 

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  • 05/27/2010

New Release From Ill Blu Coming on Hyperdub

News of more chilly dance grooves hitting our ears via Hyperdub just surfaced. UK DJ/producer duo Ill Blu has prepped two new jams for the bass-dealing label, entitled "Bellion" and "Dragon Pop." Each track flexes a particularly minimal style of future-house/UK funky that leans a bit more towards the darker, less-soulful end of the dance music spectrum, and focuses almost completely on rhythm, save for a basic bass synth or steel-drum melody. Read more » 

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  • 05/27/2010

Preview Lil Silva's New Night Slugs EP

Next week, L-Vis 1990 and Bok Bok's Night Slugs label continues its reign atop Next-Level Awesomeness Mountain with the release of Lil Silva's Night Skanker EP. The six-track EP finds the young UK producer combining energetic, grime-influenced funky percussion with punchy synth melodies, and the results are spectacular. In advance of the EP's release, the Night Slugs crew has passed along the first two songs for us to preview on the XLR8R website. Read more » 

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  • 05/27/2010

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