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Ivan Smagghe Mixes Robert Johnson Comp

Long known as a DJ's DJ, Ivan Smagghe (one half of Black Strobe) will bring his eclectic sensibilities to the third installment of the Live at Robert Johnson series this September. Featuring such disparate acts as In Flagranti, Röyksopp, and Wighnomy Bros., the mix is certain to be a wild and hypnotic one, with Smagghe mixing darker tech moments with brighter disco and electronic vibes in a truly elegant, Parisian fashion. Read more » 

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  • 07/15/2009

Lawrence RA Podcast and New LP Details

Our friends at Resident Advisor scored an amazing podcast from Dial Records' Lawrence, a long-time XLR8R fave and killer house producer. Here the man known as Peter Kersten (a.k.a. Read more » 

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  • 07/15/2009

Free Vivian Girls Track From Their New LP

So, what are you waiting for? Grab the new MP3 off of the Brooklyn threesome's forthcoming album, Everything Goes Wrong, here.


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  • 07/15/2009

A-Trak + Armand = Duck Sauce!

Club lovers, be advised! Read more » 

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  • 07/14/2009

Download Mary Anne Hobbs' Sonar Mix

There's nothing quite like a true exhibition of teamwork in the music world these days. In this case, BBC Radio 1's experimental DJ and electronic-music tastemaker Mary Anne Hobbs has joined forces with L.A.'s future of hip-hop, Flying Lotus, and the beat master's Brainfeeder label. Read more » 

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  • 07/14/2009

Lemonade's Tune in an Afternoon

Previously on XLR8R TV's Tune in an Afternoon special, leftfield hip-hop craftsmen Jel and Odd Nosdam ran through a junk shop in Berkeley to find the elements to create their collaborative track, Tune in an Afternoon. Today, we unleash the second installment of our series, this time featuring Brooklyn's psych-house trio, Lemonade. Read more » 

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  • 07/14/2009

Grab RinseFM's Free iPhone App

Your one-stop shop for streaming grime, dubstep, and U.K. funky on the internet has just gotten a upgrade, and it's come in the form of a free iPhone app. The online radio station Rinse.fm has just made their iPhone application available on iTunes, so those interested can listen to mixes from the likes of Benga, Skream, and Youngsta anywhere, anytime. Sadly, members of the Blackberry clan will have to wait a bit longer to get their mobile RinseFM radio fix. Read more » 

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  • 07/13/2009

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