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Watch a New Short Film from Ben Frost

The second installment of a three-part series of short films arriving ahead of Ben Frost's upcoming A U R O R A LP for Mute has appeared today, featuring sounds lifted from the nine-track album. Read more » 

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  • 04/03/2014

Watch an Interview with Frankie Knuckles and Others in Resurfaced '80s Footage

Classic footage from the opening of Chicago's Power House Club in 1986 has surfaced, featuring the recently deceased Frankie Knuckles along with a number of Chicago's early house pioneers. Read more » 

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  • 04/03/2014

Pittsburgh Track Authority Readies Debut LP

Since 2011, Pittsburgh Track Authority has been issuing a steady stream of tunes, popping up on labels like Argot, Work Them, Uzuri, and others. The outspoken Pennsylvania trio's music is solidly rooted in traditional house tropes, but has also flashed elements of techno, electro, and disco during the outfit's prolific run. With more than a dozen EPs to its name, Pittsburgh Track Authority has decided to make the leap into the full-length format, and has finished a debut LP that's scheduled to appear next month. Read more » 

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  • 04/03/2014

Donato Dozzy Readies New EP for Stroboscopic Artefacts

Italian techno stalwart and half of Voices from the Lake, Donato Dozzy has announced that his next solo release will be a four-track EP for Lucy's Berlin-based Stroboscopic Artefacts label. Read more » 

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  • 04/03/2014

How to Dress Well Announces New Album, Unveils Second Single

Chicago's injured-R&B troubadour Tom Krell (a.k.a. How to Dress Well) shared his most recent slice of deeply moving music early last month, posting a stream of "Words I Don't Remember" with little other information than a touching quote from the artist and a link to a new website. Almost a month later, the singer/producer has announced the details of his next album, and dropped another of the forthcoming record's singles to stream online. Read more » 

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  • 04/03/2014

Video Premiere: Sau Poler "Isolated"



Back in January, XLR8R spent a lot of time (and words) highlighting Barcelona's electronic music scene, and new talents continue to emerge from the Spanish coastal city. In fairness, Sau Poler hails from Badalona, just outside of Barcelona, but his swirling, pop-infused electronic sounds are on par with those being created by producers who reside inside of Barcelona's official city limits. Last year, he released A Soundless Echo, a six-track EP on Applescal's Atomnation imprint, and now, he's commissioned a video for lead cut "Isolated." Read more » 

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  • 04/03/2014

Martyn Details Upcoming Third Album for Ninja Tune, Shares New Mix

After teasing his next full-length record with digital single "Be My Own Pupil" late last year, Washington, DC-based 3024 label boss Martyn has finally announced his follow up to 2011's excellent Ghost People LP, a 10-track album called The Air Between Words. Read more » 

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  • 04/03/2014

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