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Bassnectar Announces Tour Dates

Prepare to shake them (white) dreads. The self-proclaimed maker of electronic music and freakshow experimentation known as Bassnectar will hit the road this fall for a lengthy tour that's supposedly to include no less than 75 dates around North America (some of which are yet to be announced). A much-loved performer at festivals, the man born Lorin Ashton will be traveling to all corners of the U.S. with live showings of his strange mix of break-beat, hip-hop, dubstep, and grindcore. Let the wobbling and womping ensue.

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  • 08/04/2008

Ane Brun New Album, Tour Dates

XLR8R readers are probably familiar with the instrumental space-disco music emanating mysteriously from Norway by producers like Hans Peter Lindstrøm, Prins Thomas, and the whole Feedelity Records camp. Truly, we bask in their warped euphony. And what Norway lacks in population–about four million residents total–it makes up for in talent.

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  • 08/04/2008

DJ T. Unleashes New Single

Full details have yet to be announced for DJ T.'s next full-length, but word on the street is that the producer and Get Physical co-founder, born Thomas Koch, has been hard at work in the studio, collaborating and experimenting for the upcoming album.

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  • 08/04/2008

Out This Week: Atlas Sound, Fabric 41

This week, soul chanteuse Stacy Epps drops her debut, The Faint’s new one is out so we can finally stop talking about it, and Bradford Cox one again proves why he’s most deserving of the label “prolific.”



The Faint
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The newest full-length from the Omaha, NE dance-rock five piece, who split from their longtime home at Saddle Creek and self-released this one.



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  • 08/04/2008

Atmosphere Announces Tour Dates

Here come Slug and Ant. With many a relationship woe and character's sad story now told via Atmosphere's latest album, When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold, the Minneapolis-based hip-hop duo will embark on its Paint the Nation tour.

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  • 08/01/2008

Soulwax to Play Stateside Dates

It's a precious few dates that Belgium-based duo Soulwax is set to play, but these shows are sure to sell out. Brothers David and Stephen Dewaele will be making four North American appearances next week in support of their new DVD, Part of the Weekend Never Dies, which documents the music and mayhem involved with doing a world tour. The documentary is rumored to be out in September. In the meantime, catch them here:

08/06 New York, NY: Irving Plaza*
08/08 Philadelphia, PA: Transit*
08/09 Baltimore, MD: Virgin Festival
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  • 08/01/2008

Top 10: The Faint, Tobacco, Amplive

Pit Er Pat
High Time
Thrill Jockey
Release Date: October 21

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