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Be in Tanya Morgan's Video

Maybe you missed that chance to play an extra in Milk, but Brooklyn/Cincinnati hip-hop trio Tanya Morgan is giving Bay Area residents another chance to appear on camera, as the boys are filming the video for their track "So Damn Down" on Sunday, April 5 and have invited anyone and everyone to participate.

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  • 04/03/2009

Sebastien Tellier Announces Tour

A little while back, Sebastien Tellier told all, as in, shared his sexual wisdom with XLR8R whilst sitting on a bearskin rug. Needless to say, we were all enlightened by what the Paris-based maker of sexy synth-pop had to say.

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  • 04/03/2009

Telepathe Plans Gigantic Tour

When making predictions for what might be hot in 2009, best friends Busy Gangnes and Melissa Livaudais (a.k.a. Telepathe) didn't include themselves on the list, though they might as well have. The pair will release its debut full-length, Dance Mother, in less than two weeks, and on the live show front the girls are already in high demand. Read more » 

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  • 04/02/2009

Andrew

A recent band featured in XLR8R's Artist to Watch series, Long Beach, CA-based outfit Crystal Antlers is gearing up for the April 7 release of its debut full-length, Tentacles. The group unveiled the soulful psych-punk track "Andrew" a few weeks ago, and here comes the accompanying video, in which much jamming takes place. Read more » 

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  • 04/02/2009

Ableton Releases Live 8 and Suite 8

In 2007, Ableton released Live 7 in response to the growing number of producers swearing by the Germany-based company's music-making software. A little less than two years later, it's time for another upgrade, hence the announcement this morning that Live 8 and Suite 8 are now available to music-tech heads everywhere.

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  • 04/02/2009

XLR8R's Top 20 MP3s of March

February found XLR8R readers enthusiastic over melodic techno and electro, but the top 20 MP3 downloads for March were a little more varied in style, with leftfield hip-hop making a strong showing alongside ambient tracks, minimal ones, and beats made especially for XLR8R.

As always, keep up to date with XLR8R's daily MP3s by subscribing to our MP3 RSS Feed, or bookmark our MP3 page.

Behold, the top 20 MP3s of March on XLR8R.com:

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  • 04/01/2009

School of Seven Bells Plots Tour

“Our music is so personal, I can’t believe anyone actually likes it,” ex-Secret Machines member Benjamin Curtis recently said of the music he—alongside the Deheza twins—makes as School of Seven Bells.

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  • 04/01/2009

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