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Flying Lotus Preps Brainfeeder Part 2

L.A.'s Brainfeeder Radio saw massive success when they hosted Flying Lotus, so naturally, the man born Steven Ellison is returning for Brainfeeder Radio Part 2. For six hours on Tuesday, June 10, Flylo' will be pushing the tunes over the worldwide airwaves, many of them rumored to be unreleased tracks and remixes. Check the times for your location here.

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  • 06/06/2008

Make It So feat. Michael Johnson

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  • 06/05/2008

Dance Wiv Me feat. Calvin Harris and Chrome

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  • 06/04/2008

Pon Di Wire: Cure Fest Postponed, Sizzla goes AWOL, New Reggae Movie

Buju Banton’s Gargamel Music drops its new compilation, Buju Banton Presents: Jamrock Classics Vol. 1, this week. The collection features new tunes from Pinchers, George Nooks, Terror Fabulous, Ghost, Jah Cure, Yami Bolo, Tony Curtis, and Lutan Fyah. The album features a clutch of classic backing music, including the Stallag, This Magic Moment, and Three Blind Mice riddims.

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Bun B, Rap-A-Lot, Zune Host Rap Contest

His Ill Trill release is blowing up charts and record store shelves. Now, Bun B has joined forces with Rap-A-Lot Records and Zune, and the three parties are on the hunt for rap's next star.

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  • 06/04/2008

Buck 65 to Sell Stage Vinyl on eBay

Of all the MySpace bulletins we received this morning at the XLR8R office, the one about Canadian rapper Buck 65 auctioning his stage vinyl on eBay was the most surprising. Not that artists can't sell things to the masses via that site, but Buck was pretty emphatic about the record's worth and glory, not to mention the fact that he wants fans to "pay top dollar for it" and to "support a good cause: suffering weirdo musician."

From the man himself:

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  • 06/04/2008

Does it Offend You, Yeah? Preps Tour

With an aural arsenal of punk rhythms, white noise, and screeching guitars, not to mention a few electro flavors, Does it Offend You, Yeah? has kept busy this year further blurring the boundary between rock and dance music (not that there's much of a boundary to blur these days). The Reading, England-based trio will head Stateside at the end of July to show off their chops in the live setting, with a handful of dates in the U.S. and Canada. Their tour mates? Read more » 

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  • 06/04/2008

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