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Modeselektor Releases First Mix

Crafty conspirators Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary (a.k.a. Modeselektor) are famous for packing dancefloors with their blend of IDM, glitch, electro, and hip-hop generated from homemade or tweeked electronics. Vol. 3  marks the duo’s first-ever mix CD, and the third in BPitch Control’s Boogy Bytes series.

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  • 03/13/2007

DJ Vadim Preps Album, Makes BBE Debut

Russian-born, London-based Vadim Peare (a.k.a. DJ Vadim) has been sampling and mixing for over a decade and a half, and in April we will once again reap the benefits of his production experience with another album of his trademark soul, dark dub, and hip-hop infusion, aptly titled The Sound Catcher.

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  • 03/12/2007

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, March 12

Various Body Language Vol. 4: DJ Dixon Get Physical
As a follow-up to Jesse Rose's last installment for the Body Language series, Volume 4 finds DJ Dixon exploring the mellower side of house with moody tracks from Chromatics, Thom Yorke, and Tracey Thorn. The end result is a poppy, synth-heavy groove collection that shows Get Physical still at the top of its game.


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  • 03/12/2007

Video: Kid Koala "Floor Kids"

On the video for his new track, "Floor Kids," master of all things quirky Kid Koala, along with the drawing skills of animator Jonathan Ng, shows us what happens when a b-boy dance-off goes awry. Makes us wonder if those two weren't personally hashing out that choreography during the creation process of the video.

See "Floor Kids" now, at XLR8R's Video Section.



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  • 03/12/2007

Domu's Musical Marriage

He’s been called a lot of things in his varied broken beat/house/drum & bass music career: Sonar Circle, Umod, Rima, Chaka Domu, and just plain Domu.

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  • 03/12/2007

Video: Grizzly Bear "Knife"

New York’s four-piece outfit Grizzly Bear had a big 2006. The band's second album, Yellow House—a collection of sweeping, poignant melodies and gently strummed guitars—topped charts and garnered phrases like "classic in the making.” They’ve come a long way from being a one-man acoustic act accompanied by field recordings and a drum machine. Check out the group's new video for the song “Knife.”

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  • 03/12/2007

Floor Kids

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  • 03/09/2007

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