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Download Shortstuff's Exclusive Icee Hot Mix

In anticipation of his performance at San Francisco's Icee Hot jump-off, UK funky upstart and Blunted Robots label don Shortstuff has put together this exclusive half-hour mix to offer a taste of the tunes he'll be dropping stateside come this Saturday. Read more » 

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  • 03/23/2010

Kode9 to Talk About Sonic Warfare This Week in San Francisco

While any electronic music head knows that Kode9 is one of the founding flag-bearers of the dubstep movement, it might come as a surprise that the DJ/producer also holds a Ph.D in Philosophy, and in 2009 saw his first tome on sonics released by the MIT Press. Read more » 

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  • 03/23/2010

Watch Fatima's "Soul Glo" Video

Fatima's debut EP, Mindtravelin', has just been released on the Eglo label, and its first single already has an excellent music video. The soulful songstress definitely pleases on "Soul Glo," but the vid's appropriation of analog television technologies as well as the cult of the infomercial makes us swoon. Check it out below!

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  • 03/23/2010

Download Donnacha Costello's Little White Earbuds Podcast

From the brilliant variety of Colorseries to the more ambient sounds of his recordings for the Mille Plateaux label, Dublin's Donnacha Costello has been one of the most innovative producers of electronic music for more than a decade. Little White Earbuds is now hosting a podcast curated by Costello which features the most influential tracks to him and his sonic palette. From the hard Detroit techno of Neil Landstrumm to the gay house of "Love Can't Turn Around," the podcast is a journey through the best house and techno of the past 25 years. Check it out over at LWE. Tracklisting after the break! Read more » 

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  • 03/22/2010

Third Installment of Claude VonStroke Remix EPs Out Now

Following two earlier releases of remixes from Claude VonStroke's latest album, Bird Brain, comes this third installment to the 12" series from San Francisco's Dirtybird label. Read more » 

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  • 03/19/2010

Electric Independence Meets Vince Clarke and His Temple of Synth

Music geeks and tech heads, brace yourselves. VBS.tv off-shoot Motherboard, an online video blog/network that focuses mainly on technology and its effects on culture, premiered a new episode of its Electric Independence program that features the man behind Depeche Mode, Yazoo, and Erasure, Mr. Vince Clarke. Read more » 

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  • 03/19/2010

Read the New Issue of XLR8R Now!

Read the March/April issue of XLR8R for free right now by either downloading the PDF or viewing it online at Issuu. As well as huge stories on Delorean (pictured), Todd Edwards, and the New Sound of Detroit, we've also packed this issue with a ton of multimedia extras, so git yr download on ASAP!

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  • 03/18/2010

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