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Horse Meat Disco Unleash Second Disco Mix

The boys of Horse Meat Disco are back with the second installment of their mix series on Strut Records. Following in the tradition of their first mix, the collection includes everything from rarities such as Madleen Kayne's "Cherchez Pas" to Italo classics such as Kasso's "Walkman," thus illuminating the astounding breadth of the disco genre. With a teaser mix now up, the most popular disco crew from the UK seems set to continue winning fans of their disco-love vibes. Check out the tracklist after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 04/21/2010

GangStarr MC Guru Dead at 43

After a year-long battle with cancer that also included a much-publicized heart attack, MC Guru passed away last night. Founder of the pioneering hip-hop group GangStarr, Guru was not only known for his uncompromising flows, but an approach to hip-hop production that paid homage to (and included collaborations with) jazz legends such as Donald Byrd and Branford Marsalis. Read more » 

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  • 04/20/2010

Preview the New Night Slugs EP from Girl Unit

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Next week, Bok Bok and L-Vis 1990's Night Slugs label will be releasing its third record, the I.R.L. EP from fellow London upstart Girl Unit, who, incidentally, is neither a girl nor a multi-person unit. In the meantime, the guys have been kind enough to offer an exclusive stream of three tracks from the EP, right here on XLR8R.com. Read more » 

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  • 04/20/2010

Video: LCD Soundsystem "Drunk Girls"



We don't care what Pitchfork says—"Drunk Girls" is a really annoying song and didn't exactly get us excited for the forthcoming LCD Soundsystem album, This Is Happening, slated for release on May 18. The "Drunk Girls" video, on the other hand, is borderline genius. (Also, we've heard the rest of the album and it's much better.) Read more » 

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  • 04/19/2010

Kode9's DJ-Kicks Tracklist to Include Zomby, The Bug, Ramadanman, Cooly G

Hot on the heels of releasing The Juan MacLean's DJ-Kicks, !K7 has just announced the tracklist for Kode9's contribution to the venerated mix series, which comes out June 22. Check it after the jump. Read more » 

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  • 04/19/2010

Blondes Head to the West Coast

This week, Brooklyn lo-fi acid-house revivalists and organic techno enthusiasts Blondes will be gracing the Golden State with a number of shows and DJ sets. Given that our San Francisco office has been drooling over these guys for months while our NY office repeatedly lords it over us just how great they (and apparently every other band in Brooklyn) is, we're pretty excited to check out Blondes in person. Read more » 

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  • 04/19/2010

Download Kingdom's New LuckyMe April Fools Gold Mixtape

The former DJ Ezra, who we all now know and love as Kingdom, just dropped a great mixtape for Glasgow dudes LuckyMe. Read more » 

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  • 04/16/2010

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