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Watch El Guincho's New Video for "Hindou"



This video for "Hindou," taken from El Guincho's forthcoming Piratas de Sudamérica EP (released July 13 via Young Turks), splices together random, summery images with footage of a young boy dressed as a pirate rowing around with an older friend in a small boat. Read more » 

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  • 06/30/2010

DaVinci Talks Turf, Jail Time, and More Hometown News With The Bay Citizen

San Francisco's latest break-out MC, DaVinci, recently talked with XLR8R freelancer David Downs for his insightful piece published today on The Bay Citizen. Read more » 

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  • 06/30/2010

Eskmo, Jneiro Jarel, Exillon, and Starkey Contribute to the 'Outer Spaces' EP

Retronyms, an iPhone- and iPad-software developing company, brought together four producers from across the electronic music spectrum, and commissioned them to create tracks using only one of its touch-friendly musical tools, the DopplerPad. Music makers Eskmo, Starkey, Exillon, and Jneiro Jarel each wrote a tune for the free downloadable EP, called Outer Spaces. Read more » 

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  • 06/30/2010

Holy Ghost! Tours with Chromeo, Plays Central Park SummerStage

Following the release of its debut EP, Static on the Wire, NYC's disco-loving pop duo Holy Ghost! will embark on a lengthy set of tour dates with fellow dance-friendly pair Chromeo. Read more » 

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  • 06/30/2010

Catch the Latest Episode of What You Talkin' Bout Willits



Ghostly International recording artist and XLR8R TV mainstay Christopher Willits has joined with Sound Arts and Gray Productions to produce his how-to program, What You Talkin' Bout Willits—and the latest episode is available here! Read more » 

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  • 06/30/2010

NYC Hip-hop/Graffiti Pioneer Rammellzee Dies, Cause Unknown

Yesterday, rumors floated around Twitter, MySpace, and various blogs about the untimely death of pioneering hip-hop/graffiti icon Rammellzee (a.k.a. RAMMΣLLZΣΣ). The suspicions have been confirmed that the seminal artist is indeed dead, but any details beyond that have yet to surface. Read more » 

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  • 06/30/2010

Catch Dâm-Funk DJing Live at Doc Marten's in San Francisco

Before his XLR8R-sponsored performance with live band Master Blaster at Mezzanine tomorrow, prolific LA boogie maestro Dâm-Funk will drop into the Doc Marten's store in the Upper Haight of San Francisco for an hour-long DJ gig that's completely open to the public. Read more » 

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  • 06/30/2010

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