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Caribou, Grouper on Trentemøller Comp

He might be known the world over for minimal electronic dancefloor cuts, but Anders Trentemøller has a few other tricks up the sleeves of that coat, one of which is lumping artists like Beach House, Grouper, Two Lone Swordsmen, and A Place to Bury Strangers onto the same compilation—and effectively too.

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  • 05/08/2009

Free Hessle Audio Mix from Ben UFO

On the hunt for freebies this afternoon? Head over to Get Darker, where Ben UFO has a free Hessle Audio mix up for grabs, hyping the label's takeover of Room 3 at Fabric on Friday, May 15.

Ben UFO:
Greena - Maracay - (Forthcoming Applepips)
Omar S - Busaru Beats - (Sound Signature)
Aphrodisiax - Unfinished Business - (Jus House)
Karizma - 33rd Street Anthem - (Defected)
Unknown - Unknown - (Unreleased)
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  • 05/07/2009

Damian Lazarus Plots U.S. Tour

Crosstown Rebels founder Damian Lazarus has a decade-long history of DJing that speaks for itself, but this month, he's showcasing another set of abilities, namely, his production skills on his debut artist album, Smoke the Monster Out (released earlier this week on Get Physical).

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  • 05/07/2009

Artist to Watch: Jack Beats

Who: Jack Beats
Where: London, U.K.

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  • 05/06/2009

Video Premiere: Pontiak "Aestival"

Pontiak delivered their impressively crafted second album, Maker, earlier this year via Thrill Jockey, so now the Carney brothers are following it up with a video for the track “Aestival.” Since Maker never follows a straightforward musical trajectory, it follows that this clip is a highly abstract collection of images and details that match the retro-psych-meets-sledgehammer riffage of the song.

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  • 05/06/2009

Drop the Lime Tour Kicks Off Tonight

Luca "Drop the Lime" Venezia has been an XLR8R favorite for years now, wining us over time and again with his goblin bass-infused breakcore tracks that have helped spawn an entire movement of club music.

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  • 05/06/2009

XLR8R's Top 20 MP3s of April

Once again, we've crunched the data and pulled up the most popular MP3s on XLR8R.com for the month of April, and you'll recognize names like Moderat, Mr. Lif, FlyLo, Miss Kittin, and more on this very eclectic bundle of tracks.

As always, keep up to date with XLR8R's daily mp3s by subscribing to our MP3 RSS Feed, or bookmark our MP3 page.

Herewith, we present April's most popular 20 MP3s on XLR8R.com:

20 Moderat - "A New Error"
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  • 05/06/2009

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