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Dave Aju Delivers New Side-Project Single

In a small detour from his work as a solo producer, San Francisco producer Dave Aju adopted a group of similarly talented musicians and vocalists to join him as the Sol Percussion Ensemble. The group convened on two tracks, "Flexa" and "Vibra," for a new EP called Two Tone. Both songs are their own kind of warped techno-and-jazz-inspired musique concrète, each with its own focus on a single percussion instrument. Read more » 

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  • 06/17/2010

Rinse FM Receives Radio License

After 16 years of broadcasting illegally as a pirate radio station, London's Rinse FM has finally secured an FM radio license. For those of you thinking it will change the forward-thinking station's style or format, the crew announced in their press release, "the license will allow us to continue our mission, broadcasting in the pirate format that we and our listeners know and love." Read more » 

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  • 06/17/2010

Apparat to Judge You in Ableton's Summer Music Challenge

Some kids hit the library for the summer reading challenge, but not you, you budding young music producer. Read more » 

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  • 06/17/2010

Video: Blockhead "The Music Scene"



The folks at Ninja Tune dropped us a line to share the new video for "The Music Scene," the title track from NYC hip-hop producer Blockhead's album from late last year. The clip features some really excellent psychedelic animation—think Dr. Seuss—courtesy of Anthony Schepperd, but we must admit that it does bring to mind a video from our younger days. Read more » 

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  • 06/17/2010

Wrap Your Ears Around Machinedrum's New 'FR33DUMB' Mixtape

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Brooklyn glitch-beat maestro and recent LuckyMe signee Machinedrum has been hard at work getting together his inaugural release for the Scottish label, Many Faces, which comes out later this month. Read more » 

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  • 06/16/2010

Preview the Debut Album from Wolf + Lamb

Brooklyn duo Wolf + Lamb has been throwing amazing underground parties and releasing a steady stream of disco-influenced music for years now, but until today, the pair never had an official artist album. Love Someone is the first full-length offering from Gadi Mizrahi & Zev Einsenberg, and they've passed along the album's first three tracks to preview here on XLR8R.com. Read more » 

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  • 06/16/2010

FaltyDL to Release Phreqaflex on July 26

New York's FaltyDL is set to release his umpteenth single on Planet Mu come July 26. Read more » 

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  • 06/16/2010

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