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2009 WMC Gig Guide

Every year, XLR8R heads to Miami to party non-stop at the city's annual Winter Music Conference. Needless to say, there are hundreds of events to sift through, and we've streamlined your decision process by presenting a handful of them here.



Tuesday, March 24

Mansion Loves Electro
Music By: Benny Benassi, Calvin Harris (DJ Set), The Bloody Beetroots, Sneaky Sound System (live), Joachim Garraud, LA Riots, Don Rimini
Venue: Electric Pickle, 2826 North Miami Ave.
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  • 03/26/2009

Sick as Sin

Music videos are a bit more of a rarity in dubstep than with most other genres, so we jump at the chance to post them. This one's courtesy of Cardiff-based producer Stagga, who kept the visuals minimal (very minimal) and the bass heavy on this track. Read more » 

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  • 03/26/2009

Mala, Ricardo Villalobos Join MUTEK

One need only scan the recent news on XLR8R.com to know that MUTEK Montreal preparations are in full effect. The multi-day electronic music festival will celebrate its tenth birthday this year, and another round of artists was added to the bill (which already includes the likes of Carl Craig, Akufen, Ghislain Poirier, and a couple dozen others) this morning.

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  • 03/26/2009

XLR8R TV's Exclusive New Track Series

As part of a new XLR8R TV series called "Tune In An Afternoon," XLR8R challenged anticon. artists Jel and Odd Nosdam to collaborate and produce an exclusive track. The catch: it had to be done in a single afternoon, using samples culled from $40 worth of records bought at Nosdam's local junk shop in Berkeley, CA.

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  • 03/25/2009

Glitch Mob, Busy P Join Movement 2009

No less than 25 more artists join the lineup for the previously announced Movement 2009 festival, which will take over Detroit's Hart Plaza from May 23 - 25. The longtime electronic music festival is both a multi-day and multi-genre affair this year, with dubstep star Benga, electro producers Busy P and Krazy Baldhead, and future-blappers Glitch Mob joining Ellen Allien, Flying Lotus, The Prodigy, and Steve Bug.

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  • 03/25/2009

Contribute to MUTEK at Fundraiser

A flailing economy doesn't mean all festivities and fun must cease, it just means one has to be a little more creative in generating the means to hold said festivities and fun. Hence, MUTEK's first-ever fundraiser, which will aid in gathering money to support the festival's 10-year anniversary event.

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  • 03/24/2009

Bisc1 Plots Special Delivery Tour

Bisc1 is a busy man, and that's no secret to anyone in underground hip-hop. Read more » 

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  • 03/23/2009

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