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New Clipse Track Surfaces

The hip-hop world clambers at just about any music news from the reliably slow-moving Clipse front, so you can imagine our excitement upon learning that the Virginia Beach-based duo was hard at work with a multitude of producers on its third full-length, Till the Casket Drops. Read more » 

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  • 07/28/2009

Kingdom, Bok Bok Go 1-for-1 on the Radio

Brooklyn party starter Kingdom recently spent some time in London, much of it bumming around with folks like L-Vis 1990, Bok Bok, and the rest of the Night Slugs crew. Read more » 

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  • 07/27/2009

New Zomby EP Out in August

The elusive boy beyond breakbeat-hardcore-revivalist persona Zomby is at it again, this time with One Foot Ahead of the Other, an EP expected August 24 on
Ramp Recordings. A tracklist follows, but if you just can't wait, preview a few of the tunes here and at the Ramp MySpacepage.

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  • 07/27/2009

Exclusive: Kid Koala Unveils The Slew

Exclusive XLR8R news comin' atcha! Read more » 

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  • 07/27/2009

Plus 8 Celebrates 100 With Logo Contest

This October, Richie Hawtin's Plus 8 label will celebrate its 100th release with a special remix compilation, featuring tracks from the 19-years-running back-catalog remixed by friends of the producer/DJ extraordinaire. As well, the iconic Plus 8 logo will undergo a redesign. And here's where you come in: Plus 8 is asking its fans to reinterpret one of the label's five logos from the past. The best submissions will be integrated as part of the special anniversary release. Read more » 

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  • 07/27/2009

A First Look at Logic Pro 9

Maybe you heard, Apple has released the next generation of Logic Pro. Then again, maybe you didn't hear, as the announcement received surprisingly little pomp and circumstance. No tradeshow unveiling, no exhaustive public beta. But Apple believes you will hear the difference in your engineering as the new Logic Pro suite—featuring Pro 9, MainStage 2, Soundtrack Pro 3, Compressor 3.5—features over 200 new features, the most noteworthy of which are virtualization and manipulation tools. Read more » 

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  • 07/24/2009

Grab a Free Leaf Album Sampler

The ambitiously eclectic U.K. Read more » 

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  • 07/24/2009

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