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M83 Composes New Tunes For French Film

Flick-following blog The Playlist got the scoop on this interesting piece of music news. Anthony Gonzales (known to most as the man behind electronic prog-pop outfit M83) has finally been commissioned to do something he's probably been doing in his mind since his first self-titled album: score a feature film. Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

Download Hot City's New 'How's My Raving?' Mix

Rave stab / bass + house master Hot City's How's My Raving? VIP Crew has put together a masterful mix in anticipation of next week's How's My Raving? party in London. Featuring everything from the ravey pleasures of Armand Van Helden to the old-school house of Hardrive, it's sure to make you want to get sweaty. Download the mix here, and check out the tracklisting after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

Watch New Video From Fresh Planet Mu Signee Solar Bears



Along with Chicago's juke prince DJ Nate and Cambridge-based beat maker Oriol, Planet Mu recently signed the Irish duo Solar Bears. Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

Maurice Fulton and Mim Suleiman Collaborate

Mim Suleiman may not be as much of an XLR8R household name as producer extraordinaire Maurice Fulton, but that's all to change soon Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

Flying Lotus to Perform and Chat on KCRW at 11:15 a.m. PST Today

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  • 05/14/2010

Watch Ariel Pink Perform "Menopause Man" Live



We love Ariel Pink—after all, the LA troubadour is the cover star of our brand-new issue—so we're pretty jazzed to see that he's recorded a number of live, in-studio performances with his Haunted Graffiti bandmates. Watch "Menopause Man" above, and then head here to check out a few other tracks, including a couple of selections from the forthcoming Before Today album, which comes out on June 8. Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

Oval Returns After 10 Years With New Sounds

Glitch and minimal pioneer Markus Popp returns after a 10-year silence with new sounds under his Oval moniker. Though 2003's So collaboration with vocalist Eriko Toyada was wildly successful, Popp decided to focus his efforts anew during his time away, utilizing live recording techniques and organic instrumentation. The culmination of these experiments is the 15-song Oh EP, coming out June 15, which will be followed by a full-length album later in the summer. Read more » 

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