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New Mad Decent Column Travels Africa, Looks For Music

Some pretty interesting and most definitely funny things tend to surface on the Mad Decent blog, but one item in particular just caught our eye. Read more » 

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  • 05/17/2010

Pantha du Prince Heads Out on European, North American Tour

One of XLR8R's favorite albums to see release this year so far is Black Noise by German techno minimalist Pantha du Prince. Something about producer Hendrik Weber's deft combination of field recordings, bell sounds, and churning drum-machine rhythms struck a chord both in and out of the electronic music scene, and now the talented music maker is taking his excellent tunes to the wide open road. Read more » 

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  • 05/17/2010

Underworld Shares First New Material in Nearly Three Years

Remember that term "electronica"? Sure you do. Remember that group Underworld? Of course! Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

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

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