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Thomas Hamman & Gerd Janson Mix Robert Johnson Vol. 4

The acclaimed mix series from Offenbach's Robert Johnson club soldiers on, this time with a mix from Thomas Hamman and Gerd Janson, the duo behind Robert Johnson's infamous Liquid party. Read more » 

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  • 11/10/2009

L-Vis 1990 & Bok Bok Bring the Bass to the US

L-Vis 1990, one of UK bass music's most versatile new DJs and producers, is finally coming stateside to spin some sets with collaborator and fellow Night Slugs resident Bok Bok. Read more » 

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  • 11/10/2009

San Serac to Release New EP on Environ

San Serac, Baltimore native and established disco revivalist, has announced the release of his new EP, Music Never Ends, due to hit the streets November 10 on Environ Records. The digital download also includes a quirky remix by labelmate—and label head—Morgan Geist. Read more » 

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  • 11/10/2009

Hard Wax Celebrates 20 Years With Huge Berlin Party

The seminal Hard Wax record store, opened in 1989 by Mark Ernestus right before the Wall fell, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a gigantic event at the legendary WMF club in Berlin. With performances from Soundstream & Prosumer, Shed, Mark Ernestus featuring Tikiman, and a host of other techno demi-gods, it is sure to be one of the don't-miss events in Europe this autumn. But why such a grand affair for a record store? For the uninitiated (or those unfortunate enough to have never visited Berlin), a history lesson is in order.

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  • 11/09/2009

Etienne Jaumet Mixes & Discusses His Influences

French loop-stylist Etienne Jaumet's Night Music is one of our favorite albums of the year, but it isn't a typical electronic music album by any means. With such a different sound, what could Jaumet's influences be? Well, Domino has posted a new mix by the man himself, as well as some YouTube videos explaining his choices, offering a glimpse of what drives the exotic, dark aura of Jaumet's full-length. With selections from Suicide, Harmonia, and Goblin along with many others, the mix is an hour-long trip through Jaumet's musical mind.

Check out the tracklist and two videos after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 11/09/2009

Juan MacLean/Maserati Drummer Jerry Fuchs Dies in Elevator Accident

Gothamist reports that Juan MacLean live drummer and full-time member of Maserati, Jerry Fuchs, died early Sunday morning after a fall from an elevator shaft in a Brooklyn apartment building. Read more » 

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  • 11/08/2009

OPP: Other People's Podcasts

Although we're obviously proud of our weekly XLR8R Podcast series, we also spend time scouring the internet for high-quality offerings that appear on other websites. OPP is a monthly round-up of our favorites. Read more » 

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  • 11/06/2009

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