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Tommy Boy Hooks Up 'The Love Triangle' DJ Mix With a Slew of Texan Obscurities

Music lover, video maker, and Texas native Tommy Boy put together a lengthy mixtape based around his admiration for what he calls the "love triangle" between Houston, Dallas, and Austin. The tunes were initially mixed at the behest of Vice UK. Read more » 

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  • 05/24/2010

Chromeo to Headline North American Summer Tour With Holy Ghost!

Montreal-New York funky R&B duo Chromeo is set to bring its special style of intricate synth work and club-ready dance beats on a tour of North America this summer. Read more » 

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  • 05/24/2010

Download Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti's FACT Mix

It's true: We're not the only electronic-music pub that's diggin' Ariel Pink's new record. Read more » 

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  • 05/24/2010

Brett Johnson Makes You Bump

Brett Johnson might be from Dallas, Texas, but his latest EP, Things That Go Bump In the Night (Part 1) shows that he isn't your typical southern gentleman. Nimble beats, wonky bass, and a lot of attitude are evident on the record's four tracks, and with endorsements from Mark Henning, Ernesto Ferreyra, and Lauhaus rolling in, Johnson's sounds will be brought to many more ears in the coming months.

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  • 05/24/2010

The Field, Delorean, Boy 8-Bit to Play Barcelona's Primavera Sound

If you happen to be in Europe, it would probably be a smart idea to head to Barcelona next weekend for the Primavera Sound festival. Along with big names like The Pixies and Lee "Scratch" Perry, the festival is also hosting some XLR8R favorites like Beach House, Moderat, Major Lazer, Tortoise, The Field, Delorean, Boy 8-Bit, Ganglians, A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Liquid Liquid, and many others. Read more » 

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  • 05/24/2010

Chateau Marmont Release Second EP

Parisian synth-pop newcomers Chateau Marmont will see their second EP, Nibiru, come out on Institubes at the end of May. After a busy year remixing everyone from Ladyhawke to La Roux, the quartet toughened their sound to create a slightly darker, more dancefloor-friendly record. And with remixes from Gavin Russom and Oneohtrix Point Never on the way, it's certain that the group will be heard in the club this summer. Check the tracklisting and the first single after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 05/24/2010

Jeremy Jay Releases New Album, Tours

London-via-Chula Vista rocker Jeremy Jay will see the release of his latest album, Splash, next week on K, to be followed by a massive tour spanning Europe and North America. With another album coming out in the fall, the young crooner is certainly keeping busy! Check out the tour dates post-jump. Read more » 

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  • 05/21/2010

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