XLR8R - logo

News

Graniph Contest Winners Announced

A new generation of designers has just been ushered in, thanks to Tokyo-based Graniph, whose Design Award.2 competition ran earlier this year.

Thirty winners were chosen from tens of thousands of t-shirt designs submitted, with subject matter ranging from books and bikes to bears with gas masks and tubes of toothpaste.

The Gold award (a.k.a. the grand prize winner) went to Cho Jo Tzu of Taiwan, whose design is pictured above.

Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 07/11/2008

XLR8R Seeks S.F. Magazine Intern

XLR8R Magazine is looking for an editorial intern who knows the difference between Junior Boys and Boys Noize, techno and electro, lazer bass and drum & bass, hip-hop and trip-hop, and blog-house and prog house.

Duties include sorting CDs, vinyl, and MP3s according to genre, writing short reviews of said music, some light filing, mailing, and errand-running tasks. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and web interfaces, as well as the ability to multitask, a plus.

Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 07/11/2008

XLR8R Seeks S.F. Web Intern

XLR8R.com is looking for an editorial intern who knows the difference between Junior Boys and Boys Noize, techno and electro, lazer bass and drum & bass, hip-hop and trip-hop, and who won't have to be told 10 times how to make a hyperlink.

Duties include writing and posting content to the News, MP3, and Podcast sections of the site, assisting with web graphics, archiving old content, and some data entry. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and HTML a plus.

Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 07/11/2008

Lucky 13 By Toph One

Each month our resident cycling fiend and S.F. DJ legend Toph One drops 13 bombs for your listening, watching, and wearing pleasure.

Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 07/11/2008

Aesop Rock Plans Summer Tour

He's known as one of the most abstract wordsmiths currently on the indie hip-hop circuit, and Aesop Rock is ready to challenge and puzzle live audiences once again, with a fresh handful of summer tour dates. The longtime member of the Definitive Jux crew will be hitting major U.S. cities this August and September, showcasing material from 2007's None Shall Pass. Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 07/10/2008

DJs Remix for truth® Campaign

The good folks at truth® want to share every last shred of information available about nicotine and smoking, which means they've got a laundry list of pretty nasty details on hand. But it's not all gum cancer, premature death, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome due to secondhand smoke. The anti-smoking campaign also delivers its message through good music, and the its latest endeavor in this area is The Sunny Side of truth® compilation, in which the organization enlisted a handful of DJs to remix tracks from its current summer campaign.

Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 07/10/2008

Deerhunter Unveils New Album Details

Across the web, there has been much buzz about the forthcoming Deerhunter album, a follow-up to 2007's Cryptograms, and finally, those vital details like release date and track titles have been announced.

Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 07/10/2008

Follow us on...

Get the lowdown weekly newsletter

XLR8R Downloads Player