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Week in Tours: DJ Hell, Mr. Lif

DJ Hell

Gigolo Records' head honcho may only have a few Stateside appearances scheduled thus far, but those include none other than a couple WMC appearances, a performance at MUTEK's annual Piknic Electronik event, and a warehouse party to boot. His new album, Teufelswerk (that'd be German for "devil's work"), will be released on April 27. Photo by Daniel Mayer. djhell.de

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  • 03/18/2009

Caught in a Riot

We're already heard and are loving Andreas Tilliander's latest track, "Caught in a Riot," off his forthcoming full-length Show. The accompanying video to the song should make the day for minimal techno fans and kleptomaniacs alike. Check it here.

Show will be released in May via Adrian Recordings. Read more » 

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  • 03/18/2009

The Prodigy, Carl Craig Play Movement

Detroit's annual Movement Festival will once again invade Hart Plaza over Memorial Day weekend, and the powers that be who are in charge of this year's festivities announced an initial lineup this morning. According to Jason Huvaere, president of Paxahau, who's been organizing Movement over the last four years, this year's three-day event—set for May 23, 24, and 25—will feature "a major Detroit presence, as well as some performers that rarely set foot onstage in the United States."

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  • 03/18/2009

Blaq Poet and DJ Premier Tour

Euro b-boys and girls will be have a chance to get crazy when Screwball member and MC Blaq Poet teams up with long-time collaborator DJ Premier, for a seven-date tour that kicks off at London club Fabric. Show-goers can expect to hear some tracks off BP’s upcoming album, Tha Blaqprint, which will be released via Premier’s Year Round imprint. He'll also jump on stage during the latter’s sets to do a little mic-rocking.

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  • 03/17/2009

MUTEK Unveils Initial Lineup

After unveiling the dates for its 2009 festival, MUTEK has announced the initial lineup for the tenth anniversary its annual multi-day event, taking place once again in Montreal (this year from May 27 – 31).

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  • 03/17/2009

Busdriver Readies New Album

Regan Farquhar (a.k.a. Busdriver) wasn't alone in making Jhelli Beam, his latest full-length and the follow-up to 2007's RoadKillOvercoat. The L.A.-based rapper invited a handful of friends to guest on the album, including Islands' Nick Thorburn, underground battle rapper Nocando, Mikah-9, and Deerhoof's John Dietrich.

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  • 03/17/2009

XLR8R's 2009 SXSW Guide

Another year of SXSW is upon us, and it seems as though the Austin, TX multi-day festival mushrooms more and more every year. Thus, rather than assault readers with a novel-length list of every party happening next week, the XLR8R crew has hand-picked a few favorites, which are listed below. Check back each morning for updates, and we'll see you in Austin.

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  • 03/16/2009

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