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Watch Floating Points' RBMA Tokyo Lecture

Continuing the stream of recorded lectures from Red Bull Music Academy's Tokyo edition—which have featured artists like Ben UFO and Robert Hood—a recent session with Eglo co-founder and celebrated UK producer Floating Points (a.k.a. Sam Shepherd) can now be watched in full. Read more » 

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  • 12/15/2014

The Lowdown: This Week's XLR8R Top 10 with Caribou, Carl Craig, Shlohmo, our Best of 2014, and More

Throughout the week, a whole lot of material gets posted here on XLR8R. And while we know—and love—that some hardcore readers will eagerly pour over every single news story, interview, podcast, video, and MP3 download that appears on the site, we also realize that for most people, it's impossible to see everything, which means that some quality XLR8R content is likely to get missed in the hustle and bustle of everyone's daily lives. In the interest of making it easier for everyone to catch up, every Friday we present The Lowdown, a weekly wrap-up of the top 10 tidbits from our site. Read more » 

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  • 12/12/2014

Listen to an Extended DJ Session from Huerco S.

While in Berlin earlier this week—before heading on his way to Bolgona, Italy and Kiev, Ukraine—Stateside producer (and former XLR8R podcast contributor) Huerco S. stopped by Berlin Community Radio to helm the airwaves for a few hours. Read more » 

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  • 12/12/2014

Preview DJ Haus' Upcoming EP for Clone Jack for Daze

Yesterday saw California producer Vin Sol reveal plans to issue his Off the Chain EP via Clone Jack for Daze, and now news of another forthcoming effort from the label has arrived, with the prolific DJ Haus also set to land with an EP of his own on the imprint early next year. Read more » 

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  • 12/12/2014

Moodymann, Mike Huckaby, Cassy, Martyn, Fred P, and More Added to BPM 2015 Line-Up

The second wave of acts booked for the fast-approaching 2015 edition of the BPM Festival in Playa del Carmen, Mexico has been revealed. Read more » 

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  • 12/12/2014

Marcel Dettmann's MDR Label Drops Two New V/A 12"s with Answer Code Request and More

Marcel Dettmann's MDR imprint has released a clutch of exclusive tracks from the Berlin techno stalwart's recent Fabric 77 mix. Read more » 

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  • 12/12/2014

Check Out Body High Producer Motions' Bootleg Remix of Drake

Earlier this year, Motions (formerly half of the now-defunct Grown Folk outfit) issued his solo debut EP, All Gone, via the Body High label, a record which was followed by Moitons' Of Unsound Mind 001 EP, which served as the inaugural release for Skream's imprint of the same name. Now, Motions has resurfaced just before 2014 comes to a close with a bootleg remix of Drake's "How Bout Now," using the tracks' synth-soaked outro as the base for a soaring new rework. Read more » 

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  • 12/11/2014

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