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Ed Recs Vol. 2

Ed Banger Records needs no introduction, and these days the Paris-based crew that specializes in everything from thrashing electro to hip-hop is cranking out the tunes faster than you can say mon dieu!

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  • 03/06/2007

120 Days on Gigantic Tour

Norway's 120 Days joins Ratatat and Shout Out Out Out Out in April, for a non-stop tour across North America.

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  • 03/06/2007

Turntable Lab Remix Contest

In a press release that arrived at the XLR8R office the other day, Turntable Lab extended its invitation to remix Plastic Little to include “deejays, remixers, mash-up artists, breakdancers, art school students, unpaid interns, coffee shop employees, advertising hacks, out-of-work actors, ex-reality show contestants who lost, ex-New Ravers, ex-electroclash fans, and parents.” That should include just about anyone reading this, so listen up.
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  • 03/05/2007

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, March 5

Young Galaxy S/T Arts & Crafts
Young Galaxy is a Canadian force to be reckoned with. Like their retro-pop peers The Warlocks and El Perro Del Mar, Stephen Ramsay and Catherine McCandless create lo-fi ethereal tracks that have us psyched.


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  • 03/05/2007

Video: OOIOO "Umo"

As previously stated on xlr8r.com, leftfield Japanese outfit OOIOO will be heading to the States shortly, to wow crowd with their punked-out brand of art rock (whatever that means).

First though, the folks at Thrill Jockey have been nice enough to share the video for the band's track "Umo," which features, perhaps predictably, strange creatures beating drums and dancing around a blinding white backdrop. Perhaps we can expect the same for the live show.



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  • 03/05/2007

Soulwax On Tour

Those who live to have fun at all costs, take note. That crazy Belgian production team Soulwax will be on the road this spring, back in the States due to popular demand.

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  • 03/05/2007

UMO

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  • 03/05/2007

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