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Mother Mother Releases Touch Up

Toronto’s Last Gang imprint garnered attention from the music world with releases by Death from Above 1979, Metric, and Tiga. Now the label sits once again in the spotlight, with the re-release of Touch Up, the debut album from Vancouver’s five-piece math poppers Mother Mother.

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  • 02/19/2007

Video: Black Dice "Tree Tops"

Black Dice is a band who loves their noise. The Brooklyn-based foursome rocks hard while experimenting with sound, and the result is a frantic palette of improvisation coupled with relentless beats. The bubbly checkerboard graphics swirling through the band's "Tree Tops" video is proof these guys like their visuals chaotic as well.

Watch "Tree Tops" now, at XLR8R's Video Section.

 

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  • 02/19/2007

Ralph Lawson Does Fabric

Consider Ralph Lawson's latest project, Fabric 33, to be just another success on his ever-growing resume.


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  • 02/18/2007

Rewind Dat - Bring It Back!

Flush in the midst of celebrating its 30-year anniversary, the U.K.’s Greensleeves Records is on the move, with incredible reissues from their storied reggae vaults. Among the crop of vintage recordings seeing the light again are Wailing SoulsClassic Cuts: 1978-1984 and Barrington Levy’s Englishman.

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  • 02/16/2007

Eats Tapes Releases Album

Though Marijke Jorritsma and Greg Zifcak, collectively known as Eats Tapes, make music recognizable to the experimental music scene, the result of the San Francisco-based duo's experiments is unique and incapable of being repeated. Utilizing anything from reprogrammed drum machines to a MIDI-controlled Nintendo, Eats Tapes has one goal: to make energetic techno that crosses boundaries while having fun. Think of it as a bad science experiment with great results.

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  • 02/15/2007

Aesop Rock and Nike, Together

Ian Bavitz, otherwise known as Aesop Rock, has taken on the task of producing an extended track for the Nike + Original Run series, and the results are in.

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  • 02/15/2007

Xiu Xiu Gets Remixed and Covered

Now that they've won the Plug Award for "Avant Album of the Year," Jamie Stewart, Caralee McElroy, and Ches Smith (a.k.a. Xiu Xiu) place their tracks in the hands of others with Remixed and Covered, out April 10 on on 5RC.

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  • 02/15/2007

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