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Battles Announces More Tour Dates

Everyone’s favorite math-rock troop is putting its money where its mouth is. Following the band’s highly acclaimed Warp debut, Mirrored, Battles continues its travels across the US (and weirdly, paying special attention to Florida).

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  • 05/15/2007

Moan

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  • 05/15/2007

Weekly Chart: Justice

Justice needs no introduction at this point. Known for crunchy distortion, giant light-up crosses at live performances, and remixes of everyone from Soulwax to Franz Ferdinand, Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay remain the undisputed leaders of the new wave of French dance music. Here, they take five to share what’s in their record bags as they travel around the world spreading the new gospel of dance.


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  • 05/15/2007

XLR8R TV Episode 8: Digitalism

Digitalism played one of the bangin'-est sets in recent memory at San Francisco's Mezzanine in April. Lucky for you, we filmed it. Jens Moelle and Isi Tuefekci, two young Turks (one of them quite literally) from Hamburg, have been thumping eardrums with knob-twiddling remixes over the past year and are evolving into a dancefloor-friendly indie-rock force to be reckoned with. We caught up with them as they prepared for non-stop touring for the release of their debut album, Idealism.

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  • 05/15/2007

Skinny Puppy Tours North America

Industrial sludge masters Skinny Puppy will tour North America for the first time in three years, beginning May 25. The group–originally from Vancouver but now based in L.A.–has an output that spans two decades, 12 albums, and yet another album on the way. The live show will no doubt feature Puppy staples like Budd Dwyer’s suicide video, mock vivisection, and mutants on stilts.

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  • 05/15/2007

Dub Documentary Set For Release

Brazilian journalist, DJ, and XLR8R contributor Bruno Natal has conceived and will soon release a startling new reggae documentary, Dub Echoes. The film explains the structure of the genre's sound, and features discussions and music clips from some of its chief architects, both current and past.

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  • 05/14/2007

Tesco vs. Sainsbury's

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  • 05/14/2007

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