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The Lowdown: The XLR8R Top 10 with Juan Atkins, Nina Kraviz, Clark, and More
This week's most popular posts also include bits from John Carpenter, Anthony Parasole, and John Frusciante.

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, …

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Download a New Mix from Octo Octa
The Brooklyn producer delivers the latest installment in Ghostly's podcast series.

Brooklyn producer Octo Octa—who currently has an EP in the works for Gerd Janson’s Running Back label—has been tapped to deliver the latest mix in the Ghostly label’s ongoing GhostlyCast …

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Loscil Drops Three-Track Charity EP
All proceeds from the digital record will go to help support friends of the producer whose daughter has been diagnosed with bone cancer.

A staple of the Kranky label’s roster, Vancouver sound sculptor Loscil has released a new three-track EP as a means to help raise funds for his friends whose daughter was …

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Jeff Mills to Release Woman in the Moon Score as Three-CD Album
The techno veteran's original score for Fritz Lang's 1929 film will see an official release in February.

Jeff Mills has revealed plans to release his original score to Fritz Lang’s 1929 sciene-fiction film Woman in the Moon as a three-CD album next month. Originally commissioned in 2011 …

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Magda Mixes Balance 27
The two-disc release will find the Berlin-based artist exploring two sides of her musical personality.

Techno veteran and Items & Things co-head Magda has been lined up for Balance 27, the latest mix in the ongoing series from Melbourne’s noted Balance Music operation. As Resident …

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Citizenn Readies New EP for 2020Vision; Hear a Track Now
The artist formerly known as Citizen switches to a subtly different name on his forthcoming 'BE' EP.

Up to now, Midlands-born producer Laurence Blake has labored under the alias Citizen, swiftly making a solid name for himself crafting full-fat, retro-futurist house nuggets. Word reaches us today, though, …

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DJ Spider, Phil Moffa, and Brendon Moeller Release Collaborative EP as Destination Void
The trio's new record lands via The Martinez Brothers' Cuttin' Headz label.

NYC producers DJ Spider, Phil Moffa (pictured above), and Brendon Moeller have been collaborating on some new music lately, and the resulting productions have been put together on the second …

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Ableton Introduces OSCiLLOT Modular Synthesis Device for Live
The Max for Live device includes more than 100 patchable modules.

Today Ableton has released OSCiLLOT, a Max for Live device which brings modular synthesis to the Live realm. Designed by Max for Cats, the OSCiLLOT offers 100 patchable modules (including …

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Uffe Announces Upcoming Debut LP; Preview It Now
The Amsterdam artist will release his first full-length album via the Tartelet label in March.

A Danish producer currently based in Amsterdam, Uffe Christensen (who produces simply under the name Uffe) will release his debut long-player, Radio Days, in March. Marking his return to the …

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Premiere: Listen to a New Remix from Fort Romeau
The Ghostly affiliate turns in a new rework of London vocalist Andreya Triana.

After revealing the details of his forthcoming debut LP for Ghostly earlier this month, Fort Romeau has now turned in a new remix of London vocalist Andreya Triana’a “Gold” single. …

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BNJMN and Best Available Technology Prep Collaborative LP for Astro:Dynamics
The pair will issue 'De/Re-Contructions', their first collaborative LP, in February.

Berlin-based UK producer BNJMN and Portland artist Best Available Technology (who has previously released with labels such as Opal Tapes and Left_Blank) will together issue a collaborative LP, De/Re-Contructions, via …

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Premiere: Hear a New Track from Helena Hauff's Upcoming Cassette
The Hamburg producer shares the b-side opener from her forthcoming tape for Handmade Birds.

Just last week, Helena Hauff revealed that her first release of 2015 would take the form of a 60-minute cassette for Texas label Handmade Birds. And while the Hamburg-based techno …

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Hear Actress Remix Wiley on Upcoming 12"

Actress (a.k.a. Darren Cunningham) has remixed a track from grime statesman Wiley’s recent Snakes and Ladders album. “From the Outside – Actress’ Generation 4 Constellation Mix” is due out as …

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Stream New Music from Kode9 and DVA
Italian festival Club to Club partners with Hyperdub head Steve Goodman on the latest edition of 'A Great Symphony for Torino' and announces remix competition.

Italian festival Club to Club (which XLR8R named “Italy’s Best Festival” last year) has again partnered with the British Council and Hyperdub founder Kode9 on the latest edition of A …

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DJ EZ, Goldie, Mumdance, and More Billed for Outlook Festival 2015
The Croatian festival will take place September 2 through 6 at Fort Punta Christo in Pula.

Croatian festival Outlook has announced the first wave of acts set to appear at this year’s gathering in September. Dubstep figureheads Mala and Coki return as Digital Mystikz, alongside Mount …

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Mano Le Tough, DJ Tennis, and Marcus Worgull Remix Vermont on Upcoming EP
Two more tracks from the duo's debut LP for Kompakt are the subject of an upcoming second remix collection.

Having already spawned a remix EP overseen entirely by Prins Thomas, the Vermont pair’s self-titled debut LP for Kompakt (a record which we deemed one of 2014’s best) will again …

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John Frusciante to Debut New Project on Acid Test; Hear a Track Now
The former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist takes a left turn with a new acid-focused project, Trickfinger.

After a long run of solo guitar records, John Frusciante (a former member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers) has made the surprising announcement that he will launch a new …

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Floorplan, Ben UFO, Nina Kraviz, Clark, Marcel Dettmann, and More Billed for Movement 2015
The Detroit festival has unveiled the first wave of acts scheduled to perform at the 2015 installment of the annual gathering.

The initial line-up for the upcoming 2015 edition of Detroit’s Movement Festival has been revealed. Among the artists listed are a clutch of internationally respected DJs including the likes of …

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