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Tiga Plots North American Tour

Montrealer Tiga will cross the (Canadian) border this month for a handful of tour dates around the U.S. Shows are in support of his forthcoming Ciao! album, set for release on May 19 (digital) and May 26 (physical) via Last Gang. Armed with his trusty shoes, he'll make an appearance at this year's Movement Festival in Detroit before heading to the West Coast and then back over the border for a few shows on his home turf.

05/22 New York, NY - Webster Hall
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  • 05/01/2009

Robert Hood’s Minimal Nation Re-Issued

When we last checked in with DJ/producer Robert Hood, he was awaiting the release of his Fabric 39 compilation and talked extensively with XLR8R about the future of both his career and Detroit, his former hometown.

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  • 05/01/2009

dublab Collective Presents an Astral Affair

This Friday, May 1, non-profit web radio collective dublab will host its 6th Labrat Matinee: “Selections from an Astral Projectionist." Housed in L.A.’s Silent Movie Theatre, the all-ages event will begin at 7:30 with a showcase of rare music videos from artists such as Animal Collective, Beach House, Clinic, Kid Kudi, MGMT, Nite Jewel, Prefuse 73, Rainbow Arabia, Vetiver, Yacht, among others. Read more » 

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  • 04/30/2009

Richie Hawtin Develops Twitter App, Tours

Whether it’s global warming or social networking, Richie Hawtin always seems to be at the forefront of a movement. This time, the Minus Records boss' latest news-making endeavor has a little something to do with Twitter.

Berlin-based Hawtin recently began a European tour, armed, according to a press release, with a Twitter-enabled TRAKTOR setup that will display set tracklists in real-time during a performance.

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  • 04/30/2009

The Prodigy Tours North America

It took The Prodigy six months sealed away in London's Sarm Studios to complete Invaders Must Die, the trio's fifth studio album, which was released in March of this year. Liam Howlett and Co. made a few brief Stateside stops during Winter Music Conference, just after the album’s release. Now the band returns to North America in May for a more expansive tour that includes opening this year's Movement Festival in Detroit. Catch the rave-rock-making pirate lookalikes at one of these dates:

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  • 04/30/2009

Del Releases Free Album, Tours

Hieroglyphics member Del the Funky Homosapien would appear to understand both the state of today's economy and the state of today's music business, as he's announced that his next album, Funk Man, will be released for free.

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  • 04/29/2009

Artist to Watch: Kassem Mosse

Who: Kassem Mosse
Where: Leipzig, Germany

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  • 04/29/2009

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