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Pon Di Wire: Diplo, Ticklah, Jah Mason

Is dancehall's "outlaw" back? Rumors are flying that popular '90s singjay Terry Ganzi is plotting a big return to the scene. The nasally deejay, known for humorous and intricately woven lyrics, told the Gleaner recently: "Right now mi just a finish up an album name, Changing Lanes. Apart from that, me have a new tune on the Poison Gas riddim name "Real Outlaw." Mi nuh stop work, though some naw hear me or see me."

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Melody Day

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  • 08/29/2007

Flying Lotus Releases EP on Warp

"I didn't want cats to think I just did one thing, or one style," says L.A.-based Steven Ellison (a.k.a. Flying Lotus) of Reset, a new EP and his debut release for Warp Records. "[This] EP was a chance to start over with a new perspective and vision."

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  • 08/29/2007

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  • 08/28/2007

Chart: Tobacco of Black Moth Super Rainbow's Top Ten

After the band's recent Dandelion Gum (Graveface) release, there has been something of a Black Moth Super Rainbow insurgence amongst everyone from high-level hip-hop fanatics to neo-psych, Aquarius Records clients. Read more » 

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  • 08/28/2007

None Shall Pass

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  • 08/28/2007

Seattle's Decibel Festival Showcases Announced

Seattle's 4th annual Decibel Festival has already announced its line-up, and for the 2007 edition, and festival goers should be well-surprised and pleased by this, the most in-depth artist roster in Decibel's history. This year features a taste of the old and the new, with both prominent and under-the-radar artists.

As always, there will be engaging visual showcases and after parties for days, and in honor of the event, XLR8R is highlighting a few performances not to be missed.

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  • 08/28/2007

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