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The Big Pink to Mix !K7's Second Installment of 'Tapes'

Following the first Tapes mix album put together by The Rapture for !K7, the second installment of the series will be out on November 9 courtesy of London-based electronic pop duo The Big Pink. One of the fellas from that group, Milo Cordell, put together a list of 19 songs that traverse the realms of witch house, bass music, lo-fi experimentalists, and other forward-thinking genres. Read more » 

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  • 09/03/2010

Squarepusher to Drop Shobaleader One Mini-Album on Warp

At the beginning of last month, we got the strange news that bassist and electronic music mastermind Tom Jenkinson (a.k.a. Squarepusher) would be releasing an EP with Parisian label Ed Banger under a new name, Shobaleader One. That 12" dropped a couple of days ago, and now, another is in works from Jenkinson's new project. Read more » 

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  • 09/02/2010

Tensnake 'In the House' on New Mix Album

Hamburg-based DJ/producer Tensnake was just recently the subject of an XLR8R Audiofile, and is now taking the esteemed position of mixmaster for the latest installment of Defected Records' In the House mix series. Appropriately titled Tensnake In the House, the release is two discs of 28 party-starting tunes perfectly mixed for optimum dancefloor usability. Read more » 

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  • 09/02/2010

Watch a New Video, Download a Free EP from Oval



Within his glitchy live-electronics compositions, Oval (a.k.a. Markus Popp) is a master of balancing visceral sounds with nuance and subtlety, as evidenced in part in our recent interview with the veteran producer. Some of his preciously crafted songs—which can be heard on the recently released Oh EP and the forthcoming, double-disc O album—have been matched with similarly made visuals, such as the bucolic "Kastell" video and this piece for "Ah!." Read more » 

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  • 09/02/2010

Radio Slave to Mix Upcoming 'Strictly Rhythms Vol. 5'

Over two deftly mixed discs of tasteful dance music, Berliner Matt Edwards (a.k.a. Radio Slave) will present the latest installment of the Strictly Rhythms mix album series from New York's Strictly Rhythm label. Each disc of the release will push its own unique vibe or tweak on the classic house sound; the first CD, dubbed Strictly Downtown Mix, has a moodier, late-night feel, and its Strictly Uptown Mix accompaniment is an upbeat affair. Read more » 

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  • 09/02/2010

Virgo to Perform Three Live Dates This October

Chicago house legends and recent XLR8R interviewees Virgo are following up their recently reissued self-titled album with a short list of tour dates this fall. On the first three days of October, Merwyn Sanders and Eric Lewis will bring their classic, ground-breaking music to the stage, performing live in Glasgow, London, and Berlin. Read more » 

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  • 09/01/2010

New Singles, Remixes Coming From Scuba, Four Tet, Bob Holroyd, Will Saul & Mike Monday, and T. Williams

A couple new releases coming down the pipeline hit our radar today. To be released via Phonica, a 12" of remixes of Bob Holroyd's "African Drug" track by Four Tet and Local Action compatriot T. Williams will drop on September 27. Read more » 

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  • 09/01/2010

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