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CFCF Gives Away Free Slow-Jam Mixtape

It's been nearly a year since we got into the first album by Montreal's R&B-loving Balearic tunesmith CFCF, and a couple months since his remix EP, Drifts, came out, so yeah, we're ready for more from the soulful producer. And here it is: Mr. Michael Silver has a brand-new mixtape called Slow R&B For Zellers Locations Canada-Wide, and he's giving it away for free. Read more » 

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  • 08/19/2010

Donate Towards Helping Graveface Rebuild its Catalog, Enter to Win Jamie Stewart's Pee

A few weeks ago, some serious storms hit the greater Chicago area, flooding a good portion of that region, and subsequently destroying a lot of people's property. Read more » 

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  • 08/19/2010

Download a Free Mixtape From The Glitch Mob

Months after we all first heard the debut full-length from LA's The Glitch Mob, the trio of edIT, OOAH, and Boreta have put together a follow-up to Drink the Sea, appropriately titled Drink the Sea Part 2: The Mixtape. The Glitch Mob brought together the entirety of its new album with a host of chopped-and-screwed acapellas from artists like Nas, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Dr. Read more » 

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  • 08/18/2010

Flying Lotus to Release New EP, Tour North America; Stream a New Track Now

LA beat wizard Flying Lotus has kept himself busy in 2010, touring constantly and releasing the much-lauded Cosmogramma album. Apparently, the man plans to keep grinding, as earlier today he announced the upcoming release of a new EP. Read more » 

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  • 08/18/2010

Video Premiere: Ellen Allien "Sun the Rain"



Back in May, we premiered this song, taken from Ellen Allien's latest album, Dust. Now, we're the first to get our mitts on the track's new video. Read more » 

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  • 08/18/2010

Bleep Investigates Juke House with DJ Rashad, Chrissy Murderbot, Planet Mu, and More

We over here at XLR8R HQ have been courting our reignited love for Chicago's awesome juke scene for a good while now, and now it appears that online electronic music retailer Bleep has caught the same love bug. If you head over to Bleep's website, you'll find its extensive investigation into the music scene of Chicago's Southside, and the residents making those strange, energetic dance tunes. Read more » 

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  • 08/18/2010

Girl Unit to Set Off on First North American Tour

We don't know about you guys, but we're still jammin' hard on the brilliant podcast South East London's Girl Unit just delivered to XLR8R. And it's not just because we can't wait for him to make it stateside this month, though it certainly doesn't hurt. Read more » 

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  • 08/18/2010

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