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DaVinci Offers New Album for Free Download

Bay Area MC and Fillmore district native DaVinci has just dropped his long-awaited debut album, The Day the Turf Stood Still, on the SF-based SWTBRDS label. Oddly enough, you can opt to purchase the record of gritty sample-based hip-hop, as per usual, or download the 17 tracks for absolutely free, legally, here. Read more » 

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  • 03/17/2010

Stream the New Autechre Album Now!

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We're pleased to bring you an exclusive stream of Oversteps, the latest on Warp from celebrated British duo Autechre, available in its entirety below. And though the official release of the record isn't until next Tuesday, it's currently available as a digital purchase over at Bleep. Read more » 

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  • 03/17/2010

New Single From Blunted Robots, Shortstuff to Tour US

One of the latest additions to the UK's ever-growing bass music scene, fledgling label Blunted Robots last week unveiled its third release: a double single featuring Night Slugs boss Bok Bok on one side and Brackles & Shortstuff on the other. Read more » 

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  • 03/17/2010

Download a New Tigerbass Mix From Cex

Looks like Tigetbeat6's East Coast-reppin' bad boy, Cex, is back to his old tricks. Not long after his return to the now-Berlin-based label with the glitchy ambience of 2009's Bataille Royale, Rjyan Kidwell pays his dues on the Tigerbass mix series. Read more » 

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  • 03/17/2010

Mutek 2010's Initial Lineup Includes Moritz von Oswald, Theo Parrish, Matmos

The 11th edition of Montreal's Mutek festival is happening this June, and with the announcement of the electronic gathering's initial lineup, it is apparent that Mutek is going to have its best year yet. Featuring headlining performances from Matias Aguayo, the Moritz von Oswald Trio, Matmos, and many more XLR8R favorites, the fest continues to eschew the simply trendy in favor of more reliably astounding performers. Early-bird passes are now on sale at the festival site. Check out the full lineup after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 03/16/2010

Minimal Legend Robert Hood Releases New M-Plant Records Podcast

The man almost solely responsible for the minimal techno genre, Robert Hood, has just released a podcast over at EPM Music. Read more » 

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  • 03/16/2010

Orbital Returns for Select US Dates

The legendary UK electronica (yeah, we just said "electronica") pioneers Paul and Phil Hartnoll, better know as Orbital, are retooling their live set for a handful of US dates in the weeks to come. Read more » 

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  • 03/15/2010

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