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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

New Album Coming From A Guy Called Gerald

Techno and acid-house veteran A Guy Called Gerald returns again to the album format after years spent dropping singles on disparate labels across the globe. Read more » 

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  • 03/12/2010

Ableton and Novation Premiere The Live Beat Series in LA and SF

Music hardware and software giants Ableton and Novation are joining together for a series of workshops premiering in Los Angeles and San Francisco next week. Read more » 

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  • 03/12/2010

XLR8R x SXSW: Our Top 10 Event Picks

It's doubtful you need a reminder from us, but it's about time you all got ready for the heated musical jump-off about to go down at SXSW 2010 in Austin. We know you've been busy booking hotels, lurking the local hotties' Facebook pages, and building up your party tolerance for the epic music festival, so we here at XLR8R decided to throw you a bone, or 10, and let you in on the event picks that will truly maximize your good vibes. Read more » 

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  • 03/11/2010

Cooly G Releases New XLR8R Podcast Segment

Back at the end of January, UK funky songstress Cooly G delivered to XLR8R a stellar podcast she crafted along with collaborator Dezy Da Bongo Man. It was a lengthy mix, so much so that Cooly actually chopped it into two separate parts—only giving us the first segment initially. Read more » 

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  • 03/11/2010

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