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Benoit & Sergio to Release New EP Next Year

Not terribly long after dropping a hot single on Ghostly sister label Spectral Sound, Washington, DC, production duo Benoit & Sergio have prepped a brand-new EP of their kind of electro-pop-flavored techno, coming out next year. Read more » 

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  • 11/29/2010

Isolée to Release Third Album Next Year Via DJ Koze's Pampa Records

Nearly six years after the release of his last full-length album, We Are Monster, German minimal house patron Isolée (pictured above) has finished work on his follow-up record, which will surface next year. The 11-song Well Spent Youth is scheduled to drop on January 21 courtesy of DJ Koze's Pampa Records, and will stand as DJ/producer Rajko Müller's third album under his Isolée moniker. Read more » 

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  • 11/24/2010

Video: SBTRKT's "Look at Stars"



Donning his latest mask of choice, UK producer SBTRKT and his recurring voice contributor Sampha dropped the "Look at Stars" single earlier this year on the Step in Shadows EP, and now the two return on this video for the excellent track. Read more » 

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  • 11/24/2010

Richie Hawtin to Release New Interactive iPhone and iPad Apps

Do people give iPhone apps away for Christmas? Maybe they do, we don't know, but if so, we've got a pretty solid one here that you may want to give to your closest music-nerd buddy for the holidays. Our minimal man Richie Hawtin (a.k.a. Plastikman) has another nifty gadget in the works, which will be ready for you to fiddle with next month. Read more » 

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  • 11/24/2010

Listen to Altered Natives' Fabriclive Promo Mix

London native Danny Yorke (a.k.a. Altered Natives) is set to follow up his recent profile feature in XLR8R's pages with a DJ set in his city's premiere nightclub, Fabric, on December 3. He'll be joined that night by Shortstuff, Mosca, Girl Unit, and more in Room Three, while the likes of dBridge, Instra:mental, Cooly G, Joker, Plastician, and SBTRKT, among many others, take over the club's other two rooms. To give you a better idea of what kinds of sounds Yorke will be taking along with him for his set, the mixmaster hooked up a great mix of soundsystem-ready dance music. Read more » 

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  • 11/24/2010

Exit Records to Drop New Drum & Bass Compilation

We couldn't say it's necessarily making any comeback of sorts, but drum & bass has certainly been on the lips of the electronic music press a bit more than usual lately. With the music of Commix (pictured above) being revisited by the likes of dBridge and Instra:mental, not to mention dubstep heavy hitters like Burial, on the Re:Call to Mind remix album, the genre seems to be creeping slowly back into frame. And now, a brand-new compilation of drum & bass music is gearing up for release via dBridge's Exit Records imprint. Read more » 

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  • 11/23/2010

Teengirl Fantasy to Tour With Pictureplane

Beginning at the end of the week, psychedelic-house provocateur Pictureplane (a.k.a. Travis Edegy) will set out for a hefty tour, first in Europe and then back in the states by January. Once in the states, R&B experimentalists and recent XLR8R-featured artists Teengirl Fantasy will join him for the remainder of the tour, hopping up and down the west coast. Peep the dates for Pictureplane's Europe stint as well as the dates with Teengirl Fantasy below. Read more » 

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  • 11/23/2010

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