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Mala, Ricardo Villalobos Join MUTEK

One need only scan the recent news on XLR8R.com to know that MUTEK Montreal preparations are in full effect. The multi-day electronic music festival will celebrate its tenth birthday this year, and another round of artists was added to the bill (which already includes the likes of Carl Craig, Akufen, Ghislain Poirier, and a couple dozen others) this morning.

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  • 03/26/2009

XLR8R TV's Exclusive New Track Series

As part of a new XLR8R TV series called "Tune In An Afternoon," XLR8R challenged anticon. artists Jel and Odd Nosdam to collaborate and produce an exclusive track. The catch: it had to be done in a single afternoon, using samples culled from $40 worth of records bought at Nosdam's local junk shop in Berkeley, CA.

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  • 03/25/2009

Glitch Mob, Busy P Join Movement 2009

No less than 25 more artists join the lineup for the previously announced Movement 2009 festival, which will take over Detroit's Hart Plaza from May 23 - 25. The longtime electronic music festival is both a multi-day and multi-genre affair this year, with dubstep star Benga, electro producers Busy P and Krazy Baldhead, and future-blappers Glitch Mob joining Ellen Allien, Flying Lotus, The Prodigy, and Steve Bug.

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  • 03/25/2009

Contribute to MUTEK at Fundraiser

A flailing economy doesn't mean all festivities and fun must cease, it just means one has to be a little more creative in generating the means to hold said festivities and fun. Hence, MUTEK's first-ever fundraiser, which will aid in gathering money to support the festival's 10-year anniversary event.

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  • 03/24/2009

Bisc1 Plots Special Delivery Tour

Bisc1 is a busy man, and that's no secret to anyone in underground hip-hop. Read more » 

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  • 03/23/2009

Ninjaman Arrested

Desmond "Ninjaman" Ballentine has been arrested and charged with murder, conspiracy to murder, shooting with intent, and illegal possession of a firearm, it’s being reported.

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  • 03/23/2009

Matthew Dear, Diplo on Causes 2

It's no secret that Waxploitation is a label that spends as much time raising awareness about the Darfur's genocidal landscape as it does releasing music. The Causes series—which kicked off in 2007—is yet-another effort on the part of the label to collect aid money for the millions of refugees displaced due to the conflict. Read more » 

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  • 03/20/2009

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