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Hot Chip Readies Remix EP with Todd Edwards, Caribou, and More

Many months after the release of its fourth full-length album, UK geek-pop group Hot Chip (pictured above) has announced a forthcoming EP of remixes, appropriately called We Have Remixes. The four-song disc contains reinterpretations from producers Todd Edwards, Caribou, Osborne, and Hot City, each working with a separate tune from One Life Stand. Read more » 

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  • 08/03/2010

Download a New Mix and Interview From Actress with Gilles Peterson

Werk Discs label head and recent XLR8R feature Darren Cunningham (a.k.a. Actress) was snagged a few days ago for a little bit of podcast mix magic and interview face time with BBC Radio1 personality Gilles Peterson. Read more » 

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  • 08/03/2010

Avey Tare Readies October Release of New Solo Album

Not unlike his oft-lauded bandmate Panda Bear, Animal Collective frontmammal Dave Portner (a.k.a. Avey Tare) will soon be releasing his first solo album, entitled Down There. Read more » 

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  • 08/03/2010

Mille Plateaux's Back Catalog Illegally Sold Online

DJ, producer, and Comatonse label owner Terre Thaemlitz (a.k.a. DJ Sprinkles, pictured above) recently brought to light an important and unexpected issue involving the online sale of music through major storefronts like iTunes, Beatport, and Juno. Read more » 

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  • 08/02/2010

Roska's Sonar 2010 DJ Set is Now Available for Free Download

Back in June, we shared a couple of excellent DJ mixes from Braiden's and Jackmaster's performances at this year's Sonar festival in Barcelona, and now we've got another choice live mix for you. Read more » 

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  • 08/02/2010

Brian Eno to Release New Album on Warp

Some may call this destiny and some may call this chance, but we're just calling it exciting news. The man largely responsible for inventing, innovating, and inspiring much of the music that XLR8R covers on the daily, Mr. Brian Eno, will be releasing a brand-new album on the almost equally important and similarly groundbreaking Warp label. Read more » 

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  • 08/02/2010

Lazer Sword Reveals Details of Debut Album

We've long sung the praises of the once-San Francisco-based-soon-to-be-multinational duo Lazer Sword and its next-level, futuristic treatments to hip-hop and all of the genre's visceral intricacies, so finally getting the official scoop on Low Limit's and Lando Kal's joint full-length album is just that much more exciting for us. The production outfit is set to release Lazer Sword, a 15-track full-length record, on November 2 via Innovative Liesure. Read more » 

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  • 08/02/2010

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