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Stream Carl Craig's Hot Chip Remix

It's no secret that Hot Chip loves techno. The UK geek-pop outfit's latest album is absolutely soaked in the genre's kind of churning dance grooves, so they must be totally ecstatic that the Don of Detroit, Carl Craig, snagged the elements of "One Life Stand" and transformed the song into an epic techno number. Craig's remix is a 10-minute affair that relies almost completely on one rumbling bass line, a hi-hat-heavy beat, and sparse bits of synth tones scattered throughout. Singer Alexis Taylor's inimitable voice doesn't make an appearance until six minutes in, and only does a quick lap before letting Craig's instrumental retake the spotlight. You can listen to Craig's remix wizardry after the jump. Read more » 

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  • 05/17/2010

Sebastien Grainger and Josh Reichmann Get 'Bad'

Canadians Sebastien Grainger (of Death From Above 1979) and Josh Reichmann (of Tangiers) have left their respective duos to explore new sonic territories in the realm of musical partnerships. As Bad Tits (we'll excuse the moniker if you will), Grainger and Reichmann delve deeper into the garage-y post-punk inclinations of their former projects, and experiment a bit more with electronics. Read more » 

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  • 05/17/2010

Download Free Mix From The Sight Below

Ghostly's mild-mannered and introspective ambient artist The Sight Below dropped this mix for FACT just last Friday, and we're still flying high on its somber sounds. His selections aren't exactly identical to the lush textures and subtle electronics that color his original music, but they aren't quite dancefloor friendly either. Read more » 

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  • 05/17/2010

New Mad Decent Column Travels Africa, Looks For Music

Some pretty interesting and most definitely funny things tend to surface on the Mad Decent blog, but one item in particular just caught our eye. Read more » 

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  • 05/17/2010

Pantha du Prince Heads Out on European, North American Tour

One of XLR8R's favorite albums to see release this year so far is Black Noise by German techno minimalist Pantha du Prince. Something about producer Hendrik Weber's deft combination of field recordings, bell sounds, and churning drum-machine rhythms struck a chord both in and out of the electronic music scene, and now the talented music maker is taking his excellent tunes to the wide open road. Read more » 

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  • 05/17/2010

Underworld Shares First New Material in Nearly Three Years

Remember that term "electronica"? Sure you do. Remember that group Underworld? Of course! Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

M83 Composes New Tunes For French Film

Flick-following blog The Playlist got the scoop on this interesting piece of music news. Anthony Gonzales (known to most as the man behind electronic prog-pop outfit M83) has finally been commissioned to do something he's probably been doing in his mind since his first self-titled album: score a feature film. Read more » 

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  • 05/14/2010

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