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Richie Hawtin, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus, Aeroplane, The Glitch Mob, and Many More to Play Electric Zoo Festival

The second-annual edition of New York's electronic music festival Electric Zoo is set to go off this coming Labor Day Weekend, September 4 and 5, at Randall's Island Park. Across multiple stages, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Read more » 

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  • 06/22/2010

Jahdan Blakkamoore Offers Free 'Global' Mixtape

Dutty Artz dancehall vocalist Jahdan Blakkamoore just shared a brand-new mixtape of remixes and previews of tracks from his forthcoming new album for Lustre Kings, Babylon Nightmare. Read more » 

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  • 06/22/2010

Listen to Braiden's Live DJ Set From Sonar

London-based mix-master and RinseFM cohort Braiden was one of many wonderful DJs and producers to grace the stages at last week's Sonar festival, and apparently, he proverbially killed it. If you're like the rest of us North American dwellers who couldn't get out to Barcelona, you're probably wishing you could catch a bit of the magic. Read more » 

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  • 06/22/2010

James Pants Shares the 'New Tropical'

Stones Throw recording artist and white-boy boogie-man James Pants just dropped a brand-new EP tailor-made for your summer's fiestas. The New Tropical EP features six tracks of instrumental get-down goodness, and finds Mr. Pants trying on a few new hats, namely those of bass-centric booty tune producers, while still keeping to his roots in the soulful R&B-loving sect of beatmakers. Read more » 

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  • 06/22/2010

Aeroplane Part Ways Prior to Album Release

In a completely unexpected turn of events, Belgium's spacey, Balearic disco production duo Aeroplane has split just months before the release of its debut full-length, We Can't Fly. Aeroplane's record is still slated for release September 6 via Wall of Sound, but now the duo has become a solo affair, as Stephen Fasano left Vito De Luca to man the project alone. Read more » 

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  • 06/21/2010

New Ariel Pink EP Coming in July

We're hardly two weeks off the release of Before Today, XLR8R cover star Ariel Pink's latest full-length with his Haunted Graffiti band, and now we've already got another bunch of songs coming from the busy music maker. Read more » 

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  • 06/21/2010

Onra Shares New Video for "The One (feat. T3 of Slum Village)"



Earlier this month, we shared a download of "The One," one of few tracks from Onra's Long Distance album to feature live vocal work. The French beat craftsman wrangled Slum Village's T3 to drop the vocal contribution over his boogie-minded production, and now he's snagged Irish graphic designer and video maker Donal Thornton for the making of his single's video. Read more » 

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  • 06/21/2010

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