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Orbital Returns for Select US Dates

The legendary UK electronica (yeah, we just said "electronica") pioneers Paul and Phil Hartnoll, better know as Orbital, are retooling their live set for a handful of US dates in the weeks to come. Read more » 

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  • 03/15/2010

New Album Coming From A Guy Called Gerald

Techno and acid-house veteran A Guy Called Gerald returns again to the album format after years spent dropping singles on disparate labels across the globe. Read more » 

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  • 03/12/2010

Ableton and Novation Premiere The Live Beat Series in LA and SF

Music hardware and software giants Ableton and Novation are joining together for a series of workshops premiering in Los Angeles and San Francisco next week. Read more » 

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  • 03/12/2010

XLR8R x SXSW: Our Top 10 Event Picks

It's doubtful you need a reminder from us, but it's about time you all got ready for the heated musical jump-off about to go down at SXSW 2010 in Austin. We know you've been busy booking hotels, lurking the local hotties' Facebook pages, and building up your party tolerance for the epic music festival, so we here at XLR8R decided to throw you a bone, or 10, and let you in on the event picks that will truly maximize your good vibes. Read more » 

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  • 03/11/2010

Cooly G Releases New XLR8R Podcast Segment

Back at the end of January, UK funky songstress Cooly G delivered to XLR8R a stellar podcast she crafted along with collaborator Dezy Da Bongo Man. It was a lengthy mix, so much so that Cooly actually chopped it into two separate parts—only giving us the first segment initially. Read more » 

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  • 03/11/2010

Legendary Glasgow Club Night Optimo to End Its Run in April

FACT reports that JG Wilkes and JD Twitch will end their long-standing Sunday-night affair, Optimo, on April 25 after more than a decade of events in their hometown of Glasgow. Read more » 

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  • 03/11/2010

Roman Flügel Mixes Next Robert Johnson Installment

Roman Flügel, better known as one part of Alter Ego, has also been DJing and producing solo work for years under a number of aliases, but until now, he's never released an official mixed CD. The venerable Live At Robert Johnson series has tapped him for the fifth installment, and he brings an eclectic array of sounds to the table, featuring everything from the old-school jackin' of Armando to the quirky new sounds of Ratsnake, as well as two new exclusive tracks from Flügel himself. Check out the complete tracklisting after the jump! Read more » 

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  • 03/11/2010

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