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Podcast 105: The Heatwave's Funky Bashment Mix

Recent months have seen a whole lot of hullabaloo surrounding the burgeoning UK funky house scene (including our current issue's cover story), but significantly less attention has been given to how these rhythms are intermingling with the world of dancehall. In search of more information, not to mention a sampling of new music, we turned to The Heatwave, the London-based DJ and production crew headed by Gabriel Myddelton that has spent much of the decade firmly planted on dancehall and reggae's bleeding edge. Read more » 

Podcast 104: Move D Live in Portugal

Veteran house DJ and producer David Moufang, better known as Move D, is a hard man to pin down, so when he offered up a portion of a recent live set for the XLR8R Podcast, we jumped at the opportunity. Read more » 

Podcast 103: Untold

XLR8R recently took a closer look at U.K. producer Untold (a.k.a. Jack Dunning), whose handful of releases on Hessle Audio, Hotflush, and his own Hemlock imprint have quickly established him among a handful of artists pushing dubstep beyond bass-in-your-face nonsense. Read more » 

Podcast 102: Labels We Love: Wireblock Records

For the final installment of our Labels We Love podcast series, we head to Glasgow, Scotland. The city has a reputation for gloomy weather, but you'd never know it from the crunked-up glitch rave turned out by the Wireblock Records gang. Read more » 

Podcast 101: Labels We Love: Modern Love

As part of our ongoing Labels We Love podcast series, we shift our focus to the gritty streets of Manchester, where the Modern Love crew has been turning heads since 2006 when Claro Intelecto began dropping his Warehouse Sessions 12-inches. Read more » 

Podcast 100: Labels We Love: Diynamic

After kicking off our Labels We Love podcast series with a beautifully moody offering from Type Records, this week's installment comes direct from the dancefloors of Hamburg, Germany. Read more » 

Podcast 99: Labels We Love: Type Records

Whittling down the candidates to make XLR8R's annual list of Labels We Love is no easy task, but the inclusion of experimental U.K. label Xela) to put together a mix encapsulating the imprint's unique mix of ambient and drone sounds with just enough pop melodies to keep things interesting. Read more » 

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