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Podcast 14: Kitty-Yo

Berlin-based label Kitty-Yo's foray into electronic music began in 1994, with a few 7" singles put out by founder Raik Hoelzel. Many releases, parties, and artists (Christian Mayer, Couch, To Rococo Rot, and Nina Hynes, to name a few) later, the label has made a name for itself among electronic music imprints. 2007 sees Kitty-Yo going completely digital too.

For the latest edition of the XLR8R Podcast DJ Mix Series, Peter Prautzsch (a.k.a. Palac) takes some fresh cuts from the label and mixes them into 50 minutes of techno, IDM, and minimal beats for the ears. Nice.

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Podcast 13: Mochipet

David Wang, a.k.a. Mochipet, has been involved in the experimental scene since the ripe age of 15. Releasing records for labels as diverse as Kid 606’s Tigerbeat 6, Schematic, and his very own Daly City records, the producer has become a denison of dark, eclectic, and spastic electronic music. For this exclusive XLR8R mix, Mochipet pulls out a gang of unreleased heaters, a bunch of Modeselektor and Spank Rock mash-ups, and Metallica! We’re thrilled.

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Podcast 12: Håkan Lidbo

Shitkatapult’s noise-tech guru, Håkan Lidbo, lays down a live mix of exclusive, unreleased tracks inspired by late nights and the hazy days that follow. He was also kind enough to throw in “Ravers Nation,” “Call For Islam,” and a few other tracks from his newest Shitkatapult release, Dunka Dunka. How one man transforms the sounds of all things hellish into dancefloor bangers remains a mystery, but cease with the analysis and enjoy this mix of dark thumps from the underworld.

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Podcast 11: King Street Sounds

Grab a brew and join the King Street Sounds office party, as they deliver an exclusive, hour-long mix of soulful house jams, hand picked by the King Street staff. Features tracks from Johnny Dangerous, Ly, Chris Staropoli, Ananda Project, and more.

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Podcast 10: dirtybird

dirtybird's Christian Martin serves up a bangin' mix of the label's finest techno cuts. Features tracks from Claude Von Stroke, Justin Martin, Sammy D, Tanner Ross & Kilowatt, and more.

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Podcast 9: A Touch Of Class

An hour's worth of electro and obscure disco get shuffled around and turned inside out courtesy of New York-based duo A Touch of Class on this grinding mix. Features Simian Mobile Disco, Ennio Morricone, Services, Todd Terje, The Decemberists, Justice, and more.

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Podcast 8: Sublight Records

Benn Jordan (a.k.a. The Flashbulb) delivers an ear-shredding mix of spazzed-out breakcore from Sublight Records. Includes tracks by Venetian Snares, Richard Devine, Mr. Projectile, Wisp, Mark Swift, and more. Read more » 

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