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Podcast 86: XLR8R Presents Kevin Saunderson

With his previously announced, two-disc remix retrospective release, History Elevate, about to drop and Detroit's annual Movement Festival less than two weeks away, one would assume Kevin Saunderson has little time to talk. Read more » 

Podcast 85: Kid606 - Megachurch Meltdown

Few artists can pack 47 tracks into an hour-long mix without it sounding forced and contrived. Fortunately for us (and the latest installment of the XLR8R podcast), Kid606 is one of those who can seamlessly weave together as many tracks as he has for Megachurch Meltdown. Pulling from a collection of current club tracks and old favorites, the man born Miguel Depedro has crafted a bouncy, bass-heavy mix that's as close to an actual night in the club as one can hope to get. Read more » 

Podcast 84: XLR8R Presents Junior Boys

Junior Boys already walked us through their ocean of somewhat surprising musical influences when the Hamilton, Ontario-based duo graced the cover of XLR8R's March issue. Now, the pair delivers an audio sampling of said influences, with this exclusive mix that marks the next installment of the XLR8R Podcast. Read more » 

Podcast 83: DNAE Beats - There's a Wormhole in My Bathroom

More future blapp is coming out of the Bay Area, this time from S.F.-based producer DNAE Beats. His latest promo mix, There's a Wormhole in My Bathroom, will drop shortly, but in the meantime, he's prepped this exclusive mashup of tracks off the new release. Worms being creatures who live in deep, dark places, it's appropriate that the mix is packed end-to-end with bass-heavy dubstep and hip-hop tracks custom-made for all things low-end.

There's a Wormhole in My Bathroom
01 Introduction
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Podcast 82: East Bay to Back Bay

You may have surmised, from the title of this mix, that Boy in Static's contribution to the XLR8R Podcast has a little something to do with the Bay Area, but the S.F.-based indie-pop duo of Alexander Chen and Kenji Ross was nice enough to pass along a few words on each track in East Bay to Back Bay. "Kenji and I have been fortunate to become friends with some very talented folks over the past few years," explains Chen. "There's a personal story behind each track here."

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Podcast 81: Hit the Dancefloor with The Presets

Julian Hamilton and Kim Moyes (otherwise known as The Presets) are currently on North American soil, touring through the likes of Chicago, Atlanta, Vancouver, and Murray, Utah, and where these Australian lads go, the party, undoubtedly, will follow.

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Podcast 80: Meanest Man Contest's Category Killer Selection

Meanest Man Contest might be known for making hip-hop and leftfield electronic music, but when we approached the duo and asked them to curate the next installment of the XLR8R Podcast, they gave us a pleasantly surprising mix that goes above and beyond the word "eclectic."

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