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Podcast 42: Zizek Urban Beats Club

Argentina's Zizek collective has spent the last few years spreading the gospel of cumbia, electro reggaeton, and mashups to all corners of the globe via its energy-fueled club nights, and for the latest installment of the XLR8R Podcast, the crew has brought the beats of South America to your headphones with this mix.

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Podcast 41: Minus 10-Year Anniversary

January marked the beginning of Minus Records' 10-Year Anniversary doings, when Richie Hawtin announced the commencement of 10 weeks of silence. Once the quiet passed, a WMC appearance followed, as well as the kick-off of the CONTAKT tour, in which a strange cube is the centerpiece.

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Podcast 40: Jay Haze

He owns two labels and produces dance music under several different monikers, so it's no surprise that Berlin-based, American expat Jay Haze should have an extensive back catalog of tracks. He recently took some time to comb through his repertoire and compile Keep Your Third Eye Open exclusively for XLR8R, and originality rules on this mix.

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Podcast 39: LuckyMe

If Scotland's LuckyMe collective is a little hard to define, that's only because they want to be. The group counts about twelve or so members, mostly beatmakers along with a few emcees and guest vocalists, who throw THE BALLER$ 5OCIAL CLUB monthly party at Glasgow School of Art. Read more » 

Podcast 38: Ghostly Swim Michna Megamix

Ann Arbor's Ghostly International imprint and cult TV network Adult Swim recently teamed up to release Ghostly Swim, a free, digital compilation showcasing the label's musically diverse catalog. As an added treat to XLR8R readers, they laced us with this mix from New York-based DJ and producer Adrian "Egg Foo Young" Michna, who gathered a select number of tracks from the compilation for his Ghostly Swim Michna Megamix.

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Podcast 37: Mutek 2008 Preview

With MUTEK 2008 just around the corner (the event takes place Wednesday, May 28 - Sunday, June 1) Read more » 

Podcast 36: Osborne

Todd Osborn's latest full-length arrived in record stores yesterday, and those curious about the new album, created on a hand-built computer and simply titled Osborne, should check this mix. The multi-talented producer–who, we discovered is as adept at making lego sculptures and speaking Japanese as he is at crafting music–delivers a mix of slinky, sultry house, fast-paced techno, and a few lush, layered string arrangements. Covering eighteen songs in just under fifteen minutes, many of the tracks here appear on the new album.

Tracklisting
1. Osborne "Afrika"
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