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Podcast 22: Drop The Lime

Luca "Drop the Lime" Venezia has in many ways owned the New York club circuit for a number of years. Whether it’s his bizarre take on Chicago-house and grime on his Tigerbeat6 releases, the dark vocal-house under his Curses! moniker, or the fist pumping releases that his Trouble & Bass imprint peddles, you know that dude is on top of his game. Read more » 

Podcast 21: John Selway

Multi-instrumentalist and producer John Selway laces XLR8R with its latest DJ mix, spinning twelve danceable tracks from a handful of the world's favorite house and techno imprints. From training as a classical violinist during adolescence to his rave days under the moniker Disintegrator, this techno veteran has been around the block dishing out singles and remixes for a heap of labels from Minus to Cocoon and Turbo. Read more » 

Podcast 20: Starkey

Philadelphia-based PJ "Starkey" Geissinger is no stranger to club action. This hardworking producer/DJ has already earned the title of Mid-Atlantic and North American Laptop Battle Champion, and has recorded for an array of labels from Slit Jockey to Trouble & Bass and Peace-Off. For this installment of the XLR8R Podcast DJ Mix Series, the grime-influenced veteran churns out over 30 tracks of club-shattering bass anthems.

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Podcast 19: French Hip-Hop

While there's still a handful of Americans that may snicker at the idea of French rap, the very same haters may not have heard Paris-born, Lausanne, Switzerland-based Thomas' Yo La La ! podcast, which features MCs and producers from the world's second biggest global hip-hop market. The monthly mixes include talent from all facets of the French game–from rap de rue (street rap) to alternative rap (electro-infused hip-hop) to commercial rap, both vinatge and brand new. Read more » 

Podcast 18: Crookers

Alongside acts like The Bloody Beetroots and the Dubsided crew, Milan’s Crookers have entered the XLR8R Podcast Exclusive Mix Series in true electro-club fashion. Members DJ Phra and Bot fuse together raw B-more percussion and scratchy French touch synths for their infectious edits and remixes. Featuring a broad palate of new dancefloor killers from artists like Radioclit, Aaron LaCrate, Edu K, and Chemical Brothers, this exclusive mix will have new-schoolers salivating for days.

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Podcast 17: The Glitch Mob

For this very special edition of the XLR8R Podcast Exclusive Mix Series, we wrangled up Los Angeles-based Glitch Mob for a glimpse at the new world of electro-infused hip-hop. Grabbing unreleased and forthcoming tracks from the likes of edIT, Boreta, Ooah, and Kraddy, these mobsters have turned out an intricately woven, chopped-up glitch haven on this bangin' mix.

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Podcast 16: Magnum 38

Oliver “Magnum 38” Greschke is punk. The Berlin-based web programmer by day, gnarly producer by night, is so punk that he went from Germany’s drum and bass hotbed into the open arms of some of the most chopped-up, evil electro-noise imaginable. Recording for T. Raumschmiere’s Shitkatapult imprint, this programmer may not be as celebrated as his labelboss (yet), but with compositions this deadly, he’s well on his way. Read more » 

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