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Podcast 57: Marriage Records

With XLR8R.com being rather Portland-centric these days, we decided it wouldn't be a proper celebration of good old PDX without a podcast showcasing some of the Northwestern city's music. So we got ahold of Marriage Records' Vice president Jordan Dykstra, who curated this exclusive mix for us. Read more » 

Podcast 56: Nick Catchdubs: The In Sound From Way Out!

"I didn't set out to make a rave valentine to the Beastie Boys-it just turned out that way," testifies Nick Catchdubs as he graces XLR8R Podcast listeners with a sweat-drenched, bass-ridden exclusive mix. The Brooklyn-based DJ, who co-founded Fool's Gold Records with A-Trak, drops heaps of tracks here that employ techno samples and drum sounds in the same anything-goes, hodgepodge fashion the Beasties raided old-school soul breaks and Moog records. Read more » 

Podcast 55: Solid Bump

The newly formed Solid Bump Records is the brainchild of producers White Girl Lust and DreDay, who joined forces to create an outlet for releasing the new generation of club disco. Read more » 

Podcast 54: Dre Skull: Sissy Bounce Mix

Thanks to Dre Skull, XLR8R.com readers will get a little lesson in the history of bounce music with this exclusive podcast. The Brooklyn-based DJ and producer compiled tracks from the sissy rap genre, a New Orleans phenomena that rose to fame in the late '90s when a cross-dressing MC named Katey Red came to fame on the Southern rap scene. Here, Dre Skull shows off some of her tracks, as well as those of veteran Big Freedia and up-and-coming star Sissy Nobby.


Podcast 53: Tobacco: Songs to Get Killed in the Woods To

Leave it to Tobacco to curate a mix of tracks for the XLR8R Podcast and name the collection Songs to Get Killed in the Woods To. We told the Black Moth Super Rainbow head honcho and lover of mini-golf, whose Fucked Up Friends album will release on anticon. next month, to choose whatever tracks he wanted for this exclusive, hour-long podcast. Read more » 

Podcast 52: Shir Khan Megamix Part 2

He tours every weekend, hosts a weekly radio show in his hometown of Berlin, and throws a party called Berlin Battery, but we still managed to snag Shir Khan and got him to curate an exclusive mix for the XLR8R podcast.


Podcast 51: Modeselektor's Jetlag Mix

While 2007 saw the release of both their Happy Birthday full-length and Boogy Bytes Vol.3 mix, Berlin duo Modeselektor has been relatively quiet in 2008. Well, that's about to change, as the pair is planning to take their distinct brand of noisy, chopped-up techno on the road as part of the Jetlag Tour 2008 with Ellen Allien.


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