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Jon Hopkins Immunity

It has been over four years since Jon Hopkins’ Insides was released, and from the opening moments of Immunity, it’s easy to hear why. Hopkins is from a school of …

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The Count & Sinden "After Dark (Krystal Klear Remix)"

One of the many, many excellent artists featured on The Count & Sinden’s just-released Mega Mega Remix LP is Manchester-based house and boogie enthusiast Krystal Klear, who delivers a funkified …

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Steve Mason "Lost and Found (Hyetal Remix)"

In preparation for the forthcoming release (July 25 digital and August 2 physical) of Ghosts Outside—a collaborative effort between former Beta Band member turned solo artist Steve Mason and Dennis …

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Junior Boys It's All True

Jeremy Greenspan and Matthew Didemus, the bi-continental pair behind Junior Boys, offer a fascinating new permutation of their melancholic electro-pop vision with It’s All True, the duo’s fourth full-length album. …

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Twin Sister "All Around And Away We Go (D/R/U/G/S Remix)"

Long Island band Twin Sister is set to release a 7″ re-issue of “All Around And Away We Go,” a slinking, airy pop number that showcases the group’s Chan Marshall-esque …

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The Count & Sinden "Addicted to You (Lone Remix)"

Man, are we loving the new rave-leaning sound that Lone’s been working with lately. Nottingham-based producer Matt Cutler (pictured above) has switched out the slowed-down, hazy beatscapes of his notable …

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The Count & Sinden "After Dark feat. Mystery Jets (C.R.S.T. Remix)"

Four-piece production outfit C.R.S.T. (pictured above) has been getting its fair share of spins in the XLR8R offices lately (maybe you caught the Girl Unit remix of the quartet’s “The …

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To Rococo Rot "Fridays (Shackleton's West Green Rd Remix)"

Skull Disco co-conspirator Shackleton crafted this shuffling, dubby remix for veteran IDM trio To Rococo Rot’s (pictured above) recently released Forwardness Fridays EP. The original track comes from the outfit’s …

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Four Tet "Angel Echoes (Caribou Remix)"

If forced to compile 2010’s best albums so far, it’s a safe bet that Four Tet’s There Is Love in You and Caribou’s Swim would both make our short list. …

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Archie Bronson Outfit "Hoola (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)"

Berlin’s Motor City Drum Ensemble does his usual routine on this remix of London-based indie-rockers Archie Bronson Outfit’s new single, taking the pleasant, rocking stems from the original of “Hoola” …

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Owen Pallett "Lewis Takes Off His Shirt (Dan Deacon Remix)"

Dan Deacon’s remix of “Lewis Takes Off His Shirt,” the new single from Owen Pallett’s latest album, Heartland, sounds fairly unusual compared to his usual neon-soaked hyperactive musical fare. Obviously, …

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To Rococo Rot "Horses"

Veteran German knob twiddlers To Rococo Rot are at it again. On June 29, the trio is releasing its seventh album, entitled Speculation. Recorded in the rural studio of legendary …

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These New Puritans Hidden

These New Puritans were tossed into the “art rock” genre following their 2008 debut, but that might have been a pre-emptive classification. Hidden, the quartet’s second LP, is packed with …

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Archie Bronson Outfit "Shark's Tooth"

The disco-punk aesthetics of former DFA associate Tim Goldsworthy are all over Archie Bronson Outfit’s first single from their forthcoming third album, Coconut. With its bouncing disco bass riding over …

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Owen Pallett "Keep the Dog Quiet (Simon Bookish Remix)"

With a new album out and a major tour starting soon, Owen Pallett (a.k.a. the Canadian pop composer formerly known as Final Fantasy) continues to gather fans, and this remix …

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Owen Pallett Heartland

Filled to the brim with ambitious, orchestral arrangements and an army of instruments, it’s easy to forget that Heartland is the work of one musician. Owen Pallett, the man formerly …

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Etienne Jaumet "For Falling Asleep (Edit)"

The epic opener of Etienne Jaumet’s Night Music is cut in half by Jaumet himself. The looped, occasionally acidy arpeggiations of the original are kept in place, as are the …

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Etienne Jaumet Night Music

Mixed by Carl Craig, French producer Etienne Jaumet’s first solo album delivers. 20-minute opener “For Falling Asleep” utilizes looped, occasionally acidy arpeggiations, with a processed saxophone providing the piece’s main …

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