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Some Things are Better Left Untold

From the XLR8R TV archives, here’s a lost episode with UK producer and label head Jack Dunning talking about London’s exploding Bronze Age Future Step scene. Jack Dunning, who produces …

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The Crepes' Five Star in Gothenburg

The XLR8R TV crew recently took a trip to Scandinavia for Oslo’s By:Larm Festival, and stopped through Gothenburg, Sweden to talk with The Crepes, a side project of the band …

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A Day in the Life of DaVinci

For this episode of XLR8R TV, San Francisco rapper DaVinci took one of our cameras with him and his SWTBRDS crew on a trip to the A3C Festival in Atlanta, …

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In Space No One Can Hear You Skweee

Earlier this year, we gathered the most important players in the Sweden’s skweee scene at the Stockholm office of Flogsta Danshall, to get the lowdown on just what the music …

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City Guide: Scottie B's Baltimore

For the Baltimore City Guide episode, we sent a camera to Unruly Records’ B-more club king Scottie B to get us the goods on his neck of the woods. Whether …

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City Guide: Denver

Gettin’ lifted in the Mile High City with Alex B. While producer/label manager Alex B (né Botwin) might often get lumped in with Low End Theory’s abstract beat cats of …

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City Guide: Philadelphia

Amish women serving ribs, broken-bottle mosaics, and bullshit sessions. Oh, Philly. For the most recent City Guide episode, we sent a camera to Mad Decent’s Philly Club prodigy, DJ Sega. …

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Jonas Reinhardt Target Practice

Kranky’s synth jammers point their revolvers towards the kosmische. San Francisco’s bliss-out dance rockers Jonas Reinhardt take us along for some early morning range shooting—all part of the creative process, …

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Runaway: Fun is the Key Word

The Brooklyn wonder duo says it’s all about fun and sampling. Together, DJs Marcos Cabral and Jacques Renault are Runaway, a Brooklyn-based production team, as well as the founders of …

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Dutty Artz, Dutty Future

DJ /Rupture and Matt Shadetek’s Dutty Artz label, blog and parties are indisputably ground zero for New York’s exploding global bass scene. Here, we speak with Shadetek and longtime collaborator …

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Paul Devro, the Pride of Port Alberni

We tested the Mad Decent DJ’s Canadian pop cred—and we got schooled. As music director for Diplo’s Mad Decent label, Vancouver-born DJ Paul Devro is known for having a facile …

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City Guide: Portland

Food carts owned by rock stars, rollerskating, and a video arcade bar. It must be Portland. For the most recent City Guide episode, we sent a camera to musician, DJ, …

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Tune in an Afternoon: Javelin

The resourceful Brooklyn duo makes a song from warped rip-off-artist cassettes. Asking Javelin to do one of our Tune in an Afternoon episodes was a no-brainer. Cousins Tom Van Buskirk …

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The L-Vis 1990 and Bok Bok UK/US Snack Challenge

“Where’s that spit bucket?” British house producers James Connolly and Alex Sushon (a.k.a. L-Vis 1990 and Bok Bok) may be experts in what’s going on in the ever-shifting world of …

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Claude VonStroke is a Dirtybird

Producer and label founder Barclay Crenshaw (a.k.a. Claude VonStroke) takes a ride though Dirtybird history. San Francisco house and techno label Dirtybird is a tightknit crew known for striking the …

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City Guide: Minneapolis

Cheap lunch, good coffee, music, parks, and kittens. We love Minneapolis. For part two of our City Guide episodes, we sent a camera to producer and longtime MPLS resident Martin …

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Tune in an Afternoon: Dam-Funk and Nite Jewel

Two distinct LA flavors that taste great together! A few weeks back when we were sitting around fantasizing who in Los Angeles we’d want to collaborate for our recurring series, …

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Annie Pops Back Up

After a series of frustrating setbacks, Annie finally releases her much anticipated second album, Don’t Stop. Sure, Lady Gaga’s fine and all, but Norwegian pop star Annie has a firm …

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