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XLR8R TV: Genesis P-Orridge is better than the Beatles

At 59, the visionary provocateur finally seems to have found peace.

Just prior to a recent San Francisco show by the reunited Throbbing Gristle, we sat down with Genesis to talk about her very long, very strange, and very influential trip.

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  • 05/05/2009

XLR8R TV: Santogold Scores!

Santi White (a.k.a. Santogold) has had such a busy year, she's been reduced to talking about it in lacrosse analogies. Here, she addresses being called an MC when she isn't one, embarrassing stage moments with GZA, and the freedom that her latest work has given her. Read more » 

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  • 11/18/2008

XLR8R TV: Portland Peeps: Adam Forkner

Even full-time vibe warriors need part-time jobs, so we dedicated two episodes to that very subject. Here, we tag along with Adam Forkner (a.k.a. White Rainbow) on his wine-delivery route that criss-crosses through Portland. Forkner proves to be a cosmic guide who doles out PDX history and life lessons, all while dodging jaywalkers in his 1991 Honda. Read more » 

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  • 09/23/2008

XLR8R TV: Flying Lotus' High Score

Steven Ellison, our favorite sculptor of hazy, spacy laptop beats, is no stranger to the comforting bleeps and bloops of the Nintendo generation. He name-checks Mortal Kombat 2 as an influence and credits the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim with giving him his first big break. Here, 'FlyLo' shows off his fluid style as he switches with ease between discussing musical legends in the family (great-aunt Alice Coltrane, cousin Ravi Coltrane) and kicking ass on Street Fighter and Galaxian. Read more » 

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  • 05/20/2008

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