Chromeo Releases Ce Soir on Danse

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new release from the French Canadian Pee Thug and Dave 1, also known as the Arab/Jew duo Chromeo, and it will be a while still until a follow-up to 200…

New At INCITE Online, Oct 31

If you would like to receive weekly updates on our FREE downloads, subscribe to the XLR8R Podcast. iTunes 4.9 or higher recommended. Bonobo – His production work is tighter than ever, with jazzy…

Mr. Lif, The Coup On Tour

With his 2005 Definitive Jux release Mo’ Mega still garnering praise, Boston’s reflective rhymer Mr. Lif continues to take on the puzzling challenge that is modern day America in his work,…

Porn: The Next Music Licensing Frontier

For a while it seemed that licensing music to film, television, and videogames was where the real money lay, but it seems mere television, film, or videogames aren’t good enough anymore.  V…

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, Oct 30

Goldfrapp -We Are Glitter (Mute)Alison Goldfrapp set the bar for dance music this year with her massively acclaimed Supernature. Now, the bar has risen tenfold with this insane remix album featuring d…

The Week In Music

While no artist (that we know of) started fights this week,our favorite hip-hop monthly the Source found itself in legal trouble again, as former editor-in-chief Kimberly Osorio successfully sued the …

Giles Peterson gets Impulsive

Impulse! Records has long been home to some of the most influential jazz artists and boasts a catalog that contains classics by John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Pharoah Sanders, and many more. In 1998 t…

Featured Event: CX Kidtronik

Saturday, October 28Shezilla, Lady Chen, King Cabal, and Puma Present A Pre-Halloween Iller ThrillerCX Kidtronik (Sound-Ink) With Official TouristSuper Dunny Hosted By Wholy Whar RX Gallery, 132 Eddy …

Boogie: It's All Good

Head to his website and your photo viewing options include gypsies, crack, dope, and gangs, as well as some brutally honest portrayals of his native war-torn Yugoslavia. Here lies the essence of photo…

Featired Event: La Salsa Halloween

Thursday, October 26, 2006Besos Not Bombs PresentsViva La Salsa Halloween And Dia De Los Muertos Celebration Celebrate the the two holidays with latin hip-hop and reggae, costumes, and more. WithDJ Oc…

The Source Loses Sexual Harassment Suit

Try not to act too shocked, but it seems that major hip-hop publication the Source is having legal woes once again. After a two-week trial, Kimberly Osorio, a former editor-in-chief of the magazine, w…

Rapster Records Overindulges

It doesn’t get much more overindulgent than on orgy, but that’s exactly what Rapster, the label started five years ago by !K7, is going for in their contribution to the family’s 21st…

Sonar 2007 Dates Confirmed

Thought it’s been all over the world during its fourteen year existence-including a trip to Tokyo and Seoul this year-Barcelona’s premiere electronic music and multimedia festival Sonar ne…

5 days to CMJ!

Now in its 26th year, New York’s annual CMJ Marathon is set to kick off on October 31 at Lincoln Center. A few weeks ago XLR8R looked at this year’s panels, which include Chuck D, Steve Ea…

New At INCITE Online, Oct 24

If you would like to receive weekly updates on our FREE downloads, subscribe to the XLR8R Podcast. iTunes 4.9 or higher recommended. Clark – The Warp mainstay fuses live instrumentation with lap…

Galleria With Nicky Siano

Sunday, October 29, 2006Benny Soto, Purple Turf, and Inspira Records PresentGalleria With Nicky Siano The DJ who launched the dance revolution ressurects the intimacy and feel of a house party, celebr…

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