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Panasonic Announces Relaunch of Technics Turntable
The audio electronics manufacturer also announced a new grand class audio amplifier and a new model of headphones.

The electronic and technology website Wired just released an article detailing the long awaited return of Technics by Panasonic. The announcement took place this morning in Berlin at the annual …

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Kode9 Readies Debut Album on Hyperdub
Steve Goodman has a full-length on the way for his own highly respected UK label.

Kode9 (a.k.a. Steve Goodman) will deliver his debut solo album, Nothing, via his own Hyperdub label this coming November. According to a press release, the LP “throws horror soundtracks, sampled …

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Podcast 402: System of Survival
In the run-up to an appearance at Decibel, a pair of Barcelona-based Italians work their house-music magic.

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Panasonic Announces Relaunch of Technics Turntable
The audio electronics manufacturer also announced a new grand class audio amplifier and a new model of headphones.
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In the Studio: Maxxi Soundsystem
Bristol-based Sam Watts gives XLR8R a tour of his analog-heavy cave and discusses his ever-changing production methods
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Watch Pioneer DJ's Teaser Video For New "Battle" Mixer and Rekordbox Update
The minute-long video gives viewers a mysterious look into the new mixer, to go along with the release of Rekordbox 3.3.0

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Lone "Minor Suns (Lance Neptune Remix)"

Having previously featured his starry-eyed song “Pink Violet” as a free XLR8R download around this time last year, Maryland-based producer Lance Neptune has returned with a remix of Lone’s track “Minor …

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Nate Connelly "10 Zero"

Kicking off with soft soundscapes and dripping vocals that amble in the distance, “Zero 10″ by Nate Connelly lingers beautifully until building into a thumping and steep, downtempo ballad. After …

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Cassini "Threatless Ace"

Olly Stork (a.k.a. Cassini), who makes up one half of the duo 2ndSun, has released his sophomore effort via the interstellar imprint Tessier-Ashpool Records. Naming his latest EP Fermi, after …

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Various Artists µ20
One of electronic music's most adventurous labels, Planet Mu, celebrates 20 years of singular sounds.

Planet Mu has never been easy to categorize. For the past 20 years, the label has continually taken risks on new styles of electronic music, developing sounds that stray from …

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Nuage Neida
The Russian producer's pan-genre approach brims with fluid grace.

You could call the mid-to-late-’00s a gilded era for beat experimentation. It’s as if the seeds planted in the ’90s by labels like Mo’ Wax, Ninja Tune and Ubiquity, and …

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Offshore Off Peak
Big Dada releases the late Ewan Robertson’s final work.

Indie labels are often tight-knit families of musical miscreants united through their love of a certain underground sentiment—and with the posthumous release of Ewan Robertson’s final set of work as …

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