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Stream John Carpenter's 'Lost Themes' LP
The horror film auteur's debut album officially lands next week on Sacred Bones.

A week ahead of its official release on Sacred Bones, John Carpenter’s Lost Themes album has been made available to stream. The iconic director/composer is renowned for creating the scores …

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The Lowdown: The XLR8R Top 10 with Burial, Caribou, DJ Deeon, and More
This week's most popular posts also include bits from Aphex Twin, Delroy Edwards, and Marcel Dettmann.

Throughout the week, a whole lot of material gets posted here on XLR8R. And while we know—and love—that some hardcore readers will eagerly pour over every single news story, interview, …

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Podcast 374: M.E.S.H.
The Berlin-based selector assembles a darkly thrilling mix unbound by genre.

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Nocow "Zathdax"

St. Petersburg collective (and monthly party, five years running) Roots United will launch a new label effort in the coming weeks. In charge of delivering the imprint’s inaugural release is …

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Stefan Jós "Specialism (Uneasy)"

Japanese label flau is set to launch a new 12″ series (which they’ve elected to title raum) with a four-track EP from Stefan Jós, an alias of Devon Hansen, a …

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Shatter Hands "Driftwood"

As a track titled “Driftwood” probably should, this production from Danish beatmaker Shatter Hands begins with a swath of swirling, ambient tones. However, after letting listeners freely—ahem—drift for a good …

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Jimmy Edgar Fabriclive 79
The Ultramajic boss uses the mix as a platform to showcase his label.

The primary drama of erstwhile Detroiter Jimmy Edgar’s career is the conflict between his mind and body, the cognitive versus the carnal. This is a guy who started spinning at …

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KiNK "Fantasia"

Over the course of its five-year run, Catz N’ Dogz’s Pets Recordings has hosted a variety of artists, including Eats Everything, Tom Demac, Uffe, and Jay Shepheard, amongst others. Now, …

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Lena Willikens Phantom Delia

In the five years that Lena Willikens has been a resident at Salon Des Amateurs—a small-ish nightclub in Dusseldorf with an interior halfway between a barbershop and a sleek hotel …

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