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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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Arturia Details New Audio Interface and BeatStep Update
The French company has a few tricks up its sleeve for this year's NAMM convention.

After teasing an upcoming audio interface for the past few months, Arturia have now detailed its new Audiofuse device (pictured above) along with news of an update to its BeatStep …

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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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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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Dressin Red "Body Plan"

Edinburgh-raised, now Glasgow-based beatmaker Dressin Red has split his forthcoming Head/Body tape for Astral Black into two parts: the “Head” side that represents the more introspective strains of the young …

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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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