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Stream an Exclusive New Mix from Gilles Peterson
Set comes fresh from Ballantine's x Boiler Room's "Stay True Journeys" show in Brazil last month.

Ballantine’s and Boiler Room’s “Stay True Journeys” series seeks to uncover authentic underground music scenes around the globe, showcasing emerging artists and pioneers of relatively untapped movements and the stories …

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Sunfall Festival Reveals Lineup
The event debuts in London with Ben Klock, Moodymann, Donato Dozzy and more, on July 9.

Sunfall Festival have released the program for their first ever event, taking place in London’s Brockwell Park, from midday to midnight on July 9. Heading to the park for Sunfall’s …

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Podcast 424: SHADES (Alix Perez & EPROM)
Marking the release of their sophomore EP, the duo serve up 60 minutes of bassy joy.

Gear

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Synths Preposterously Big and Remarkably Small: NAMM 2016
The modular world joins the big players at this year's edition of the annual music-gear expo.
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Check Out a First Look at Korg's Minilogue
Point Blank's sound design instructor Paul Ressel runs through Korg's latest analogue synth.
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Rane Introduces Two-Channel Rotary Mixer
The MP2014 is built for DJs who love the classic rotary mixer experience.

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Anchorsong "Ceremony"

Masaaki Yoshida (a.k.a Anchorsong) recently released his sophomore LP titled Ceremonial on the Brighton-based music label, Tru Thoughts. Currently living in London, Yoshida follows up his Mawa EP on BBE with …

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Nolan Gray "Magic Crush"

When it comes to his production, the LA-NYC-based producer Nolan Gray says “the goal of this music is an exposition of great complexity expressed in the simplest of terms, similar to …

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DJ Unwind & Levphonic "Restless"

DJ Unwind is the pseudonym of producer and self-taught multi-instrumentalist Brad LaBarbera. As DJ Unwind, LaBarbera has released three short-format albums which are easily recognizable for their laid back production and …

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Reviews

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Event Review: Igloofest 2016 in Montreal
XLR8R travels to Montreal to take in the sights and sounds of the decade-old dance-music gathering.

If there’s one thing that we’ve learned over our many years of going to outdoor festivals, it’s that you should never head toward the party before scoping out the weather …

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Fouk Gruff EP
London's House of Disco label serves up another helping of finger-snapping grooves.

David Magnier’s ever-reliable House of Disco imprint brings another upfront slice of unashamed, finger-snapping disco grooves on the Gruff EP, served up by Dutch disco duo Fouk. The title track …

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Batu "Bleeper Feed"/"April These"
The Dnuos Ytivil imprint kicks off the year with two strong cuts from a Bristol upstart.

The Livity Sound camp starts off 2016 with with this strong two-tracker on its reverse-spelled imprint, Dnuos Ytivil, coming from the hands of Bristol, England’s Batu. The artist holds his own …

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