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Kutiman Reveals New Project, Off The Grid
The epic instrumental music piece was inspired by the diverse musicians found in the depths of YouTube.

Celebrated musician and video artist Kutiman first launched Thru-You 6 years ago, which saw the artist slicing and combining existing musical elements of unrelated musicians on YouTube to great acclaim. Following up Thru-You and …

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Watch a New Music Video from MMOTHS
"Eva" is taken from MMOTHS' forthcoming album 'Luneworks' on Because Music/OYAE.

Irish electronic musician Jack Colleran (aka MMOTHS) has a new album dropping in March via Because Music sub-label, OYAE on March 11. For the first time ever, the producer’s own echoing vocals …

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Podcast 425: Samuel Kerridge
Following his third full-length last week, the Berlin-based artist delivers an hour of powerful, brutalist beats.

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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XLR8R's Top Ten Downloads of January
Check out the 10 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section last month.

Following our annual end of the year Top 100 Downloads roundup this past December, the XLR8R staff entered the new year feeling fully inspired by the sheer mass and nature of the remarkable musical …

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Population One "Multiple Choice"

To celebrate the release of Population One’s Temporary Insanity EP, Terrence Dixon’s longtime running alias, the Detroit veteran has offered up a new track as an exclusive XLR8R download for today. Dixon, who just last year released …

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Ash Walker "Only Got Hash"

Deep Heads is a label out of the UK that is constantly pushing fresh new music through it’s various channels, including it’s Bandcamp page that hosts numerous releases from artists …

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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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