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Download an Exclusive New Mix from Yone-Ko
The Japanese rising talent shares one hour of minimal techno bliss.

Japanese-born Koji Yonezu (a.k.a. Yone-Ko) is a rising talent in today’s minimal techno movement. The Berlin-based DJ-producer, who is perhaps most widely acknowledged for his residency at Club der Visionäre, relocated …

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Pixelord Releases New Sample Pack
This selection of loops, synth stabs, and one-shots can be purchased directly from the Samplephonics website.

If you are looking for a futuristic melting pot of house, garage, footwork and bassline samples to use in the studio when you are working on your next track, long-time producer and Terminal …

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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.

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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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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 dub 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 …

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Soul Of Hex "Sleep Mistakes (feat. Albert Vogt)"

Mexican duo Soul Of Hex, which is made up of artists 4004 and Sebastien Vorhaus, have had a great few years under their various monikers with releases for Freerange, Dirt Crew, Vicario Ltd, …

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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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