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Video: Benjamin Damage – Pulse Width

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Here’s the video for Benjamin Damage’s single “Pulse Width,” directed by Konx-om-Pax & Michael Tan (premiered on XLR8R). The video also includes exclusive album art created by Stefan Endress. The track is taken from ‘Obsidian’.

‘Obsidian’ marks the third album from Benjamin Damage (his second solo long-player) and the end of an era for both himself and 50WEAPONS. As the first artist (outside of Modeselektor) to release on the label it’s apt that this album is also the last one on 50WEAPONS. You can pre-order your copy of Obsidian right now by visiting Monkeytown website, and “Pulse Width” is now available for immediate download when pre-ordering the album on iTunes.

Landside – Landside Pt I

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XLR8R premiered a full stream of Landside Part 1, the debut EP from Hunter/Game’s new band project Landside with Kúra coming out August 28, 2015.

Landside is the first collaboration between Italian producers Hunter/Game and Icelandic duo Kúra. Kúra’s electronic dub work and Hunter/Game’s techno and house roots form deep, melancholic ambient music with an intense central groove, as Fanney Osk’s vocals interweave with melodic synths. Landside Part 1 is a visionary journey into ranges of uncharted soundscapes, merging abstract atmosphere with boundless emotion. Max Cooper’s remix of “Still There” is an eclectic vision of a deep flow, with vocals floating over a strong, dark baseline. Benjamin Damage’s remix of “Silence Before the Storm” is a straight techno tool, digging groove lines into ambient melodies and mellow vocals.

Landside recently announced 2 forthcoming EPs (released August 28 and September 11) debuting on Hunter/Game’s label, Just This, with incredible remixes by Max Cooper and Benjamin Damage on the first EP, Avatism and Extrawelt remixes on the following EP, with more incredible music and a music video to follow.