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    It was just a few months ago that I came to realize these guys are HQ'd in the city. Curious as to why they don't take a more active role in it's nightlife.

    I understand that doesn't necessarily jive w/ their raison d'etre, but the name/brand garners a lot of respect in the EDM community. Perhaps moreso than anything else in SF.

    Would be nice to see some XLR8R-curated shows.

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    (Disco) Shawn Reynaldo writes quite a bit for them, I think his two parties (Icee Hot, Tormenta Tropical) are about as close as you're going to get to official XLR8R parties in terms of talent.

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    Didn't they sponsor that Ninja Tunes show with DJ Food last year? It was a free party at 103 Harriet and I think it was to celebrate XLR8R's anniversary. I think it was either XLR8R or Ninja Tunes 20th Anniversary.

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    ^ It was Ninja Tune's 20th. XLR8R may have had a hand in putting it on though.

    I am surprised they haven't hooked up with Low End Theory, that seems right up their ally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OddZilla View Post
    ^ It was Ninja Tune's 20th. XLR8R may have had a hand in putting it on though.

    I am surprised they haven't hooked up with Low End Theory, that seems right up their ally.
    Yeah, your right. Although I think that XLX8R was also hyping it as their anniversary party too which is why it was free.

    I wanted to go to that but I think it was the same night as of Montreal, and by the time we went by the line, it was huge and we just gave up.

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    xlr8r has had parties though... at least with some affiliation, I've snagged 3 mags from different shows at 1015.

    Ross, you're definitely right. They're keeping up with forward thinkers and they should showcase that shizz...
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    Don't they have a strong affiliation with Red Bull Academy, too?

    4/20: Godflesh, Cut Hands @ DNA Lounge
    4/21: The Men @ Rickshaw Stop
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/10: Joey Anderson @ TBA
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom
    6/27: Fuck Buttons @ The Independent
    6/28: Robyn & Royksopp @ Bill Graham

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