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NEW YORKER SIZES UP XL'S RUSSELL

There’s a fascinating profile of the storied history of legendary British indie label XL and its boss, Richard Russell, over at The New Yorker. Follow the link to discover the ideals that have shaped the label's success over the last two decades and more, spanning artists as diverse as Adele, Vampire Weekend, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and The xx, Russell’s rules for listening to music and how he sees the future shaping up. There’s also some interesting insight into the exec turned producer's upcoming debut solo album, Everything is Recorded.

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