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How to Dress Well "Suicide Dream 2 (Holy Other Remix)"

While we all wait patiently for our vinyl copies of How to Dress Well’s Just Once EP to arrive, let’s indulge in this gorgeously reworked version of lo-fi crooner Tom …

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Magic Panda "Days Are Numbered"

Now, here’s something that’s, oh, maybe 100% different from anything we’ve ever heard released by the bass-hungry rave-fiends at Kid606’s Tigerbeat6 label: a plinky, melodic electro-pop number from UK solo …

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Nocow "You Got Me"

St. Petersburg-based producer Nocow has just announced the imminent release of Ruins Tape, his upcoming beat tape on Russia’s G5 Music. This comes following a short (but impressive) string of …

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Das Glow & Para One "Pulsar"

Still bummed that Institubes is no more? Not to worry, off-shoot label Marble has you covered with Pulsar, a brand-new, collaborative EP from long-time Institubes mainstays Das Glow and Para …

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Alejandro Paz vs. Roman "La Hora de Bailar (Versión Alejandro Paz)"

Last week, we tipped you to Chilean-born, Spanish-residing DJ Alejandro Paz and his kwaito-tinged remix of Auntie Flo’s “Oh My Days.” Now, he’s back with a free, brand-new single from …

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Willy Joy "Gimme Dat"

Chicago-based artist Willy Joy sent this fresh cut over to us with the note, “It’s a little different for me,” which we assumed to mean that “Gimme Dat” would be …

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Jimmy Edgar & Luke Vibert "Disco"

No need to do a double-take. Your eyes are not deceiving you. Jimmy Edgar and Luke Vibert have indeed collaborated, and this is one of the fruits of their labors. …

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Enjoyed "Paws"

Part Balearic, part house, part synth-pop, all vibes: That’s just about the best way to describe “Paws” by UK newcomer Peter Evans-Pritchard (a.k.a. Enjoyed). The sun-soaked tune is lifted from …

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Napolian "Olympia"

Somewhere amongst the Hype Williamses, the Laurel Halos, and the D’Eons of the esoteric, lo-fi beat-pop realm is a guy from LA named Ian Evans, making strange, boogie-flavored instrumentals with …

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Keep Shelly in Athens "Our Own Dream"

One of the more adventurous outfits to fall under the admittedly wide-ranging genre tag that is “chillwave,” Keep Shelly in Athens has a new 12″ EP up its sleeve, and …

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Blood Diamonds "Move the Stars"

The consistently on-point folks over at the Transparent label/blog recently dropped another tasty 7″ single (if you recall, we were quite taken by Disclosure’s contribution to the imprint a few …

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Beaty Heart "2Good (Jam City Remix)"

This strangely deep slow jam here is a characteristically sparse and bright remix from Night Slugs champion Jam City for the boys of Peckham-based art-pop outfit Beaty Heart (pictured above). …

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Ambassadeurs "Rössler"

Brighton’s Mark Dobson is Ambassadeurs, a moniker with which he explores the possibilities of neon-soaked, soundsystem-specific music production. “Rössler,” from Dobson’s forthcoming Come a Little Closer EP, exhibits the artist’s …

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Sun Glitters "Too Much To Lose (Halls Remix)"

The combination of Sun Glitters and Halls seems almost too obvious a pairing, but the two burgeoning producers have in fact joined forces for a new, four-track EP entitled Swan …

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Ayshay "WARN-U"

The Tri Angle imprint is set to take us on yet another intense sonic adventure next month with the debut release of vocal sculptress Ayshay. The Senegalese-born, Kuwait-reared, and now …

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DZA "Zoo Keeper (Salva Remix)"

Maybe someday far off in the distant future there will be an intergalactic equivalent to the “booze cruise,” where passengers can get drunk and party on board some sort of …

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Jonti "Hornets Nest"

This jangly, lighthearted little ditty might not be the usual kind of tune you’d hear in XLR8R’s download feed, but we figured that if Stones Throw is willing to take …

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Courtship "Want Not (Drop/Dead Remix)"

OK, let’s just get this out of the way. Patric Fallon is the Managing Editor at XLR8R, but after spending 40-plus hours a week cranking out content for this very …

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