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Nightwave "Grinder"

Glasgow producer Nightwave has shared a propulsive new track, “Grinder,” which splices together elements of bass, house, “retro-futuristic rave,” and techno, and is built around feverish drum programming, strobing synths, …

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Fedbymachines "Abyss"

Dutch producer Fedbymachines has shared ”Abyss,” the hazy title track from his forthcoming EP of the same name. Here, dubstep-ghosted vocals merge with the strange, synthetic chatter of invented species, …

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Auk "Tomorrow Morning"

Canadian duo Auk has shared a new cut from its upcoming debut EP for the Thoughtless label. “Tomorrow Morning” is tipped as a Minilogue-style track, inspired by shuffling UK garage …

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VernoN "Plastic Illusion"

Dublin’s Apartment label has been, according to an informal credo, “immune to the hype machine since 2011.” Operating as a vinyl-only outfit, Apartment has here offered up a cut laced …

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Cholombian "Saccharine (Tythe Remix)"

London producer Cholombian’s (pictured above) ethereal “Saccharine” tune has been given a dancefloor-minded makeover by fellow UK artist Tythe. Lifted from Cholombian’s new Saccharine EP for the newly founded Silver …

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Lokiboi "Night Ride"

London-via-Moscow producer Lokiboi (a.k.a. Vladimir Sträbykin) returns to XLR8R’s Downloads section today with the energized “Night Ride.” The summery affair kicks off with a strident beat, followed by richly filtered …

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Auscultation "Tied"

Wisconsin’s Joel Shanahan—who produces experimental electronics under a slew of sonic guises—has sent over a track from his new project, Auscultation. Most recently seen crafting hazy synth compositions as Golden …

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Shinedoe "Unleash the Beast"

Earlier this month, longtime Amsterdam artist Shinedoe dropped Illogical Directions, an ambitious new full-length which saw a release via the producer’s own Intacto label. Here we have LP bonus cut …

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Ricardo Tobar "Hundreds "

The textured atmospherics of last year’s Treillis LP from Ricardo Tobar nodded toward a Balearic influence as well as the Chilean producer’s own early affiliation with James Holden’s Border Community …

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Magic Touch "Strongbow & Spliffs (feat. Roche)"

Los Angeles producer/DJ Magic Touch—who delivered a retro-leaning XLR8R podcast earlier this year—is set to embark on an Asian tour, making his way through Indonesia, Hong Kong, China, and Japan …

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Grumby "Used 2 Want U"

Steeped in emotion, Grumby’s “Used 2 Want U” is a restlessly moody piece of electronic production. Beginning with harps and rich piano chords, the Brooklyn duo at first weave slow …

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Zoltan "Lichaam"

Hungarian producer Zoltan has dropped two EPs of alkaline techno and grime hybrids in as many years. Now, the Amsterdam transplant is set to deliver his third release, this time …

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Neue Grafik "Blanche"

French producer Neue Grafik describes his sound as ”UK garage made in France,” citing Untold and Ramadanman as stylistic mentors. This selected cut from his new EP for young French …

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Imago "Return"

Italian newcomers Imago are set to release their debut EP, ?Nocturne, later this week. Closing out the five-track endeavor is “Return,” a pulsating, snare-less techno track that places a resonant …

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Henry Saiz "White Rhythmic Mirror"

There is a faint Balearic undercurrent to be heard in “White Rhythmic Mirror,” an otherwise dark and ghostly production from adventurous Spanish producer Henry Saiz. The subject of a remix …

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Klient "Menel"

Glasgow-based duo Klient (a.k.a. Mr. Beeb and Fault Lines) recently dropped its Korosu EP via Brooklyn outpost Trouble & Bass, and has passed along the record’s closing cut, “Menel,” to …

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Milo Mills "I Need You"

Independent labels Darker Than Wax, based in Singapore, and France’s Cascade imprint have teamed up on the forthcoming Feelings in Colour compilation. As a preview to the 17-track release (due …

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Ter(r)a "Dumo"

Fledgling Detroit label Crisis Urbana is set to drop a new cassette this week, a split affair between budding hometown outfit Ter(r)a and Chapel Hill experimenter Lazy Magnet. Here, we …

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