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Austria's Elevate Festival Shares Free MP3s From Girl Unit, DJ Spinn, and Altered Natives in New Podcast

It’s a little less than a month until Graz, Austria’s Elevate Festival gets underway, but in the meantime, the folks running the whole thing will be giving out free MP3s …

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Marc Houle Releases New Album on Minus

Berlin-based electronic minimalist Marc Houle just released his follow-up to 2006’s Bay of Figs via Minus, entitled Drift. Houle’s eight-track LP is said to include bits of tweaked analog synths, …

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Detroit Producer/DJ Aaron-Carl Dies After Battle With Cancer

News has come in that Aaron-Carl Ragland, better known as Aaron-Carl, has passed away after a short battle with cancer. Though Facebook and Twitter updates show that he had been …

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Listen to a Brand-New Brian Eno Song

It was the news heard ’round the blogosphere: Brian Eno is going to release a new album via Warp. We’re sure just about everyone is still dying to hear what …

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Planet E to Release LCD Soundsystem's Cover of Paperclip People

Here’s a pretty massive collaboration on the horizon: Carl Craig’s Planet E label is gearing up to re-release one of his tunes produced as Paperclip People, “Throw”, sometime in October, …

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Listen to "Shadows in Bloom" From the New Games EP

We’ve been anticipating the release of the first Games EP for a little bit now, and while we still have to wait until November 2 for the whole thing to …

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Untold to Release New Single on Soul Jazz

Following that awesome double a-side 12″ Soul Jazz released for Four Tet and Mala a while back, and after the release of the label’s heavy-hitting Future Bass compilation, leftfield dance …

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Listen to the Title Track from SBTRKT's New EP

Over on FADER’s website, you can stream a brand-new song from UK garage-stepper SBTRKT. The tune is called “Step in Shadows” and is the title track from the DJ/producer’s forthcoming …

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Ricardo Villalobos and Prins Thomas to Release Moebius & Neumeier Remixes

Coming soon via Japan’s Endless Flight label are a couple of records paying tribute to pioneering Krautrock trio Moebius, Plank, Neumeier. The band was renowned for its 1983 album Zero …

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Cobblestone Jazz's Danuel Tate to Release Solo Record

Solo artist and longtime keyboardist for Canada’s Cobblestone Jazz Danuel Tate will soon follow up his two EPs for the Wagon Repair label with a full-length solo album. Mexican Hotbox …

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Kyle Hall, Mount Kimbie, Monolake, and More in XLR8R's Decibel Festival Recap, Part Two

If you missed the first part of our Decibel coverage, you can find it here. My first two days at Seattle’s seventh annual Decibel Festival were perfectly streamlined in regards …

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Video: Tim Turbo feat. Spoek Mathambo & Gnucci Banana "Hush (Iggy, Iggy)"

This Friday, Vienna’s Big-N-Hairy label will release the debut EP from Tim Turbo, the Hush (Iggy, Iggy)/Linyora EP. Featuring the vocal talents of Spoek Mathambo and his wife Gnucci Banana, …

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Aaron-Carl Cancels European Tour After Cancer Diagnosis

Our friend and contributor Walter Wasacz reports in Detroit’s Metro Times that house producer/DJ Aaron-Carl Ragland has just canceled his European tour after being diagnosed with lymphoma. The 37-year-old Aaron-Carl, …

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XLR8R's Decibel Festival Recap, Part One

It pains me to say this, but I’ve never been to a proper ‘electronic music’ festival. Be it geographical location or lack of appropriate funds, getting to those kinds of …

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Watch Jamie XX and Cooly G at Last Night's Icee Hot in SF

Not to pat ourselves on the back too hard, but gathering the likes of Untold, Cooly G, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Jamie xx, for last night’s XLR8R-sponsored Icee Hot event …

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Monolake Announces US Tour Dates

Electronic music legend Monolake will be playing a handful of dates around the US starting with two shows at the Decibel Festival in Seattle this weekend. Throughout his tour you …

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Try Out the Witch House / Chillwave Name Generator

Yes, we know this is kind of stupid, but if any music scene deserves to have the piss taken out of it, it’s the whole chillwave/witch-house continuum. Also, within 30 …

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Made To Play Celebrate Five Years With Comp

It’s been five years since “fidget house” stalwart Jesse Rose began his Made To Play label with the idea of pushing dance music forward by drastically shortening the time between …

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