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Ikonika, Isolée, Egyptrixx, and Many More to Play Montreal's Igloo Festival in January

In the dead of Canada’s most brutal season, Montreal will host the nine-day Igloofest, a revelry of the world’s varied DJ and producers spread across three weekends in January. The …

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Watch Exclusive Video From Throbbing Gristle's Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson

We picked up on some sad news late last week with the passing of Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson, a founding member of the legendary industrial band Throbbing Gristle and of iconic …

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Demdike Stare to Compile Three Albums into 'Tryptych'

Now that the paganistic Manchester duo of Miles Whittaker and Sean Canty (a.k.a. Demdike Stare) has finished its three-part series of albums for 2010, the string of LPs will coalesce …

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Listen to New Vocal Versions of the Showa Eski Riddim

Back in October, UK grime godfather Wiley offered up yet another musical freebie in the form of the Prodigal Entertainment-produced “It’s Wiley,” a gift he brought back from his well-Ustream-documented …

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Download the Debut EP From Banana Clipz, Featuring Chief Boima and Oro11

Out today from the Banana Clipz project, made up of Bersa Discos’ Oro11 and Ghetto Bassquake’s Chief Boima, is the duo’s entirely free, seven-track self-titled EP. Inspired in part by …

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Video Premiere: Silver Columns "Brow Beaten"

Race-walking is no joke. However, you may have trouble keeping a straight face watching UK band Silver Columns’ video for their new single, “Brow Beaten.” Clocking in at almost nine …

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Jamie xx and Gil Scott-Heron to Collaborate on New LP

Early this year, iconic vocalist/musician Gil Scott-Heron (pictured above) released I’m New Here, his first album in 13 years, on XL Recordings. Scheduled to be released over a year after …

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Check Out Ikonika's Fresh Mix for FACT

Sound the podcast alarm! This one, ladies and gents, is deserving of everyone’s undivided attention. As one of the year’s most sought-after DJ/producers, Ikonika has been insanely busy in 2010—dropping …

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Benoit & Sergio to Release New EP Next Year

Not terribly long after dropping a hot single on Ghostly sister label Spectral Sound, Washington, DC, production duo Benoit & Sergio have prepped a brand-new EP of their kind of …

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Isolée to Release Third Album Next Year Via DJ Koze's Pampa Records

Nearly six years after the release of his last full-length album, We Are Monster, German minimal house patron Isolée (pictured above) has finished work on his follow-up record, which will …

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Video: SBTRKT's "Look at Stars"

Donning his latest mask of choice, UK producer SBTRKT and his recurring voice contributor Sampha dropped the “Look at Stars” single earlier this year on the Step in Shadows EP, …

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Richie Hawtin to Release New Interactive iPhone and iPad Apps

Do people give iPhone apps away for Christmas? Maybe they do, we don’t know, but if so, we’ve got a pretty solid one here that you may want to give …

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Listen to Altered Natives' Fabriclive Promo Mix

London native Danny Yorke (a.k.a. Altered Natives) is set to follow up his recent profile feature in XLR8R’s pages with a DJ set in his city’s premiere nightclub, Fabric, on …

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Exit Records to Drop New Drum & Bass Compilation

We couldn’t say it’s necessarily making any comeback of sorts, but drum & bass has certainly been on the lips of the electronic music press a bit more than usual …

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Teengirl Fantasy to Tour With Pictureplane

Beginning at the end of the week, psychedelic-house provocateur Pictureplane (a.k.a. Travis Edegy) will set out for a hefty tour, first in Europe and then back in the states by …

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Sepalcure to Release New EP on Hotflush

Berlin-based, Scuba-owned Hotflush Recordings will kick off the new year with the second EP from Brooklyn duo Sepalcure. The Fleur EP features four new tracks and will be released in …

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Toro Y Moi to Release Sophomore Album in February

One of the unwitting harbingers of the genre that shan’t be named (a.k.a. chillwave, duh), Chaz Bundick, is set to release the second full-length record under his Toro Y Moi …

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Pilooski Side-Project Discodeine Releases Single With Jarvis Cocker, LP by Early 2011

French producers Pentile and Pilooski (a.k.a. Discodeine) have just announced that their first single, titled “Synchronize,” will be released December 6 on DFA/DIRTY, and will feature Brit-pop crooner Jarvis Cocker …

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