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Joy Orbison Announces Debut US Tour

UK’s post-dubstep darling Joy Orbison will be bringing his brand of forward-thinking bass music to this side of the Atlantic for the first time next month. Kicking off with two …

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Video Premiere: Taragana Pyjarama "Girls"

You might remember Danish duo Taragana Pyjarama from this vibrant micro-techno track we offered near the beginning of the month. That tune comes from the outfit’s just-released self-titled EP, as …

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Listen to John Talabot's and Beautiful Swimmers' Teengirl Fantasy Remixes

One of our favorite songs from last year, which also just so happened to be on one of our favorite albums of 2010, Teengirl Fantasy’s wonderful “Cheaters” tune recently received …

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Video: Win Win "Interleave (feat. Alexis Taylor)"

Win Win has got all the elements of a killer collective project—slick production from XXXchange and Chris Devlin, involvement from visual artist/producer Ghostdad, and guest mic spots from Spank Rock’s …

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Jason Forrest to Release 'Everything' This May

Berlin-based audio troublemaker Jason Forrest (a.k.a. DJ Donna Summer, Nightshifters label co-owner) just announced that he’ll be releasing his first full-length album under his given name in six years on …

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Quenum to Release Debut EP for Crosstown Rebels

Swiss techno OG Philippe Quenum (a.k.a. Quenum) is perhaps known best for his and Luciano’s Cadenza Records imprint. However, on April 25, Quenum will have his first outing for London’s …

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Deadbeat Launches Label, Preps New Album

Once an integral force in helping solidify Montreal as an electronic music hub, and now an expat living in Berlin, minimal dub producer Deadbeat (a.k.a. Scott Monteith) was last in …

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Top Billin' Releases Compilation For Red Cross Japan

No matter where you look, Japan and its national crisis is ever-present. The same goes for the opportunities to donate to what is, and will continue to be, a colossal …

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Red Bull Music Academy Will No Longer Be Held in Tokyo

Although SónarSound Tokyo decided to keep this year’s festivities in the aforementioned location despite the recent natural disasters, the 2011 Red Bull Music Academy has gone another route, and will …

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Pär Grindvik to Launch New Label, Drop Collaborative Release

What started as “part of a healing process” for Swedish techno producer Pär Grindvik has now grown into a record label and collaborative project, both with the title Sinister. Grindvik …

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Richie Hawtin, Moby, Nitzer Ebb, Liars, Pole, and More to Play Mute Festival

On May 13 and 14 at London performing arts venue Roundhouse, iconic record label Mute will partner with the Short Circuit Electronic Music Festival for two days of eclectic live …

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Youngsta to Mix 'Rinse: 14' Compilation

For many, it may seem like the golden era of dubstep has past—those earth-shaking low frequencies exchanged for ones as high as a scream—though nothing could be further from the …

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Watch the Winning Entry for Soul Clap's Music Video Contest

Back in February XLR8R posted the details of a music video contest for Soul Clap’s “Lonely C.” Nearly two months later, Vancouver, BC director Dan Hellmann’s video has emerged victorious. …

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Check Out a Fresh Mix From Hessle Audio's Pangaea

Just yesterday, DJ/producer/Hessle Audio co-owner Pangaea dropped a lengthy DJ set as part of FACT’s ongoing mix series. Apparently, it took about two years for the site to nail down …

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Download a Free Boddika Tune From Hotflush

Before the UK’s Scuba-run bass label, Hotflush, drops its brand-new compilation, the two-disc Back and 4th, the excellent electronic imprint is hooking up its fans with a free track from …

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Jacques Greene, Todd Edwards, Zinc, and More on New Katy B Single

In preparation for the release of her debut LP, On a Mission, burgeoning UK dance music chanteuse Katy B (pictured above) just dropped her “Broken Record” single this month via …

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Listen to Carl Craig's Broadcast on BBC 6Music

Just this past Sunday, dance music legend Carl Craig was on BBC 6Music’s 6Mix show for a two-hour broadcast of music curated by the DJ/producer, which you can listen to …

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Stream the New 2562 Album Now

Dutch techno/dubstep producer and recent XLR8R podcast contributor 2562 releases his third LP, called Fever (pictured above), under that moniker next week, but thanks to FACT, you can stream that …

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