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DJ Q Drops Free EP

UK bassline boss DJ Q has posted up Sound of Violence, a digital release featuring two versions of the title track, for free download on his Tumblr. The enigmatic DJ …

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Lil Silva Preps White-Label 12"

We previewed the forthcoming white-label efforts from Bedford-based producer Lil Silva a while ago, and now we have the full details of that record. “Gobble That” b/w “Who Hurt You” …

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Clone Readies Second Drexciya Reissue for May

Following soon after one of our favorite records of 2012 so far, Drexciya’s Journey of the Deep Sea Dwellers I reissue compilation, Dutch label Clone has announced the imminent arrival …

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Daniel Haaksman Prepares for 'More Rambazamba'

Baile funk and global bass connoisseur Daniel Haaksman is set to release a remix album of his 2011 work Rambazamba, with the new project being touted as More Rambazamba. Literally …

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Video Premiere: Max Cooper "Micron"

Ahead of his Egomodal EP, due out via Traum on Monday, London-based techno producer Max Cooper has unveiled this clip for “Micron” from animator Dmitry Zakharov. In the video, human …

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Balam Acab Announces North American Tour

Pennsylvania’s preeminent purveyor of watery beats and high-octave vocal repitching, Balam Acab, has announced plans to travel across a good deal of the American landscape for a two-month tour with …

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Video Premiere: Soul Clap "The Clapping Song feat. Baby Prince & The Fam"

In this video, Bostonian party-starters Eli Goldstein and Charles Levine (a.k.a. Soul Clap) take the form of puppets as they pick up a pink and fuzzy girl at a pool …

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Listen to Chromatics' New Double-LP Now

We’ve been hearing a lot from the long-awaited new album by Portland’s Chromatics over the past several months, so it’s something of an understatement when we say that we’re very …

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Watch Photek Talk About His DJ-Kicks Mix

You may have heard that drum & bass icon Photek is the latest contributor to !K7’s long-running DJ-Kicks mix series, having just dropped his addition this week. !K7 recently caught …

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Video Premiere: DVA "Why You Do"

Last week, XLR8R posted its review of Pretty Ugly, the debut full-length from UK producer and Rinse FM veteran DVA. Although we had some definite issues with the album, one …

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Lorn Announces Second Album, 'Ask the Dust'

Lorn, one of the remaining champions of tastefully dark dubstep-ian music, has unveiled his forthcoming sophomore LP, Ask the Dust. The 12-track record, which has been described as “haunted, oily, …

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Video Premiere: Becoming Real "Snow Drift Love"

Rising London bass producer Becoming Real (a.k.a. Toby Ridler) has commissioned a video for his latest offering, “Snow Drift Love.” The clip, directed by Matthew Reed (who has worked with …

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Ill Blu Preps New Single for Hyperdub

When UK funky first broke a few years back, London duo Ill Blu was one of the initial handful of acts that received some serious shine. Nevertheless, following a flood …

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Night Slugs to Launch New 12" Series, Release L-Vis 1990 EP

One of the UK’s many hubs for top-shelf, forward-looking electronic tunes, L-Vis 1990’s and Bok Bok’s Night Slugs label has announced a forthcoming series of 12″s that are said to …

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Sonár Adds New Order, James Murphy, DJ Harvey, and Lots More to 2012 Lineups

Back in February, the folks at Sonár announced their expansive plans for 2012, which included events in Cape Town, São Paulo, Brazil, and Tokyo along with the main festival in …

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Video: Huerco S. "Untitled"

Next month, Kansas City-based Huerco S. will be releasing the No Jack EP via the Wicked Bass imprint. The four-track, vinyl-only release, which will include a remix from NYC’s Braille—who …

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Junior Boys' Jeremy Greenspan Readies Solo Debut

Canadian duo Junior Boys has been turning out thoughtful, synth-driven electronic music for nearly a decade, most recently on 2011’s It’s All True. Apparently, at least one half of the …

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Peaking Lights Preps Third Album, Shares Mixtape

Lucifer is the forthcoming third LP scheduled to arrive from the husband-and-wife duo of Aaron Coyes and Indra Dunis, Peaking Lights, on June 19 via Mexican Summer/Wierd World. The eight-song …

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