Italo's new heiress, Sweden's Sally Shapiro, just released her latest record, My Guilty Pleasure, much to the ecstasy of fans and critics alike. We here at XLR8R find nothing guilty about enjoying her album whatsoever, and are pleased to share with you an exclusive mix from Pleasure's producer Johan Agebjörn. The nine-track DJ mix shares some of Johan's personal favorites, his own edits, and future dancefloor classics packaged in 30 minutes of lovely disco tunes. Read more »
The monthly series of limited-edition art books published through Brooklyn's Sound Screen Design, Artist Music Journals, will feature the talents of Baltimore's bearded, eccentric, and charismatic singer for Dischord's Lungfish, the insatiably creative Daniel Higgs. Read more »
Rockstar Games has just released a couple new videos to promote Beaterator, their acclaimed web-based music-making software, which is set to make the leap to mobile for the PSP on September 29, and the iPhone/iPod Touch shortly thereafter. Timbaland, the producer responsible for a lot of the sounds packed into Beaterator, narrates. Check 'em out below!
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So, we're obviously already pretty psyched about the upcoming full-length from Lucien Nicolet (a.k.a. Luciano), Tribute to the Sun, due out on October 12 on his own Cadenza label. But we've just got word that each disc will be packaged with a special DVD documentary on the Chilean-born house producer/DJ. Here's a sneak-peak of what's inside.
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On this week's episode of XLR8R TV, we coerced NYC producer FaltyDL into the kitchen. We tried to focus a little more on his music for the official clip, but the man dropped a lot of serious sushi knowledge that we just couldn't let go to waste. Watch below as he walks us through, in detail, the construction of an Atlantic Roll. And to watch the XLR8R TV epsiode and get the skinny on his musical output, go here.
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- Dekmantel: How Some Fanboys from The Hague Found Themselves at the Helm of One of Electronic Music's Best Festivals
- Trainwreck: DJ Slugo Recounts the Time He Found Himself in the Middle of a Hotel Room Brawl
- 20 Questions: FaltyDL Talks NYC Dance Crews, Tripping in Nature, and Motorcycle Gunslinging
- Record Store Week: Pearson Sound, Matias Aguayo, Leon Vynehall, and Gerd Share Their Favorite Shops
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