Said to have been over a year in the making, the next compilation to arrive from New York label Throne of Blood, Moon Rock Volume 1, will feature "unreleased drones, beatless versions, and arpeggiated chillout tackle" from an array of quality producers. Read more »
The Netherlands-based Dekmantel Festival—which we loved during its inaugural outing last summer—will return for a second go-round at Amsterdam Bos between August 1 and 3, boasting a lineup of nearly 100 international artists and a newly introduced campsite. Read more »
Throughout the week, a whole lot of material gets posted here on XLR8R. And while we know—and love—that some hardcore readers will eagerly pour over every single news story, interview, podcast, video, and MP3 download that appears on the site, we also realize that for most people, it's impossible to see everything, which means that some quality XLR8R content is likely to get missed in the hustle and bustle of everyone's daily lives. In the interest of making it easier for everyone to catch up, every Friday we present The Lowdown, a weekly wrap-up of the top 10 tidbits from our site. Read more »
Announced early last month, the next EP by rising Cardiff duo Bodhi, I Need You, is just over a week away from dropping via Doc Daneeka's Ten Thousand Yen label. And to whet our appetites in the meantime, DJ/producers Luke Welsby and Olly Howells have unveiled a full stream of the record's title track. Read more »
APEX Tour to Debut in North America with Magda, Maya Jane Coles, Maceo Plex, Dixon, Joy Orbison, James Holden, and More
Next month, a new tour is set to tackle North America, with an all-star assemblage of DJs in tow. Read more »
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