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RIP Frankie Knuckles

Legendary house DJ and producer Frankie Knuckles reportedly passed away earlier today at the age of 59. This extremely sad news is yet to be officially confirmed by the Knuckles …

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Mr. G Announces New EP for Don't Be Afraid

Following his Gettin’ Hott EP, veteran DJ/producer Mr. G (a.k.a. Colin McBean) is set to expand his already colossal repertoire of releases with his The Tutonic EP. As Juno Plus …

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Preview West Norwood Cassette Library's Upcoming 'Missing You' EP

London DJ/producer/label boss Bob Bhamra (a.k.a. West Norwood Cassette Library) will release a new EP via his eponymous imprint in May, and has shared a preview of its four cuts …

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Visionist, Kowton, Hyetal, and Deetron Remix Glasser on Upcoming EP

Following last year’s Interiors LP, New York artist Glasser (a.k.a. Cameron Mesirow) is readying the release of her Shape Remix EP, which will feature remixes from the likes of Hyetal, …

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Watch Classic Footage of Jeff Mills DJing in Detroit

Vintage footage of a young Jeff Mills DJing at Cheeks Club in Detroit recently surfaced online, showing the techno innovator whizzing through a scratch routine for a packed crowd of …

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Protect-U Announces Debut LP for Future Times, Streams New Track

D.C. pair Protect-U has announced plans to release its debut full-length via Future Times. The duo of Aaron Leitko and Future Times co-founder Mike Petillo will drop its Free USA …

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Video Premiere: Light Year "Come Together"

Having dropped his Come Together EP via Ghostly’s Spectral Sound imprint today, London-based producer Light Year has shared a premiere of his rainbow-textured video for that record’s title track. Combining …

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Ital and Aurora Halal Ready Collaborative EP, Share Lead Track

Two mainstays in the ever-changing landscape of Brooklyn’s dance music scene, visual artist/producer Aurora Halal and Planet Mu affiliate Ital have joined their talents on a forthcoming collaborative release which …

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Listen to 'E S T A R A,' the New Album from Teebs

LA producer and core Brainfeeder artist Teebs—who told us about his love of Street Fighter and his admiration for Dracula in our latest 20 Questions feature, which we published just …

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Check Out a New Mix from Legowelt

It’s a common observation that Legowelt (a.k.a. Danny Wolfers) always seems to be doing something, whether it’s making records, experimenting with synths, touring the globe, or editing his own e-zine. …

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Stream Todd Terje's Debut LP 'It's Album Time'

After letting go of a couple of the singles from his debut album—following the official releases of “Inspector Norse” and “Strandbar,” of course—Norwegian artist Todd Terje has now shared the …

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Stream the Title Track from Luke Vibert's 'Ridmik' LP

With a week left before Luke Vibert’s acid-obsessed Ridmik LP arrives via Hypercolour, we’ve gotten our hands on an exclusive stream of the highly anticipated effort’s title track. A drum …

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Listen to Downliners Sekt's 'Silent Ascent' LP

Back in 2012, when we first ran a Bubblin’ Up feature on Barcelona duo Downliners Sekt, the pair was in the midst of prepping a new album. Then, in our …

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The Lowdown - This Week's XLR8R Top 10 with Moderat, Four Tet, Hudson Mohawke, and 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, …

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Check Out a New 11-Minute Remix from The Field

Axel Wilner, the Swedish producer who makes intricately detailed ambient-techno as The Field, has remained quite active following last year’s release of his Cupid’s Head LP—producing remixes, getting remixed, and …

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Fennesz Shares New Track from Upcoming LP for Editions Mego

Set to drop late next month via Editions Mego, the lead track from Fennesz’s upcoming Bécs LP has surfaced. In its opening moments, “Static Kings” incorporates effects-heavy acoustic guitar amongst …

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Function Relaunches Infrastructure New York Label, Preps Collaborative Release with Ed Davenport

Originally serving as a home for releases from Regis, Sleeparchive, and a number of other accomplished techno explorers, Function’s Infrastructure New York label has laid dormant since 2006, when the …

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Listen to Ben UFO's New All-Vinyl Jungle Mix for BBC Radio 1

Appearing on BBC Radio 1 last night, Hessle Audio co-founder Ben UFO broadcasted a brand-new mix of classic jungle music sourced solely from vinyl. The busy DJ’s breakneck creation leaves …

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