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Kid606 to Release Ambient Album
The Berlin School-influenced 'Recollected Ambient Works Vol. 1: Bored of Excitement' LP will drop in May.

Longstanding sonic experimenter Kid606 has announced plans to release an album’s worth of ambient material via his own Tigerbeat6 imprint in the coming months. Over his career, the Venezuela-born producer …

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DIVA and Iron Galaxy Prep New 12" as N / Y / X
The pair's first collaborative effort will land later this month via DIVA's Obsession label.

The Obsession label has announced the debut release from a new collaborative project between Matt Didemus (a.k.a. former XLR8R podcast contributor DIVA, who also serve as one half of Junior …

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Kelela Reveals Upcoming 'Hallucinogen' EP; Hear a Track Now
The LA vocalist has shared a new video for the upcoming record's Arca-produced lead track.

Ascendant Los Angeles-based vocalist and Fade to Mind affiliate Kelela has quickly followed up news of the forthcoming deluxe edition of her Cut 4 Me mixtape with details of a …

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Actress Announces Upcoming DJ-Kicks Mix Album
The 49th edition of the series will be Darren Cunningham's first commercially available mix.

!K7 has announced that the 49th edition of its venerable DJ-Kicks mix series will come from revered UK artist Darren Cunningham (a.k.a. Actress). Though XLR8R did manage to enlist Cunningham …

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Premiere: Watch a New Video for Sam Prekop's "Weather Vane"
The Chicago artist shares a new clip for a modular construction from his recent Thrill Jockey LP.

Last month Sam Prekop returned to Thrill Jockey with The Republic, his second LP of sprawling modular constructions for the label. With nine of the record’s (mostly) ambient expeditions having …

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Om Unit and Sam Binga Drop New Collaborative EP; Stream It Now
The four-track 'Transatlantic' EP launches the new Bunit label.

UK artists Om Unit (pictured above) and Sam Binga have combined forces on the Transatlantic EP, a new four-track collaborative effort that drops today. Serving as the Bunit label’s inaugural …

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Check Out a New Remix from Andy Stott
The Modern Love artist has shared a new rework of Panda Bear.

Pulled from his recent Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper LP for Domino, Panda Bear’s “Boys Latin” track has received a remix treatment from Andy Stott (pictured above). On his …

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Janis Preps New EP for Tasteful Nudes; Preview It Now
The Frankfurt-based producer's 'You Can't See Me' EP will see an official release later this month.

Emergent producer Janis will deliver the seventh release for Argot offshoot Tasteful Nudes later this month. The Frankfurt-based artist dropped two 12″s in 2014—one for Mirau, the other for his own …

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Maya Jane Coles Readies LP as Nocturnal Sunshine, Streams Lead Single
The UK producer's debut album under the alias will arrive via her own I/AM/ME imprint in May.

Maya Jane Coles has revealed details of her debut album as Nocturnal Sunshine, her “dark and dubby, bass-driven alter ego.” The British-Japanese producer has kept the alias quiet in recent years, …

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Stream a New Mix from Max Cooper
The London producer steps up for the latest installment of BBC Radio 1's 'Essential Mix.'

Max Cooper delivered the latest installment of BBC Radio 1’s long-running Essential Mix series over the weekend, and now the two-hour session is available to stream in full online. “I wanted …

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Tom Trago Readies New Single for Voyage Direct, Announces Upcoming Label Compilation and Tour
The Dutch producer will issue his first solo single since 2013 early next month, which will be followed by a full label comp featuring Legowelt, Carl Craig, and others.

Tom Trago’s Voyage Direct imprint appears set to be keep itself rather busy over the next few months, with the upcoming release of Trago’s first solo single since 2013 and …

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Preview Black Jazz Consortium's Upcoming RECODED EP
The longstanding NYC producer's latest effort collects a handful of reshapes and outtakes.

Longstanding NYC producer/DJ and head of the Soul People Music imprint, Black Jazz Consortium (a.k.a. Fred P) will soon release the first volume of his RECODED EP series, which will …

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KiNK Preps New EP for Running Back
'Cloud Generator' will be the prolific Bulgarian producer's first outing for Gerd Janson's label.

Bulgarian hardware maestro Strahil Velchev (a.k.a. KiNK) will release a new four-track EP on Gerd Janson’s Running Back label next month. Entitled Cloud Generator, Janson says the EP will be …

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Barnt Announces Upcoming Remix 12"; Preview It Now
Tale of Us, Recondite, and Jens-Uwe Beyer turn in reworks of a cut from Barnt's debut LP.

Apparently, Barnt (pictured above) wasn’t planning to release any remixes of his 2014 album Magazine 13, a record which we placed in the top 10 of our releases of the …

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Genius of Time's Nils Krogh to Drop Solo EP as Arkajo; Stream the Full Record Now

A member of the hardware-obsessed Genius of Time duo, Swedish producer Nils Krogh will break off for a solo EP under the name Arkajo. Appearing via respected Swedish label Aniara, …

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DJ Qu Readies New EP for Secretsundaze
The New Jersey native will drop the three-track 'SS1' EP next month.

New Jersey-based producer/DJ and former XLR8R podcast contributor DJ Qu has revealed the details of his upcoming SS1 EP, which will arrive via the Secretsundaze label in March. A three-track …

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L.I.E.S. Preps New EP from Gavin Russom; Hear a Track Now
The seasoned NYC producer will debut on the label next month.

NYC synth specialist Gavin Russom will next land on the L.I.E.S. imprint with the three-track The Telstar File EP. Serving as Russom’s debut outing for the label, The Telstar File …

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Rinse Announces Upcoming EPs from Geeneus and XXXY
New material from Rinse FM founder Geeneus and UK producer XXXY will arrive on the imprint next month.

London radio station-turned-imprint Rinse has detailed two upcoming EPs from XXXY and Rinse FM founder Geeneus (pictured above). In addition to recently celebrating the radio station’s 20th anniversary and continuing to helm the label arm …

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