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Blawan Details Second EP on TERNESC, Streams Clips
The UK techno producer follows last month's 'Warm Tonal Touch' EP with 'Hanging Out the Birds' in June.

Last month, a newly Berlin-based Blawan inaugurated his new label, TERNESC, with a sampling of some of his first solo material to see release since 2012. Now, UK-born producer Jamie Roberts (who …

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XLR8R Heads to Movement
We pack our bags and head to birthplace of techno.

Kicking off tomorrow, Detroit’s Movement Festival is regarded as one of the best festivals in the United States—and the world for that matter. Fittingly taking place in the birthplace of …

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Outlook Festival Croatia Announces Boat Parties for 2015
Hosts include Swamp 81, Just Jam, Renegade Hardware, and Channel One Sound.

Celebrating its eighth year in September, Outlook Festival has announced its boat parties for 2015. Hosts will include Swamp 81, Just Jam, Renegade Hardware, High Focus, Channel One Sound, Reggae Roast and Norman Jay’s …

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Premiere: Stream Eric Cloutier's Raxeira EP in Full
The three-track EP is available now via Wolfskuil Limited.

American DJ and producer Eric Cloutier built his name off the back of his meticulously crafted DJ sets, holding residencies at some of the best clubs around the world, as …

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Listen to a Track From Errorsmith and Mark Fell's Forthcoming Collaborative 12"
First link-up between the two will arrive on PAN label

Erik Wiegand (a.k.a. Errorsmith, pictured above) hasn’t been heard from under the name since 2004, but Bill Kouligas’s PAN imprint has managed to get him to break cover at last …

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Huntleys + Palmers Readies Second Highlife World Series EP
New record sees Esa team up with musicians from Kenya

In February we reported on the Huntleys + Palmers sister label Highlife’s plans for a trio of EPs named the Highlife World Series. Set up to facilitate the release of …

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Premiere: Stream a Track from the Forthcoming Woo York EP
'Blade Runner' is taken from the Ukrainian pair's fifth EP for Soma Quality

Prolific Ukrainian house duo Woo York have notched up somewhere north of two-dozen EPs since their debut in 2009, appearing on labels such as Life & Death, Planet Rhythm, and …

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XLR8R Weekly Event Selections
Our weekend picks of events from around the globe

XLR8R is heading out to Detroit this weekend where we will be reporting back our experience at Movement Festival as well as the many tasty after-parties. As such, the majority …

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Sacred Ground Festival Announces Dates and Location
Ry X and Frank Wiedemann of Howling curate new festival

Howling’s Ry X and Frank Wiedemann will be curating the inaugural Sacred Ground festival taking place near Berlin on July 11.  The open air event will stretch one day and one …

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Hear a New DJ Koze Track
'I haven't Been Everywhere But It's On My List' is taken from DJ Koze's upcoming DJ-Kicks compilation.

Following on from the news that Pampa label boss, DJ Koze, would head up the 50th instalment in the esteemed DJ-Kicks series, !K7 Records—the label behind DJ-Kicks—has released a full …

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XLR8R Presents Exclusive Ticket Deal For Soundwave Croatia
Get a 3 for 2 discount on full weekend pass tickets to the festival

In 2015 Soundwave Croatia, one of Europe’s most friendly and intimate festivals, returns for its 7th year with a live art and film program added to its eclectic musical offering. …

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Berlin Atonal Announces First Round of Artists for 2015
Tony Conrad with Faust, Ugandon Methods, and Alessandro Cortini are among the first acts billed.

Berlin Atonal will return this August for another round of world premiere performances, special projects, audio-visual shows, installations, and aftershow parties. Taking over the Kraftwerk building, the festival has announced 10 acts …

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Check Out a New Short Film on Distal and The Anarchostar
The 10-minute short film is streaming in full.

Michael Rathbun (a.k.a. Distal), although still young, has amassed quite the back catalogue including releases on labels such as Tectonic, Grizzly, and Fortified Audio. He also runs Embassy Recordings with fellow Atlantan Mite—who, evidently, …

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Nicolas Jaar, Jeff Mills, Holly Herndon, and More Billed for Club to Club 2015
The 15th edition of the Turin, Italy festival takes place from November 4 through 8.

Turin’s Club to Club Festival, which XLR8R named Italy’s best festival in 2014, has divulged the first wave of acts set to appear at this year’s 15th edition. Taking place from November …

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Preview Damon Bell's Debut Album on Deepblak
The Oakland producer's 'B​lues For The Libyan' LP is due out next month.

Deepblak mainstay Damon Bell has revealed details of a forthcoming debut long-player on Aybee’s label, which is due for release at the end of next month. On Blues for the …

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Premiere: Hear A Track From Catz ‘N Dogz Latest EP, Killing With Kindness
Polish duo's latest EP is scheduled for release May 22 via Pets Recordings

Following on from their recently released From Your Heart, Polish duo Catz ‘N Dogz return with Killing With Kindness, their latest EP that consists of five tracks: two from their …

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Vaghe Stelle Arrives on Other People, Streams Lead Single
A mini-LP from the Turin producer will see an official release via Nicolas Jaar's imprint in July.

Turin’s Vaghe Stelle (a.k.a Daniele Mana) will debut on Nicolas Jaar’s Other People imprint this summer with a seven-track mini-LP. Mana is an affiliate of the Gang of Ducks collective and currently …

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Premiere: Stream A Track From Stephan Bodzin's Upcoming EP, Singularity
German producer preps a beautiful three-tracker scheduled for release May 25

German techno producer/DJ/live artist Stephan Bodzin is set to release his latest EP at the end of the month. Entitled Singularity after its leading track, a beautifully melodic production that creates an …

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