XLR8R - logo

News

Download a Free Five-Song EP From Dusty Brown

Dusty Brown has been a name intrinsically linked to the Sacramento electronic music scene for over eight years now, playing shows with the likes of once-local acts Tycho and Chachi Jones. Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 06/08/2010

Video Premiere: The Death Set's "Far Weathered Friends"



East Coast DIY dance-punk outfit The Death Set hooked us up with the premiere of this awesome animated video for its unruly cover of the Daedelus song "Fair Weather Friends." Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 06/08/2010

10 Days Off Festival Features The Knife, Joy Orbison, Kerri Chandler

Belgium's 10 Days Off festival has announced the lineup of its 2010 edition, and with names like The Knife, Guy Gerber, Jesse Rose, and Kerri Chandler (pictured) making appearances, techno heads have yet another festival to attend. Even those more inclined towards UK funky and bass music will have Mount Kimbie, Benga, and Joy Orbison to bob their heads to. Check out the official site for more details and ticket info. Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 06/08/2010

San Francisco's Robotspeak Re-Opens, Hosts Gold Panda

After shutting down operations for a month, San Francisco computer-music-gear retailer, occasional live venue, and how-to hot-spot Robotspeak will be re-opening its doors with a new business model and new storefront hours on Friday, June 18. Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 06/08/2010

Dumb-Unit Celebrates 10 Years

Jeremy P. Caulfield's Dumb-Unit imprint has been chugging for 10 years, and in celebration, the label owner (pictrured) has collaborated with Exercise One on the 10 Year Tango 12", which also features a collaborative remix with DU artist Elon. A champion of hard-driving, wonky techno sounds from the likes of Jake Fairley, Visionquest, and Butane, among others, the label has carved a niche for itself even in the post-minimal age, releasing hard grooves from a newer generation of producers like Maetrik, Ahmet Sisman, and Cesare vs. Disorder. Check out some videos showcasing the label's history after the jump! Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 06/08/2010

Arp Drops 'Minimal' Mix for Root Strata

Producer and mix-master of precious, simple melody and rhythm, New York's Arp (a.k.a. Alexis Georgopoulos) just offered a mix of the kinds of bands, artists, and songs he includes under the umbrella of "minimal" (or what most people might call "minimalism"). Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 06/07/2010

Kazantip Festival Features Villalobos, M.A.N.D.Y.

Ukraine's three-week-long Kazantip festival, which refers to itself as a nation and its attendees as citizens, will feature more than 100 DJs on several stages this August, including Ricardo Villalobos, Carl Cox, M.A.N.D.Y. (pictured above), Marco Carola, and Loco Dice. With artists from Get Physical, Poker Flat, and Cocoon making appearances during several showcases, the world's longest rave is bound to leave some party-goers recovering for all of September. Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 06/07/2010

Follow us on...

Get the lowdown weekly newsletter

XLR8R Downloads Player