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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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Hardkiss 'Trax from the Hardkiss Vault'

This year, San Francisco electronic music pioneers Scott, Gavin, and Robbie Hardkiss (a.k.a. Hardkiss) are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Hardkiss’ seminal album Delusions Of Grandeur. As part of the …

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James Ruskin

Review: Jealous God Label Night
The label, along with Mount Analog, Droid Behavior and Das Bunker, delivers the techno goods in L.A.

Los Angeles on a Friday evening can provide  an amazing variation of discrete musical events to choose from, meaning that dance lovers looking for a late-night techno party don’t have …

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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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Bubblin' Up: David August
One of clubland's ascendant talents sets his sights beyond the dancefloor.

David August is an ambitious young man—at least, that’s the only explanation we can find for what the producer, born David Nattkemper, has accomplished in such a short time. The …

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DAVEM "Some Day in the Dark Side"

Earlier this week, Italian painter and electronic music producer DAVEM released his album My Grand Rose Is An Angel—which was dedicated to his deceased Grandmother, “Rose.” The album is made up of …

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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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