Mathew Jonson Steps Up for Fabric 84
Out in October, the mix is a live recording of Jonson's set from fabric's 15th birthday celebration.

fabric has announced the next instalment in its mix series will be Mathew Jonson. The mix is a live recording of Jonson’s set from the London club’s 15th birthday celebration. …


Ishivu "Gryning (Matt Karmil Remix)"

UK DJ and producer Matt Karmil has had a busy year since XLR8R put the spotlight on him as an artist to watch in a Bubblin’ Up article in May of 2014. …

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Shanti Celeste Preps EP for secretsundaze
The four-track 'Alma' EP will arrive on September 14.

Former Bubblin’ Up alumni Shanti Celeste will drop her latest EP, Alma, on September 14 via James Priestley and Giles Smith’s secretsundaze imprint. Following on from releases on Julio Bashmore’s Broadwalk, …


Premiere: Stream Idjut Boys' New Album in Full
'Versions' will be out via Smalltown Supersound tomorrow.

Tomorrow, London’s Dan Tyler and Conrad McDonnell (a.k.a. Idjut Boys) will release their new album, Versions, via Oslo-based imprint Smalltown Supersound. Versions is a gorgeous eight-track collection of reworked dub and …

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Weekly Selections: Smart Bar, Piknic Electronik, Outlook Festival
Our top event picks from around the globe for the next week.

Tonight in Chicago, Bassweight presents The Fractals album tour  with London grime and dubstep artist Silkie at Smart Bar, supported by Smart Bar residents DJ The Tornado and Chris Widman. Piknic Electronik Montreal invites residents from their …


Interview: All Day I Dream
Lee Burridge and Matthew Dekay tell XLR8R the secret's behind the party's success and reveal their plans for further expansion.

“Many parties don’t have an identity—often it is just house or techno, and nothing else besides a big room. Sometimes that is enough, but I always knew that I wanted …


Stream Debut EP from Delicate Droids on Superfreq
The 'Orgasam Raygun' EP is now available exclusively on Beatport.

Classically trained jazz musician Richard Ruttenberg and veteran DJ Peter Dutch (aka. Dutchie) are by no means newcomers to the music game. Together, they make up the newly formed tech …

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Preview: Montreal's Bacchanale Festival
XLR8R checks up on a new multidisciplinary fest—one that boasts a world-conquering lineup.

You’re undoubtedly familiar with Montreal’s MUTEK. You may know about Piknic Electronik and Igloofest. But unless you’re from the City of a Hundred Steeples (thanks for that one, Mark Twain), you …

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Creme Organization Announces Jericho One Sublabel and First Three EPs
The first three releases will come from BNJMN, Noface and House Of Black Latterns, with previews of all three streaming now.

Creme Organization has announced its new sublabel, Jericho One, and the first three releases—which will come from BNJMN, Noface, and House Of Black Latterns. Jericho One was launched to expand …

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Giorgio Gigli Announces Debut Album
'The Right Place Where Not to Be' is scheduled for October 23 via Electric Deluxe

Giorgio Gigli has announced his debut album after a period of personal growth on his own Zooloft Records imprint. In the same way his DJ sets reflect the spirit of that evolution, The Right Place …

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Blank Code Detroit Announces New 12" From Joe Sousa
The four-track Porphyria EP is set for a digital release on August 31.

Representing the latest wave of raw techno coming out of Detroit, Blank Code is a record label that continues to build momentum by having high quality producers on its side, while also constructing a …

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Stream a Track from the New Rival Consoles Album
'Howl' is scheduled for October 16 release via Erased Tapes

London-based electronic producer Ryan Lee West, better known as Rival Consoles, has announced his third studio album, entitled Howl. Foremost a guitarist, growing up listening to rock rather than club music, …


Stream a Track From Luke Vibert's Upcoming LP on Planet Mu
‘Bizarster' is now available for pre-order and will be released worldwide on October 16.

Luke Vibert is no stranger to aliases. Having multiple iconic production identities, with numerous albums to each name, makes it easy to see why Luke continues to be one of …

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IDYLL "Bad Boi (Nadastrom Dubstermental)"

Since the release of their debut EP One, vocalist Angelina Lucero and producer Jojo Yang—who make up the female duo IDYLL—have gained a solid amount of traction as of late. …


Premiere: Hear a Track From Nadja Lind & Paul Loraine's New EP
'Velocity' lands on Wolf Trap next month, backed by remixes from Vince Watson and Animalz.

Next month, Wolf Trap will release Velocity, the new EP from Lucidflow’s Nadja Lind and Rhythm Cult label head, Paul Loraine. The four-track EP kicks off with the title track, “Velocity,” …

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Mika Vainio and Franck Vigroux Announce Collaborative Album
'Peau froide, lèger soleil' is scheduled for October 22 release via Cosmo Rhythmatic

Mika Vainio and Franck Vigroux have announced a collaborative album, entitled Peau froide, lèger soleil.  Peau froide, lèger soleil is the result of a three year recording process, initiated by Mika Vainio …


Amsterdam Dance Event Announces More Acts for 20th Edition
ADE takes place October 14-18 at various locations across Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s biggest club festival and business hub for electronic music, has today revealed a second selection of artists that will perform from October 14-18. …


Ninja Tune and Novation Team Up on Launchpad App for IOS
The Launchpad App now offers remix soundpacks from Machinedrum and Lapalux

The Novation Launchpad is arguably one of the most stable, straight forward, portable and affordable pieces of music gear on the market today. Having teamed up with the immensely prominent …