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Watch a New Production Masterclass From Matthew Dear
The Ghostly International co-founder goes over his production tricks and techniques while on Richie Hawtin's CNTRL tour.

Richie Hawtin’s CNTRL tour is a college campus tour of the USA based around individuality and creativity in technology-based music. The tour features performances and lectures from some of the …

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Premiere: Hear Matthew Herbert Remix Sasha Siem's "Proof"
The electronic music virtuoso remixes a track from the British-Norwegian artist's debut album, 'Most of the Boys.'

British-Norwegian artist Sasha Siem released her highly anticipated debut album, Most of the Boys, through Blue Plum Records at the beginning of March. The album was produced by Bjork and Sigur …

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dubLoner ft Isaac Haile Selassie "Chairr Nawena (Kush Arora remix)"

Earlier this month, Kenneth James Gibson (a.k.a. [a]pendics.shuffle) released his latest EP under his dubLoner moniker on Adjunct Audio, the label he founded in 2005 with friend Konstantin Gabbro. The five …

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QRATES Starts Service for Small-Scale Vinyl Pressing
Japanese company offering no-risk runs of 100 or more

With vinyl booming, now is an apposite time for small labels to be putting out wax, but issues such as high minimum pressing amounts (300 to 500 typically), high costs, …

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Premiere: Stream a Track From the New Joe Le Bon LP
Moods & Grooves will release the new LP from the Berlin based DJ and producer.

Operating for over 16 years, Detroit label Moods & Grooves has amassed quite the back catalogue, releasing records from a stellar cast of artists including Kyle Hall, Mr. G, Theo …

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Leftroom leader Matt Tolfrey provides the four-to-the-floor rhythms for the latest mix from Fabric.

More than a decade ago, Matt Tolfrey played the DJ set that would make the rest of his career. It was one in the presence of Fabric’s musical director, Craig …

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Stream a Track From Terranova's Forthcoming New LP for Kompakt
'Skin & Bones' features a guest vocal from Tomas Hoffding of WhoMadeWho

Berlin pair Terranova’s keenly awaited new album—their first since 2012’s Hotel Amour—is due to drop next month on Kompakt. Ahead of that, the duo has shared a full stream of …

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Mister Saturday Night Preps Two New 12"s; Preview Both Now
Offerings from Gunnar Haslam and Nebraska are next up for the New York label

Mister Saturday Night has been a little quiet on the releases front of late, with its last outing having been more than six months ago now. In early May the …

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Pittsburgh Modular Announces the Patch Box Modular Effects Pedals
The fully customizable line of modular effects pedals will start shipping in June.

Modular synthesizer and accessories manufacturer Pittsburgh Modular has announced the launch of its Patch Box line of modular effects pedals. The Patch Box looks to redefine modular synthesis and the …

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PAN Announces Debut Release From Lifted
PAN will be home to the first release from the collaborative project of Max D and Matt Papich.

Lifted is an ongoing collaborative project from Matt Papich (a.k.a. Co La) and Beautiful Swimmers’ Max D, who will be releasing their debut album, 1, on PAN at the end …

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Premiere: Hear The Acid Remix Young Magic's "Something In The Water"
The LA experimentalists will join Teebs, Matthewdavid, and Roland Tings for the charity focused remix package by Young Magic.

Today, Young Magic released Remixes Vol. 1, a pay-as-you-feel charity album which features contributions from artists such as Teebs, Doldrums, Matthewdavid, Roland Tings, and The Acid. All proceeds from the album will go …

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XIII "Racnid"

We profiled Italian label Gang Of Ducks in our Get Familiar feature last October, shedding some light on imprint and artist collective who have been making some waves of late. The …

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"Tears": An Oral History
As a new Frankie Knuckles retrospective hits the shops, Satoshi Tomiie, Robert Owens and Judy Weinstein look back at the making of one of house's seminal songs.

Just over one year on from the Frankie Knuckles’s untimely death, the Defected label, in collaboration with Def Mix, is about to release a retrospective of the Godfather of House’s …

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Matrixxman Preps Debut Album; Streams Lead Single
The San Francisco producer's first long-player is due out on Ghostly this summer.

Bay Area producer Matrixxman (a.k.a. Charles Duff) is no stranger to XLR8R’s pages—in addition to supplying an exclusive podcast last year, he’s also incredibly prolific, dropping 12 EPs since 2013 for such labels …

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Ricardo Villalobos Readies New EP for Raum Musik
The Chilean producer's first solo EP of the year lands this spring on the German imprint.

Ricardo Villalobos will resurface on Frankfurt label Raum Musik later this spring with a new EP. As Resident Advisor reports, the two-track Who Are We? 12″ marks the Chilean producer’s …

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Will Ward Debuts on Leisure System, Streams Track
The rising London producer's 'Interval One' EP will see an official release in June.

London newcomer Will Ward will deliver the second installment in Leisure System’s Gridlock series of dancefloor-oriented 12″s. The upcoming Interval One EP marks Ward’s first appearance on the Berlin imprint …

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100% Silk Announces New EP From Bobby Browser; Streams Track
The LA based label will release Bobby Browser's 'Clubspinning' EP in May.

Next month, 100% Silk will release the latest EP from Brooklyn based artist Bobby Browser. Clubspinning is a four track EP culled from a series of sessions based around a Yamaha SU700 …

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Polar Inertia Announce New EP, Share Video
Dement3d Records will release the 'Kinematic Optics' EP by the faceless techno collective.

“Machines will fail us” are the first words heard on the anticipated new episode of the Polar Inertia journey and they set the scene perfectly for the striking apocalyptic ride ahead. …

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