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XLR8R Teams Up with the 2015 Micro dB Festival
Seattle revs up for this September's Decibel fest with a series of spring soirees

We love Seattle—mostly as it brings to mind Decibel Festival, the Emerald City’s annual September gathering which we continue to support through the years thanks to its fine curation of quality electronic-music performance, visual art …

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Seth Troxler and Public Enemy's Chuck D Pair Up for IMS Engage
The two outspoken scene leaders will converse at the Los Angeles edition of IMS.

IMS Engage will return to Los Angeles for it’s third consecutive year on April 15, taking place at the W Hotel, Hollywood. The summit focuses on pairing icons and innovators …


Premiere: Stream The Revenge's New Live Set
The disco mastermind launches an all new, totally live set up.

Although he has been releasing music since 2004, Graeme Clark (a.k.a The Revenge) only this week released his debut album, Love That Will Not Die, via his own Roar Groove imprint. …

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XLR8R Teams with France's Nuits Sonores Festival
We join forces with one of our favorite music-and-arts gatherings.

We here at XLR8R are excited to be partnering with Nuits Sonores, the annual music-and-arts festival held yearly in France’s second city, Lyon. And why shouldn’t we be excited? After all, …


Bok Bok Drops a New Video for "Papaya Lipgloss"
The Night Slugs boss's collaboration with Sweyn Jupiter gets a music video.

Bok Bok has just announced the music video for his latest single “Papaya Lipgloss” with composer and keyboardist, Sweyn Jupiter. The video is by visual artist and fellow Night Slugs cohort, Nic Hamilton and …


Dadub's Daniele Antezza to Release Solo LP as Inner8, Shares Track
The album will see release in June via Undogmatisch, the new imprint Antezza has founded.

Daniele Antezza is best known for his work as one part of experimental techno duo, Dadub, and as co-founder of the Artefacts Mastering Studio, who master most of the Stroboscopic Artefacts …


Malcolm "Falcon Lake"

Malcolm is a New York based producer who’s track “Falcon Lake” will be released via NYC imprint UNO’s GIVEITWAY14. Other than his ties to the label, little is known of Malcolm, which …

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Get to Know: Vincent Floyd
A Chicago house stalwart gets the recognition he deserves.

Vincent Floyd and Armando Gallop were just teenagers when house music exploded in Chicago in the mid-1980s. As childhood friends who grew up across the street from one another on …


XLR8R's Top 10 Downloads of March
Check out the 10 most popular tracks to hit our Downloads section last month.

The month of March again brought a new helping of free tunes to XLR8R’s Downloads section, and as is the custom, we’ve crunched the numbers and can now present the …


Lido & Canblaster Announce Collaborative EP, Share Two Tracks
The six track EP will be released on respected Belgian label Pelican Fly this month.

Pelican Fly, the Belgian label that introduced us to Cashmere Cat and Sinjin Hawke, have announced a new collaborative project from rising stars Lido & Canblaster, the six track Superspeed EP. Lido …


LA Club Resource Releases a Long Lost EP From Steve Poindexter; Listen to a Track Now
The Chicago house legend's four track EP is out now via Gene's Liquor.

Delroy Edwards’ LA Club Resource label has linked up with Chicago house legend Steve Poindexter to release his long lost Street Fighter EP, pressing it to wax for the first …


Scuba Drops New Video For "All I Think About Is Death"
The Sam Geer directed clip is for a track from the Hotflush boss's latest album

Paul Rose (a.k.a. Scuba) has just released a new video for “All I Think About Is Death,” a cut from his latest album on Hotflush, Claustrophobia. The video is directed …


Ben Klock and Lucy Announce Collaborative EP; Preview It Now
The two techno mainstays will release a four track EP via Lucy's Stroboscopic Artefacts label.

Lucy and Ben Klock will release their first collaborative EP titled War Lullaby on May 4, via Lucy’s Stroboscopic Artefacts imprint. It’s the first time the two have recorded in …


Pick A Piper "South To Polynesia (Little People Remix)"

Pick A Piper, a collaborative project headed up by Caribou percussionist Brad Weber, released their self titled album via Mint Records in April 2013 to much acclaim. The floaty, polyrhythmic …

Walker & Royce My Dream EP

Walker & Royce My Dream EP
Moda Black releases two cuts of gut-punching, late-night fun from the NYC duo.

“I was becoming attracted to music,” Sam Walker, of New York DJ-production duo Walker & Royce, stated in a 2013 interview, “that had more of an attitude.” He was reminiscing …

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Podcast 380: Maher Daniel
Listen to a set of beautifully muted rhythms by one of our favorite artists from the No. 19 and All Day I Dream labels.

Dreamy and flowing, shimmering and gorgeous—those are the sort of words that are often used to describe Maher Daniel’s music, and they aptly describe this podcast from the one-time Montreal …


Jimmy Edgar and Machinedrum Return as JETS; Hear a Track Now
JETS sophomore official release and debut on ULTRAMAJIC also features a guest appearance from Jamie Liddell.

Jimmy Edgar and Travis “Machinedrum” Stewart return with their collaborative project JETS and a new four track EP on the duo’s ULTRAMAJIC label. The Chants also features a vocal performance by Jamie Liddell …

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George Clinton, Mala, Gerd Janson, Blawan and Daniele Baldelli Added to Dimensions Festival 2015
The Croatian Festival, which takes over a 2000 year old amphitheater, drops it's second wave of artists.

Joining an already stellar lineup which includes Four Tet (live), Floating Points (live), Surgeon, Moodymann, Ben Klock, and the Hessle Audio team of Ben UFO, Pearson Sound, and Pangaea, Croatia’s …