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XLR8R Podcast Extra: Moomin B2B Smallpeople
Celebrating ten years of Smallville goodness, three of the label's mainstays lay down the beats.

Hamburg, Germany’s Smallville has good reason to be excited: The beloved imprint, an offshoot of the record store of the same name, is in the midst of marking a full …

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Interview: Frank Wiedemann and RY X Prep for the Sacred Ground Festival
Hot on the heels of their gorgeous debut album, the men from Howling discuss their upcoming fest.

Following the release of their stunning debut album, Sacred Ground, the next step for Howling—Ry “RY X” Cuming and Âme’s Frank Wiedemann—is a festival of the same name, co-curated by the …


Get Familiar: Patlac
The Hamburg DJ, producer, and remix specialist comes into his own with a series of emotive releases.

I meet Patlac, one of deep house’s rising talents, on what is perhaps the hottest day of the Berlin summer so far. Fresh off the train from Hamburg—he’s in town …

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DJ Koze "XTC"
The man from Pampa gets existential with this dreamy standout single.

The inimitable DJ Koze has followed up his critically acclaimed 2013 album, Amygdala, with the masterful, dreamlike “XTC”, released on his own Pampa Records. As the title of the track …

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Premiere: Stream Array Access's Latest EP on Ressort, Download Bonus Track
"Variations" EP is scheduled for release May 27 on Ressort Imprint

German producer Array Access has been making beats since 2010. His latest piece of work, a beautiful four-track EP entitled “Variations”, is scheduled for release on a new label, Ressort Imprint. “Variations” …

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Podcast 384: Zenker Brothers
The Ilian Tape siblings supply both techno toughness and dubby weirdness with this masterful mix.

We here at XLR8R love no-nonsense names, and Munich, Germany’s Zenker Brothers fit the bill on that count—Dario and Marco are indeed brothers, and Zenker is their real given surname. …