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Podcast 399: Dense & Pika
Alex Jones and Christopher Spero rock their teched-up rhythms in our latest podcast.

Are two heads better than one? We’re not sure—in real life, a double noggin would garner you a lot of dumbfounded looks. But in the electronic-music game, it sure doesn’t …

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The Lowdown: This Week's XLR8R Top 10 with Maxxi Soundsystem, Applescal, Daddy Kev, and More
Our most popular posts also include bits from Avalon Emerson, Hotflush, Idjut Boys, and Ralph Lawson.

Throughout the week, a whole lot of material gets posted here on XLR8R. And while we know—and love—that some hardcore readers will eagerly pour over every single news story, interview, podcast, …

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Watch Short Documentary on Hotflush Recordings
Short film documents the growth and evolution of Scuba's Berlin-based imprint

Bonafide Magazine have made a short documentary detailing the growth and evolution of Scuba’s Hotflush Recordings imprint. The video, which features interviews with Dense & Pika, George FitzGerald, Sepalcure, Locked Groove and …

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Watch a New Video from Scuba
The Hotflush label head's latest single gets the visual treatment.

Hotflush boss Scuba (a.k.a. Paul Rose) has revealed the third and final installment in his Claustrophobia video trilogy. Soundtracked by “Black on Black,” Rose’s newest single that comes backed by …

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Paul Woolford "Orbit"/"MDMA"
The producer unveils another summertime piano-laden banger.

Over the course of his storied career, we’ve come to expect quality and eclecticism from dance-production mastermind Paul Woolford, the man who’s brought us neoclassics like “Erotic Discourse” and more …

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20 Questions: Scuba
The Hotflush operator talks Taylor Swift, SUB:STANCE memories and Labyrinth Festival.

Over the course of the past eleven years, Scuba’s musical output has curved through various spheres of bass, techno, and house. The U.K. artist will release his fourth album, Claustrophobia, on …

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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 …

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Scuba Preps New Album, Shares Video
The Hotflush label boss will deliver 'Claustrophobia' in March.

Scuba (a.k.a. Paul Rose) has revealed details of a forthcoming album, entitled Claustrophobia. According to a press release, the 10-track effort serves as a culmination to all previous outings—most recently …

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Locked Groove and Mind Against Team Up on New EP; Preview It Now
Hotflush will release the first collaboration between the Belgian producer and the Italian duo.

Scuba’s Hotflush label has today announced that it will release Elysium/Pulsar, the first collaborative effort between Belgian label mainstay Locked Groove and ascendant Italian pair Mind Against (who up to …

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The White Lamp Ride with You

After decades in the game, Darren Emerson has been on something of a roll in recent years. His recent collaborations with vocalist Peter Josef as The White Lamp have resulted …

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Dense & Pika Colt

The output of London duo Dense & Pika (a.k.a. Chris Spero and Alex Jones of Hypercolour) has thus far been brutally simplistic in its approach and execution—essentially, it’s dark warehouse …

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George FitzGerald "Thinking of You" b/w "Nighttide Lover"

A few years ago, Scuba began steering his Hotflush label away from the dubstep-oriented structures it was known for, and allowed his roster to evolve into a team of artists …

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Sepalcure Make You EP

On this latest EP for Hotflush, Travis Stewart (a.k.a. Machinedrum) and Praveen Sharma (a.k.a. Braille) sound as if they’ve properly settled into their Sepalcure project. The five tracks that make …

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South London Ordnance "Revolver" b/w "Transmission Funk"

South London Ordnance is a bombastic name. Yet the the latest 12″ from the producer is distinctly airy, as it features a gusty, lung-pumping sound that’s light, even when compared …

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Locked Groove Heritage

It seems that Hotflush boss Scuba may have found something of a kindred spirit in Belgian producer Tim Van de Meutter (a.k.a Locked Groove). With Heritage—his most substantial release to …

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Scuba "Hardbody"

Hotflush label head honcho Paul Rose (a.k.a. Scuba) may have started his career in the murky arena of mid ’00s dubstep, but more recently, the Berlin-via-London artist has committed himself …

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Sigha Living with Ghosts

Over the course of two years and 11 releases, James Shaw (a.k.a Sigha) has made a gradual shift away from the fractured, ambient garage of his earliest tunes, moving instead …

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Jack Dixon "E" b/w "Find Shelter"

Forget everything you thought you knew about Jack Dixon. Well, almost everything. The fact that the formerly London, now Berlin-based producer has risen at a considerable rate amongst the bass-music …

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