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Event Review: Dekmantel Festival 2015
XLR8R made the trip to Amsterdam for this year's third edition.

“Tickets Sold Out,” declared the Dekmantel website, several weeks prior to this year’s edition. Although a glaring reminder of Dekmantel’s growing popularity, this is not really a good sign. In …

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Seth Troxler Announces DJ Kicks Compilation
Compilation is scheduled for release October 16 via K7! Records

Over the past decade, Seth Troxler has become a visionary and authentic voice in dance music, his jovial personality cutting through the noise and continually playing by his own rules. …

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Dekmantel Festival 2015

The heart of Dekmantel Festival beats at the Amsterdamse Bos. What’s new is that our veins will be spreading off the wall music throughout the entire Dutch capital this summer. …

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From Russia With Love: Seven Takeaways From Outline 2015
We gather our thoughts after the second edition of the Moscow event.

A little over a week ago, XLR8R made the journey to Moscow for the second annual Outline Festival. Running for 24 hours straight from Saturday night to Sunday night, Outline …

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Outline Festival 2015

Outline 2015. This summer the festival will be located in the historical industrial area of East Moscow. Starting on the 4th of July, the two-day event will take place in …

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PERLON NACHT / GET PERLONIZED

Panorama Bar Dandy Jack LIVE Ricardo Villalobos Sammy Dee, (Perlon) Zip (Perlon)

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XLR8R Weekly Event Selections
A few of our club picks from around the globe

This week we’ve put our ear to the sticky club ground while enjoying a well deserved breather from festival outings. Here are a few of the events that caught our …

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Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer Ready Album for Perlon
Under the alias Vilod, the two Berlin-based producers will deliver their latest joint effort in June.

Just days after detailing an upcoming 12″ for Frankfurt imprint Raum Musik, Ricardo Villalobos has revealed plans to release an album with modular synth specialist and founding member of the Moritz …

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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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Ricardo Villalobos "Easy Lee (Monolithium Recrunk)"

A new name emerging on the dubstep/bass/club scene in British Columbia, Victoria resident Monolithium (pictured above) is quickly gaining the attention of fans and critics alike, thanks in part to …

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Ricardo Villalobos Salvador

Villalobos is one of techno’s most distinctive, innovative producers. This is apparent even from the eight early tracks (circa 1998-2001) gathered on Salvador. Villalobos is the thinking person’s hedonist, the …

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Ricardo Villalobos The Au Harem D‘Archimede

Glitch and girth music is all too often like a band of bugs hitting you up for spare change. You see them coming, you try to look away, but before …

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Ricardo Villalobos Alcachofa

Ricardo Villalobos left his native Chile for Germany ages ago to DJ and produce. He lands before us now on the cusp of a new techno-a techno that’s clean as …

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