2562 The New Today

Like many of his peers who first rose to prominence toward the end of the ’00s, Dave Huismans hasn’t made dubstep for a while now. Prior to 2010, his 2562 alias (he also produces as A Made…

Stream 2562's Upcoming Album in Full

Last month, Dave Huismans shared news of an impending full-length under his 2562 alias, which would break a two-year streak of leftfield techno excursions as A Made Up Sound. Just days before The New …

2562 Announces Forthcoming 'Air Jordan' EP

File this one under Titles We Can’t Believe We Haven’t Seen Yet. Dutch dub-techno producer 2562’s next record is called Air Jordan. But the four-song EP’s title isn’t mak…

2562 to Drop 'Fever Addendum' 12"

Dub-technoist 2562 (a.k.a. A Made Up Sound a.k.a. Dave Huismans) will follow the release of his Fever LP from earlier this year (not to mention the pretty rad podcast he did for XLR8R) with a half-rei…

Stream the New 2562 Album Now

Dutch techno/dubstep producer and recent XLR8R podcast contributor 2562 releases his third LP, called Fever (pictured above), under that moniker next week, but thanks to FACT, you can stream that 11-s…

Podcast 185: 2562

Over the past few years, Dutch producer Dave Huismans (a.k.a. 2562) has carved himself a solid niche in the murky territory that sits between the worlds of dubstep and techno. While he’s best known fo…

2562 Announces New Album

Back in January, we let you know that the Berlin-by-way-of-Holland producer 2562 had launched his own label, When In Doubt. Now, with its first release (a 10″ single from the label head himself)…

2562 "Flashback"

Dave Huismans, who works under the monikers of 2562 and A Made Up Sound, has made a startling rise to the top ranks of dubstep and deep, dubby house within only a few years. As 2562, Huismans creates …

2562 Unbalance

On 2562’s debut, Aerial, songs like “Greyscale” and “Techno Dread,” both dub-centric meditations defined by roving basslines and gratifying percussive taps and crashes, suggested that the Dutch produc…

2562 Aerial

Melding techno and dubstep is not as easy or as natural as some might imagine. Beyond a basic tempo, techno’s dominant pulse is fundamentally at odds with dubstep’s characteristic stuttering step. Yet…

Photo Gallery and Review: Hideout Festival 2017
XLR8R spent a week on a Croatian island for the festival’s seventh edition.

Every summer, thousands of Europeans invade Croatia’s stunning Adriatic coast in search of sunshine, beaches, crystal clear seas, and cheap cocktails. The nation’s ideal combination of breathtaking ge…

Awakenings Festival Approaches 20th Anniversary
The events will take place at Gashouder, Amsterdam, from April 13 - 16, 2017.

Awakenings Festival has revealed details of its 2017 edition. Next year’s Awakenings Festival will mark 20 years in business for the Dutch events team. In light of the special milestone, the tea…

Stream Roman Flügel's Latest Album in Full
'All The Right Noises' is out now.

Roman Flügel has shared a complete stream of his latest album. All The Right Noises is the German producer’s third full studio album with Dial (following 2011’s Fatty Folders and 2014̵…

A Made Up Sound Announces Closure of Self-Titled Imprint
The Dutchman's label goes out with one final EP, plus a retrospective compilation.

A Made Up Sound has announced the closure of his self-titled label. A Made Up Sound is an alias of Dave Huismans, used mainly for his leftfield house and techno productions; in 2009, the Dutch produce…

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