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Buck 'Atmo 003'

The second release to come out on Alessandro Stefanio’s Substrato label comes from the Italian producer himself, this time under his familiar Buck alias. Just as with Substrato’s debut release, …

Seattle's Decibel Festival Will Not Take Place This Year
The multi-venue event will go on hiatus after 11 consecutive years as a festival.

The Seattle Weekly officially announced this morning that Sean Horton, founder and operator of the international experimental music festival Decibel, has put the event on indefinite hold for 2016. Dec…

MUTEK Montréal 2016: An Unforgettable Journey Into Sight and Sound
XLR8R explores the charming elements that put this long-running event into a class of its own.

Photos by: AJ Calzada, Leif Tiltins, Vivien Gaumand, Trung Dung Nguyen, Ashutosh Gupta, Kamielle Dalati-Vachon, and Caroline Hayeur. Click on photos for gallery browsing. Now in its 17th year, MUTEK M…

Photo Gallery: Mutek Montréal 2016

Photos by: AJ Calzada, Leif Tiltins, Vivien Gaumand, Trung Dung Nguyen, Ashutosh Gupta, Kamielle Dalati-Vachon, and Caroline Hayeur. Click on photos for gallery browsing.…

Movement 2016: Winners & Losers
We came, we raved, we commented.

Photos by: AJ Calzada, Chris Soltis, Douglas Wojciechowski, Mark Kruk, Brandon Rabotnick, Luis Nieto Dickens, Miranda Castillo, and Jeremiah Green. Interviews by: AJ Calzada. Winner: Kraftwerk 3D This…

Ticket Giveaway: Goldenvoice & XLR8R present Moderat at The Fonda Theater
Enter your email for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Moderat this Thursday at their sold-out show in Hollywood.

This Thursday at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, XLR8R and Goldenvoice will combine forces to co-host an intimate performance by the highly praised collaborative project between Modeselektor and App…

EdOne Offers Up a Taste of his New EP on Definition:Music
The rising Spanish artist gives us a preview of his new release called Mental Disorder.

Eduardo Romero (a.k.a. EdOne), who currently sits among Spain’s most up-and-coming house exports, has released snippets of a new three-track EP titled Mental Disorder coming out next Monday on D…

Roni Size, DJ Krust, and Ed Rush Complete Springfestival 2016 Lineup
The third and last phase of the electronic art and music festival in Graz, Austria is now complete.

From May 25 to May 29, 120 acts from all over the world will heat up the Styrian capital, Graz, for five days and four nights of nonstop music at Springfestival 2016 in Austria. Today, the festival an…

Ticket Giveaway: Win Two Tickets to St Germain at The Fonda Theater
The event is set to take place in Hollywood on Thursday, April 21.

XLR8R, Goldenvoice, and KCRW are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the influential and well-respected French producer St Germain on April 21 at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. Waiting fiftee…

Check Out the Latest Compilation LP from Dirty//Clean
The album, 'Archive,' is available for free download by registering directly on the label's website.

When it comes to engaging record labels, it’s tough to find a team that is more proactive than Dirty//Clean. The label has racked up more than 15 proper releases since forming in 2012, and now t…

Watch a New Video from The Toxic Avenger
The video is for the first single off his latest album '☰.'

Following up with the second piece of a two part video series is Paris-based electro producer The Toxic Avenger. Having just released his latest album, ☰ (pronounced “X”), last week via th…

Check Out the Debut Album by Colours
The new album 'Ivory' is out today on Victory Records.

Today, Florida-based electronic music act Colours has released its debut LP, Ivory, on Chicago’s Victory Records. The duo—featuring Kyle Tamo on vocals and Morgan Alley on drums—wrote the songs …

Download a Mix by Clay Wilson for Vayu Sound
The debut event is set to take place on March 11 in Downtown Los Angeles.

Known for his enthralling live sets and flawlessly produced techno EPs for labels like The Bunker New York, forward-thinking Brooklyn experimentalist Clay Wilson is preparing to travel to the west coa…

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