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Black Orange Juice 3 Started Alone

Black Orange Juice, a London-based group headed by Hyperdub satellite Ossie and featuring vocalists Paul Black and Tilz, has a noble musical vision, one that blends the halcyon days of classic Midwest…

OL Make Things EP

Over the course of his career, longstanding Moscow beat maestro OL has taken his sound down more than a few leftfield turns. Where his equally compelling Muscovite mates 813 and Lapti have been more s…

Fort Romeau Stay / True EP

UK producer Fort Romeau (a.k.a. Mike Greene) likes to play his cards close when it comes to revealing the hidden surprises in the majority of his tunes. The opening and title number for his new EP on …

813 Espoir Voyage

The primary appeal of 813, the anonymous Moscow-based beatsmith and RAD collective member who works as a fireman by day and producer by night, is that his tunes have always spelled out the direction t…

Gingy & Bordello Saturday Night Fervor

Both Gingy and Bordello are competent producers in their own right, but the Canadian producers have undoubtedly crafted their most eye-popping work as a unit. The duo first gained considerable attenti…

Iron Galaxy Things We Lost Along the Way

It would take a very inconsiderate soul to mention Iron Galaxy (a.k.a. Adam Hodgins) without referencing “Attention Seeker,” his debut single from last year. The track offered a stellar cr…

Walton Beyond

“The sound of yesterday, today, tomorrow, and beyond,” says a disembodied talking head during the eponymous, brief opener on Beyond, Manchester-based tunesmith Sam Walton’s debut LP.…

DakotaBones "Samurai"**

Fractured boogie producer DakotaBones (a.k.a. Benjamin Christensen) is a Detroit-based newcomer whose “Samurai” tune is more than happy to makes its influences known. Holding a steady groo…

Ikebana "Ends (Matthewdavid Remix)"**

In Japanese, “Ikebana” is a kind of flower arrangement which places less emphasis on the buds and blooms, and more on the roots, stems, and the arrangement and growth thereof. signed to Si…

Watch Disclosure Discuss New LP Track by Track

Now that young duo Disclosure’s debut full-length Settle—which was spotlighted recently as part of XLR8R’s Deep Inside series—has had time to sit in the window and cool, the band has deliv…

Janis "Movin' Up"*House is OK*

Curating collective House is OK formed out of the minds of producers Homeboy, Janis, and Oliver Achatz, who have been cobbling one-off tunes for their diverse house compilation series We Make Music. F…

Video Premiere: Evenings "Babe"

Friends of Friends newcomer Evenings (a.k.a. Nathan Broaddus) has had a long, strange journey to get where he is now, a trek that was mostly summarized in our Bubblin’ Up feature back in April. …

Suplington "Escapism"**

After taking a cursuroy listen through Suplington’s archive, “Escapism” might come as a shock to the listener. The 19-year-old tunesmith first came up making chilled-out, hip-hop-sla…

Ranacat "The Real Milton Flow"*Mobilee*

There’s a tight sense of control and restraint that hovers like a drone over London-via-Argentina DJ/producer and Sneaky Music co-founder Pablo Ranacat’s Love is Superfood EP (out now via …

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