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Khruangbin Con Todo El Mundo
Background music was never meant to sound this good.

It’s thanks to the diggers of our world, the selectors, tastemakers, and bloggers of unearthed sounds, that once unheard-of global sounds are becoming more integrated into our listening habits. One su…

Bubblin' Up: Perel
The rising German talent reveals the story behind her upcoming album on DFA Records.

A regular in the Berlin house scene, Annegret Fiedler (a.k.a Perel) is about to make her international break with a debut LP to be released on DFA later this year. A soft-hearted and spiritual force, …

Dave Clarke The Desecration Of Desire
The UK techno icon impresses with his first album in 14 years.

Having a car crash as the catalyst for your first album in 14 years would normally set a bad precedent for the music that was to follow. That is unless you’re Dave Clarke. Desecration of Desire is the…

Four Tet 'New Energy'
Kieran Hebden returns with a mature and seductive long-player.

More of the new, same but different energy. Kieran Hebden’s return to the traditional audio format after 2015’s Morning / Evening, delivers a new approach to sound, with a more refined craft towards o…

Photo Gallery and Review: Dekmantel Selectors 2017
XLR8R travels to Croatia for the annual festival's second edition.

Ten years after throwing their first party in the Dutch capital, the Dekmantel team returned to Croatia for the second edition of Selectors, an extended weekend of DJs throwing down rare, sought after…

Photo Gallery and Review: Terraforma 2017
The event took place from June 23 to June 25 at Villa Arconati, Milano.

No more than an hour outside of central Milan sits the weekend adventure of Terraforma. An experiment in sustainability and culturral landscaping, with a delicately balanced attention to programming a…


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