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Download a New Mix from CMYK
The Kommuna Tapes label head drops an hour of lush, stripped-back grooves.

For anyone digging for records online, the CMYK YouTube channel would undoubtedly be a regular and reliable source, a highly trusted reference for undiscovered gems. Outside of YouTube, Eric Denis—the…

Daphni, Robert Henke, and Zip Announced for MUTEK 2017
The Montreal festival announces new August dates and its first wave of artists.

MUTEK Montreal has announced its first wave of artists and a date change to August 22-27. In a year of anniversaries, 2017 will mark the 18th edition of MUTEK, with Canada also celebrating its 150th y…

Premiere: Hear a Fierce New Remix from Vessels
The Leeds band rework a track from Erik Luebs' latest EP.

At the end of this month, Osaka-based artist Erik Luebs will release Wasteland on Perfect Touch, his imprint and events arm. The EP was conceptualized over the last 18 months as Luebs distilled his te…

Drumma Announces Faster EP; Shares Previews
S.A.M. is on remix duties for the EP, which has started pre-sales today.

Following its massive 5-year anniversary EP with Ricardo Villalobos and Umho, Drumma Records kicks off its 2017 campaign with its sixteenth release, Faster’s Resolutions EP. The EP features two …

XLR8R's Top 10 Downloads of February
Check out the 10 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section last month.

With March in full swing, and now that the downloads at the end of last month have had time to work their magic, it’s once again time to reveal the 10 most popular tracks to hit XLR8R’s Do…

Niels Broos 'HAL' (feat. Jameszoo)

Red Bull Music Academy alum and keyboardist Niels Broos released the Niels Broos EP last month on LA-based imprint Alpha Pup. The release is Broos’ first solo title and collects music recorded o…

John Carroll Kirby and INGA Share Stunning Track; Hear it Now
'The Shrek Orchid' is out today on Terrible Records / Siberia Records.

Today, Terrible Records and Siberia Records have teamed up to release a stunning collaboration between LA-based keyboardist and producer John Carroll Kirby and INGA—polyphonic trio from Los Angeles fo…

Premiere: Stream DJ Spider's Deep New Cut
'1º' is out March 27 on Green Village.

On March 27, Plan B Recordings and Sublevel Sounds founder DJ Spider will release his latest EP, 1º, on New Jersey-based imprint Green Village. Originally a party at Green Villain warehouse, Green Vil…

Hear a Storming New Mix and Track from Brothers Black
'Network' is out now on Bade Records.

The next release on Bade Records will arrive from co-founders Brothers Black—the collaborative project between James Sison and Edward Antonio. Originally from London but now residing in Berlin, Sison …

Hear a Deep New Cut from Freda & Jackson
'MSH002' is scheduled for April 4 release.

Sydney duo Freda & Jackson are prepped to launch their first 12″ on Moonshoe Records. Jackson is the brainchild of Moonshoe records and, following a string of singles, the imprint is preppin…

Elusive Shares New Track from Forthcoming Album; Hear it Now
'Fusion Swing' drops via Alpha Pup next week.

On March 24, Alpha Pup will release Elusive’s latest album, Fusion Swing. The 17-track Fusion Swing was pieced together at various studios throughout Los Angeles and is a culmination of Elusive&…

Stèv 'Scattered Steams / Dense Water'

Italian producer and multi-instrumentalist Stèv released his latest EP, Broken Mamori, on February 17 via newly formed collective Variables Music. The six-track EP is available digitally and on 180g …

Jori Hulkkonen's New Video is a Nostalgic Trip; Watch it Now
Orignally released in 2015, 'Nuclear Winter Garden' was reissued on March 10.

Back in 2015, My Favorite Robot Records released the self-titled album Nuclear Winter Garden, an alias of Finnish DJ and producer Jori Hulkkonen. The album was inspired by Hulkkonen’s night of t…

Watch a Breathtaking Video from Morgan Friedrich
The mysterious producer and choreographer takes a hallucinogenic trip through dimensions.

Natureisdead is the forthcoming concept album by a character named Morgan Friedrich. The first taste of the album can be heard and seen in the breathtaking music video above, a psychedelic journey set…

Mondkopf 'Parte IV'

In the last two years, Paul Régimbeau had put his Mondkopf project on the bench. Instead, he focused on his different collaborations (Autrenoir, Violent Magic Orchestra with Vampilla & Pete Swans…

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