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Podcast 500: Derrick Carter
XLR8R marks a milestone with two hours of pure from a Chicago house legend.

It’s with great honor—and, to be honest, quite a lot of pleasure—that today we release the 500th XLR8R podcast. The XLR8R podcast series began back in 2006 with an hour-long mix from LA-based record l…

Portico Quartet Share Video From Forthcoming Album
'Art In The Age Of Automation' is out August 25 on Gondwana Records.

Portico Quartet will release their latest album, Art In The Age Of Automation, on Gondwana Records on August 25. Art In The Age Of Automation will be the Mercury Prize-nominated band’s fourth st…

Hemlock to Release New Hodge EP
'Swing For The Fences' EP is scheduled for September 1 release.

Hemlock Recordings will release a new EP from Hodge. Over recent years, the Bristol-based producer has cemented himself as a leading voice in UK dance music and a champion of the elusive sweet spot wh…

Into The Factory Festival Cancelled Due to Licence Restrictions
The event, which is run by Music Goes Further, was scheduled to take place in Sweden from August 12 to 14.

Organisers of Swedish festival Into The Factory have cancelled the event after failing to secure the necessary licences. The event, which is run by Music Goes Further, was scheduled to take place in S…

Hype Williams Prep New LP
'Rainbow Edition' LP is scheduled for August 25 release.

Hype Williams will release a new LP this August, titled Rainbow Edition. Hype Williams is the experimental music/art project of UK-born artist Dean Blunt and Russian-born artist Inga Copeland between …

Skudge 'Traveller'

For its 10 years celebrations, Be As One has unleashed a special V/A release in two parts with previously unreleased music by the imprint artists and frequent label collaborators. Two 12” with unrelea…

F ingers Return to Blackest Ever Black with New LP
'Awkwardly Blissing Out' LP is scheduled for September 8 release.

F ingers will soon release a new LP on Blackest Ever Black, titled Awkwardly Blissing Out. F ingers is the project of Australian trio of Carla Dal Forno, Tarquin Manek, and Samuel Karmel. Awkwardly Bl…

Warehouse Project Reveals 2017 Lineups
Raresh, Ricardo Villalobos, Marcel Dettmann, Laurent Garnier, and more all set to play.

The Warehouse Project has revealed its lineups for the 2017/2018 season. Playing this year are some of the most exciting and influential artists from across the board, including Jeff Mills, Daphni, Ma…

Nick AM 'Rush'

The latest single to drop on Shoeboxx Recordings is a groovy cut from New York-based Nick AM. Over the last couple of years, Shoeboxx have become XLR8R favorites, dropping numerous cuts via our ever-p…

Kompakt Reveals Total 17 Compilation
'Total 17' is scheduled for September 1 release.

Kompakt will release the 17th Total compilation this coming September. Inaugurated in the summer of 1999, the Total compilation series happens to be only slightly older than the 21st century itself—wh…

Miami's Electric Pickle to Host Comunité Showcase
Tulum-based festival and label will take over this coming Friday.

Tulum-based festival and label Comunité will take over Miami’s Electric Pickle this weekend. On the lineup for the event are co-founder/curator Wuuan, Mexico City selector Josep, and Monterrey’s…

Carl Cox to Play Sonus Festival
This year's edition takes places from August 20 to 24, 2017, on Zcre Beach, Pag Island, Croatia.

Carl Cox has been confirmed as a late addition to this year’s Sonus Festival. The festival takes place from August 20-24 on Croatia’s Pag Island, with a full schedule featuring the likes o…

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