Bubblin': Shlohmo

Who: Shlohmo Where: San Francisco, CA Born and raised in Los Angeles, 20-year-old upstart producer Shlohmo (a.k.a. Henry Laufer) now resides in San Francisco, where he pulls double duty as a printmaki…

Turning the Tables in the Digital Age

A quick Q+A with Pete Hahn, the creative director of one of our favorite retailers, Turntable Lab, on the site’s recent foray into selling digital music. XLR8R: How important for you was establi…

Bubblin': Blondes

Who: Blondes Where: Brooklyn, NY Sam Haar and Zach Steinman have been playing together in various bands since their time together at Oberlin College in Ohio, but Blondes first took shape in late 2008 …

Bubblin': Deadboy

Who: Deadboy Where: London, UK A few years back it seemed like 2-step was basically dead and buried, another casualty of the UK dance music’s relentless hype machine. But then artists like Deadb…

Inbox: Souls of Mischief

In this round of Inbox, XLR8R is straight chillin’ with legendary Oakland hip-hop foursome Souls of Mischief. Members A-Plus, Opio, Phesto, and Tajai take turns charming us with their choice of potty …

Inbox: Daniel Wang

This week, Inbox gets chummy with Germany-based nu-disco DJ and producer Daniel Wang. The right-handed East Berliner, who has also lived in places such as Taiwan and New York, designs his ideal colleg…

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