High Five: Oneman

Earlier this month, Rinse FM mainstay Oneman dropped the excellent Fabriclive 64 mix CD, which is just the latest documentation of his widely celebrated skills as a DJ and selector. The London DJ̵…

Vis-Ed: Konx-om-Pax

Tom Scholefield is feeling a bit rough around the edges. The 27-year-old animator, director, and audio/visual artist behind the Konx-om-Pax moniker is lounging in the kitchen of his Glasgow home, smok…

Bubblin' Up: Sinjin Hawke

Although his first official release only dropped last December, the music of Montreal native Sinjin Hawke (who’s currently based in Barcelona) has been floating around underground circles for aw…

Chatterbox: Cooly G

Ever since Cooly G (a.k.a. Merrisa Campbell) dropped “Love Dub,” her debut single for Hyperdub, it’s been obvious that she’s a special artist. That’s why we made her a pr…

Bubblin' Up: Grenier

Considering Dean Grenier’s discography reaches back to early 2008, to call the Bay Area native a burgeoning producer may be a bit of a stretch. After diving into the world of dubstep back in its…

The Many Faces of Shed

Over the years, many artists have been tagged as shape-shifters, but few have taken it as far as Rene Pawlowitz. Known primarily as Shed, the German producer has been blurring the lines between techno…

XLR8R's Top 20 Downloads of June

You know the drill: It’s the beginning of a new month, and therefore, it’s time to round up the top 20 most downloaded tracks from the past 30 or so days. June wound up being something of …

High Five: FunkinEven

UK producer FunkinEven has been relatively quiet in 2012—he’s only released a single 12″ on his own Apron Records imprint—but that hasn’t diminished the enthusiasm for his vintage-fl…

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