Deep Inside: Flume 'Flume'

It’s a safe bet that just about everyone who really wanted to hear the self-titled, debut LP by 21-year-old Australian Harley Streten (a.k.a. Flume) managed to do so well before it was “of…

Trainwreck: Maxmillion Dunbar

Andrew Field-Pickering (a.k.a. Maxmillion Dunbar) wears several hats, producing and DJing both solo and as half of Beautiful Swimmers, and co-running the Future Times label. Given the easygoing vibe o…

Trainwreck: Benoit & Sergio

Benoit & Sergio (a.k.a. Benoit Simon and Benjamin Myers) have only been playing live for two years, and when the pair first began to hit the road, things didn’t always go smoothly. Fresh of…

Bubblin' Up: Dauwd

Calling Dauwd a late bloomer wouldn’t be entirely off the mark; born in the US and raised in rural Wales, the producer, born Dauwd al-Hilali, spent a chunk of his formative years in a virtual bubble, …

Five Minutes with Joy Orbison at Igloofest

Joy Orbison’s closing set last Friday at Igloofest served as one of the many highlights we were glad to witness while in attendance during the Montreal festival’s closing weekend. Followin…

Five Minutes with Oneman at Igloofest

During our icy weekend at Montreal’s Igloofest (read all about that here), XLR8R took a few minutes to catch up with UK mixmaster Oneman following his set during the festival’s wintery Fri…

10 Things We Won't Forget About Igloofest

A little less than a decade ago, the organizers behind Montreal’s long-running Piknic Electronik series decided they would build on the success of its summer parties with a new outdoor festival …

XLR8R's Top 20 Downloads of January

2013 started out on XLR8R much like every year and every month does: with a whole hell of a lot of free downloads. Among the 80 or so tracks we give away each month, a handful of them get a bit more a…

GET THE LOWDOWN

XLR8R delivered weekly to your inbox