Bubblin' Up: Floyd Campbell

Like many samplers before him, Los Angeles-based producer Floyd Campbell (real name Cam Floyd) has stumbled on a novel trick, simply by turning his ear towards the world around him. “I was hikin…

Chatterbox: Deadboy

In 2010 and 2011, Deadboy was an inescapable production force in London’s melding worlds of bass, garage, and house music. The impossibly catchy “If You Want Me” single and equally p…

Five Minutes with Nautiluss at Foundry

Last weekend, XLR8R made the trek to Toronto to check out a couple of installments of the city’s newly launched Foundry event series. Both nights included plenty of highlights—go here to check o…

Bubblin' Up: Borai

There’s certainly something to be said for learning one’s craft. While plenty of producers are happy to grow up in public, sharing every half-finished track from day one and allowing their…

Rewind: Goldie

Goldie is the sound and the fury, a drum & bass icon who has done more than any other to put a face and a personality to a genre of music that grew out of chopping and grafting sped-up hip-hop, f…

10 Parties Not to Be Missed at SXSW

Beginning this week, the music portion of the annual SXSW festival gets underway, meaning that an impossible number of showcases, performances, parties, and BBQs—both official and unofficial—are set t…

B2B: Bicep and Todd Terry

By bringing together Irish-born duo Bicep and legendary NYC DJ/producer Todd Terry, we had hoped to catalyze a lively discussion on the current state of house music, and—considering Terry’s hist…

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