Bubblin' Up: The Cyclist

The fuzzy tones of overdriven cassette tapes have become a calling card for a certain sect of bedroom producers in recent years, but few can trace their affinity for the sound to such a distinct sourc…

Trainwreck: xxxy

xxxy (a.k.a. Rupert Taylor) is known for his flexible, forward-facing brand of rich, techy garage. His ability to shift between styles has endeared him to a number of labels, including Ten Thousand Ye…

10 Events Not to Be Missed During RBMA NYC

The 2013 edition of the Red Bull Music Academy officially begins at the tail end of this week, kicking off a month-long run of events and lectures that will accompany the two academy sessions taking p…

Deep Inside: The Haxan Cloak 'Excavation'

Excavation, the second album from London-based sound designer and multi-instrumentalist Bobby Krlic (a.k.a The Haxan Cloak), is both a direct continuation of its 2011 predecessor and also its polar op…

Record Store Week: Mount Analog

In advance of this Saturday’s Record Store Day happenings around the globe, XLR8R has put together a week-long series of features devoted to taking a closer look at some of our favorite record-s…

Five Minutes with Disclosure at Coachella

Over the weekend, XLR8R took a trip to the California desert for the first weekend of the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which we chronicled in a list of Winners and Losers earlier t…

Record Store Week: Spacehall

In advance of this Saturday’s Record Store Day happenings around the globe, XLR8R has put together a week-long series of features devoted to taking a closer look at some of our favorite record-s…

Record Store Week: A-1 Records

In advance of this Saturday’s Record Store Day happenings around the globe, XLR8R has put together a week-long series of features devoted to taking a closer look at some of our favorite record-s…

High Five: Lapalux

Following the recent release of his debut full-length, Nostalchic, Lapalux has once again found himself in the spotlight. The UK producer and Brainfeeder affiliate has always been a bit schizophrenic …

GET THE LOWDOWN

XLR8R delivered weekly to your inbox