Bubblin' Up: Bobby Browser

It wasn’t until January 2012 that Oakland resident Andre Ferreira officially stepped out on his own as Bobby Browser with a four-track EP for the then-year-old 100% Silk label. In truth, Ferreir…

High Five: Clouds

Despite what promotional photos like the one above may lead some to believe, Clouds is in fact a production duo, one that consists of Scotland natives Calum MacLeod and Liam Robertson. Over the past t…

Deep Inside: Zomby 'With Love'

Zomby’s DIY PR strategy is some unholy alliance of Aphex Twin’s pranksterism and Kanye West’s egomania. Those with enough stamina to follow the technically anonymous English producer…

Sónar 2013: Winners and Losers

Last week, XLR8R—along with just about everyone else in the electronic music sphere—made a trip to Barcelona to check out the 2013 edition of Sónar, which happened to be celebrating its 20th anniversa…

Bubblin' Up: Youandewan

For many artists, genre consistency is something to be strived for with an almost religious devotion, but that’s not the case for London-based producer Youandewan (a.k.a. Ewan Smith). His develo…

Trainwreck: SFV Acid

Zane Reynolds’ records as SFV Acid have painted the picture of a kind of homebody, like an Angeleno version of the prototypical Rephlex artist, someone who’s content to spend his days jamm…

Deep Inside: Disclosure 'Settle'

Any discussion of Disclosure, the English duo of Guy and Howard Lawrence, seems to be fraught with controversy. The pair released its first single while the brothers were precocious teenagers (Howard …

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