Bubblin' Up: John Heckle

The easiest way to pigeonhole John Heckle is to talk about how “raw” his productions are, but the term means less and less in the context of house and techno with every passing day. In 201…

Bubblin' Up: Nils Frahm

Nils Frahm was in the studio one day, recording a new track on the piano, when he was suddenly forced to take his hands off the keys. A cell phone started ringing and the 30-year-old German multi-inst…

XLR8R's Top 20 Downloads of October

Among the 80 or so tracks we post for free download each month, some get a bit of extra attention, which is why we like to regularly highlight the top 20 most popular of the bunch. And while there cou…

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