Out Now: Hierocast Episode V

In the ever-changing podcast evolution Hiero Imperium leads the pack, and this month’s edition of the Hierocast goes lengths to prove that. Hosted by Opio (Souls of Mischief), the podcast contai…

Asobi Seksu On Tour

Still riding the wave of success that’s followed their sophomore album Citrus, released earlier this year, New York’s Asobi Seksu embarks on a tour that will keep the band busy through mos…

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, July 28

Various The DFA Remixes: Chapter 2 DFA When it comes to remix albums, Tim Goldsworthy and James Murphy could churn a Melissa Ethridge song into a full-on Italo-disco party. This time around the DFA du…

The XLR8R Podcast Interview Series Begins

XLR8R annouces the brand new XLR8R Podcast Interview Series. Available starting every third Thursday of each month, the series contains content from interviews exclusive to xlr8r.com or extended versi…

New At INCITE Online

If you would like to receive weekly updates on our FREE downloads, subscribe to the XLR8R Podcast. iTunes 4.9 or higher recommended. Junior Boys – They aren’t so much a myth as a revelatio…

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, July 21

Wisp Honor Beats Sublight If you keep up with our weekly top ten, you’ll notice that Sublight artists have been having their way with us – and Wisp is no exception. Honor Beats is, dare we…

Yahoo Music Releases Protection-Free Download

In a landmark moment for the music industry, Yahoo Music just released its first download from a major label that does not come with the digital rights management (DRM) technology found on most MP3 do…

Ezekiel Honig Releases New Album

Minimalist master Ezekiel Honig takes inspiration for his latest album Scattered Practices not from other producers or even something like film, but from French philosopher Michel de Certeau’s b…

The DFA Remixes Chapter II Due Out

The DFA Remixes Chapter II Due Out Earlier this year brought Chapter I of the DFA Remixes, where James Murphy and Tim Goldsworthy worked their remix magic on a selection of tracks by artists like Soul…

Ellen Allien and Audion To Release New 12"

Taking inspiration from their time spent on the road together and from their own respective production work, BPitch control owner Ellen Allien and Detroit techno leader Matthew Dear, posing here as hi…

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, July 14

Planning to Rock Have it All Chicks on Speed Planning to Rock is the one-woman band of Janine Rostron, a Berlin-based singer/producer/VJ, and her debut, Have it All takes Vaudevillian theater–or maybe…

Mr. Lif Remix Contest

With his sophomore album Mo’ Mega in stores right now, Mr. Lif, along with cohorts from Def Jux, Sandbox Automatic, Gemini DJ, and IndieVirus, is giving fans a chance to cook up a little music o…

Out Hud Break Up

After months of rumors the band officially confirmed thier split yesterday, adding that if anyone was ever in doubt as to the fate of Out Hud, there were clues scattered all over their last release. L…

Adult. Set Tour Dates

Detroit-based duo Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller have seen a busy last year. Their album Gimmie Trouble was released on Thrill Jockey Records and met with international praise. In January they par…

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, July 7

Otto Von Schirach Maxipad Detention Ipecac Sent as a 38-track CDR directly to Ipecac’s mastermind Mike Patton by Otto himself, Maxipad Detention is Patton’s edited mix of the noisy, breakcore-fueled I…

CutUp Barcelona Exhibition

CutUp have been proclaimed by many to be the most innovative art collective around these days. The London-based group’s aim of reordering urban landscapes through film, collage, and installation…

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