Stones Throw: Still Celebrating 10 Years

Stones Throw was formed in the Bay Area in 1996 by Chris Manak (a.k.a. Peanut Butter Wolf) with the aim of creating a label by DJs and for DJs. Debut albums soon followed from Rasco, Lootpack, and Man…

Ellen Allien On The Top Ten Of 2006

BPitch control boss Ellen Allien, one of undisputed leaders responsible for bringing German techno to the rest of the world, shares her take on the year’s best singles. 1. Thom Yorke Eraser XL2.…

The 12 Days of Christmas, Day 1

XLR8R’s Ken Taylor wants to add the Kids In The Hall DVD Megaset to his holiday wish list. Hey folks, we deserve Christmas (or Hanukkah) presents, too. So peep our 12 Days of Christmas special f…

Music Compilations: The Next Generation

It seems Michigan-based Ghostly International can’t get enough of collaborations these days. Most recently the label teamed up with Creative Commons and a little magazine called XLR8R for the Ch…

New At INCITE Online, Nov 29

If you would like to receive weekly updates on our FREE downloads, subscribe to the XLR8R Podcast. iTunes 4.9 or higher recommended. Boduf Songs – His new album was recorded at home with just on…

K-Swiss Announces Logan Hicks Shoe

It’s a shoemaker’s dream as K-Swiss, stencil designer Logan Hicks, online magazine Evil Monito, and stencil fabricator Blackbooks Stencils join forces for K-Swiss’s latest creation. …

Now playing at Peepshow: Feadz and Uffie

Miami-based photographer Harlan Erskine recently went out in her hometown to document a performance by DJ Feadz and his partner/mc Uffie, both stars on France’s quickly rising Ed Banger imprint.…

Air Announces Pocket Symphony

  Paris, France-based Air returns to once again romance their listeners on their latest full-length Pocket Symphony. Whereas 2004’s Talkie Walkie was nearly all outerspace-like production w…

The XLR8R Office Top Ten Album Picks, Nov 27

The Early Years S/T 4ADForged from a collective love for minimal noise and the ambiance of Eno, London’s The Early Years have developed a chaotic garage-gaze sound akin to nothing. Between David…

Elements: Accessorize Yo'self

Each issue, XLR8R unearths the hottest new styles and designers in its Elements section. Here, from Issue 103 (December), we bring together some of the best accessories of the season.    Pau…

Vanishing Video On xlr8r.com

Vanishing’s video for the track "Cuckoo Split" comes straight off Gold Standard Lab’s first-ever DVD compilation as the label treks through its archives. Best of all, the Region-…

Elements: Field Day Clothing

Each issue XLR8R unearths the hottest new styles and designers in its Elements section. For the December issue (#103), we showcased pieces from Oakland, CA-based designer Trinity Cross. Field Day Stri…

Elements: Bag This

Each issue XLR8R unearths the hottest new styles and designers in its Elements section. For the December issue (#103), we got our hands on a couple of purses that will make excellent Christmas present…

Foreign Islands Release Restart Now!

If you live in New York you’ve likely heard of Foreign Islands, the musical foresome known around the city for their own style of the electronic-spiced-rock formula oozing from every pore of the…

Antibalas Signs To Anti, Preps New Album

Brooklyn-based collective Antibalas (means "bulletproof" in Spanish), a group known for its politics as well as its dozen or so members, has always given a twist to the standard afrobeat for…

Elements: Shoe Blazing

Each issue XLR8R unearths the hottest new styles and designers in its Elements section. The latest footwear, featured in our November issue (#102), showcases bold patterns and unlikely color schemes, …

Mutek Goes To Argentina

The ever-expanding MUTEK empire takes its first trip to Argentina this year, with MUTEK Buenos Aires. Though still a much smaller operation than its North American counterpart, the festival features a…

New At INCITE Online, Nov 21

If you would like to receive weekly updates on our FREE downloads, subscribe to the XLR8R Podcast. iTunes 4.9 or higher recommended. Alberto Feliciano – Armed with a love of improvisational jam …

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