Rafter Announces EP Release Date

Asthmatic Kitty fans will recall that not so long ago, San Diego-based producer Rafter premiered a new, original MP3 everyday for 22 days, each with a corresponding piece of artwork by photographer Li…

Ninja Tune To Release Triple Disc Set

Pioneering U.K. label Ninja Tune has never rested on its laurels, despite introducing to the world name-brand dance acts like Mr. Scruff, Kid Koala, Cinematic Orchestra, and Roots Manuva. Those acts, …

DJ Chef Preps U.S. Tour Dates

One of U.K. pirate radio’s biggest dubstep DJs will tour the U.S. and Canada in June. Croydon, U.K.-based Chefal, or DJ Chef, will make his way to the West Coast, appearing Friday, May 30 at Shift in …

Quiet Village Preps Tour Dates

An homage to their love of vintage movie soundtracks, Quiet Village’s new full-length is an assault of complex string arrangements, funked-out rhythms, programmed beats, and dreamy, downtempo me…

Evidence Mistakenly Arrested

Michael “Evidence” Perretta is best known for his work as rapper/producer for indie hip-hop outfit Dilated Peoples, but the street art world–not to mention, all of mainstream media–should …

Lulu Rouge Announces Debut Album

If you’re outside of Denmark, chances are, you haven’t yet heard of Lulu Rouge. Bless You should ensure you will by the end of June. The duo’s debut album has already jumped to numbe…

Yellow Magic Orchestra Reunites For Show

Live Earth 2007 was the last time anyone saw legendary Japanese electro-pop outfit Yellow Magic Orchestra take the stage, but another reunion is scheduled to take place in just a couple of weeks. On J…

Get Physical Preps Six-Year Celebrations

It seems like yesterday we were raving over a budding imprint from Berlin named Get Physical, but six years have passed since the label’s inception, and in that time it has become one of the for…

Crystal Castles Announce Tour Dates

They wrapped a tour at the end of March, following the release of their Last Gang Records debut, but Alice Glass and Ethan Fawn just can’t seem to stay off the road. The camera-shy duo we know a…

Appleblim to Mix Dubstep Allstars 6

Laurie “Appleblim” Osborne is a well-known name on the international dubstep circuit, but he’s kept so busy running his Skull Disco imprint alongside Shackleton, helping out around t…

Diplo, 9th Wonder on Verve Remixed 4

For the past few years, Verve Records has been mining its enviable vaults to give contemporary artists a chance to rework some some classic tracks. It just so happens that those vaults contain some of…

Opio Announces Sophomore Solo Album

Erstwhile Souls of Mischief member Opio has leaked some details about his sophomore solo album, the follow-up to 2005’s Triangulation Station. Vulture’s Wisdom, Volume 1, slated for an Aug…

The Black Ghosts Ready Full-Length

As mentioned on XLR8R.com last fall, The Black Ghosts “have a knack for combining dance-punk, indie-pop, and electro-breaks, and somehow do it without sounding lame.” Simon Lord and Theo K…

Top 10: Health, Daedelus, Audion

Varioius Health/Disco Lovepump United Release Date: Out Now If Health’s debut album was something of an assault on the ears, this collection of remixes should ensure they bleed. The L.A.-based s…

Cryptacize Holds Karaoke Contest

Putting out a remix version of 2007’s Dig That Treasure would seem the natural next step for Cryptacize, but the Bay Area-based trio who tends to eschew predictability has instead opted to hold …

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