Labels We Love: Hypercolour

Over the last five years or so, UK label Hypercolour has steadily crept toward dance-music prominence. In that time, it has built from tentative, occasional releases—largely from a homegrown roster—to…

Hypercolour to Release New Bobby Champs EP

Soon after he released the respectable Drag Queen EP via Pictures Music (not mention the related video and free download), up-and-coming Brighton DJ/producer Bobby Champs has readied his next record, …

George FitzGerald to Release 12" via Hypercolour

After releasing his excellent Child Remixes EP just this week (read our review here), George FitzGerald has announced that he’ll soon unleash a three-track 12″ via Hypercolour. The Needs Y…

Groove Armada Preps New EP for Hypercolour

Big beat outfit Groove Armada, a ubiquitous presence at the massive raves and festivals of the late ’90s and early 2000s, is not only still crafting new music, but the duo is making a rather sur…

Maya Jane Coles to Release New EP via Hypercolour

Breakout UK house producer Maya Jane Coles has announced that she will drop yet another record in 2011, a four-track EP called Don’t Put Me in Your Box. The release is scheduled to arrive on Nov…

Appleblim Announces Debut LP
'Life In A Laser' LP will land in March 2018 via Sneaker Social Club.

Laurie Osborne (a.k.a Appleblim) will release his debut album in March, titled Life in a Laser. The nine-track release arrives more than 10 years after the Bristol-based producer first emerged on Skul…

XLR8R's Best of 2017: Tracks
We present just some of our favorite tunes of the last 12 months.

With our Best Releases of the year now out of the way, we move onto our best tracks. Discussion and debate on this list started several weeks ago when an internal message posted the question: what are…

XLR8R's Best of 2017: New Artists
We salute this year's breakthrough artists.

Collating the New Artists list is an unenviable task. How do you determine “new? It’s always a hard one using the word “best.” It’s never easy. But let it be said that 2017 was chall…

DMX Krew Returns to Super Rhythm Trax
'The Wiggly Worm' EP is scheduled for October 2 release.

DMX Krew will return to Super Rhythm Trax with another EP, The Wiggly Worm. The four-track release is the UK artist’s second release of the year, following on from his Strange Directions LP whic…

Mor Elian Arrives on Delft
'Miracle Mind Program' EP is scheduled for October 20 release.

Mor Elian will release a new EP on Kevin McHugh (LA-4A/Ambivalent)’s Delft label. The three-track release follows appearances on Hypercolour, Prime Numbers, Finale Sessions, Luke Hess’ Dee…

Premiere: Hear a Cut From DMX Krew's New Album
'Strange Directions' will be out on Hypercolour on September 1.

Hypercolour’s latest release will be the latest album from DMX Krew, dropping on September 1. Since 2016’s You Exist LP on Hypercolour, DMX Krew has been on a highly productive run that ha…

Real Talk: Dense & Pika
Alex Jones and Chris Spero reflect on the challenges of an extended life in music.

Dense & Pika is the DJ/production project of Alex Jones—Hypercolour label boss—and Chris Spero, most widely known for his work as Glimpse. Their collaborative journey started in 2011 with a number…

Mosca Next on Livity Sound
'Don't Take This The Wrong Way / Peyote Stitch' EP is scheduled for July 28 release.

Mosca is set to release a new two-tracker on Livity Sound. Don’t Take This The Wrong Way / Peyote Stitch will be the UK artist’s first release on the label run by Peverelist, and follows v…

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