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Podcast 436: Spacetravel
The Sardinian DJ-producer provides an hour of left-field techno and electro gems.

Spacetravel (a.k.a. Luca Cara) doesn’t have a long trail of releases behind him. But following his first EP, via Binh’s Time Passages imprint—which captured his experimental blend of futuristic techno, …

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Podcast 435: Valentin Stip
The wonderfully gifted DJ-producer shows us another side of his artistic character.

It’s been over two years since Valentin Stip released his Sigh LP on Nicolas Jaar’s Other People imprint. The eight-tracker, which followed on from two EPs on the New York-based …

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Podcast 434: Cio D'Or
The German sound architect provides a dramatic hour of experimental techno.

Cio Dorbandt is a part of German techno’s furniture. Born in Hannover, she can now be found in Cologne, while over the course of a lengthy career she has stamped …

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Podcast 433: DoubtingThomas
The Barcelona-based DJ-producer serves up 60 minutes of upbeat tunes.

Having generously shared some of his productions with our readers in the past, DoubtingThomas is no stranger to the XLR8R channels. Despite this, however, this is the first time we’ve had the …

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Podcast 432: Sei A
The Glaswegian artist lays down a beautifully varied 90 minutes, featuring cuts by Alice Coltrane, Alex Smoke, Edward, and himself.

Since his emergence in 2008, Scottish DJ and producer Andy Graham (a.k.a. Sei A) has had an enviable release rate, pushing his swinging, bass-heavy style out across close to 20 releases on …

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Podcast 431: Woo York [Live]
In advance of this week's DGTL performance, the Ukrainian duo provide a 60 minute improvised live set.

Though enigmatic and media-shy, Ukrainian duo Woo York have been a staple in many techno fans’ diets after their 2012 releases on Soma Records and Planet Rhythm.  In the studio, they have been nothing …

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Podcast 430: Etapp Kyle
The Klockworks artist marks his Unterton debut with 60 minutes of techno bliss.

Just over three weeks ago, XLR8R broke the news that Etapp Kyle is set to debut on Unterton, the sub-label of Ostgut Ton. A shroud of expectation has surrounded the 28-year- …

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Podcast 429: Dexter
The Dutch DJ-producer and Klakson label head compiles 70 minutes of gritty and funky electro.

Although perhaps not a household name in the wider electronic-music landscape, Dutch DJ-producer Remy Verheijen’s (a.k.a. Dexter) weird and wonderful output and been a staple in the record bags adventurous …

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Podcast 428: Maayan Nidam
The exceptionally versatile DJ-producer shows us the fruits of her recent labors.

It’s our policy over here at XLR8R not to combine lengthy artist introductions with the weekly podcasts. Brief questions, limited only to the concept and intentions around the mix, will …

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Podcast 427: E/Tape
The anonymous Ibiza-based artist explores transcultural and ethical borders in this week's XLR8R podcast.

Mystery and ambiguity have long been established strategies through which artists can ensure focus remains on their music, but E/Tape is something of the extreme. Despite an ever-growing fan-base, there …

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Podcast 426: Asadinho
The low-key DJ-producer compiles 90 minutes of contemporary and old-school beats.

Asadinho, whose identity, until now, has remained a little obscure, is the latest chosen alias of DJ-producer, Asad Rizvi. The name is unlikely to be as instantly recognizable as some of those selected to submit …

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Podcast 425: Samuel Kerridge
Following his third full-length last week, the Berlin-based artist delivers an hour of powerful, brutalist beats.

Samuel Kerridge has always operated on the fringes of electronic music. Even when it comes to techno—the genre into which he can most comfortably be placed—Kerridge sounds like an outlier, a renegade …

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Podcast 424: SHADES (Alix Perez & EPROM)
Marking the release of their sophomore EP, the duo serve up 60 minutes of bassy joy.

Alix Perez is the alias of Alex Depauw, the established drum & bass producer originating from Charleroi, Belgium. EPROM is the long-term adopted moniker of Alexander Dennis, a West Coast …

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Podcast 423: Shenoda
With new music coming soon on Aus, the London producer surveys a sonic wonderland full of peaks and valleys.

We’ve been on a roll with hot mixes lately—check out last week’s sophisticated, muted chugger from Livio & Roby, for instance, or the previous week’s near-abstract dancefloor moves from Buttechno, …

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Podcast 422: Livio & Roby
Robert Precup and Silviu Sandu serve up 60 minutes of irresistible minimalist beats.

In our recent article on the thriving Romanian scene, we highlighted Robert Precup and Silviu Sandu (a.k.a. Livio & Roby) as two artists to have tread their own unique path out …

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XLR8R Podcast 421: Buttechno - CTM Festival Edition
As the experimentally-inclined Berlin fest approaches, the Moscow artist gives us a set of adventurous electronics.

The Russians are coming! At least, it sure seems that way: Just last week, we kicked off the 2016 podcast lineup with a set from Russian DJ-producer Andrey Pushkarev, and …

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Podcast 420: Andrey Pushkarev
One of Moscow's finest purveyors of subtle sounds kicks off 2016 with a set of intimate 4/4 rhythms.

Quick-mix DJ sets, in the right hands, can be dazzling—but there’s certainly plenty to be said for DJs who give their selections room to breathe, giving each track’s subtleties plenty …

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Podcast 419: DeWalta & Shannon - XLR8R Festival 2016 Tulum Edition
For the final podcast of the year, the friends and frequent partners set the stage for our upcoming fest on the Mexican coastline.

We here at XLR8R are excited—and not just because we’re finishing up an amazing 2015, with what’s looking to be a great new year just around the corner. No, what’s …

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