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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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XLR8R's Best of 2015: Podcasts
We pick our favorite mixes, and showcase the year's most-viewed editions.

This year saw our long-running podcast series, which since 2006 has featured everyone from Ellen Allien, Kevin Saunderson, Laurent Garnier and Anthony Parasole to Untold, the Orb, Mr. Scruff and …

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Podcast 418: Marymoon
The St. Petersburg–based artist presents a set of dubby, melodic and richly rewarding tunes.

Dramatic, moody, and full of mystery—that’s the vibe of our latest podcast, the next-to-last installment of the year. This finely-crafted mix is the creation of Marymoon, a talented purveyor of …

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Podcast 417: Heathered Pearls
"Melodically appealing groovers," as mixed by one of Ghostly International's finest, define our latest podcast.

Jakub Alexander, better known as Heathered Pearls, has described the sound of his debut album, 2012’s Loyal, as “indirect, huge, heavy, slow ocean waves off in the distance at night.” …

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Podcast 416: Steve Bug
The man from Poker Flat supplies an hour-plus mix of electronic-house heat.

Steve Bug is the kind of guy who can make the rest of us mere mortals feel a bit inadequate. Really, how many of us would be able to run …

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Podcast 415: Kollektiv Turmstrasse
Check out two-hours worth of rich, emotion-filled rhythms from the duo of Christian Hilscher and Nico Plagemann.

We’ll get right to the point: This week’s podcast is pure class. It’s an elegant, even romantic affair, one that manages to convey a wide swathe of emotions despite (or, …

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Podcast 414: The Drifter
The Irish DJ-producer and Maeve label head returns to XLR8R with 80 minutes of house-and-techno joy.

In his Bubblin’ Up piece for XLR8R earlier this year, Mark Flynn (a.k.a. The Drifter) explained the details of his rise. In short, the story goes something like this: Having …

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XLR8R Podcast Extra: Rachel Torro
The Public Works and Morning Gloryrville resident compiles a set of deep, emotive music.

San Francisco spinner Rachel Torro says her influences include LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead and Pink Floyd, and as disparate a threesome as those bands are, it kind of makes sense. Her …

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Podcast 413: Sebastian Mullaert
XLR8R shares a hypnotic segment of a recent live set from the revered Swedish producer.

Our weekly podcasts are required to be assembled specifically and exclusively for XLR8R. That’s just how it works. And because of this, we’re often forced to forsake perfectly viable submissions …

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Podcast 412: Matt Tolfrey
The Leftroom leader celebrates his label's tenth birthday with a clubworthy mix of house-centric tunes.

Matt Tolfrey has something to celebrate—his repository of four-to-the-floor flavors, the Leftroom label, is turning ten years old. That translates to about 70 in cluband years, by our reckoning—but considering …

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Podcast 411: Scuba
The Hotflush boss delivers two hours of varied selections in this week's XLR8R podcast.

Back in 2011, we asserted that Paul Rose needed little introduction ahead of his podcast as SCB, a fact that has never been more true than it is today. Coming …

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Podcast 410: Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts
The multitalented producer supplies a set of ambient, house, funk, soul and the indescribable for our latest podcast.

We’ll admit it. For a big chunk of the ’00s, probably from period beginning 2006s Sélection Surnaturelle EP on Mutek_Rec through to his second album, Circus Company’s Breaking The Fourth …

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Podcast 409: Pinch
In the midst of Tectonic's tenth-anniversary celebrations, the label's leader selects a stellar set of tunes.

Bristol, U.K.’s Rob “Pinch” Ellis was one of the men who helped define the sound of dubstep in its glorious mid-to-late ’00s days—but since then, the Tectonic label honcho has …

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