Robert Hood Announces New Floorplan LP
'Victorious' is set to land via M-Plant on June 10.

Detroit techno producer Robert Hood (a.k.a Floorplan) has announced the release of a new collaborative album featuring his daughter Lyric. Titled Victorious, the forthcoming full-length is the follow up to …

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Premiere: Hear a New Track from Tin Man and Jordan
'93' Mustang' is a track from the duo's collaborative project, Rolling Ones.

At the end of this month, New York-based producer Jordan will launch his vinyl-only imprint Division Point Industries with the debut of Rolling Ones, Jordan’s collaboration with Tin Man. The …


Concrete Music Announces New EP; Stream Video Here
Le Loup's 'Moods & Bougs' EP is scheduled for February 16 release.

Parisian label Concrete is set to release Le Loup’s Moods and Bougs EP next week. The two original tracks are joined by two reworks by DeWalta, who was just back from a …


Event Review: CTM Festival
XLR8R offers our five takeaways from this year's "New Geographies" edition.

CTM is a festival dedicated to contemporary electronic music, digital and experimental music, “as well as a diverse range of artistic activities in the context of sound and club cultures.” …


Sónar Barcelona Expands 2016 Lineup
Kaytranada, DVS1 and Rødhåd among new names tapped for the next edition running June 16-18.

Sónar’s flagship festival in Barcelona has unveiled a newly confirmed batch of artists set to participate in next summer’s edition, taking place on June 16, 17 and 18. Joining previously confirmed artists of the …

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Listen to James Blake's Latest Track "Modern Soul"
James Blake premiered "Modern Soul" during his BBC Radio 1 residency show.

One of the most notable musicians of the UK electronic scene, James Blake, has shared a new single during his most recent BBC Radio 1 residency show titled “Modern Soul.” While details …

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Monoloc Another Thing EP
The Berlin artist makes his Hotflush debut with an atmospheric and foreboding trio of tracks.

Scuba’s Hotflush Recordings has changed its spots a bit in the last few years, starting out as primarily a dubstep label, evolving into other territories as the music altered shape, …

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Nicolas Jaar Remixes Kanye West for Mini-Documentary Score; Watch it Now
'Picturing Barbara Kruger' was commissioned by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

‘Picturing Barbara Kruger’ is a five-minute portrait of the iconic artist. The film, which is narrated by Barbara Kruger with an original score by Nico Jaar featuring Kanye West’s “Blood …


Kutiman Reveals New Project, Off The Grid
The epic instrumental music piece was inspired by the diverse musicians found in the depths of YouTube.

Celebrated musician and video artist Kutiman first launched Thru-You 6 years ago, which saw the artist slicing and combining existing musical elements of unrelated musicians on YouTube to great acclaim. Following up Thru-You and …

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Vanguard: This Heat
After four decades, the pioneering, iconoclastic London band is back via a trio of vinyl rereleases.

There have been few musical entities like This Heat since the band disbanded in 1981; there were even fewer in the years prior to the London combo’s formation in 1976. …

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XLR8R's Top Ten Downloads of January
Check out the 10 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section last month.

Following our annual end of the year Top 100 Downloads roundup this past December, the XLR8R staff entered the new year feeling fully inspired by the sheer mass and nature of the remarkable musical …

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Watch a New Music Video from MMOTHS
"Eva" is taken from MMOTHS' forthcoming album 'Luneworks' on Because Music/OYAE.

Irish electronic musician Jack Colleran (aka MMOTHS) has a new album dropping in March via Because Music sub-label, OYAE on March 11. For the first time ever, the producer’s own echoing vocals …


Weekly Selections: Derrick Carter & Chrissy, Martyn, Eddie Richards b2b Mr. C
Our weekly top event picks from around the globe.

This Friday night in Chicago, house veteran Derrick Carter will share decks with Chrissy (check out his recent Growl EP review) at Smart Bar throwing down (mostly) disco jams all night long. Also …


Stream Throwing Snow's Axioms EP In Full
Throwing Snow will release a limited edition 'Axioms' vinyl on February 12 via Houndstooth.

Highly prolific producer Ross Tones (a.k.a. Throwing Snow) has been relentlessly honing his craft since first releasing music under his Throwing Snow moniker in 2007. While releasing music via his personal imprints A …


IR Barcelona Announces Ricardo Villalobos' FRRC Lineup
IR presents FRRC is scheduled for June 18 in Plaza Mayor, Barcelona.

One of the most significant figures in the electronic music scene, Ricardo Villalobos, will present his FRRC at Plaza Mayor, alongside the analog and improvised live techno performance of the trio …


Soundcloud Reports $85m in Loss Over Three Years
Their recent financial filings show that the streaming service lost $28.8m in 2014.

SoundCloud’s fiscal situation became even more bleak this afternoon when Music Business Worldwide reported that the Berlin-based streaming music provider was reported to have submitted financial reports that show a loss of $44.19m in 2014 …


Robag Wruhme Visits Chicago, LA, and SF
The Berlin-based artist finishes his North American tour this weekend.

Following the release of the much-loved German producer’s Cybekks EP, which was released in May of last year via Pampa Records, Robag Wruhme has kept himself busy touring all throughout Europe and North …

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Tresor Celebrates 25 Years with Festival and International Showcase
Tresor 25 Years Festival is set to take place on July 21-23 in Berlin.

Today, the infamous Berlin club Tresor has announced that it plans to celebrate its 25-year anniversary with a monumental compilation, a three-day festival in the German capital, and a touring …