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Versatile Records Announces 20 Years Compilation
'1996-2016: Versatile Records 20 Years' is due out May 27.

Parisian label Versatile Records has revealed details of a forthcoming compilation in celebration of two decades in business. Launched back in 1996 by Gilb’R, the label has been a constant …

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Tresor Reveals Berlin Festival Lineup
The event takes place in celebration of 25 years of the club, on July 21 - 24.

Tresor has announced the lineup for the forthcoming 25 years festival celebration, taking place July 21 – 24. The event will take place over three days in the infamous club, …

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Kompakt Returns with Another TOTAL Compilation
The storied German label compiles unreleased tracks and revisits favorites from the past year.

Legendary Cologne-based record store and label Kompakt has announced a release date for TOTAL 16, another installment in their famed compilation series. As they have done with the first 15 editions, …

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Kassiel "Fluttering"

With a forthcoming debut coming soon via Bad Panda Records, the riveting Italian-based duo known as Kassiel has pinpointed a sound that is spellbinding, shivery, and utterly mollifying. The duo consists of …

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Stream a Track from the New Archie Hamilton EP
'What's In Your Head' EP is scheduled for July 22 release.

Archie Hamilton is set to release a new EP via his own Moscow Records, the label’s first release of 2016. The title track on the A side is an uplifting …

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Lee Reynolds & Machino "Very Heavy"

Co-founder of the Desert Hearts movement and longtime dancefloor legend Lee Reynolds has recently dropped a new collaborative EP titled Moon Matrix alongside the respected new wave producer from Northern Mexico, Ramón …

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Ticket Giveaway: Goldenvoice & XLR8R present Moderat at The Fonda Theater
Enter your email for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Moderat this Thursday at their sold-out show in Hollywood.

This Thursday at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, XLR8R and Goldenvoice will combine forces to co-host an intimate performance by the highly praised collaborative project between Modeselektor and Apparat fittingly known around …

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Watch a Rare Madlib Interview at RBMA Festival
The lecture took place at the fourth edition of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York.

Widely recognized as a global institution committed to fostering creativity in music, RBMA has just wrapped up another great edition of its festival in NYC. Today, RBMA released an exclusive interview …

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Ben UFO, Richy Ahmed, Jackmaster to Headline BuggedOut! in Dreamland
The daylong event will take place at the Dreamland theme park in Margate on September 24.

Seminal UK event promoter BuggedOut!, known for their popular club nights in London and the more recent BuggedOut! Weekender Festival, have revealed the first details surrounding the lineup for their …

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Stream the Upcoming Virginia Album in Full
'Fierce For The Night' is scheduled for May 27 release via Ostgut Ton.

As announced in April, Virginia is set to release her first full-length with Ostgut Ton, following on from several EPs on the Berlin-based imprint. The release, entitled Fierce For The Night, was …

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Steevio "Primes"

As you may remember, in early April XLR8R published a guide to modular synthesis, with the help of Wales-based modular techno pioneer and Freerotation Festival organiser, Steevio. The piece was …

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Pär Grindvik Isle of Real
The Stockholm LTD label leader's debut LP is brimming with emotion-heavy electronics.

Looking for someone to work on the soundtrack of your next gothic-horror flick? Pär Grindvik might be your man. The title track of the techno vet’s new album, Isle of …

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Answer Code Request Prepares New EP for Ostgut Ton
'Neume' is due out June 24.

Ostgut Ton has announced that Patrick Gräser (a.k.a. Answer Code Request) will be releasing a three track EP via the label in June. Gräser’s involvement with the Berlin-based label began …

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Paral·lel Festival Finalizes Lineup
The three-dayer takes place just outside Barcelona on September 2 - 4.

Paral·lel Festival, held in Guardiola de Berguedà just north of Barcelona, Spain at the beginning of September, has added the final five names to its lineup for this year. Avian co-founder …

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Tenant "Run Run Devices"

Tenant, enigmatic member of Andrew Lustman’s (a.k.a FaltyDL) Blueberry Records, has been explicit in avoiding the media spotlight in response to the ethos of an oversaturated industry. Over the past …

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Ableton Tutorial: Envelopes and LFOs in Simpler
Ableton trainer Freddy Frogs explores some fundamental sampler functions in Simpler.

Ableton Live excels at manipulating samples in a fast and intuitive way, making it one of the most creative music-making tools available. The DAW provides almost endless possibilities to create textures, tones and tracks …

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Ander B "Monster K"

Ander B does house music, and does it well. The producer from the Dominican Republic is evidently endowed with a healthy sense of rhythm, and we aren’t the only ones …

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Watch a New Kris Wadsworth Music Video
Ultramajic will host the Detroit producer's latest LP, 'Infiltrator.'

Detroit producer and DJ Kris Wadsworth’s latest LP, Infiltrator, will land on Jimmy Edgar’s Ultramajic imprint on May 27. Following on from a string of releases on Wadsworth’s own two …

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