Podcast-Website-Feature-Image-1400x1400-S_Kerridge

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 …

READ MORE →
antigone_kris

Q&A: Antigone Returns to Token with New EP
'Saudade' will see release on March 11, 2016.

Antonin Jeanson  (a.k.a Antigone) has announced the release of an upcoming EP landing next month via Token Records. Named Saudade, the record follows the Cantor Dust EP—Antonin’s popular seven-track double-record that saw …

READ MORE →
Artwork - MAD This & These

M.A.D! "Mind!"

Hailing from a town near Barcelona, the fresh trio known as M.A.D! (Mutually Assured Distortion) is set to release a five-track EP titled This & These on February 12 via …

READ MORE →
a4138265965_10

Betonkust and Palmbomen II Set to Release Collaborative EP; Stream a Track Now
'Center Parcs' is set to land on February 26 via 1080p.

Following the release of his acclaimed self-titled LP, Dutch producer Kai Hugo (a.k.a Palmbomen II) has teamed up with his buddy Betonkust for a new collaborative EP Center Parcs on the Vancouver …

READ MORE →
taped artifact

Listen to Kevin Arnemann's New EP on Taped Artifact
Concealed is set for a vinyl release on February 26, with digital soon to follow.

Kevin Arnemann is the co-founder of a deep and mingling techno label out of Amsterdam called Taped Artifact. Alongside his label partner Daan Kemp, the two have worked out a stunningly solid vision …

READ MORE →
flyinglotus_020815

Flying Lotus, Rustie, and More Rework Star Wars Themes
Stream clips and hear FlyLo discuss the project (and hint at upcoming solo material) in a new interview.

With all the delirious hype around 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you’d be forgiven for not wanting to hear anything about the infamous series for several years. However, Resident …

READ MORE →
DSC_5648

Stream an Exclusive New Mix from Gilles Peterson
Set comes fresh from Ballantine's x Boiler Room's "Stay True Journeys" show in Brazil last month.

Ballantine’s and Boiler Room’s “Stay True Journeys” series seeks to uncover authentic underground music scenes around the globe, showcasing emerging artists and pioneers of relatively untapped movements and the stories …

READ MORE →
Article Image

Watch a Video on Creating Depth in Your Mix
Sound Engineer Ganesh Signaram shows five ways to add depth to your mixes.

For its latest FFL! (Friday Forum Live), Point Blank invited Sound Engineering instructor Ganesh Signaram to show you five ways to add depth to your mixes. Running through techniques involving EQ, …

READ MORE →
Sunfall_LineUp

Sunfall Festival Reveals Lineup
The event debuts in London with Ben Klock, Moodymann, Donato Dozzy and more, on July 9.

Sunfall Festival have released the program for their first ever event, taking place in London’s Brockwell Park, from midday to midnight on July 9. Heading to the park for Sunfall’s …

READ MORE →
leonvynehall_020815

Leon Vynehall Arrives on Running Back
The Brighton-based artist has been tapped to deliver an LP on Gerd Janson's label.

Leon Vynehall will debut on Running Back in the coming months with a new LP, Rojus. The English producer and former XLR8R podcast contributor was reportedly inspired by the discovery …

READ MORE →
youtube cover images 1920x1080 17

Premiere: Watch a Haunting New Video from Tim Aminov
The Sonar Kollektiv artist's latest receives a beautiful visual accompaniment.

Tim Aminov will drop his latest EP, Moment, on Sonar Kollektiv on February 15. Aminov caught the attention of Sonar Kollektiv with the release of Aanbreken’s brilliant Verge EP, which was …

READ MORE →
this-new-festival-traces-the-budding-cross-connections-between-berlin-and-los-angeles-body-image-1452109924

From Berlin to LA Launches Debut Event
The two-day music workshop is set to take place at multiple locations on February 5 and 6.

Initiated by Your Mom’s Agency, From Berlin to LA is a two-day event that will host a number of workshops and shows around various locations in Los Angeles such as …

READ MORE →
PETER_RYAUX-LARSEN_IGLOO16-111 copy

Event Review: Igloofest 2016 in Montreal
XLR8R travels to Montreal to take in the sights and sounds of the decade-old dance-music gathering.

If there’s one thing that we’ve learned over our many years of going to outdoor festivals, it’s that you should never head toward the party before scoping out the weather …

READ MORE →
Screen Shot 2016-02-04 at 4.38.44 PM

Stream a New Single from Moderat's Forthcoming Album
The trio's third full-length LP, 'III,' is set to drop in April via Monkeytown Records.

Highly successful collaborative project Moderat (a.k.a. Apparat and Modeselektor) has today shared a new single from its highly anticipated third full-length, III, completing the artists’ LP trilogy. III precedes 2013’s II and 2009’s Moderat—the first two instalments in the trilogy. The upcoming LP …

READ MORE →
raster-logo

Raster-Noton Celebrates 20 Years with Audio-Visual Installation
'White Circle' will make its debut on March 11, 2016.

German imprint, Raster-Noton, gets ready to celebrate two decades in operation with a new installation called “White Circle.” Described by the label as “an acoustic architectural space designed as an audio-visual installation,” the forthcoming project will …

READ MORE →
LEYLA004 Artwork

Leyla Records Reveals Next Release
Berlin-based techno producer Positive Centre joins the label with the ‘Nonharmonic Beautifault’ EP, out February 19.

For their fourth outing, Dutch imprint Leyla Records has recruited Mike Jefford (a.k.a. Positive Centre), who will release Nonharmonic Beautifault later this month.  Active since 2013, Positive Centre has so far had …

READ MORE →
unspecified-1

Anchorsong "Ceremony"

Masaaki Yoshida (a.k.a Anchorsong) recently released his sophomore LP titled Ceremonial on the Brighton-based music label, Tru Thoughts. Currently living in London, Yoshida follows up his Mawa EP on BBE with …

READ MORE →
1200x500

Bubblin' Up: A Pleasure
Following a blissful debut album on Jaar's Other People, Mark Hurst discusses his inspirations and unique production methods.

Mark Hurst (a.k.a A Pleasure) divides his time between waiting tables and making music. While the former does not sound especially conducive to a successful career in the latter, it’s …

READ MORE →