Watch The Revenge Break Down His Live Setup
The Roar Groove label head gives an in-depth look at how his dynamic live show works.

Roar Groove label head and 6th Borough Project member Graeme Clark (a.k.a. The Revenge) recently visited Point Blank’s studio to show how his dynamic live set works. In the video—which …

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Cherushii "Rudy's Party"

Cherushii (a.k.a. Chelsea Faith) is an musician, producer, and live performer based out of San Francisco. Cherushii has been working as a live PA and producer for 10 years, using her …


Novation Announces MIDI Sync Output for Launchpad for iOS
The new in-app purchase will connect Launchpad for iOS with other apps and external hardware.

Today, Novation announced the new in-app purchase for its Launchpad for iOS app, MIDI Sync. The latest addition to the app will allow the Launchpad to send MIDI Sync signals …


The Toxic Avenger Drops Latest LP on Roy Music
'☰' (pronounced "X") was released today on vinyl through Big Cartel and digitally via Beatport and iTunes.

Simon Delacroix (a.k.a. The Toxic Avenger) first appeared on the scene back in 2007 when electro acts like Justice and The Bloody Beetroots were reaching a fever pitch and, by this time, Delacroix had already …


Murlo and Deadboy Announce Collaborative Record
'Ride With U / Squeeze' is set for release via DBM on March 4.

UK artists, Murlo and Deadboy, have announced the release of a collaborative 10-inch set to land via their newly founded DBM imprint. Named Ride With U / Squeeze, the new record succeeds Murlo’s Odyssey EP on …


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 …