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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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

Tim Aminov (a.k.a. one half of Aanbreken) 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Preview the Initial Lineup for L.E.V. Festival 2016
The festival is set to take place between April 28 and May 1 in Gijon, Spain.

The tenth anniversary of The Laboratory of Visual Electronics (L.E.V.) will take place in Gijón from April 30 to May 2 and will occupy different venues of the Laboral Ciudad de la …

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Weekly Selections: 50WEAPONS, CTM Festival, NU and Oceanvs Orientalis
Our weekly top event picks from around the globe.

Tonight in Montreal, the annual winter celebratory Igloofest embarks on its final weekend with an honorable 50WEAPONS showcase that includes Modeselektor, Siriusmodeselektor, Benjamin Damage, Shed, and Truncate. XLR8R is proud to be co-presenting the …

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Ian McDonnell Announces New Collaborative EP with Singer Laura Kilty
The Irishman, better known as Eomac, has teamed up with Laura Kilty under the name noeverything for their first EP together, out February 22.

Ian McDonnell (a.k.a. Eomac) has teamed up with Dublin-based singer Laura Kilty for a release under the name noeverything, out later this month. Alongside Dara Smith, McDonnell has released on …

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Floating Points Announces North American Tour
Sam Shepherd and his new band will hit thirteen cities between April 25 - May 20.

Following the release of his critically acclaimed debut album, Elaenia, which landed the #2 spot on our top twenty-five releases of 2015, Sam Shepherd (a.k.a Floating Points) is set to hit the …

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Legowelt to Release Album under Ufocus Moniker
'Guidance For The Puzzled' will see release via Nightwind in April.

Danny Wolfers (a.k.a Legowelt) has been keeping fans pleased the last couple of months with a slew of recent releases. First, the prolific Dutch artist gave-away a couple of unreleased tracks from his …

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Surgeon Set to Debut on Blueprint with Search Deep Inside Yourself
The EP will kick start the imprint's 20-year anniversary celebrations this coming February.

Blueprint founder, James Ruskin, has announced the label’s first release of the year; a new four-track 12-inch from Surgeon, expected to land on February 29. Named Search Deep Inside Yourself, the forthcoming …

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Stream a Track from Gidge's Forthcoming Lulin LP
'Lulin' is set to drop on March 18 via Atomnation.

“If you see or hear something that is unexplainable, and you have no one there to share it with – what do you do?” This is the concept behind the beautifully emotive …

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