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Amidst Soundcloud's Copyright Troubles, Spotify Steps up to the Plate
The streaming service looks to fill the growing void.

Since their meteoric rise to become one of the world’s largest music distributors—now trailing only behind YouTube—SoundCloud has recently become the target of a bevy of criticisms for their increasingly stringent enforcement of …

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Freda "Amwa"

The latest release from the fresh and assuring Sydney-based imprint Moonshoe Records comes from Freda, a young DJ-producer with a suave and effervescent house sound that is, in our humble opinion, beyond …

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Adult Swim Taps DJ Paypal for First Release in 2016 Singles Program
Hear "Dose", a collaborative work with fellow footwork masters DJ Earl and DJ Taye.

Adult Swim has followed up their highly successful 2015 singles program—a series of tracks from an expertly curated lineup that included Danny Brown, Shabazz Palaces, and Sia—with DJ Paypal’s “Dose.” The envelope-pushing network continues to …

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Photo Gallery: All Day I Dream Golden Gate Park

Photos By: Darrin Harris Frisby The latest installment of Lee Burridge’s All Day I Dream took place at San Fransisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday, May 22. Click on a photo …

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Hear a Tiefschwarz Mix From Souvenir's 10 Year Anniversary Party
Label founders hold it down at their celebratory party.

Souvenir founders Ali and Basti Schwarz recently celebrated their label’s ten year anniversary with a stacked party at Berlin club Watergate that featured the likes of Detroit techno forefather Carl Craig and prolific …

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Mandar Announce Debut Album
The trio are lining up a five vinyl box set for release on September 30.

Lazare Hoche, Malin Genie and S.A.M. will release their debut full-length together as Mandar via Oscillat in late September. Oscillat was founded by the Mandar trio back in 2014, and …

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Spacetravel Time To Wake Up
Vera and Alexandra call upon the Sardinian producer to inaugurate their new label, with a well-balanced four-tracker.

Melliflow is the latest imprint to emerge out of Berlin’s Club der Visionaere-centred scene. Headed up by local DJ-producer Vera and Romanian selector Alexandra, it’s been in the making for …

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Cassy Remixed by ItaloJohnson and Mr. Tophat & Art Alfie
'Back' EP is scheduled for June 10 release.

“Back’ is set to be the first single from Cassy’s debut album, Donna. Co-produced by her “soul brother” King Britt, “Back” comes complete with remixes from Berlin trio ItaloJohnson and Karlovak’s …

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Melodie Prepares New EP; Stream Snippets Here
'Raw' is scheduled for a June release.

Cristi Tudorache (a.k.a. Melodie) has a new EP on the way, for release this June. Raw will be the inaugural release on Rackmizar, a new label by fellow Romanian Alex Puicea. It will …

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Weekly Selections: Diynamic Festival, Movement Detroit, Sasha at Fabric
Our top weekly event picks from around the globe.

On Friday, Diynamic Festival returns to Amsterdam for its fourth edition, set to take place in the Amsterdamse Bos meadow just outside the city center. Attendees can expect two stages …

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Nutrition "Eyes"

Nutrition, who divides his time evenly between Melbourne and his home in the Byron Bay rainforests, has developed a unique sound palette as of late by tapping the auras of his …

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Nic Fanciulli Delivers Jamie xx Remix; Stream it Now
The artist kicks off his busy summer schedule with a fresh remix.

After catching up with Nic Fanciulli during this year’s edition of Coachella, the Saved Records label-head made it perfectly clear that he has a hectic summer ahead of him. In addition …

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Peter Van Hoesen Preps EP for Dekmantel's New UFO Series; Shares Track
'Quadra' drops at the end of the month and will be the debut release on Dekmantel's new series.

On May 27, Peter Van Hoesen will inaugurate Dekmantel’s new UFO series with his latest EP, Quadra. Continuing the sound tradition of the UFO stage at the annual summer festival …

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Stream DâM-FunK's 'DJ Kicks' Mix in Full
DâM-FunK's 'DJ-Kicks' album is scheduled for May 27 via !K7 Records.

Following contributions from the likes of DJ Koze, Actress, and Moodyman, DâM-FunK will be the next artist to bestow his musical prowess and reflection to the esteemed DJ-Kicks series. Known all around the world …

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Stream SIT's Sunwaves 19 Set
Sunwaves 19 took place from April 28 - May 2 in Mamaia, Romania.

SIT is the collaborative project of Vlad Caia and Cristi Cons, two rising DJ-producers of the Romanian scene. As discussed in XLR8R’s recent review of Sunwaves 19, the duo’s set …

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Movement Detroit: The 10 Commandments
With the 10th anniversary of Movement Electronic Music Festival fast approaching, XLR8R provides a doctrine for visiting Detroit.

The Spirit of Detroit may be a statue that sits cross-legged just feet from Hart Plaza—the riverfront home of Movement Electronic Music Festival—but it’s also so much more than that. …

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LANDR Announces Partnership With SoundCloud
The mastering service pairs with the streaming giant in a potentially revolutionary move.

LANDR—the world’s first cloud-based mastering software—has partnered with SoundCloud to pair its service directly with the world’s largest community of independent music creators. Through the partnership, SoundCloud community members will have …

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Papaya Playa Project Announces Full Moon Party with Jimpster
The Mexican eco-resort will host the Freerange Records boss on June 18.

Papaya Playa Project, a boutique hotel near Tulum, Mexico, has revealed details surrounding the lineup for upcoming parties at the hotel’s beach club. Since opening in the winter of 2011, …

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