Google Reportedly Assessing SoundCloud Buyout
The technology company is rumoured to be interested in purchasing SoundCloud for $500 million.

Google is reportedly considering buying out SoundCloud. The news (sourced via Music Business Worldwide) is the latest update in SoundCloud’s ongoing efforts to monetize. Google are rumored to be…

Parlour Googler

What Kentucky natives Parlour (featuring ex-members of Aerial M and The For Carnation) offer in Googler is a hypnotic glimpse of what post-rock is best capable of. Songs like “Jololinine” …

Competition: Percolate Open Air Giveaway
XLR8R has teamed up with Percolate to offer a prize bundle for the event.

Percolate is set to return to London this month with an open air on July 29, featuring DJ Koze, Leon Vynehall, Sonja Moonear, and many more names. Tickets are available via XLR8R and we will be choosi…

Lone Delivers 'Ambivert Tools Volume Two'
'Ambivert Tools Volume Two' EP is scheduled for August 25 release on R&S Records.

Matt Cutler (a.k.a Lone) is soon set to release Ambivert Tools Vol. Two, the second installment of four club-focused EPs scheduled to drop across 2017. The release lands after May’s Ambivert Too…

Artist Tips: Adesse Versions
The Manchester-based artist advises on creating a raw and heavy sound with Ableton Live.

Adesse Versions is just one alias of Kevin Gorman, a Manchester-based DJ-producer whose earlier work landed on the likes of Ostgut Ton, Cocoon, International Deejay Gigolo to name just a few. The root…

AnD to Release New Electric Deluxe LP
'Social Decay' LP is scheduled for September 22 release.

AnD are set to release a new album on Speedy J’s Electric Deluxe, titled Social Decay. Social Decay is described by the label as one of the Manchester duo’s “most overwhelming and mo…

Lee Gamble Debuts on Hyperdub
'Mnestic Pressure' LP is scheduled for September 15 release.

Lee Gamble will release new album Mnestic Pressure on Hyperdub on September 15. Mnestic Pressure is Gamble’s first album since 2014 and his first with Hyperdub. According to the label, the album sees …

Hospital Productions to Release Debut Phase Fatale LP
'Redeemer' LP is scheduled for October 13 release.

Phase Fatale will release his debut LP on Hospital Productions. Phase Fatale is the techno project of Berlin-based DJ and producer Hayden Payne. Originally from New York, Payne explored the post-punk/…

Kutmah Preps Debut LP on Big Dada
'The Revenge Of Black Belly Button!' LP is scheduled for August 11 release.

Kutmah will release his long overdue debut album The Revenge Of Black Belly Button! via Big Dada on August 11. The record features an incredible cast of guests—including Gonjasufi, Jonwayne, Natureboy…

Birgit's Midsommer Rave

◢ Lineup Boss Axis youANDme Thomas Lizzara (official) Franz Alice Stern AGENT Björn Störig Hollis P Monroe Marc Poppcke Luis Hill Danito & Athina Lars Moston Tyler Brunton Swam:Thing Maik Gyver An…

Fred P Returns to Mule Musiq
'7' is scheduled for August 25 release.

Fred Peterkin (a.k.a Fred P) will soon release 7, his latest LP and the final entry his FP-Oner album trilogy for Japan’s Mule Musiq. The New York producer has the FP-Oner as his outlet for deep…

Photo Gallery and Review: Nuits Sonores 2017
XLR8R travels to Lyon for Nuits Sonores' highly anticipated 15th anniversary.

With a record beating attendance of 140,000 visitors in 2014, Lyon’s Nuits Sonores Festival has proven itself as one of the most established and esteemed electronic music festivals on the Europe…

Sync 24, Privacy, and DeFeKT Next on Cultivated Electronics
'Split Excursions Vol 1' EP is scheduled for June release .

Label head Sync 24 will kick off a new series with a new EP on Cultivated Electronics. Launched in 2007, the London-based Cultivated Electronics label has been delivering quality electro and electro-i…

Floorplan, Raresh, Âme, and More Complete Sonus Lineup
This year's edition takes places from August 20 to 24, 2017, on Zcre Beach, Pag Island, Croatia.

With Sonus’ fifth birthday celebrations on the horizon, the final names have been added to the bill, including Floorplan, Raresh, and Âme. With a reputation for great production, beautiful settings, a…

Sebastian Mullaert Prepares Apollo Records EP
'All the Keys Are Here' EP is scheduled for June 23 release.

Sebastian Mullaert is set to debut on Apollo Records with the All The Keys Are Here EP. While most well-known for his widescreen melodic techno as one-half of Minilogue, Mullaert has had a busy few ye…

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