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” …

DJ Koze Remixes Michael Mayer and Joe Goddard
'"For You" (DJ Koze Remixes)' will land on February 24 via !K7.

!K7 will release three DJ Koze remixes of Michael Mayer and Joe Goddard’s “For You.” “For You” is taken from Mayer’s 2016 album,  &, which saw the Kompakt b…

SEQUENCE.121_Discwoman (Volvox & Umfang)

Discwoman will join SEQUENCE with support from The Black Hearts for a warehouse afterhours Inauguration takeover in Washington DC on Saturday, January 21st from 10PM to 7AM. Our aim is to celebrate, u…

SoundCloud Posts €51m Loss for 2015
Directors say the company may soon 'run out of cash.'

The latest SoundCloud finance report has revealed a €51m loss for 2015. The company’s revenues have actually risen 21.6% to €21.1m, but the losses have, too. In the Director’s report, it w…

Stream Ferro's New EP in Full
'The Neverending Story' EP is scheduled for January 16 release.

Following the release of its 10-year anniversary compilation last year, the Lessizmore label is set to return with a Ferro EP. Jasper Verrijzer has been releasing records as Ferro for the past two yea…

Fatima Yamaha Returns to Dekmantel Records
'Araya' EP is scheduled for February 7 release.

Fatima Yamaha will return to Dekmantel Records with a new EP, titled Araya. Dutch producer Bas Bron (a.k.a Fatima Yamaha) has been producing quality releases under numerous aliases for more than a dec…

Into The Valley and Into the Factory Announce New Names
Dixon, Jeff Mills, Ion Ludwig, and more all scheduled to play.

Into The Valley 2017 and its Swedish offshoot, Into The Factory, have announced more artists for their lineups Into the Valley will take place from June 29 to July 1 in a sunken former quarry and pris…

Vote Now in XLR8R's Best of 2016 Readers' Poll
We've opened the poll to vote for your favorite music and artists of 2016.

Now that 2016 is coming to a close, it’s once again time for XLR8R to open up the voting for our annual XLR8R Readers’ Poll. From yesterday, we began revealing our choices for the Best of …

Carl Craig Presents 'Versus'
'Carl Craig presents Versus' is scheduled for March 2017 release on InFiné / Planet E.

Carl Craig will present an album adaptation of his widely acclaimed “Versus” live performance. “Versus” originally premiered in 2008, with a live debut at La Cité de La Musique…

Sacred Ground Festival Returns for Third Edition
This year's event will take place from 21 - 23 July, 2017.

After a second edition with the likes of Rødhåd, Alice Phoebe Lou and Mathew Jonson, Sacred Ground Festival is set to return to the 100-year old farm in north Germany’s Uckermark from the 21- 23 July…

Soulwax Put Out New Track; Announce European Tour
'Transient Program For Drums And Machinery' is available now.

Soulwax have released a new track for free download. After the Belgian act got together earlier this year (following a ten-year hiatus) to compose the Belgica soundtrack, they also dropped a single fe…

Motor City Drum Ensemble and Marcus Worgull Return as Vermont
'II' is scheduled for February 10 2017 release on Kompakt.

Following their much-acclaimed debut album VERMONT from 2014, Motor City Drum Ensemble’s Danilo Plessow and Innervisions’ Marcus Worgull will reunite once again for II. According to the Kompakt …

Warp Records Announces Brian Eno Album
'Reflection' will be released on January 1, 2017.

Warp Records will release a new Brian Eno album. English musician Eno will release another ambient full-length on Warp, following on from The Ship (which dropped earlier this year) and 2012’s Lu…

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