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” …

Studio Essentials: Bruno Pronsato
Berlin-based Steven Ford guides us through the essentials that make his studio such a fruitful outlet.

A wise man once said that there are many paths to the top of the mountain; in the case of Steven Ford (a.k.a. Bruno Pronsato), one of the most revered voices in minimal house music, speed metal drummi…

Melodies Reissues Aged In Harmony Rarities
Floating Points' label will re-release three seven-inches, including 'You're a Melody.'

Eglo sub-label Melodies is set to re-release three Aged In Harmony rarities. Sam Shepherd (a.k.a. Floating Points) established Melodies last year as a means of reissuing his favorite old, rare records…

Abdulla Rashim and Rrose Remix Daniel Avery
The Phantasy Sound regular has also hinted that he has his own new material on the way.

Daniel Avery’s Senastion/Clear has been given the remix treatment. Taking care of the new version of A-side “Sensation” is Eaux Records boss Rrose, who offers “a typically ambi…

Paradise Garage Gets its Own Movie
Jonathan Ullman will direct a new film about the legendary New York club.

A new film entitled Paradise Garage, about the history of the club, is in the making. The Paradise Garage discotheque, located in New York’s Hudson Square between 1977-87, is widely recognized a…

Desert Sky Gaia
Gilles Aiken delivers a wholly absorbing debut LP as Desert Sky.

Before now, you would be hard pushed to really detail the differences between Gilles Aiken’s Edward and Desert Sky aliases. The output of both—variously on labels like Geigling, PAL SL and Assemble Mu…

Get Familiar: Abdulla Rashim
Abdulla Rashim is mysterious and exciting in equal measure. In a rare interview, XLR8R discovers why.

Sweden’s Abdulla Rashim is mysterious and exciting in equal measure. Since taking on the Abdulla Rashim moniker just three short years ago, the DJ-producer has launched two highly respected labe…

Burial & Zomby Release New Track
'Sweetz' is out now.

Zomby and Burial have released a new track. Ahead of Zomby’s fourth studio album, Ultra (which is set for release in September), the British producer has pressed one of its cuts to wax—”Sw…

Hashback Hashish 'Zone' (5 Volts Rework)

Delhi’s Ashish Sachan (a.k.a Hashback Hashish) has just released his new EP, Zone.  The 2015 release of his Brevity EP resulted in the producer being featured in Rolling Stone India, where he discusse…

Berlin Atonal Rounds Off Lineup and Details Schedule
The event takes place from August 24-28.

The final names have been added to the lineup for this year’s Berlin Atonal. Joining an already packed-out lineup is Alessandro Cortini (of Nine Inch Nails fame), who returns to the event to deb…

Planet Mu to Repress Aphex Twin & µ-Ziq Collaborative LP
'Expert Knob Twiddlers' is scheduled for September 16 release.

Planet Mu is set to repress Aphex Twin (Richard D. James) and µ-Ziq’s (Mike Paradinas) Expert Knob Twiddlers collaborative LP. The original release was made during the 1994 World Cup, back when …

Ras G, EPROM, Mono/Poly added to Low End Theory Festival 2016 Lineup
The third annual Low End Theory Festival is set to take place at The Shrine in Los Angeles on July 23.

Earlier today, the infamous weekly bass night known as Low End Theory announced that Ras G, EPROM, Mono/Poly, Dorian Concept, and Penthouse Penthouse have all been added to the annual Low End Theory F…

The Avalanches Drop New Album; Hear it in Full Now
'Wildflower' gets a surprise release a week before its scheduled drop.

Following an unprecedented amount of hype and anticipation, Australian act The Avalanches have decided to release a stream of their forthcoming album, Wildflower, a week in advance of its official rel…

Bubblin' Up: Varhat
XLR8R travels to Paris to learn more about one of the most exciting talents in the French music scene.

Following a string of acclaimed releases, Varhat has established himself as one of most exciting talents in the French scene. William Ralston visited him in Paris to learn just why. To accompany his f…

Jon Hopkins' Opalescent Reissued
'Opalescent' reissue is scheduled for August 16 release.

Opalescent, the debut album from the Mercury Music Prize and Ivor Novello award-nominated artist Jon Hopkins, is to be remastered and reissued for its 15 year anniversary on August 26, 2016. Sought af…

Aphex Twin Shares Two New Tracks in One Day
Laurene Laverne and Zane Lowe premiered the tracks on their respective radio shows.

A new Aphex Twin EP, titled Cheetah, will drop on July 8 via Warp Records. Having shared an official music video to accompany the EP cut “CIRKLON3 [ Колхозная mix ]” just the other week, B…

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