Hi-Five: Julia Govor
The Russian artist shares five of her favorite emotive club cuts.

By now, Russian artist Julia Govor’s story should be quite familiar to XLR8R’s readers. In short, it goes like this: Govor got her start as an artist in a small military town in Abkhazia, …

Jon Gurd Releases First EP on TANCK
'TANCK001' is scheduled for August 23 release.

Jon Gurd is set to release the first EP on TANCK, his new techno-focused imprint. After spending the past two years exploring the more experimental sides of electronic music, culminating in his debut …

Markus Fix & Dorian Paic 'Turn Me On'

Today’s XLR8R download is an unreleased cut from Markus Fix and Dorian Paic—two artists synonymous with immaculate, groove-led cuts on labels such as raum…Musik, Epilog, and Freebase—in su…

Download Two Hours of Julia Govor
The set was recorded at this year's Melt Festival.

Julia Govor has shared her set from this year’s Melt Festival. Julia Govor was “born to move people,” she says. Having made her performing debut in a small military town in Abkhazia, where she b…

Real Talk: Dense & Pika
Alex Jones and Chris Spero reflect on the challenges of an extended life in music.

Dense & Pika is the DJ/production project of Alex Jones—Hypercolour label boss—and Chris Spero, most widely known for his work as Glimpse. Their collaborative journey started in 2011 with a number…

Warehouse Project Reveals 2017 Lineups
Raresh, Ricardo Villalobos, Marcel Dettmann, Laurent Garnier, and more all set to play.

The Warehouse Project has revealed its lineups for the 2017/2018 season. Playing this year are some of the most exciting and influential artists from across the board, including Jeff Mills, Daphni, Ma…

Carl Cox to Play Sonus Festival
This year's edition takes places from August 20 to 24, 2017, on Zcre Beach, Pag Island, Croatia.

Carl Cox has been confirmed as a late addition to this year’s Sonus Festival. The festival takes place from August 20-24 on Croatia’s Pag Island, with a full schedule featuring the likes o…

Sonus Festival Announces Day Splits
This year's edition takes places from August 20 to 24, 2017, on Zcre Beach, Pag Island, Croatia.

Sonus Festival has announced its day splits for this year’s fifth birthday edition. The festival takes place from August 20-24 on Croatia’s Pag Island, with a full schedule featuring the l…

FACT Reveals Full Off-Week Schedule
Lineups for each of the nine events in Barcelona have also been announced.

Celebrated events organizer FACT has announced details surrounding its annual run of parties during OFF Week in Barcelona, set to kick off this coming Wednesday, June 14 and running every day until Sa…

FACT Announces Summer Plans
DVS1, KiNK, and many more all set to play.

Barcelona promoter FACT has announced its first plans for summer 2017. On Wednesday, June 14, the Second State label will come with owners Pan-Pot, before Adam Beyer’s Drumcode arrives with a nu…

Into the Valley and Into the Factory Add Further Names
Nina Kraviz, Spacetravel, Margaret Dygas, Maayan Nidam, and more set to play.

Into the Valley and Into the Factory have both announced a number of new names for their upcoming editions. Into the Factory, which will take place from August 10 to 12 in the abandoned cement factory…

Junction 2 Announces Stage Split
The event will take place at Boston Manor Park, London, on June 10.

London’s Junction 2 has added the stage split for this year’s event. The event will host DJ Koze, DJ Tennis and Maceo Plex, as well as local selectors Andrew Weatherall, Jane Fitz and Dola…

Junction 2 Reveals Complete Lineup
The event will take place at Boston Manor Park, London, on June 10.

Junction 2 has added more names to its 2017 bill. The London event will now also host DJ Koze, DJ Tennis and Maceo Plex, as well as local selectors Andrew Weatherall, Jane Fitz and Dolan Bergin. Techn…

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…

Awakenings Festival Approaches 20th Anniversary
The events will take place at Gashouder, Amsterdam, from April 13 - 16, 2017.

Awakenings Festival has revealed details of its 2017 edition. Next year’s Awakenings Festival will mark 20 years in business for the Dutch events team. In light of the special milestone, the tea…

Technotronic 'Pump Up The Jam' (Raíz Remix)

Producers and label owners Vangelis and Vidal Vargas have performed worldwide from North America to Europe to Japan. Through their connection with Drumcell, they developed the label, production group,…

Movement Torino Reveals 2016 Lineup
Derrick May, Ben Klock and Jeff Mills will perform at the event taking place October 31.

Movement Torino has unveiled its 2016 schedule. The Italian festival, which is the European cousin of the legendary Movement Detroit event, is set to take place at Lingotto Fiere, Torino on October 31…

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