Melliflow Launches The Melliflows Side-Label
'Season 1 Episode 1' EP will land on January 28 via The Melliflows.

Vera and Alexandra have launched The Melliflows, a side-label of their Melliflow project. Melliflow, launched in 2016 with a well-received Spacetravel EP, has since featured releases from Z@P, Binh (a…

XLR8R's Best of 2017: Tracks
We present just some of our favorite tunes of the last 12 months.

With our Best Releases of the year now out of the way, we move onto our best tracks. Discussion and debate on this list started several weeks ago when an internal message posted the question: what are…

Stream Five Hours of Vera
The mix was recorded live at Hoppetosse on Sunday, November 26.

Vera Heindel (a.k.a. Vera) has shared a rare live recording, this time from her recent set at Berlin’s Hoppetosse this past weekend. Vera, co-founder of Melliflow with Alexandra, has earned a re…

DJ Nnamreg Next on Melliflow
'612' EP will land on November 13.

The next release on Vera and Alexandra’s Melliflow label comes from DJ Nnamreg. The 612 EP is the label’s eighth release, the last of which landed in September from VRAC. Earlier releases …

VRAC Up Next on Melliflow
'Ce zici pisi?' EP is scheduled for early September release.

The next release on Vera and Alexandra’s Melliflow imprint comes in the shape of a four-track EP from VRAC. VRAC is the collaborative project of Vlad Radu and Andrei Ciubuc, and boasts two relea…

Podcast 498: Nicola Kazimir
The Les Points member scans the decades with a selection of obscure oddities.

Nicola Kazimir is not your average DJ-producer. Though most widely known as a member of Les Points alongside Louh, Audino, and Barbir—a unique group of Zurich-based artists—his catalog of work also sp…

Barbir and Nicola Kazimir Next on Melliflow
'Rehashing Cybermaze VR 1.1' EP is scheduled for early June release.

The next release on Vera and Alexandra’s Melliflow label comes from Barbir and Nicola Kazimir. The four-track Rehashing Cybermaze VR 1.1 will be the label’s sixth release, following on fro…

Real Talk: Federico Molinari
The wonderfully gifted Argentinian producer explores his preference for hardware synthesis.

Fans of funky, minimal basslines will already be familiar with Federico Molinari. The much loved Argentinian DJ-producer has been on XLR8R’s radar’s for some time—around the time of his debut EP in 20…

Bubblin' Up: Z@p
We catch up with one of Uruguay's most exciting talents.

Fernando Zapico (better known as Z@p) and I first meet over a coffee in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district towards the end of last September. It’s his last day on European soil, having been on the road for s…

Podcast 478: Bruno Schmidt
The Berlin-based Brit shows off some gems from his record collection.

A few weeks ago, Vera and Alexandra’s Melliflow teamed up with Ukranian clubbing institution Closer to bring house and techno artists from far and wide to Berlin’s Hoppetosse, in the most substantial …

Probabilistic Next Up on Melliflow
'Paradigm' is scheduled for a late February release.

Probabilistic is set to debut on Melliflow. Two-track EP Paradigm will be the first release of 2017 for Vera and Alexandra’s Melliflow imprint. At present, little is known about the mystery prod…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Tracks
We present just some of our favorite tunes of the last 12 months.

Picking the tracks of the year is not an easy a task as it may initially sound. Ask someone—anyone—to select the cuts that moved them over the course of the past 12 months and it’s not out of th…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

What is it that makes a great label? These days, though musical curation remains as fundamental as ever to their success, there is so much more to also keep in mind. Brand image, social media presence…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: New Artists
XLR8R pays tribute to those new artists who helped make us smile over the wretched past 12 months.

In a year that has been inescapably heralded by many as one of the worst on record, getting the most out of the pleasures in life becomes all the more significant. Here at XLR8R, we seem to get the gr…

Melliflow Announces Z@p EP
'Sonic Utopia' is scheduled for a mid-November release.

Melliflow’s next release comes from Z@p. Z@p is part of a wave of Uruguayan DJ and producers (which also includes the likes of Nicolas Lutz, Omar and DJ Koolt) currently making waves on the inte…

And.rea Perception of Objective Reality
The new kid on the block offers an emphatic debut on Melliflow.

Andrea La Pietra’s arrival on the scene will be enough to turn some aging house-heads green. The young Italian, better known as And.rea, has not long been old enough to actually step foot into a club,…

Melliflow Announces And.rea Double EP
'Perception Of Objective Reality' is scheduled for September release.

Up next for Melliflow, the imprint run by Vera and Alexandra, is a double EP from Italy’s And.rea (real name Andrea La Pietra). The label announced the upcoming release on social media this morn…

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