Alva Noto Announces New Studio Album
'UNIEQAV' will land on March 16 via Noton.

Carsten Nicolai (a.k.a Alva Noto) will release a new album, UNIEQAV, on March 16. The 12-track release will be the third and latest edition of the Uni series, an outlet for his more rhythmic and dance…

Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto Glass
Immersive improvisation from two masters.

Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto—two senior figures in experimental music—have collaborated on six albums since 2002. Glass is a recording of their live improvisation, after just one rehearsal, at the a…

Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto Collaborate on New Album
'Glass' will land on February 16.

Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto have collaborated on a live, improvised LP, Glass. Glass is a is a 45-minute long recording of an inspired improvisation by the duo at the architect Philip Johnson’s hal…

XLR8R's Best of 2017: Top Downloads (100-51)
Check out the 100 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section this year.

Over the last year, every day of the week XLR8R has released at least one track via our downloads section. If you were to browse through the tracks featured this year, you’d find minimalistic ju…

Get Familiar: Machine Woman
Anastasia Vtorova talks about her route into electronics, her noise background, and soaking up influences from everywhere.

Anastasia Vtorova has an inquisitive mind. As Machine Woman, this musician from St. Petersburg, Russia transmutes her musical curiosity into wildly varied and experimental electronic music free from s…

Squarepusher Joins MUTEK.MX
The Warp artist joins The Orb, Babyfather, Rodhad, and many more at this year's event.

MUTEK.MX has announced that Squarepusher will be performing at this year’s event. MUTEK.MX’s 14th edition will run from October 11 to 15 across multiple venues in Mexico City. Squarepusher…

Alva Noto, Calibre, and Radio Slave Remix ZW's 'Wulfman'
'Wulfman' is scheduled for July 14 release.

Radio Slave’s Rekids is releasing “Wulfman,” a 2016 track from ZW, alongside three new remixes. ZW is believed to be a collaboration between producer Zeb Wayne and Zineb Zebdi, also …

Pantha Du Prince Lines Up Ambient LP and Remixes EP
'The Triad Ambient Versions' and 'Remixes' EP are scheduled for June 9 release.

Hendrik Weber (a.k.a. Pantha Du Prince) will soon release a totally reworked ambient re-envisioning of last year’s The Triad LP, his first studio album in six years. The Ambient LP sees Weber le…

Raster-Noton Preps Commemorative Book and Compilation
'Source Book 1' is scheduled for March 17 release.

Raster-Noton will soon release the 20-year commemorative book, titled Source Book 1, which includes a comprehensive review of the label, comprised of the extensive catalog of all releases and series p…

Bob Moses, Jamie xx, and Tycho Nominated for Grammys
Louie Vega, Underworld, and Jean-Michel Jarre are also among the nominees.

The list of nominees for the 59th Grammy awards have dropped and feature an interesting mix of electronic music artists. The nominees for Best Dance/Electronic Album are Flume’s Skin, Jean-Miche…

Kiev's Closer to Remain Open
The Ukrainian Club has won its courtroom battle to stay in business.

Closer, a popular clubbing space and art center in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, has announced that it has won its case to stay open for business. Last year the club was stung by police raids, which …

Raster-Noton Announces European Showcases
The German label is taking to the road in celebration of its 20th anniversary.

Raster-Noton, the experimental label launched by Olaf Bender (a.k.a. Byetone), Carsten Nicolai (a.k.a. Alva Noto) and Frank Bretschneider back in 1996, has revealed details of its upcoming 20th annive…

Kyoka Returns to Raster-Noton
‘SH’ is scheduled for release on March 25.

Following on from her 2014 album with Raster-Noton, Kyoka is back with four-tracker SH, which according to the label might be “her most experimental record so far.” Originally from Japan, Kyoka now sp…

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