Daedelus Shares Track from Upcoming LP
'Labyrinths' LP is scheduled for October 28 release.

Daedelus has shared “Minotaur,” a new single taken from him forthcoming Labyrinths LP. The track features Los Angeles rapper Zeroh.  Daedelus, of course, is the alias of artist Alfred Darl…

Interpretations: Daedelus
The renowned LA beatsmith throws down 10 minutes of body-moving beats.

You would be hard pressed to find an XLR8R reader who hadn’t heard of LA-based producer and performer Daedelus—in the past, he’s been featured on the cover of XLR8R magazine, appeared in c…

Interview: Panoramical's Fernando Ramallo and David Kanaga
Turn on, tune In, zone out: a conversation with the men behind a new "interactive anthology of musical landscapes."

The question of how we fuzzy-eared meat sacks might best experience electronic music has certainly been asked before, with technologies and platforms ranging from cassette tapes to Peter Gabriel–produ…

D33J Gravel EP

After signing to Anticon earlier this year and reissuing his Tide Songs EP in April, Gravel represents Wedidit affiliate Djavan Santos’ (a.k.a. D33J) first batch of genuine new material since he…

Alias "Wanna Let It Go"

One of the original indie hip-hoppers from the early days of Anticon, Alias, has announced the release of a new LP entitled Fever Dream, his first album since 2008’s Resurgam. It sure sounds lik…

Beans End It All

Beans, the least fluid voice of Anti-Pop Consortium, has used his solo career to continue exploring his love for skewed rhyme patterns. His is a thinking-man’s approach to vocal acrobatics, one …

Beans "Mellow You Out (ft. Tunde Adebimpe)"

Brooklyn-based MC Beans has a flow that is instantly recognizable from his time in the seminal abstract-rap crew Anti-Pop Consortium. Not content to simply rap in conventional patterns, Beans instead …

Themselves "You Ain't It (Lazer Sword Remix)"

Nearly a year after reuniting to drop its latest full-length album, CrownsDown, Oakland’s Themselves has gathered some of its friends and labelmates for a release of remixes, called CrownsDown &…

Tobacco "Six Royal Vipers"

Where Black Moth Super Rainbow’s Seven Fields of Aphelion has gone the way of dreamy, ambient soundscapes, Tobacco, the group’s de facto frontman, has been busy crafting beat-heavy, psyche…

Baths "Hall"

One-man beatmaker and new Anticon signee Baths certainly knows how to keep things interesting, with tracks ranging from Dilla-like funk to this little summertime glo-fi gem. A nice shuffle is paired w…

Tobacco "Fresh Hex (feat. Beck)"

Black Moth Super Rainbow frontman—if you can call a guy who sits on the floor during their shows a frontman—Tobacco’s sophomore solo effort, Maniac Meat is rapidly approaching its May 25 release…

Baths "Maximalist"

If Toro Y Moi had the chops of Matmos and the beat savoir-faire of FlyLo, it might sound something like “Maximalist.” Though he hails from the Valley, the LA-area solo producer known as Ba…

Josiah Wolf Jet Lag

Siblings hate being compared to one another, but it’s impossible to listen to Josiah Wolf’s debut effort without thinking of Yoni Wolf, WHY?’s master wordsmith and Josiah’s bro…

Son Lux "Weapons III (Polyphonic Remix)"

One of numerous remixes on the upcoming Weapons EP by classically trained singer/composer Ryan Lott (a.k.a. Son Lux), Polyphonic’s version of “Weapons III” utilizes tumbling synth me…

Dosh "Subtractions"

Characterizing Martin Dosh’s music has never been easy. Take “Subtractions,” which features scatting vocals, arpeggiating bass synths, stabbing string sections, and an entire roll ca…

Themselves CrownsDown

A decade after two young Oakland transplants came together as Themselves, the now-seasoned artists, MC Doseone and producer Jel, have returned from their many projects to reinvigorate the seminal coll…

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