Prague's UP Festival Adds Apollonia, Praslesh, Bella Sarris, and More
This year's debut edition takes place from May 11 to 13 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Prague’s youngest festival UP has announced the second phase of artists to an already impressive inaugural lineup. Added names include Ellen Allien, Apollonia, Praslesh, as well as Bella Sarris, Molly…

Podcast 521: DJ Gregory
Grégory Darsa (a.k.a. Point G) returns to his DJ Gregory moniker with a 90-minute house masterclass.

Many readers of XLR8R may not be too familiar with Grégory Darsa’s DJ Gregory moniker. Although Darsa was one of the first proponents of house music in France, with one of the most storied resum…

Federico Molinari to Release Debut LP
'Whether Deport' LP will land on November 24 via Nervmusic Records.

Federico Molinari will soon release his debut long-player, Whether Deport. Fans of funky, minimal basslines will already be familiar with Federico Molinari. The much loved Argentinian DJ-producer has …

20 Questions: Apollonia
Dyed Soundorom, Dan Ghenacia, and Shonky talk record digging, favorite restaurants, and musical inspirations.

Apollonia is the label and DJ collective of Dyed Soundorom, Dan Ghenacia, and Shonky—three widely respected DJ-producers in their own right. The project started in early 2012, stemming from Ghenacia&#…

Apollonia Share Three-Day Tour Video
The video lands ahead of their upcoming four-gig weekend.

Apollonia have shared a new video ahead of their next set of marathon dates next weekend. The video, filmed in mid-December 2016, captured a very busy weekend for the trio, following them from Paris t…

Apollonia, Rhadoo, Magda, and More Play Unleash London
Cobblestone Jazz, Barac, and Moritz von Oswald also scheduled to play.

Apollonia, Rhadoo, Magda, and more have been confirmed for London’s Unleash over the next few months. First up is an open air and after party with Apollonia and friends, including Barac, Ion Lud…

Lee Burridge, Peggy Gou, Tom Trago, and More Play BPM Festival: Portugal
This year's debut European edition takes place from September 14 - 17 in Portimão, Portugal.

The BPM Festival: Portugal has announced many new additions to its lineup for its European festival debut this September. New additions include Anja Schneider, Art Department, Cassy, Guti, and more to…

Federico Molinari Next on Cure
'Hipnoise
' EP is scheduled for September release.

Cure Music’s fifth release comes from Federico Molinari. Fans of funky, minimal basslines will already be familiar with Molinari. The much loved Argentinian DJ-producer is an XLR8R favourite, wi…

Movement Torino Reveals 2017 Dates and Initial Lineup
The Italian sister to Movement Detroit will return to Torino from October 25-31.

Organizers behind Movement Torino—the European sister of Movement Detroit—have announced details surrounding the dates for their 2017 edition, as well as the first acts on the festival lineup. Taking …

Alci 'Eleven'

Alci has offered a new track for free download. Of Turkish origins but born and raised just outside of Zurich, Alci’s entry into DJing came via hip-hop and street culture, trying his hand at graffiti …

Alci Next on Seeing Sounds
'Humanized Pattern' EP is scheduled for July 31 release.

Alci has a new EP on the way, titled Humanized Pattern. Of Turkish origins but born and raised just outside of Zurich, Alci’s entry into DJing came via hip-hop and street culture, trying his hand at g…

Premiere: Hear a Cut from Premiesku's New EP on 20/20 Vision
'In Sfera' EP is scheduled for May 12 vinyl release.

Following on from their exceptional Jojoman release in 2015, the Romanian trio Premiesku return on Ralph Lawson’s 20/20 Vision imprint—one of the UK’s defining independent dance labels. Pr…

Download a New Mix from Levi Verspeek
The Amsterdam-based artist drops a mix of his favorite home-listening records.

Since his first release in 2014, Levi Verspeek has been a name to watch in house music circles. Championed by artists such as Raresh early on in his career, it wasn’t long until more than just t…

Shonky to Release Tyrolien EP
'Tyrolien' EP is scheduled for May release on vinyl only.

Shonky—one of the core members of the Apollonia family—will soon release a new EP on the Apollonia imprint. Tyrolien is his first solo EP since July 2016’s Plombiére,” and is “full o…

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…

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