Les Inferno 'What Do You Think (Dub)'

Earlier this month, De Gama’s Samosa imprint released their second offering, a four-track EP from emerging producer and label co-founder Pierandrea The Professor under his Les Inferno moniker. T…

RADION Amsterdam Announces Full ADE 2017 Night Program
Jane Fitz, Gerd Janson, Deepchord, Ben UFO, DJ Nobu, Jay Daniel, and more will all play.

Amsterdam’s RADION has announced its program for ADE 2017, with Jane Fitz, Gerd Janson, Deepchord, Ben UFO, DJ Nobu, and many more leading names set to play. The parties take place over five con…

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…

Photo Gallery and Review: Into The Valley 2017
XLR8R travels to Rummu for the festival's Estonia debut.

It’s a well-known fact that when the Swedish do music festivals, it’s go big or go home. Perhaps the country’s most eagerly anticipated event—within house and techno circles, at leas…

Hessle Audio Welcomes Batu
'Marius' EP is scheduled for June 23 release.

Hessle Audio will release a new EP from Batu. Hessle Audio—the label of Ben UFO, Pangaea, and Pearson Sound—is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary, and this will be this first release of the ye…

Shameless Seattle Announces Desert Hearts Showcase
The multiple-stage affair will go down on Memorial Day weekend.

For its third Memorial Day party, Seattle promoters Shameless will be hosting a showcase from the Desert Hearts crew. Since launching in 2003, Shameless has hosted artists such as Modeselektor, Claude…

Coachella 2017: Winners and Losers
A mixed bag of musical precision and over-the-top theatrics.

With each year that passes, the behemoth that is Coachella continues to grow exponentially—this year, according to the LA Times, the festival grounds extended by 20 acres and attendance jumped in capa…

Concrete Gains 24-Hour License
The Parisian clubbing institution will no longer be required to close at 7AM on weekends.

Concrete has been granted a round-the-clock license. Due to changes in legislation, from March 10 the Parisian riverside venue will have a 24-hour license. In celebration of the new opening times, the…

Hessle Audio Goes on Tour
This year marks the label's 10th year in existence.

Ben UFO, Pearson Sound, and Pangaea will soon hit the road to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Hessle Audio—the label they founded in 2007. Over the past decade, Hessle Audio has become one of the U…

Houghton Festival Expands Lineup
The event will be held at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, on August 11 - 13.

Houghton Festival has added a second wave of artists to its lineup. The British three-dayer is a joint project by the team behind Gottwood and fabric resident Craig Richards, who has curated the event…

Dekmantel Festival Announces Complete Lineup
The 2017 edition takes place in Amsterdam from August 2 - 6.

Dekmantel has unveiled its 2017 Festival lineup. The fifth episode of the Dutch event is set to take place in August, running for a day longer than previous editions (beginning on a Wednesday rather t…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Readers' Poll
The votes are in—and as chosen by our readers, this is the very top of what 2016 had to offer.

Over the last two weeks, we’ve celebrated our favorite tracks, releases, gear, downloads, labels, and new artists of 2016. In those two weeks, we also opened the floodgates to you, our readers, …

Photo Gallery and Review: RA in Residence with Fabric
The event took place December 17 at The Hydra in London.

Rumours of London’s creative demise have been greatly exaggerated. For despite the gloomy headlines lamenting the loss of a number of the UK capital’s most celebrated nightspots—this event itself was …

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