XLR8R's Best of 2017: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

Record labels play a major though often underestimated role in defining our musical tastes. The growth of the internet, and that of Soundcloud and Spotify, has made access to music far easier than it …

Premiere: Hear an Alluring Remix from The Field
The Swedish artist reworks the title track of Deeds' forthcoming EP on Snap, Crackle & Pop.

On Friday, North East London duo Deeds will drop their latest EP, Disorder, on Snap, Crackle & Pop. Combining mechanical beats with floating melodies, Deeds’ music touches on everything from…

Cin Cin Preps Fort Romeau and Bezier Split; Shares Track
The latest split 12" on Fort Romeau's Cin Cin will land on December 2.

The latest split 12″ on Fort Romeau’s Cin Cin imprint—its fifth in total—will land a year after the label’s inaugural release. In just one year, Cin Cin has been home to split 12R…

Photo Gallery and Review: HORST Festival
The Belgian arts and music event settles into its third year in the Hageland Hills.

After three years on the festival market, HORST is beginning to feel like a natural fixture. Set deep in the rolling Belgian countryside, the event, which takes place in the grounds of a 15th Century …

Honey Soundsystem Relaunches Label with Two New EPs
Preview forthcoming releases from the San Francisco collective's Bézier and Jackie House now.

Bay Area DJ/art collective Honey Soundsystem relaunches its eponymous imprint next month with a pair of 12″s from founding members Jackie House and Robert Yang (a.k.a. Bézier). The group, which …

Bézier "Templar"

Under the moniker Bézier, San Francisco producer Robert Yang creates completely live electronic music using only analog gear. “Templar,” the opening cut from Yang’s debut EP, is base…

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