Influences 04: Lee Gamble
Retrospective hip-hop explorations from one of today's leading experimental artists.

Growing up in the outskirts of Birmingham, England, Lee Gamble immersed himself in the rave, old-school electro, hip-hop, and jungle sounds of the time, and he soon became “obsessed” with …

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 …

ADR Cues Up New Album on PAN
'THROAT' is due out November 25.

PAN’s next release will be an album by ADR. Aaron David Ross (a.k.a. ADR) first joined forces with Bill Kouligas’ imprint PAN last year, with the Deceptionista full-length. Prior to that, …

Listen to M.E.S.H.'s New and Confronting EP on PAN
The Berlin transplant serves up a new take on club sounds.

M.E.S.H. (a.k.a. James Whipple) has released a new four track EP, once again through Bill Kouligas’ forward-thinking PAN imprint. The new collection sees Whipple—U.S. émigré and resident of Janu…

Interview: Visionist
On his new album, the London producer pushes back with a foray into abstract territory.

“I remember when rosary beads became popular and I was like, ‘Nah, I don’t want normal rosary beads. So I went and bought beads and got rosary beads made.’” Louis Carnell creases up at the memor…

Visionist Announces Debut Album
The UK artist's full-length debut, 'Safe,' will be released on the PAN imprint in October

Louis Carnell (a.k.a Visionist) has announced details of the upcoming release of Safe, his debut LP coming out this fall via Bill Kouligas’ PAN imprint. This marks the second collaboration betwe…


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