Lisbon's Ministerium Club Confirms November Dates
Binh, Jane Fitz, Ion Ludwig (Live) and more all confirmed to play.

Lisbon’s Ministerium Club has confirmed its November dates. Ministerium Club opened in December 2012 in facilities previously occupied by the Portuguese Ministry of Finance. It has since become …

Binh Returns to Time Passages
'ThisThat' EP is scheduled for July 17 release.

Binh will return to his own Time Passages imprint with a new EP, titled ThisThat. ThisThat will be the Berlin-based artist’s first release of the year and arrives after a busy 2016 where he rele…

Photo Gallery and Review: Meadows in the Mountains
The Bulgarian mountain frolick returns bigger than ever.

Watching a festival grow from inception is like watching your kids grow up. Now in its seventh year, Meadows in the Mountains has finally come of age. While the youthful innocence and exuberance have …

XLR8R's Off-Week Selections
XLR8R staff share our top event picks from this week's Off-Week in Barcelona.

Barcelona’s Off-Week is a big few days in the European musical calendar, featuring an array of artists from all around the world, all performing at a selection of venues across the city. Frankly…

Podcast 478: Bruno Schmidt
The Berlin-based Brit shows off some gems from his record collection.

A few weeks ago, Vera and Alexandra’s Melliflow teamed up with Ukranian clubbing institution Closer to bring house and techno artists from far and wide to Berlin’s Hoppetosse, in the most substantial …

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Releases
We run through our top albums and EPs of the year.

In this internet society, the one-hit-wonder is presented with the ultimate platform for international success. Sure, there’s plenty to be said in favor of those unforgettable tunes—the sort you can’t…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

What is it that makes a great label? These days, though musical curation remains as fundamental as ever to their success, there is so much more to also keep in mind. Brand image, social media presence…

Binh Readies My Own Jupiter LP
'Ship Of Imagination' is due out December 13.

Binh’s next release will drop on My Own Jupiter. The Berlin-based DJ and producer’s next outing will be an LP on Nicolas Lutz’s My Own Jupiter. It is his debut on the imprint, which …

Craig Richards Curates New Festival, Houghton
The event will take place in Norfolk, United Kingdom, on August 11 - 13, 2017.

Craig Richards is curating a new festival called Houghton. The event is a collaboration between the production team behind Welsh festival Gottwood and the fabric resident (who curated the bill). It wi…

Time Passages Announces Evan Baggs EP
'Neu Rochelle' is expected to drop on February 3, 2017.

Evan Baggs is next on Binh’s Time Passages imprint. Neu Rochelle is the Berlin-based New Yorker’s most recent solo output since 2015’s Not A Story on Cabaret Recordings (in the meant…

Spacetravel Next Up on Cabaret
'Axiom' is due out early next year.

Spacetravel is next up on Cabaret Recordings. Berlin-based DJ and producer Luca Cara (a.k.a. Spacetravel) is the latest artist to be recruited by DJ Masda and So Inagawa’s Cabaret Recordings. Fo…

Ion Ludwig & Franky Greiner Team Up on Perlon
'Junge Frau' is due out December 12.

The next EP on Perlon is by Ion Ludwig and Franky Greiner. Dutch artist Ion Ludwig and Berlin-based musician Franky Greiner will release their first ever collaboration together on Perlon next month, u…

Binh Next Up on Perlon with Double Pack
'Noah's Day' is due out October 7.

Binh has a new record on the way via Perlon. According to Resident Advisor, the Berlin-based DJ and producer is next up on the iconic German label, with a six-track double pack release. Noah’s D…

Maayan Nidam Untitled
The Israeli producer returns to Perlon with a moody two-tracker.

Perlon’s recent run of releases has been one of its freshest for years. The arrival of the likes of Binh’s Visio EP and the recent Spacetravel double pack have ushered a new breed of acts into the fol…

Podcast 450 [10 Years]
Grab all six mixes from our 10-year podcast anniversary in one celebratory bundle.

XLR8R’s first ever official podcast was published on August 3, 2006. It came in the form of an exclusive hour-long mix by Plug Research, featuring cuts from Thomas Fehlmann, Flying Lotus, Ammonc…

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