Pessimist, Lucy, Matrixxman, and More Remix Perc
'Bitter Music Remixed EP01' and 'Bitter Music Remixed EP02' will land on December 15 via Perc Trax.

Perc will soon release two remix packages featuring reworks by Pessimist, Lucy, Matrixxman, and more names. Earlier this year, Perc’s third album Bitter Music was released, pushing his sound to …

Silvia Kastel 'Air Lows'
A pleasure easily forgotten?

Air Lows is Silvia Kastel’s debut solo album. I hadn’t heard much of this Italian artist and assumed she’s fresh on the scene, but she’s been playing live and releasing records and tapes since she was…

Blackest Ever Black to Release Silvia Kastel LP
'Air Flows' LP is scheduled for November 10 release.

Blackest Ever Black will soon release the next album from Silvia Kastel, titled Air Lows. The Italian artist debuted on the label last year with cassette-only mix called Bibula Harena; this will be th…

F ingers Return to Blackest Ever Black with New LP
'Awkwardly Blissing Out' LP is scheduled for September 8 release.

F ingers will soon release a new LP on Blackest Ever Black, titled Awkwardly Blissing Out. F ingers is the project of Australian trio of Carla Dal Forno, Tarquin Manek, and Samuel Karmel. Awkwardly Bl…

Blackest Ever Black to Release Pessimist LP
'Pessimist' LP is scheduled for July 21 release.

London’s Blackest Ever Black will soon release the debut LP of Pessimist. Pessimist, a Bristol-based artist, first captured a wider attention with his 2016 Balaklava 12” on Blackest Ever Black&#…

New Raime 12" Sells Out Immediately
'Notion 2 Notion' was released on February 20.

London-based duo Joe Andrews and Tom Halstead (a.k.a Raime) released a new record yesterday, titled Notion 2 Notion—that sold out in just hours. Only 500 copies of the EP were released by the label, B…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Tracks
We present just some of our favorite tunes of the last 12 months.

Picking the tracks of the year is not an easy a task as it may initially sound. Ask someone—anyone—to select the cuts that moved them over the course of the past 12 months and it’s not out of th…

Raime Tooth
The London-based duo return for an LP of brooding dystopia.

Joe Andrews and Tom Halstead are London-based duo Raime. The pair debuted under the name in summer 2010 with their self-titled EP, which, evidently, was the first 12” release for their spiritual label…

Stream a New Track from Tropic of Cancer
The LA-based artist opens a forthcoming compilation on Blackest Ever Black.

Blackest Ever Black has unveiled a new track from LA-based artist Camella Lobo (a.k.a. Tropic of Cancer), which opens its forthcoming vinyl compilation, I Can’t Give You the Life You Want. Lobo (who w…

Tropic of Cancer Restless Idylls

Nobody looks to Camella Lobo’s Tropic of Cancer project for innovation. Since her debut in 2009, the Los Angeles-based artist has minutely chiseled away at a kind of monolithic sadness, and all …

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