Photo Gallery and Review: SXM Festival 2017
The event took place March 15-20 in St. Martin.

Photos by: SXM Festival and Nicolas Troncin Photography Elegant is the word that first springs to mind when reminiscing on SXM Festival. From the island the festival calls home—it’s actually split bet…

Photo Gallery: MIORITMIC 2016
This year's event took place from October 7-9 in Cluj, Romania.

CLICK A PHOTO TO VIEW GALLERY Photos by: Troy – Studio XXIX // Gabriel Aldea, Vlad Cupsa and Marius Maris    …

Minimal Effort Expands to Outdoor Festival in Downtown Los Angeles
The L.A. underground heroes will hold it down at LA Center Studios on Halloween and New Year’s Eve Weekends.

On October 29 and December 31, Minimal Effort—promoters at the forefront of the Los Angeles underground—have announced their expansion to a full-scale outdoor festival this Halloween and New Year’s Ev…

Kompakt Returns with Another TOTAL Compilation
The storied German label compiles unreleased tracks and revisits favorites from the past year.

Legendary Cologne-based record store and label Kompakt has announced a release date for TOTAL 16, another installment in their famed compilation series. As they have done with the first 15 editions, t…

Download an Exclusive Mix from Lum
Lum is slated to make his LA debut at Venice Gets Deep on April 2.

Born in Argentina and based in Tulum, Mexico, the DJ and jungle enthusiast known as LUM has spent his life steeped in indigenous cultures. A treasured member of the Crosstown Rebels family, LUM’…

Photo Diary: Day Zero 2016

All photography by: Jack Pasco for Here & Now © Facebook: wearehereandnow Instagram: @wearehereandnow…

XLR8R Festival Tulum 2016
Watch a video recap of the first XLR8R Festival, held in Tulum on January 6.

January 6 saw the launch of the first XLR8R festival, a boutique event set beside the Mayan ruins in Mexico’s beautiful Tulum region. This year, a stellar lineup that boasted Deadbeat, Blond:ish…

Kindisch Showcase Tulum

Under the stars and beneath the eye of the universe.  Kindisch kindred souls. Music, Art, Community, Love. Through the 3rd eye we visit another dimension. Departing reality and entering a wondered lan…

XLR8R Festival 2016: Tulum

XLR8R is pleased to announce its first-ever boutique music festival, fusing culture and music in the Mayan ruin lands that is called paradise to many across the globe. Continental and international ar…

Podcast 419: DeWalta & Shannon - XLR8R Festival 2016 Tulum Edition
For the final podcast of the year, the friends and frequent partners set the stage for our upcoming fest on the Mexican coastline.

We here at XLR8R are excited—and not just because we’re finishing up an amazing 2015, with what’s looking to be a great new year just around the corner. No, what’s really got our hea…

Apollonia, Shaun Reeves, and M.A.N.D.Y. Added to SXMusic Festival
The festival is set to take place over five days in March in the idyllic Caribbean paradise of Saint Martin.

SXMusic Festival has announced a stunning lineup of second-wave acts for their inaugural event taking place in Saint Martin, Caribbean from March 9-13 2016. During each day and night of the festival, …

Oasis Festival Returns To Marrakech
After a successful debut this year, Oasis will return to the Fellah Hotel on September 16-18 2016.

Oasis Festival, which was launched earlier this year, and featured acts such as DJ Harvey, Carl Craig and Ellen Allien, has announced that it will return in 2016. Unlike anything else going on in Moro…

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