Hi-Five: Ellen Allien
The BPitch Control boss selects five of her favourite records from Tresor.

Ellen Allien witnessed it all. Returning from London, the German native experienced the fall of the Berlin Wall and then all that came after—first working behind the bar and at the decks at Fischlabor…

Terraforma Festival Finalizes Lineup
Helena Hauff and Flanger (a.k.a. Atom™ & Burnt Friedman) round off the bill for the event taking place on July 1-3.

The final names have been added to the lineup for Terraforma Festival, taking place at Villa Arconati, just outside Milan, in early July. First up is Hamburg’s Helena Hauff: resident at the lege…

XLR8R's Best of 2015: Tracks
We present the tunes that provided a year's worth of thrills and chills.

It’s hard to pin down exactly how many individual tracks are put out each year, but our best estimate is…oh, let’s go with a gazillion. As production and distributions becomes ever easier,…

Jeremiah R Castillo
Eight slices of atmospherics electronics come courtesy of an ascendant Dutch producer.

With his debut pressing on Organic Analogue Records in 2013, Jeremiah R really hit the nail on the head: a collection of thoughtfully put-together outer-space electro (with a Gerald Donald remix to bo…

Q&A: Steffi and Dexter
Following the relaunch of their Klakson imprint, XLR8R sits down with Steffi and Dexter to hear the story.

Klakson Records: Born in 2000; dormant by 2010. But over the course of its decade-long tenure, Steffie ‘Steffi’ Doms and Remy ‘Dexter’ Verheijen’s electro-focused imprint grew from a grandiose project…

Q&A: Mike Servito
With nary a production to his name—and a date at Dekmantel right around the corner—the Bunker resident is ready for the world.

In academia, the term “publish or perish” refers to the pressure that professors are under to to get their research, discourse or literary output into journals, books or anywhere; it’…

Unit Moebius/Polygamy Boys The Sixth Reich

Shame on us for sleeping on Holland’s Bunker label, which for 12 years has chronicled the apparently prolific grimy squatter/nerd techno scene festering in crack-ridden south central Den Haag. O…

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