Dekmantel Announces Ten-Year Anniversary EP Series
Call Super, Levon Vincent and Gigi Masin are among the names featured on the first three releases.

Dekmantel is celebrating its ten-year anniversary. The Dutch electronic music institution is celebrating reaching the decade mark with a special ten-part EP series, inviting “producers who are c…

Central Next Up on Help Recordings
'Basil' is expected to drop on January 13.

The next release on Help Recordings is by Central. Natal Zaks (a.k.a. Central) will drop his first EP of 2017 later this month—a three-tracker on Help Recordings, the label he runs alongside brother M…

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…

Help Recordings Unveils Next EP
'Person Hideaway' features cuts by DJ Sports & Central.

Help Recordings has shared details of its next release. Person Hideaway is a four-track EP that will showcase the work of Milán Zaks (a.k.a. DJ Sports); the record features two individual tracks by hi…

Labels We Love: Regelbau
XLR8R chats with the production team behind the Danish label, to try to peel back the layers of the Århus scene.

The Danish city of Århus is fostering a small but powerful house movement, an important part of which is Regelbau—a colorful label with heaps of character (and characters working behind the scenes). P…

Event Review: Interval 100
Working its way through adversity, the Romanian festival offered 100-plus hours of aural escape.

These are trying times in the Romanian capital, Bucharest. In the wake of the horrific fire at the city’s Colectiv Club at the end of October that killed 60 and eventually led to the resignation…


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