Hi-Five: Felipe Valenzuela
The Melisma and Cure Music label head selects five of his favourite warm-up tracks.

Hi-Five is back, following a lengthy hiatus. For those of you that don’t know, the structure of this feature is as follows: the selected artist, on this occasion Felipe Valenzuela, must delve in…

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…

Download a New Mix from Luc Ringeisen
The Vinyl Club Recordings founder shares a two-hour mix of groovy cuts.

Luc Ringeisen has shared a new mix, available for download below. Having been born in France—where he received musical education from the National Conservatory and experienced the explosion of techno …

Burnt Friedman: Rhythmic Anomaly
The German experimental musician sets modern culture to rights.

As summer dawned on Berlin this year and the outdoor events program got underway, one particular coming together of artist and venue showed real promise: with its otherwise largely house-oriented cale…

Podcast 453: Dana Ruh
The German DJ-producer delivers 70 minutes of insatiable grooves.

When it comes to producing and playing deep, hypnotic sounds, few do it with as much style as Dana Ruh. Her music is warm, seductive, and groovy; each set or release possesses a rare and understated t…

DeWalta Next Up in Ask the Experts; Send Him Your Questions Now
On the back of Mathew Jonson's answers earlier this week, DeWalta opens his inbox to your questions.

A couple of months ago, we announced the re-launch of our Ask the Experts series, and invited you to get the answers to everything you could possibly have ever wanted to know from Gerd Janson; earlier…

Podcast 442: Vera
The Melliflow label head steps up with a mix of mind-bending club cuts.

Experience is always going to be one of the key factors when it comes to determining a DJ’s skills. The longer you serve in a musical scene, and the deeper that you go, the more well-rounded the end r…

Spacetravel Time To Wake Up
Vera and Alexandra call upon the Sardinian producer to inaugurate their new label, with a well-balanced four-tracker.

Melliflow is the latest imprint to emerge out of Berlin’s Club der Visionaere-centred scene. Headed up by local DJ-producer Vera and Romanian selector Alexandra, it’s been in the making for some time …

Vera and Alexandra Launch Melliflow; Stream Snippets Here
Lined up for their first release is Spacetravel's ‘Time To Wake Up,’ out May 2016.

Vera and Alexandra have revealed the details of the first release their Melliflow brand will put out—an EP by Luca Cara (a.k.a. Spacetravel), due out later this year. Berliners will already be familia…

XLR8R's Best of 2015: New Artists
XLR8R salutes the new recruits who helped to make 2015's dance-music scene so vibrant.

Probably more than in most genres, it’s new recruits—the freshman class of studio whizzes, musicians and all-around creative types that hits the scene every year—who make the electronic- and clu…

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