Premiere: Hear a New Cut From Tolga Fidan
The Berlin-based artist returns to Vakant backed by a remix from Convextion.

Tolga Fidan’s latest EP, Lone, will drop on Vakant on September 18. Lone marks Fidan’s solo return to Vakant, following on from his 2012 album, Rogue, and a string of 2017 releases on Yay …

Midland Fabriclive 94
Harry Agius delivers once again.

The last 12 months or so have seen Harry Agius (a.k.a Midland) shift in status from being a well-respected convert and contributor of techno to becoming one of the most in demand of DJs emerging from …

Ask the Experts: Maceo Plex / Maetrik
Eric Estornel goes deep on your questions.

Maceo Plex, real name Eric Estornel, started his journey in 1993. Intrigued “by a pair of circular shaped objects designed for holding discs created from vinyl that produced vibrations resulting…

Convextion, North Lake, and Maceo Plex Next on Ellum
'Shimmer Land' EP is scheduled for April 28 release.

Maceo Plex’ Ellum label has announced three new EPs by Convextion, North Lake, and Maceo Plex himself. First up, on April 28, is North Lake with the “dark house and deep techno” Shim…

Call Super Mixes Fabric 92
'fabric 92' will drop February 17.

Call Super has mixed the 92nd fabric mix. Joseph Richmond-Seaton (better known as Call Super) is the latest artist to step behind the decks for the fabric mix series. He offers up a 24-track work, whi…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Releases
We run through our top albums and EPs of the year.

In this internet society, the one-hit-wonder is presented with the ultimate platform for international success. Sure, there’s plenty to be said in favor of those unforgettable tunes—the sort you can’t…

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…

Craig Richards Curates New Festival, Houghton
The event will take place in Norfolk, United Kingdom, on August 11 - 13, 2017.

Craig Richards is curating a new festival called Houghton. The event is a collaboration between the production team behind Welsh festival Gottwood and the fabric resident (who curated the bill). It wi…

Craig Richards' Tuppence Imprint to Release E.R.P. 7"
'New Road' is due out December 2.

Two new tracks from E.R.P. are on the way. Gerard Hanson (a.k.a. Convextion or E.R.P.) will be the second artist to grace Craig Richards’ fledgling 7″ imprint, Tuppence, following on from …

Acido Drops PG Sounds EP
'Versions' is out now.

Acido has released a new PG Sounds EP. PG Sounds is a collaborative project by Sven Rieger (better known as SVN) and Philip Gelberg. The duo have so far put out two records on Rieger’s SUED impr…

Convextion Drops First Album in a Decade
'2845' is out now.

A new Convextion album has appeared on Discogs. 2845 is Gerard Hanson’s first full-length as Convextion since his self-titled outing back in 2006 on Down Low Music. The new album is made up of s…

Acido Records Drops Convextion EP
'Acido 22' is out now.

Gerard Hanson has released his first new EP as Convextion since 2007 via Dynamo Dreesen’s Acido Records. Texan producer Hanson launched his Convextion project back in the mid-’90s, and has…

E.R.P. Ancient Light EP
Gerard Hanson knocks out some outer space electro for Solar One's Hubble Telescope series.

A new Gerard Hanson record is always something to get excited about. They tend to pop up sporadically, making little fuss, in a manner that only adds to their cultish appeal. Having first made his mar…

Craig Richards Launches Tuppence with Radioactive Man
‘Go Ahead London’ will be released April 15.

Craig Richards has shared details of his latest endeavor—a new 7” singles label called Tuppence, for which the first release comes from electro specialist Keith Tenniswood (a.k.a. Radioactive Man). Ri…

E.R.P. Announces New EP
‘Ancient Light’ is due out on April 18.

Gerard Hanson (a.k.a. Convextion) has announced his first new record as E.R.P. since 2013, which will be out in April. Hanson is the Dallas-based artist behind electro project E.R.P. and the more tech…

Kenneth Scott Announces New EP
‘Tonight’ will be released through Legwork Records, and is scheduled for a November release.

Berlin based house producer Kenneth Scott will release Tonight via Legwork Records this month. Legwork Records is the work of veteran house producer Lance DeSardi, a key part of the San Francisco scen…

Terraforma Festival 2015

Following the success of the first edition, which saw the participation of over 2500 attenders, Terraforma, an international experimental music festival with a particular focus on sustainability, has …

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