Real Talk: Cosmin TRG
The Romanian DJ-producer explores how social media has broken the dance music ecosystem.

Our Real Talk series returns, this time with Cosmin TRG, formerly known as TRG, and now one of dance music’s ubiquitous figures. Throughout a career spanning almost a decade, the Berlin-based Ro…

Cosmin TRG Returns to Sportiv
'Afterburn/Electra' is scheduled for September 8 release.

Cosmin TRG is set to return to Sportiv with a new two-track EP. Afterburn/Electra is the Romania-born, Berlin-based DJ-producer’s second release on the white label operation that brings “h…

XLR8R's Top 10 Downloads of May
Check out the 10 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section last month.

Regular XLR8R readers would be familiar with our downloads section and the wealth of tunes that can be found there. For those of you who aren’t familiar, it goes like this: every day, barring we…

Seph 'Rom' (Cosmin TRG Remix)

The Aula Magna label will soon present a 10th release, titled Rom by Seph, and featuring a remix from Cosmin TRG. The EP is described as “modern and energetic,” kicking off with the title …

Terrence Dixon Announces 21-track LP
Out-ER will release '12,000 Miles Of Twilight' on July 3.

Terrence Dixon is set to release a new album, titled 12,000 Miles Of Twilight. Following March’s Frequency vs Atkins Mind Merge LP featuring the collaboration between Orlando Voorn and Juan Atki…

Max Cooper Preps 'Chromos' EP
'Chromos' EP is scheduled for May 26 release.

Max Cooper has a new EP on the way, titled Chromos. Chromos follows on from his extensive Emergence project and sees the Belfast-born artist continuing to explore the symbiosis of music and science wi…

Cosmin TRG, Eomac & Szare Feature on Next 47 EP
‘47007' is due out December 7.

Tommy Four Seven has shared details of the next 47 EP. The next release on Berlin-based artist Tommy Four Seven’s 47 label will showcase material from Eomac, Cosmin TRG, Szare, and the label hea…

Pangaea, Cosmin TRG and Voiski Remix Terrence Dixon
'Temporary Insanity EP Remixes' is scheduled for September 27 release.

Pangaea, Cosmin TRG and Voiski have remixed Population One’s Temporary Insanity EP. The release—titled Temporary Insanity Remixes—features four redefinitions of the two original productions by D…

Tommy Four Seven's 47 Imprint Announces New EP
Headless Horseman and Phase Fatale feature on the release, due out September 20.

Tommy Four Seven’s 47 imprint has a new EP on the way. Following the same format as previous editions, label head Tommy Four Seven invites three techno-focused producers to contribute. Join him …

Cosmin TRG Remixed by Lucy and Minor Science
'Oblic / Serpenti Remixes' is scheduled for September 16 release Fizic.

The fifth instalment of Cosmin TRG’s Fizic label comes in the shape of two by Lucy and Minor Science. Lucy, whose studio we recently visited, takes “Serpenti,” while “Oblic” ge…

Stream 'Oblic/ Serpenti' by Cosmin TRG
The new EP is set for release on March 28 via Fizic.

Following his noteworthy contribution to the Farewell 50Weapons compilation and his III EP on his own Fizic imprint in 2015, Cosmin TRG (a.k.a. Cosmin Nicolae) has announced a forthcoming 12″ ti…

Romania: Exquisitely Elusive
XLR8R travels to Bucharest to learn what makes the vibrant Romanian scene so utterly spellbinding.

It’s just past 4am on Thursday morning in Bucharest, Romania. Adrian Niculae, the artist better known as Priku, is in the DJ booth carefully selecting his array of music, shifting seamlessly between v…

Tommy Four Seven Announces Three New 47 Events
First event takes place at Arena Club, Berlin on November 27.

Coinciding with the release of the Various Artists 47003 EP on his 47 imprint, Tommy Four Seven has announced three more shows in his 47 event series. Dates and details for these events can be seen be…

50 Weapons Announces its Grand Finale
The Berlin-based label pays tribute to last ten years with Worldwide Tour and Special Collectors Boxset

After a decade of prodigious releases, the lifespan of 50Weapons has expired. It’s a sad state of affairs, but this intrepid label has refused to simply fizzle out and disappear: In anticipation…

Cosmin TRG Readies New EP, Shares Previews
The Berlin-based producer returns with a pair of modular techno tracks for his own Fizic label.

After nearly a year away from the studio, Cosmin TRG returns with duo of modular techno tracks on his on Fizic label. Said to take its cues from “the foreign north” and Japanese futurism, …

Cosmin TRG 50WeaponsRMX06

Credit the folks at 50Weapons as curators—Cosmin TRG, Marcel Dettmann, and Lee Gamble all converge on points of clean lines and speed. If techno is meant to have an inherently futurist bent, these thr…

Cosmin TRG Gordian

With the benefit of hindsight, Cosmin TRG’s debut LP, Simulat, makes more sense within the man’s trajectory as a producer now than it did when the record saw its original release back in 2…

Podcast 292: Cosmin TRG

Cosmin TRG (a.k.a. Cosmin Nicolae) has been releasing music since 2007, yet it still feels like the man doesn’t have much of a “story.” That’s not a slight, nor is it meant to …

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