Ask the Experts: DVS1
Zak Khutoretsky imparts his wisdom on DJing, music production, mastering, and everything in between.

In the latter half of 2016, news hit that Zak Khutoretsky (a.k.a. DVS1) was making plans for HUSH’s 20th anniversary celebrations. Through those past two decades, the HUSH umbrella has covered all of …

Into the Valley and Into the Factory Add Further Names
Nina Kraviz, Spacetravel, Margaret Dygas, Maayan Nidam, and more set to play.

Into the Valley and Into the Factory have both announced a number of new names for their upcoming editions. Into the Factory, which will take place from August 10 to 12 in the abandoned cement factory…

MUTEK Barcelona Announces First Names
This year's edition takes place from March 9-11 in Barcelona, Spain.

MUTEK.ES has announced the first names for this year’s edition. MUTEK.ES is the Barcelona-based platform for live electronic music and digital creativity and is set to embark on its 8th edition …

Into The Valley and Into the Factory Announce New Names
Dixon, Jeff Mills, Ion Ludwig, and more all scheduled to play.

Into The Valley 2017 and its Swedish offshoot, Into The Factory, have announced more artists for their lineups Into the Valley will take place from June 29 to July 1 in a sunken former quarry and pris…

First Names Announced for Into The Valley 2017
The event will take place at Rummu Quarry, Estonia, from June 29 - July 1, 2017.

The first wave of artists playing both Into The Valley and Into The Factory 2017 has been revealed. The team behind the Swedish festival are set to spread their wings over the course of the coming yea…

Fabric Reveals #savefabric Compilation
The 111-track release will drop November 4.

A #savefabric compilation is on the way. The project was a collaboration between Fabric and its affiliated label Houndstooth. Artists linked to both were contacted and given a three week deadline to d…

Red Bull Music Academy Launches Paris Festival
The event will take place at various locations across the French capital, between September 19-24.

Red Bull Music Academy has announced the launch of its new Parisian festival, scheduled for this September. The week-long Red Bull hosted event will take place at a number of different venues across t…

Photo Gallery: Mutek Montréal 2016

Photos by: AJ Calzada, Leif Tiltins, Vivien Gaumand, Trung Dung Nguyen, Ashutosh Gupta, Kamielle Dalati-Vachon, and Caroline Hayeur. Click on photos for gallery browsing.…

Raster-Noton Announces European Showcases
The German label is taking to the road in celebration of its 20th anniversary.

Raster-Noton, the experimental label launched by Olaf Bender (a.k.a. Byetone), Carsten Nicolai (a.k.a. Alva Noto) and Frank Bretschneider back in 1996, has revealed details of its upcoming 20th annive…

Five Takeaways from the Final Bloc Weekender
XLR8R travels to Butlins for Bloc's last ever edition.

After starting out as a small 2,200 capacity electronic music get-together back in 2007, Bloc quickly rose through the ranks to become a key player on the international scene. The brand painted itself…

Tresor: 25 Years and Counting
Marking Tresor’s 25th anniversary, XLR8R meets those behind the Berlin powerhouse to discuss what lies ahead.

In what is still a relatively young genre, there aren’t many institutions which are yet to make it to the ripe old age of 25. Tresor has been a stronghold for techno lovers everywhere for a quarter of…

Final Acts Added to L.E.V. Festival Lineup
Alex Smoke, Oscar Mulero and Sonic Robots have been added to the bill for the Spanish experimental festival, taking place April 28 - May 1.

13 more acts have been added to the bill for this year’s L.E.V. Festival, to a line up which already included artists such as Monolake, Biosphere, Robert Lippok (of To Rococo Rot), Pole, and Dasha Rus…

MUTEK Montréal 2016 Announces Initial Lineup; Shares Mix
The 17th edition of Mutek Festival is set to take place between June 1 - 5.

MUTEK is a name that any electronic-music aficionado should be familiar with. Launched over 16 years ago in Montreal, it’s a festival that’s been unwavering in its mission to showcase inno…

Tresor Celebrates 25 Years with Festival and International Showcase
Tresor 25 Years Festival is set to take place on July 21-23 in Berlin.

Today, the infamous Berlin club Tresor has announced that it plans to celebrate its 25-year anniversary with a monumental compilation, a three-day festival in the German capital, and a touring interna…

XLR8R's Best of 2015: Releases
We run through our top 25 albums and EPs of the year.

Sure, it’s individual tracks that drive the dancefloor and keep clubland humming. But sometimes—when you’re at home, driving your car, or otherwise engaged in some personal-headspace listening—you wan…

All-Access: MUTEK
XLR8R takes an in-depth look at one of electronic music's most forward-thinking festivals to kick off the new XLR8R TV.

MUTEK is a name that any electronic-music aficionado should be familiar with. Launched over 16 years ago in Montreal, it’s a festival that’s been unwavering in its mission to showcase inno…

4DSOUND Unveils a New 24-hour Programme Called Circadian
The new programme investigates how spatial listening influences conscious states throughout the day and night

Premiering at TodaysArt 2015, the festival for contemporary art and music in The Hague, Netherlands, 4DSOUND Circadian will present a 24-hour programme that will investigate how spacial sound influenc…

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