XLR8R's Best of 2017: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

Record labels play a major though often underestimated role in defining our musical tastes. The growth of the internet, and that of Soundcloud and Spotify, has made access to music far easier than it …

Session Victim Return to Delusions Of Grandeur
'Listen To Your Heart' LP is scheduled for June 9 release.

Hauke Freer and Matthias Reiling (a.k.a Session Victim) will return to Jimpster’s Delusions Of Grandeur with their third album, titled Listen To Your Heart. The LP arrives two years after the du…

Various Artists 20 Years of Freerange
The essential London label celebrates two decades of house-centric existence.

If you’re a label that’s shooting for longevity in the volatile world of dance music, you basically have three choices. You can be ready to adapt to the ever-changing tastes of clubland’s citizenry; y…

Premiere: Hear Dave Aju Remix thatmanmonkz
Laurence Guy joins Aju to remix cuts from thatmanmonkz's debut LP, 'Columbusing.'

Following the release of his much lauded debut LP, Columbusing, Sheffield funk-master thatmanmonkz has announced the release of Turn It Out, a remix EP featuring Dave Aju and Laurence Guy. Featuring t…

Session Victim Two Man House Band EP
Three slices of funk-infused fun.

Session Victim is in a good spot. The duo’s recent LP, See You When You Get There—released earlier in 2015 on Delusions of Grandeur—has been a slow-burn hit, with its “Stick Together”…

Hardkiss 'Trax from the Hardkiss Vault'

This year, San Francisco electronic music pioneers Gavin and Robbie Hardkiss (who along with the late, much-missed Scott, make up the faux-brothers Hardkiss clan) are celebrating the 20th anniversary …

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