Labels We Love: Leaving Records
Matthewdavid picks 10 releases that help define Leaving Records.

Operating under a poetical “no genre” philosophy, Leaving Records has played a continuous and vital role as a vanguard tastemaker imprint, while simultaneously acting as an outlet for some of Los Ange…

In the Studio: Tim Green
Take a peek into the London laboratory of the ever-upwards techno/house honcho.

London’s Tim Green occupies a curious position as a certain kind of British producer. Nowadays, the 31-year-old, originally from Aldington in Kent, makes beats of a club-crushing propensity more often…

DIVA and Iron Galaxy Prep New 12" as N / Y / X
The pair's first collaborative effort will land later this month via DIVA's Obsession label.

The Obsession label has announced the debut release from a new collaborative project between Matt Didemus (a.k.a. former XLR8R podcast contributor DIVA, who also serve as one half of Junior Boys, the …

Podcast 341: DIVA

Back in January of 2013, XLR8R was rather worked up about Paris Stabbing EP, the three-track debut EP from DIVA, a producer whose true identity was shrouded in mystery. Having been assured that more m…

DIVA Paris Stabbing EP

Whether intended or not, the debut release from DIVA has come wrapped with a tangible sense of mysterious allure. Between the nonexistent background information of the project and the sinister title o…

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