Vietnam's Epizode Festival to Present HYTE Stage
Epizode Festival takes place on Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam from December 31 to January 10, 2018.

Epizode Festival in Vietnam will present a HYTE stage in which will be the first ever Asian appearance of the Berlin-based brand. HYTE is well-known for its headline-making festival and warehouse even…

Wolfgang Voigt, Dixon, and I:Cube Remix Vermont
'II Remixes' is scheduled for October 24 release.

Dixon, I:Cube, and Wassermann (a.k.a Wolfgang Voigt) have remixed tracks by Vermont—the collaborative project of Marcus Worgull and Danilo Plessow (a.k.a Motor City Drum Ensemble). II Remixes features…

Hi-Five: Julia Govor
The Russian artist shares five of her favorite emotive club cuts.

By now, Russian artist Julia Govor’s story should be quite familiar to XLR8R’s readers. In short, it goes like this: Govor got her start as an artist in a small military town in Abkhazia, …

Podcast 505: Hito
Cavernous, melodic techno from one of Japan's finest exports.

Japanese, Berlin-based Hito is an artist with a highly unique outlook and vision. For one, she performs in formal dress in a range of stunning Kimonos; and secondly, she DJs entirely on vinyl, which m…

Photo Gallery and Review: Into The Valley 2017
XLR8R travels to Rummu for the festival's Estonia debut.

It’s a well-known fact that when the Swedish do music festivals, it’s go big or go home. Perhaps the country’s most eagerly anticipated event—within house and techno circles, at leas…

Epizode Announces Sequel with Chris Liebing, Dixon, Loco Dice
The festival will take place at Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam from December 31 to January 10, 2018.

Organizers of Epizode Festival have revealed the dates and initial headliners for their next edition, set to take place on the island of Phú Quôc in Vietnam from December 31 to January 10, 2018. The f…

Afterthoughts: Off-Week 2017
XLR8R reflects on the the future of the event series and the Barcelona scene.

It’s June 28 and Barcelona’s biggest week of music is over. Now in its 24th year, Sónar Festival continues to impress with a selection of the some of the world’s finest acts, panels, and worksho…

Richie Hawtin, Marcel Dettmann, and Dixon Announced for CRSSD
Mathew Jonson, KiNK, and The Black Madonna will also play the popular San Diego festival.

San Diego’s CRSSD Festival has announced the first round of artists for its Fall 2017 edition. Returning to San Diego’s Waterfront Park, this year CRSSD will once again host a huge list of some …

Ask the Experts: Frank Wiedemann / Âme
One of house music's leading names goes deep on Innervisions, productions techniques, and balancing his touring with family life.

Frank Wiedemann, the Berlin-based producer, remixer, and live performer is perhaps most widely known for his role in Innervisions, the lauded electronic music label and collective that he co-founded i…

Dixon, DVS1, Mall Grab, and More Play Modular Festival
This year's edition takes place in July 1 at the Park Maasboulevard in Schiedam.

The second edition of Modular Festival will take place on July 1 at the Park Maasboulevard in Schiedam, near Rotterdam. With Dixon, Bicep, and Talabot fronting the main stage, other notable acts inclu…

Rampa Returns to Innervisions
'Hall Of Violence' EP is scheduled for May 26 release.

Innervisions will release a new EP from Rampa. Rampa—a Berlin-based DJ-producer and co-founder of Keinemusik—debuted on Dixon and Âme’s imprint with “Necessity,” a cut that landed on…

Chloé Returns with New Single
'The Dawn' is scheduled for May 17 release.

Chloé is set to release a new single featuring a Dixon remix. The Dawn heralds the return of the Paris-based DJ-producer after a four-year hiatus following her last artist EP on My Favorite Robot Reco…

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