Artist Tips: Andre Crom
The OFF Recordings label head draws on experience to advise on pushing past your limits and getting your music heard.

Over the last decade, Berlin DJ and producer Andre Crom has steadily built his career as the man behind OFF Recordings. Since its launch in 2008, Crom has guided the label through over 90 releases fro…

Steve Bug Shares New Mix
The mix lands ahead of his performance at this year's Cityfox New Year's Eve event at Brooklyn's Avant Gardner.

Steve Bug has shared a new mix ahead of his performance at this year’s Cityfox New Year’s Eve event at Brooklyn’s Avant Gardner. Through his Poker Flat label, and as both a producer …

Dixon, Lee Burridge, and Honey Dijon to Play Cityfox New Year's Eve
The NYC promoters will hold a 26-hour marathon at Brooklyn's Avant Gardner.

This Sunday, December 31, New York promoters Cityfox will kick off a marathon new year’s eve event at the spectacular Brooklyn warehouse venue Avant Gardner. Running for 26 hours from 10 p.m. on…

Epizode Festival Announces Day Program and Final Lineup
This year's festival runs from December 31 to January 10.

Epizode Festival has announced its full lineup and day programming for its 2018 edition. This year’s festival runs from December 31 to January 10, kicking off with Carl Cox on New Year’s Eve bef…

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…

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