XLR8R's Best of 2017: Top Downloads (100-51)
Check out the 100 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section this year.

Over the last year, every day of the week XLR8R has released at least one track via our downloads section. If you were to browse through the tracks featured this year, you’d find minimalistic ju…

Artist Tips: The Mole
The Berlin-based Canadian offers some sampling secrets used on his latest LP.

Colin de la Plante (a.k.a The Mole) recently dropped a new LP, titled De La Planet. The 11-track release is the latest addition to a quite brilliant discography that features a long and colorful list …

DJ Shadow's Liquid Amber to Release Noer the Boy LP
'Mechanism' LP is scheduled for August 25 release.

The long awaited first full length by Noer the Boy is set to be released on DJ Shadow’s imprint Liquid Amber in late August. The Wisconsin-born, Portland-based artist continues his experimental …

Ghost In The Shell Soundtrack Details Revealed
'Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Ghost In The Shell' is due out March 31.

Paramount Pictures and Kobalt have announced details of the forthcoming Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Ghost In The Shell release. A remake of the mid-90s anime hit by the same name (which casts…

Premiere: Hear a New Experimental Cut from Know V.A.
The Amsterdam duo's latest drops on Fog Mountain Records tomorrow.

Rising Dutch duo Know V.A. will release Zenith via fellow Amsterdam-based label Fog Mountain Records on October 20. The duo gained recognition on the international scene the last few years via standou…

Podcast 437: The Gaslamp Killer
The LA beat-scene savant twists together an hour of avant-garde cuts, including a world premiere of a forthcoming GLK track.

There aren’t many electronic musicians alive today that possess the same aura and pure fan wonderment as William Bensussen (a.k.a. The Gaslamp Killer). His worldly, psychedelic musical offerings…

Noer The Boy "Femmefatale"

Wisconsin-based producer Noer The Boy recently released his EP SPILLEDNOISE via DJ Shadow’s Liquid Amber imprint. Having previously released music on Courteous Family, Saturate Records, Daruma, …

Podcast 433: DoubtingThomas
The Barcelona-based DJ-producer serves up 60 minutes of upbeat tunes.

Having generously shared some of his productions with our readers in the past, DoubtingThomas is no stranger to the XLR8R channels. Despite this, however, this is the first time we’ve had the op…

DJ Shadow Endtroducing-Deluxe Edition

Most of the reasons why this album moved me are too irrational and sentimental to be written here. Josh Davis‘ classic ‘96 debut proved that instrumental hip-hop could arrest the imagination in ways t…

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