Podcast 410: Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts
The multitalented producer supplies a set of ambient, house, funk, soul and the indescribable for our latest podcast.

We’ll admit it. For a big chunk of the ’00s, probably from period beginning 2006s Sélection Surnaturelle EP on Mutek_Rec through to his second album, Circus Company’s Breaking The Fo…

Q&A: ADMX-71
Adam X's experimental-electronics alterego unveils an new album flush with fevered atmosphere.

By now, most techno fans—actually, make that most electronic-music fans—should be intimately familiar with the broad strokes of Adam X’s life story. But just in case, here it is, in simplified f…

Podcast 409: Pinch
In the midst of Tectonic's tenth-anniversary celebrations, the label's leader selects a stellar set of tunes.

Bristol, U.K.’s Rob “Pinch” Ellis was one of the men who helped define the sound of dubstep in its glorious mid-to-late ’00s days—but since then, the Tectonic label honcho has spent his time as one of…

Podcast 408: Tyree Cooper - ADE 2015 Edition
A Chicago hero jacks the house in the run-up to the Amsterdam Dance Event.

If you’re a DJ who ever gets the chance to drop some early-era house into your sets, try dropping an old Tyree Cooper track—let’s say 1988’s “Turn Up the Bass,” released …

Podcast 407: MANIK
On the eve of a release on BPitch Control, the DJ-producer drops a wide-ranging set of 4/4 rhythms.

Considering his adopted nom de musique—enhanced by those capital letters, in case you miss the point—you’d think that the man known as MANIK would be a somewhat frenzied guy. In truth, the DJ-pr…

Q&A: Jori Hulkkonen
The Finnish DJ-Producer discusses the inspirations behind his new album.

Finnish DJ-producer Jori Hulkkonen is a man of many hats. Ever since he started making music in 1988, Hulkkonen has produced, as a solo artist or in collaboration, under more than 20 different aliases…

Q&A: Ron Morelli
The man from L.I.E.S. talks about his latest work for Hospital Productions, 'A Gathering Together.'

Few people are synonymous with their record labels in the same way as Ron Morelli. His brainchild, Long Island Electrical Systems (L.I.E.S.) has been home to the grainy house and techno that’s become …

Podcast 406: Stephan Bodzin
The German producer showcases his mixing skills.

Following his interview discussing the production processes and motivations behind his latest album, Powers Of Ten, XLR8R invited Stephan Bodzin to show off his mixing skills by contributing to our po…

Podcast 405: Ricardo Tobar
On our latest mix, the Chilean producer fuses celestial bliss and earthly grit.

At the risk of repeating, we here at XLR8R have the good fortune of hosting yet another exquisite mix—this one coming from the hands of the Chile-born, Paris-based Ricardo Tobar. Previously releasing …

Podcast 404: Helena Hauff - roBOt Festival 2015 Edition
The Hamburg DJ serves up a stunning showcase in industrial acid techno.

Helena Hauff doesn’t really fit the mold of the modern-day electronic musician. She continues to reside in Hamburg and actively avoids the limelight; she doesn’t self-promote or even attempt to commun…

Podcast 403: Konstantin Sibold
The enigmatic Stuttgart DJ-producer comes through with a mesmerizing set of tunes for our latest mix.

Konstantin Sibold is something of a mystery. He was born in Stuttgart in 1987, and he continues to reside their today. Alongside close friend Leif Müller, he also runs Common Sense People, a flourishi…

Interview: Happa
The Leeds-based producer may be young, but he's a mature and accomplished artist.

It’s refreshing to meet someone who has been making huge waves in the European electronic scene for the last three years, but remains down to earth and honest—perhaps even humble. Needless to sa…

Photo Diary: Jonas Rathsman Goes to Palm Springs
The ascendant Swedish producer hits the desert for the Splash House fest.

Would Sweden’s Jonas Rathsman have made it to where he is today without the blessing of dance music’s best-known tastemaker? Well, yes—chances are the Swedish DJ-producer would have done j…

Podcast 400: Anja Schneider
XLR8R marks a milestone with the mistress of Mobilee.

Pop the cork! Strike up the band! But most importantly, strap on your headphones—XLR8R is celebrating its 400th podcast. And we’re pretty darn proud of the series, too. Our very first installment, fro…

Podcast 399: Dense & Pika
Alex Jones and Christopher Spero rock their teched-up rhythms in our latest podcast.

Are two heads better than one? We’re not sure—in real life, a double noggin would garner you a lot of dumbfounded looks. But in the electronic-music game, it sure doesn’t seem to hurt: Fro…

Watch Pioneer DJ's Teaser Video For New "Battle" Mixer and Rekordbox Update
The minute-long video gives viewers a mysterious look into the new mixer, to go along with the release of Rekordbox 3.3.0

Turntable and battle DJs have been waiting a long time for Pioneer to release a new mixer that has the functionality they desire, and now it looks like the wait is over with a new mixer just around th…

XLR8R Podcast 398: Applescal
With his new 'For' in the shops, the leader of the Atomnation label serves up a set of emotive aurals.

You’re in for a treat with our latest podcast, the handiwork of the Dutch DJ-producer Pascal “Applescal” Terstappen. And you’ll know it right from the get-go: The mix kicks off…

XLR8R Podcast 397: Function - Decibel 2015 Festival Edition
As the Decibel festival approaches, XLR8R presents this exclusive set from the Ostgut Ton artist.

Dave Sumner, the techno DJ and producer better known as Function, grew up in Carnarsie, Brooklyn, across the street from a swim club that hosted dance parties in the late ’70s and early ’8…

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