Photo Gallery and Review: Ostbahnhof LA
With Orlando and Pride on our collective minds, XLR8R ventured to the newest party making headlines in the world of queer techno.

All photos by Derek Wanker. In light of the horrific tragedy last week at Pulse—a gay and Latino nightclub in Orlando—as well as the numerous LGBT pride celebrations that have been taking place over t…

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…

LA's Dublab Radio Hosts Four Tet & Ben UFO for b2b Set; Listen Here
The two-hour set was hosted by Jake Jenkins on his Friendly Futures program.

Having pulled off a hugely successful performance at The Shrine in Los Angeles alongside Madlib, Daphni, and Floating Points on April 30, both Ben UFO and Four Tet have been scouring dancefloors acros…

Dublab Announces Broadcast Expansion
The prestigious online radio station has added fifteen new artists and a weekend series titled From The Vaults.

Having been on the air for more than sixteen years, Los Angeles-based radio station Dublab has recently announced a major broadcast expansion. Adding twenty hours of broadcast time each week and bring…

Interpretations: Daedelus
The renowned LA beatsmith throws down 10 minutes of body-moving beats.

You would be hard pressed to find an XLR8R reader who hadn’t heard of LA-based producer and performer Daedelus—in the past, he’s been featured on the cover of XLR8R magazine, appeared in c…

Daedelus and Frosty Drop New Album as Adventure Time; Hear It Now
The veteran LA producer and Dublab co-founder collaborate on a new LP featuring remixes from Suzanne Kraft, Dntel, and more.

Over the years, the pairing of Daedelus and Frosty (a co-founder of Los Angeles-based internet radio station Dublab) have been responsible for a number of EPs and a single full-length album together u…

Podcast 272: Dublab

We don’t like to make too many assumptions here at XLR8R, but we figure that most people who have taken the time to peruse our website have at least heard of Dublab. After all, the self-describe…

Ras G "Stealth Mode"

L.A. space-hop beatmaker Ras G (and his Alkebulan Space Program) blasts off with another piece of chunky, crunky hotness, this time offering a taste off of dublab/Porter Records’ Echo Expansion …

Ammoncontact "Chord (Parts 1-2)"

The Los Angeles-based dublab crew first released its Freeways compilation in 2001, and now, having grown into a heavily-trafficked website and production company, the collective is once again giving f…

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