Hi-Five: Ellen Allien
The BPitch Control boss selects five of her favourite records from Tresor.

Ellen Allien witnessed it all. Returning from London, the German native experienced the fall of the Berlin Wall and then all that came after—first working behind the bar and at the decks at Fischlabor…

RADION Amsterdam Announces Full ADE 2017 Night Program
Jane Fitz, Gerd Janson, Deepchord, Ben UFO, DJ Nobu, Jay Daniel, and more will all play.

Amsterdam’s RADION has announced its program for ADE 2017, with Jane Fitz, Gerd Janson, Deepchord, Ben UFO, DJ Nobu, and many more leading names set to play. The parties take place over five con…

Premiere: Hear a New Remix From Skudge
Skudge, ROD, K-Hand, and Emmanuel Top all remix cuts from Ellen Allien 'Nost' LP.

Back in May, Ellen Allien released her seventh solo LP, Nost. The album was written as an ode to the music that has been front and center in Allien’s two-decade long career, blending her influen…

Photo Gallery: No Sleep Festival at EXIT
EXIT Festival's techno-focused No Sleep stage ran from July 5-9 in Novi Sad, Serbia.

All photos by Stefan Danilovic for No Sleep at Exit Festival. CLICK ON A PHOTO TO ENTER GALLERY BROWSING.…

Podcast 497: Paul Kalkbrenner
One of electronic music's biggest names shares the only live recording from his latest world tour.

Paul Kalkbrenner is an international superstar—arguably too celebrated to fit comfortably into our editorial. But he is here nonetheless, submitting a podcast for the XLR8R series, having offered a li…

Stream Sascha Funke's New Album in Full
'Lotos Land' is scheduled for June 9 release via Mule Musiq's Endless Flight.

As previously announced, Mule Musiq’s Endless Flight label will release Sascha Funke’s Lotos Land LP—the Berlin-based DJ-producer’s first solo album since 2008. The album takes its t…

Mule Musiq's Endless Flight Welcomes Sascha Funke
'Lotos Land' is scheduled for June 9 release.

Mule Musiq’s Endless Flight label will release Sascha Funke’s Lotos Land LP—the Berlin-based DJ-producer’s first solo album since 2008. The album takes its title and artwork from Alf…

Ellen Allien Preps New LP
'Nost' is scheduled for May 13 release.

Ellen Allien will release a new album, titled Nost. Nost, her seventh solo full-length to date, arrives more than three years after the release of her last album, LISm—which was an ambient record that…

Berlin Venue The Off to Host Fabric Fundraiser
The event will take place on November 24.

A fabric fundraiser will take place in Berlin later this month. The event is set to take place at The Off (a recently opened warehouse space in Berlin Friedrichshain) on Thursday, November 24. It will…

Phon.o Returns to BPitch Control for New EP
‘Fractions’ is set for worldwide release on June 26.

XLR8R favorite and longtime download contributor Carsten Aermes (aka Phon.o) has announced details surrounding his latest EP, set for release on June 26 via Ellen Allien’s label BPitch Control. Phon.o…

Movement 2016: Winners & Losers
We came, we raved, we commented.

Photos by: AJ Calzada, Chris Soltis, Douglas Wojciechowski, Mark Kruk, Brandon Rabotnick, Luis Nieto Dickens, Miranda Castillo, and Jeremiah Green. Interviews by: AJ Calzada. Winner: Kraftwerk 3D This…

Roni Size, DJ Krust, and Ed Rush Complete Springfestival 2016 Lineup
The third and last phase of the electronic art and music festival in Graz, Austria is now complete.

From May 25 to May 29, 120 acts from all over the world will heat up the Styrian capital, Graz, for five days and four nights of nonstop music at Springfestival 2016 in Austria. Today, the festival an…

Moderat: Power of Three
They may be up to album number three, but Sebastian Szary, Sascha Ring and Gernot Bronsert's sonic synthesis doesn't come easy.

Disregarding the rare savant who can toss off a masterpiece in an afternoon, art rarely comes easily. Self-doubt is always there; the pressures of the outside world are always present; motivation, or …

Event Review: Igloofest 2016 in Montreal
XLR8R travels to Montreal to take in the sights and sounds of the decade-old dance-music gathering.

If there’s one thing that we’ve learned over our many years of going to outdoor festivals, it’s that you should never head toward the party before scoping out the weather report. Of …

Ben Klock, James Holden, and DJ Sneak Announced for Springfestival 2016
The second phase line-up also includes performances by Stimming (live), Dyed Soundorom, and Carlo Ruetz.

Earlier this morning, the Austrian international electronic music event known as Springfestival announced the details of its second-phase lineup with acts that include Ben Klock, Dyed Soundorom, and J…

GET THE LOWDOWN

XLR8R delivered weekly to your inbox