MUTEK Announces San Francisco Edition
The event is also calling on artists to submit performance proposals.

MUTEK has announced its first US edition, taking place in San Francisco from May 3 – 6, 2018. The announcement signals MUTEK’s existence in seven cities across four continents, with SF joi…

SXM Festival Announces Phase One Lineup
This year's edition will take place from March 15-19 in the jungles of St. Martin.

SXM Festival—formerly SXMusic Festival—a clandestine electronic music getaway, today has announced the phase one lineup for its 2017 edition, including Nina Kraviz, Ricardo Villalobos and RPR Soundsys…

Ticket Giveaway: Low End Theory Festival 2016
The third annual event is set to take place at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on July 23.

In anticipation of this year’s Low End Theory Festival, XLR8R and Goldenvoice have come together to share this event with the world and give five lucky winners a pair of tickets to come celebrat…

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…

Nuits Sonores

Taking place in Lyon, France on May 4-8. On the event’s opening night, Dixon, Rødhåd and Horse Meat Disco will DJ, alongside live performances by Regis, Pantha Du Prince, Paula Temple, Peaches and Unf…

Movement Croatia Reveals First Round of Artists
The festival is set to take place between July 28 - Aug 1 at The Garden Resort in Tisno, Croatia.

For the over 10 years now, the forward-thinking gritty techno festival known as Movement has brought millions of die-hard dance music lovers to Detroit year after year to receive a three-day “heritage…

Kappa Futur Festival Announces Full Line Up
This year's edition takes place on July 9 - 10 at Parco Dora in Turin.

Kappa Futur Festival has announced its full line up for this year’s edition. Since launching in 2012, Kappa Futur Festival has firmly established itself on the global festival circuit, with musi…

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 …

Preview the Initial Lineup for L.E.V. Festival 2016
The festival is set to take place between April 28 and May 1 in Gijon, Spain.

The tenth anniversary of The Laboratory of Visual Electronics (L.E.V.) will take place in Gijón from April 30 to May 2 and will occupy different venues of the Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura (Laboral Cit…

Eight Takeaways from the Bugged Out Weekender
Squelched-out acid, '90s house icons and holiday-center dystopia: The Weekender covered plenty of ground.

A couple of weeks ago, XLR8R headed to the south coast of England to attend the infamous Bugged Out Weekender. Taking place at a Butlins holiday resort in the sleepy town of Bognor Regis, the horde of…

XLR8R Announces Partnership with Into the Valley Festival
Into the Valley 2016 takes places July 29 - 30 2016.

XLR8R is pleased to announce its partnership with Into the Valley festival, one of Europe’s finest electronic music events. This year’s edition takes place in Dalhalla, a former limestone …

XLR8R Festival Tulum 2016
Watch a video recap of the first XLR8R Festival, held in Tulum on January 6.

January 6 saw the launch of the first XLR8R festival, a boutique event set beside the Mayan ruins in Mexico’s beautiful Tulum region. This year, a stellar lineup that boasted Deadbeat, Blond:ish…

Apparitions Festival announces Phase Two Lineup
The four-day electronic music event will take place between March 24 -28 in Todos Santos, Mexico.

Apparitions Festival, a new four-day event taking place in Mexico in early spring, has recently announced the second phase of its DJ lineup. With legendary Detroit artists like Juan Atkins, Kevin Saun…

Preview: Montreal's Igloofest
The beloved midwinter gathering celebrates ten years of frosty fun.

It’s one of those so-crazy-it-just-might-work ideas: Toss a festival outdoors in Canada, in the middle of winter, on a pier jutting out into the frigid St. Lawrence River. And it certainly has w…

Podcast 419: DeWalta & Shannon - XLR8R Festival 2016 Tulum Edition
For the final podcast of the year, the friends and frequent partners set the stage for our upcoming fest on the Mexican coastline.

We here at XLR8R are excited—and not just because we’re finishing up an amazing 2015, with what’s looking to be a great new year just around the corner. No, what’s really got our hea…

DGTL Festival Announces Full 2016 Line Up; Tickets on Sale Now
DGTL 2016 takes place March 25 to 27 at NDSM-Docklands, Amsterdam.

DGTL Festival has released the full line up for its 2016 edition, along with ticket sales for the internationally anticipated festival that is bound to take place during Easter Weekend. Recently, DGTL…

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