New 120-Person Club Opens in Mexico City, Yu Yu
Rhadoo, Gaika, Auntie Flo, Cubenx, NAAFI, Tin Man, and RAMZI have all performed.

A new 120-person club has opened in Mexico City, called Yu Yu. Centred in one of Mexico City’s young, pulsing areas, La Juarez, Yu Yu is located down in a small underground basement of a 19th-century …

XLR8R's Best of 2017: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

Record labels play a major though often underestimated role in defining our musical tastes. The growth of the internet, and that of Soundcloud and Spotify, has made access to music far easier than it …

Fort Romeau Next on Gerd Janson's Running Back
'Emulators' EP is scheduled for September 8 release.

Fort Romeau is set to return to return to Running Back with a new 12″. Fort Romeau’s second outing for Gerd Janson’s label is described as “another exercise in dance floor synthesis,…

Fort Romeau Remixes Audiojack
'Spirit' EP is scheduled for June 23 release.

Audiojack’s new EP on Last Night On Earth features a Fort Romeau remix. With his acclaimed second LP released on Ghostly International, an EP on Gerd Janson’s Running Back Records, a split EP wi…

Sacred Ground Festival Completes Lineup
The event will take place from July 21-23 at a 100-year old farm in Uckermark, Germany.

Sacred Ground Festival has confirmed its full lineup for its 2017 edition, including Âme (DJ), Howling, Robag Wruhme, Schwarzmann, to name just a few. Sacred Ground is more of an intimate garden party…

Avalon Emerson Remixes Bwana
'Three Way Is The Hard Way' is scheduled for April 21 release.

Panorama Bar regular Bwana will soon release a three-track EP with an additional Avalon Emerson remix. The release follows on from Bwana’s homage to the soundtrack of iconic 1988 anime film R…

Red Axes and Naduve Remix Man Power's Last Waltz Project; Hear it Now
'Tunnel Snakes' will drop next month on Man Power's Me Me Me imprint.

Man Power has announced the next release on his Me Me Me imprint, a four-track EP from Last Waltz, the trio comprised of Geoff Kirkwood (a.k.a. Man Power), Lee Forster (a.k.a. Lizards) and Mick Rolfe …

Gold Panda Shares New Video and Announces New EP
'Your Good Times Are Just Beginning' EP is scheduled for November 18 release.

Following the release of his third album Good Luck And Do Your Best in May, a surprise EP release (June’s Kingdom EP) and the release of a photography book in collaboration with London-based photograp…

Cin Cin Preps Fort Romeau and Bezier Split; Shares Track
The latest split 12" on Fort Romeau's Cin Cin will land on December 2.

The latest split 12″ on Fort Romeau’s Cin Cin imprint—its fifth in total—will land a year after the label’s inaugural release. In just one year, Cin Cin has been home to split 12R…

Ten Walls: A Musician in Exile
XLR8R coaxes Ten Walls from his studio isolation to face unanswered questions about his personal politics.

Though some seem willing to forgive, certain doors seem permanently closed for Ten Walls since his infamous Facebook rant. Over one year since he apologised, having refused all previous requests to sp…

Man Power Launches Label With New Single; Hear it Now
'Tachyon' will kick off Me Me Me, backed up by a DJ Tennis remix.

UK-raised Mexico-based artist Man Power will launch his first label, Me Me Me, with the “Tachyon” single on October 14. The single arrives backed by a remix from DJ Tennis, a natural fit f…

Ripperton Preps New EP Alongside V; Stream a Track Now
Fort Romeau and Ali Tillett's Cin Cin imprint teases the forthcoming release with a track from the unknown artist V.

Ali Tillett and Michael Greene’s (a.k.a. Fort Romeau) Cin Cin imprint has offered up an exclusive stream for V’s “La Nouvelle Epoque,” a cut from his forthcoming split EP with …

Nick Höppner Returns to Ostgut Ton
'Fantastic Planet' EP is scheduled for July 8 release.

Nick Höppner is set to announce a new EP on Ostgut Ton, following on from last year’s Folk album and a split release with Fort Romeau (via Cin Cin). The Fantastic Planet EP sees him collaboratin…

Podcast 440: Man Power
The British DJ-producer weaves as colorful a tapestry as we have come to expect from him.

XLR8R Podcast 440 – Man Power Man Power knows a thing or two about keeping things interesting. For one thing, through much of his career he had us all clutching at straws trying to uncover his s…

Interview: The Regrowth and Rise of Kauf
Grab a free download of Kauf's latest single 'Through The Yard.'

The Los Angeles-based artist Ronald Kaufman (a.k.a Kauf) has been on XLR8R’s radar for some time now, and his most recent musical escapades are gaining traction far and wide. After hosting his c…

Mule Musiq Announces I'm Starting To Feel OK Vol. 7
Fort Romeau, Gold Panda, Prins Thomas and more will feature in the latest edition of the mix series.

Japanese imprint Mule Musiq has announced the upcoming release of the seventh edition of the I’m Starting To Feel OK mix series due to land March 18. Last year, the imprint celebrated its 10 yea…

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