Lyon's Nuits Sonores Festival Details 2018 Daytime Schedule
Lanark Artefax, Call Super, Objekt, Floating Points, Pan Daijing, and more will all play.

Lyon’s Nuits Sonores Festival has confirmed its daytime schedule for the upcoming 2018 edition. A Day With is one of the main programs of the annual event. Each year, the festival invites three …

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 …

Premiere: Stream an Abrasive Electro Cut From Exterminador
'Soldier Of Fortune' EP drops next week on Exterminador Records.

The new release on Exterminador Records will be Exterminador’s Soldier Of Fortune EP. The EP will be the third release on Exterminador Records, following on from Exterminador’s The Slave G…

Helena Hauff Shares New Studio Mix
The mix marks the release of her latest EP via Ninja Tune.

Helena Hauff has shared a mix to mark the release of Have You Been There, Have You Seen It, her latest EP which lands today via Ninja Tune. The mix is an amazing set of electro gems for Solid Steel, w…

Helena Hauff Announces New Ninja Tune EP
'Have You Been There, Have You Seen It' EP is scheduled for October 27 release.

Helena Hauff has a new EP on the way, Have You Been There, Have You Seen It. The four-track release features four lithe, muscular, and overtly shadowy analog excursions improvised and recorded in her …

Photo Gallery and Review: HORST Festival 2017
The Belgian arts and music event delivers again in the Hageland Hills.

All photos by Maxikamera, Jeroen Verrecht, and Pommelien Koolen. Horst Arts and Music is a festival of visual arts and alternative electronic music set in the grounds of Horst castle, an hour east of …

Podcast 506: San Soda
Feel-good grooves from a Belgian favorite.

San Soda is Nicolas Geysens, an avid record collector with a blossoming reputation in DJ and production circles. The Belgian’s impressive house-leading discography includes one LP, 2010’s …

Blood Sport Debut on Helena Hauff’s Return to Disorder
'Harsh Realm/Boiled In Dust' is out now.

Blood Sport have released a new EP on Helena Hauff’s Return to Disorder label. Hauff, the Hamburg-based DJ-producer, started the Return to Disorder label in 2015 as a platform for combining “psy…

Photo Gallery and Review: Into The Valley 2017
XLR8R travels to Rummu for the festival's Estonia debut.

It’s a well-known fact that when the Swedish do music festivals, it’s go big or go home. Perhaps the country’s most eagerly anticipated event—within house and techno circles, at leas…

Download a Jazz-Infused Mix from Harvey Sutherland
The mix was recorded exclusively for XLR8R in advance of Sutherland's performance at Nuits Sonores.

Harvey Sutherland is a Melbourne-based analog synthesist and disco minimalist. The producer and keyboard player has worked steadily since 2013, releasing a handful of highly-coveted records for People…

Ask the Experts: Helena Hauff
The enigmatic Hamburg-based DJ-producer answers your questions this month.

As announced, Hamburg-based Helena Hauff was our expert for the month of April—although the answers were a little bit delayed for unforeseen reasons. Nonetheless, after some back and forth, the answer…

FYF Announces Daily Lineups
This year’s edition takes place from July 21-23 at Exposition Park in Los Angeles.

FYF Fest has revealed the day-by-day breakdown of the lineup for their 2017 edition, set to take place July 21-23 near Downtown Los Angeles. The Goldenvoice-affiliated festival will return to Expositi…

Farr Festival Announces Day-By-Day Stage Breakdown
This year's edition takes place from June 13-15 in Hertfordshire, UK.

Following the conclusive lineup announcement, Farr Festival has revealed its day-by-day stage breakdown. New for this year at Farr is the Main Stage. Performing here will be Todd Terje, Booka Shade, R…

Dark Entries to Reissue Helena Hauff's 'A Tape' on Vinyl
'A Tape' is scheduled for April 10 release.

Dark Entries will soon release Helena Hauff’s 2015 cassette, A Tape, on vinyl. A Tape, released in 2015 and featuring 12 tracks made by house between 2011 and 2014, originally dropped via Handma…

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