XLR8R's Off-Week Selections
XLR8R staff share our top event picks from this week's Off-Week in Barcelona.

Barcelona’s Off-Week is a big few days in the European musical calendar, featuring an array of artists from all around the world, all performing at a selection of venues across the city. Frankly…

Podcast 492: Hunter/Game
Martino Bertola and Emmanuele Nicosia compile an eclectic and hypnotic set for their first podcast in several years.

Hunter/Game have been a little quieter of late. Having launched themselves onto the scene in 2011, Martino Bertola and Emmanuele Nicosia’s Milan-based project became a household name for those f…

GEM Festival Returns as "World's Longest Festival"
This year's edition runs from July 14 to August 14 near Anaklia, Georgia.

GEM Fest—Georgia Electronic Music Festival—will return in 2017, this time claiming to be the “world’s longest festival.” GEM Fest is an annual international event, held on the former…

Sweat Lodge Celebrates Ten Years with Global Tour
The Berlin-based agency will kick off their party series this June.

Berlin’s Sweat Lodge agency has announced plans to mark a decade in the business—a worldwide tour kicking off this June, and running through until January 2017. Sweat Lodge represents a number o…

Pisetzky Returns to Just This
‘Elevation’ is out March 18.

Italian producer Fabiano Valli (a.k.a. Pisetzky) has revealed details of his second EP, Elevation, out later this month via Just This. Just This is the Milanese label run by techno duo Hunter/Game, wh…

Landside "Red Forest"

Landside is the debut collaboration between Italian producers Hunter/Game and the Icelandic band Kúra. The sound draws as much from the deep vibe and melancholic ambience of Kúraʼs reflective, dubby m…

Premiere: Stream a Track from the New Christian Löffler EP
The 'Lost' EP is scheduled for digital release on December 11 via the Just This imprint.

Today Hunter/Game’s new imprint Just This announces their sixth release: the Lost EP by Christian Löffler, featuring exclusive remixes by Lake People and Nuno Dos Santos. This will be the young …

Hunter/Game Announce Debut Album
The Italian duo will release ‘Adaptation’ on February 5 2016.

Emmanuele Nicosia and Martino Bertola (better known as Hunter/Game) have prepped their debut album, which will be released via Kompakt during February next year. Following on from two Speicher EPs rel…

Interview: Tale Of Us
XLR8R joins Matteo Milleri and Carmine Conte on tour to learn more about their processes and discuss their debut album.

There’s a lot of discussion around Tale Of Us right now. The Italian duo, which consists of Matteo Milleri and Carmine Conte, have grown to become one of the leading names in the electronic music scen…

Stream a Teaser for the New Hunter/Game Live Act
Teaser video was recorded as the duo's live set at ADE 2015.

Hunter/Game has released a teaser video for its new live set, which was debuted at the DGTL showcase at this year ADE festival. The video can be streamed in full below.…

Minimal Effort: Halloween 2015

Minimal Effort: Halloween 2015 at The Belasco Theater. Emerging as a dominant brand in Los Angeles, Minimal Effort will return this Halloween to create a haven for dance music connoisseurs with no bou…

Trainwreck: Rodriguez Jr.
The Mobilee mainstay, who's playing the Minimal Effort affair on Halloween, bravely faces crude accommodations, shotgun threats…and gabber requests.

You’re most likely familiar with Olivier Mateu under his current moniker, Rodriguez Jr.—and if you’re not, get acquainted ASAP, as the French-born artist, a mainstay of Anja Schneider and …

Hunter/Game Announce New EP; Stream in Full Here
'Speicher 87' EP is scheduled for October 23 release via Kompakt.

Wrapping up a short summer break, Speicher returns with a powerful double bill from rising duo Hunter/Game. It’s the Italian producers’ second contribution to the series, after having amas…

Minimal Effort Announces Complete Lineup for Halloween in Los Angeles
The event is scheduled to be held at The Belasco Theater on October 31, and features performances by Agoria, Miss Kittin, and Anja Schneider.

Today, Minimal Effort, the Los Angeles-based event promoters who earlier this year threw an absolutely insane event at Park Plaza in Downtown LA with names like UNER, Butch, and Matador, have released…

Premiere: Stream the Debut Landside EP in Full
Landside is the electronic music project between Italian producers Hunter/Game and the Icelandic band Kúra

The Italian duo Hunter/Game have recently announced the Landside collaboration with the popular Icelandic band Kúra. Kúra’s electronic dub work and Hunter/Game’s techno and house roots form deep, mela…

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