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 …

Hype Williams Prep New LP
'Rainbow Edition' LP is scheduled for August 25 release.

Hype Williams will release a new LP this August, titled Rainbow Edition. Hype Williams is the experimental music/art project of UK-born artist Dean Blunt and Russian-born artist Inga Copeland between …

Interview: Kode9
Emptiness and loss serve as the catalysts for the Hyperdub founder's new album.

On New Years Eve of 2014, Kode9 scrapped almost all the music he had been working on for the past year. “Everything I was making was really synthy and didn’t capture how I was feeling,” he expla…

Hype Williams "Businessline"

Most of us don’t know a whole lot about London/Berlin-based avant-lo-fi-electro-pop duo Hype Williams, and it seems likely to remain that way for sometime; their music is just about everything b…

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