Brainwaltzera Preps Debut Album for FILM
'Poly-ana' will be available at the end of next month.

Brainwaltzera’s debut LP, Poly-ana, will drop next month via FILM. The album follows April’s Aescoba EP, which was also released via FILM, with thirteen tracks of both previously released materi…

Premiere: Hear a Cut From DMX Krew's New Album
'Strange Directions' will be out on Hypercolour on September 1.

Hypercolour’s latest release will be the latest album from DMX Krew, dropping on September 1. Since 2016’s You Exist LP on Hypercolour, DMX Krew has been on a highly productive run that ha…

Live Essentials: Max Cooper
One of electronic music's foremost innovators details the processes behind his awe-inspiring live shows.

Though one of the most acclaimed live acts out there, it’s not easy to do a Live Essentials with Max Cooper, the Belfast-born, London-based DJ, producer, and scientist explains. “I focus o…

Duran Duran Duran 'Pryor Acid'

Last month, Power Vacuum dropped Duran, the latest album from Duran Duran Duran. Duran is the third release to drop on the label in 2017, following on from Drvg Cvltvre’s Bunkerpunch and the Vec…

Luke Vibert Luke Vibert Presents Garave Vol. 1
The veteran producer constructs a funhouse homage to dance music's history.

Yes, familiarity can breed contempt. On the other hand, there’s something called the mere-exposure effect, a psychological phenomenon in which people tend develop a preference for a person, place, thi…

Premiere: Hear a Cut from the New Repitch Compilation
Pinch, Nuel, Zenker Brothers, and Skudge feature on the 16-track album.

Next week, Repitch Recordings will celebrate five years in existence with the 16-track Dys Functional Electronic Music compilation. Falling in line with its title, the compilation aims to represent th…

Stream a Cut from Maelstrom's Debut Album
'Her Empty Eyes' will drop in May on the French artist's RAAR imprint.

On May 19, RAAR will release the debut album from label co-founder Maelstrom. The album, titled Her Empty Eyes, is both an evolution of the producer’s rich history and an intellectual departure from e…

Premiere: Hear a Track from the Upcoming SNTS Album
The experimental producer's sophomore LP will land later this month.

SNTS is set to release his sophomore LP, Losing Sight, on November 28. Following on from his previous album, The Rustling Of Leaves—released on his eponymous label, SNTS, in November of last year—and …

Premiere: Hear a Haunting New Track from Tomás Urquieta
Infinite Machine will release Urquieta's latest album, with remixes from M.E.S.H., Ziúr, and Ausschuss.

Following on from 2015’s Manuscript EP, Tomás Urquieta’s latest release, La Muerte De Todo Lo Nuevo, will land back on Infinite Machine on September 30. The EP consists of four original tr…

schwarzmodul 'subraze' (Robot Koch remix)

LA-based artist schwarzmodul produces the kind of glitchy electronics most suited to the industrial decay of the city he has made home. It’s a bent form of techno, a soundtrack to “big cit…

Podcast 457: Cassegrain
The Berlin-based duo deliver an intense and hypnotic 70 minutes of unreleased techno.

In techno circles, Cassegrain shouldn’t need too much of an introduction. With a label résumé that includes, among others, Prologue, Infrastructure New York, Killekill, and Ostgut Ton—as well as…

Video: Sound Designer Adriano Clemente Explores Roli's Innovative RISE Keyboard
The NYC-based artist discusses and demonstrates how the revolutionary MIDI controller changes how he creates sounds.

Adriano Clemente is a Brooklyn-based sound designer, Dubspot instructor, and DJ known for his genre-bending sets of techno, IDM, ambient, punk rock, and synth-wave music. Upon arriving in NYC from Rom…

Get Familiar: Abdulla Rashim
Abdulla Rashim is mysterious and exciting in equal measure. In a rare interview, XLR8R discovers why.

Sweden’s Abdulla Rashim is mysterious and exciting in equal measure. Since taking on the Abdulla Rashim moniker just three short years ago, the DJ-producer has launched two highly respected labe…

John Daly Preps Album as The Smoke Clears
'The Smoke Clears' is due out September 12.

John Daly has announced his second full-length as The Smoke Clears. Las year we profiled Irishman John Daly in our Get Familiar series: having generally been recognized for his work as a house produce…

Audiomodern Releases New Max Million EP
The multi-talented Greek artist pumps out four tracks of rhythmic, atmospheric glitch with his Audiomodern imprint and software company.

Max Million (a.k.a. Maximos Maximilianos) has released Monogramma, his second studio EP. Born and based in Athens, Max has worn a variety of different hats in the electronic music world. As the founde…

Max Cooper in Los Angeles
XLR8R offers some takeaways from the musician's five-hour live performance at Subtract Music.

All photos by: Doriane Ray. Click a photo for gallery viewing. To say that the past 10 years have been kind to Max Cooper would be an understatement. With three honors on Resident Advisor’s list…

Premiere: Stream a New Track from Inland (a.k.a. Ed Davenport)
Function, Inland, Cassegrain & Tin Man, Rrose, and Efdemin all feature on Infrastructure's upcoming compilation.

On June 17, Function and Ed Davenport’s Infrastructure New York will release a 15-track compilation titled Facticity. The compilation—which features cuts from Function, Inland, Campbell Irvine, …

Real Talk: Sepalcure
Travis Stewart and Praveen Sharma discuss the benefits of constraints in the creative process.

Real Talk’ is a series of artist-penned essays that appear on XLR8R from time to time. This week’s submission comes from Sepalcure, the project of North Carolina’s Travis Stewart (be…

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