Barac Signs to Lick My Deck
'Pata Din Mijlocul Naturii' EP is scheduled for October release.

Barac will release a new EP on Lick My Deck, titled Pata Din Mijlocul Naturii EP. Lick My Deck is the London-based imprint headed of Shaun Soomro, founded to release introspective electronic music. Pr…

Apollonia, Rhadoo, Magda, and More Play Unleash London
Cobblestone Jazz, Barac, and Moritz von Oswald also scheduled to play.

Apollonia, Rhadoo, Magda, and more have been confirmed for London’s Unleash over the next few months. First up is an open air and after party with Apollonia and friends, including Barac, Ion Lud…

Meander Celebrates 10 Years with 'Family Jubilee II'
'Family Jubilee II' is scheduled for July 21 release.

DeWalta’s Meander label will celebrate 10 years with a three-disk compilation featuring unreleased tracks from Ion Ludwig, Vlad Caia, Cristi Cons, DeWalta himself, and more. DeWalta, real name D…

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…

Download a New Mix from Garo
The mix was recorded in advance of Garo's set at this year's Meadows in the Mountains Festival.

Denislav Velev, better known as Garo to friends, is one of the key architects behind the blossoming Bulgarian music scene. Having founded the Red House parties in Sofia, Garo went on to hold a residen…

Ion Ludwig, Vera, Vril, and More Play Waking Life 2017
This year's debut edition takes place from August 17-20 in Portugal.

Ion Ludwig, Vera, Vril, and many more names have been confirmed for the 2017 debut edition of Waking Life, an adventurous arts and music festival located near the medieval town of Crato, Portugal—one …

Into The Valley and Into the Factory Announce New Names
Dixon, Jeff Mills, Ion Ludwig, and more all scheduled to play.

Into The Valley 2017 and its Swedish offshoot, Into The Factory, have announced more artists for their lineups Into the Valley will take place from June 29 to July 1 in a sunken former quarry and pris…

Into The Factory Expands Lineup
The event will be held in Nynäshamn, Sweden, from August 10 - 12, 2017.

More names have been added to the Into The Factory program. Into The Factory is one of several new events from the team behind Into The Valley, set to take place at an old abandoned cement factory jus…

Ion Ludwig & Franky Greiner Team Up on Perlon
'Junge Frau' is due out December 12.

The next EP on Perlon is by Ion Ludwig and Franky Greiner. Dutch artist Ion Ludwig and Berlin-based musician Franky Greiner will release their first ever collaboration together on Perlon next month, u…

First Names Announced for Into The Valley 2017
The event will take place at Rummu Quarry, Estonia, from June 29 - July 1, 2017.

The first wave of artists playing both Into The Valley and Into The Factory 2017 has been revealed. The team behind the Swedish festival are set to spread their wings over the course of the coming yea…

Nervmusic Prepares 14-Track Compilation
'Quattroporte' is expected to drop later this year.

Nervmusic is set to release a four-disc compilation. Established in 2009, Russian imprint Nervmusic has become a hub for minimal house artists over the years. Its forthcoming Quattroporte compilation …

Trelik Releases Jonno & Tommo EP
'Love Songs' is out now.

Trelik’s latest release comes from Jonno & Tommo. London-based duo Jonno & Tommo’s debut on Trelik is the Love Songs EP. It is the first new material that the label has put out thi…

Burnt Friedman: Rhythmic Anomaly
The German experimental musician sets modern culture to rights.

As summer dawned on Berlin this year and the outdoor events program got underway, one particular coming together of artist and venue showed real promise: with its otherwise largely house-oriented cale…

Ion Ludwig: The Search Continues
One of the scene's most elusive characters sits down to share his story.

From Berlin’s Club der Visionaere to a historical Dutch city on the banks of the River IJssel, one of the scene’s most admired yet enigmatic characters sits down to tell William Ralston his story. Dev…

Photo Gallery and Review: Sunwaves 19
XLR8R journeys to Mamaia for the 19th edition of Sunwaves Festival.

If you share an appreciation for minimal house and techno, then it’s highly likely that Sunwaves Festival will have been on your radar for some time. The event takes place twice per year—in May and Au…

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