Premiere: Hear a Jazzy Minimal Cut From VAVAV
'Human House' drops via Ninetofire later this month.

Later this month, New York-based label Ninetofire will release a new EP from its co-founder, Copenhagen-born, New York-based artist Emil Bovbjerg (a.k.a. VAVAV). The EP, titled Human House, represents…

Premiere: Hear a Low-Slung Jazzy Beat Cut From Brawther
The French artist will drop his first studio album, 'Transient States,' later this month.

French DJ and producer Brawther will release his debut album, Transient States, on April 23. The LP will be the inaugural release on his new label, Negentropy, which will be a home for all of Brawther…

Sonnymoon Share Eclectic, Introspective New Single
'Root' is out now on Sonnymoon Music.

Sonnymoon have released their latest single, “Root,” via their own Sonnymoon Music. The new single, which follows recent outings “Ideas” and “Role,” is a song of de…

Watch a Tense and Unsettling Short Film From Hannah Epperson
The Canadian artist's new album, 'Slowdown,' is out now on Listen Collective.

Last month, Canadian artist Hannah Epperson released her new album, Slowdown, via Listen Collective. Slowdown represents the second half of a two-piece project, following on from the first half, Upswe…

Podcast 524: Burnt Friedman
Mystical rhythms and worldly grooves from an experimental icon.

Within a few moments of experiencing Burnt Friedman’s music—whether a live set or his recorded output—it’s apparent that the German artist has crafted a singular style that is almost impossible to pla…

Styles Upon Styles Share New Remix From Jackie
The PTP artist reconstructs a track from Diamond Terrifier Cipher.

Last November, Styles Upon Styles released Chapel Master, the four-track debut from Diamond Terrifier Cipher. Essentially a supergroup, Diamond Terrifier Cipher joins NYC artist Sam Hillmer’s Di…

Podcast 516: Kamran Sadeghi
An hour of intricate unreleased techno from an acclaimed multi-media artist.

Kamran Sadeghi is one of those wildly talented music producers that many of you have never heard of. The New York City-based artist—who divides his time between there and Berlin—is an elusive characte…

Premiere: Hear a Track From Merveille & Crosson's New Album
The duo return to Visionquest with their second LP later this week.

On November 3, Merveille & Crosson will drop their second album, Cerulean, via Visionquest. The new album follows on from their critically acclaimed 2012 debut LP, DRM, and finds the pair heading …

XLR8R's Top 10 Downloads of September
Check out the 10 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section last month.

XLR8R’s downloads section is somewhat of a bastion of what XLR8R represents: exciting, emerging, undiscovered music. Every day, our inboxes are inundated with tracks from artists of every calibr…

Photo Gallery and Review: Flying Lotus in 3D with Thundercat
The event took place at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles on October 14.

Back in August, in XLR8R’s review of FYF festival, we noted that Flying Lotus’ 3D performance was “extremely underwhelming, and despite Flying Lotus’ considerable talent as a showman…

Country Florist 'Devil You Know'

Waveland is the new album by Andrew Morgan (a.k.a. one half of experimental rock duo Chinese Girls and Ettiem) under his Country Florist moniker, out on October 20 via Drawing Room Records. The album …

Annabel (lee) 'Far'

Last month, LA-based duo Annabel (lee) dropped The Cleansing, their anticipated follow-up to their 2015 Ninja Tune debut, on Youngbloods. The sophomore outing is a stunning collection of delicate cuts…

Maddjazz Recordings Share a Cut From New EP
Henry Keen's '70s Baby' is out now.

This week, Maddjazz Recordings released their second offering, a 10-track album from DJ, producer, and synth enthusiast Henry Keen. Maddjazz label head Mike Bloom found chanced upon Henry’s musi…

Jordan Rakei Wallflower
A rising talent releases a seriously emotive collection of swirling, accomplished songs on Ninja Tune.

When it sprang into being in 1990, Ninja Tune was firmly rooted in eccentric funk, ranging from the jazzy breaks of DJ Food to the zoned-out trip-hop of Funki Porcini—but it’s cast its net ever …

RVNG Intl. Drops New Album From Greg Fox, Shares Video
'The Gradual Progression' is out today.

Greg Fox’s sophomore solo album, The Gradual Progression, is out today on RVNG Intl. To celebrate the release, RVNG have shared a new video for album cut “By Virtue of Emptiness,” directed…

Premiere: Stream a Sensual New Cut From Balako
The Brazilian duo's debut single will drop on Greco-Roman on August 11.

The next release on Greco-Roman will be the debut single from Brazilian duo Balako (a.k.a. Diogo Strausz and Rodrigo Peirao). “Hora De Balako” dropped last month and presented an enticing …

Portico Quartet Share Video From Forthcoming Album
'Art In The Age Of Automation' is out August 25 on Gondwana Records.

Portico Quartet will release their latest album, Art In The Age Of Automation, on Gondwana Records on August 25. Art In The Age Of Automation will be the Mercury Prize-nominated band’s fourth st…

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