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…

Leifur James 'Red Sea'

We last heard from producer and multi-instrumentalist Leifur James back in April with the release of his track “Time,” a deep and affecting cut influenced by the worlds of jazz, hip-hop, a…

Terrence Dixon Shares Track From New Album
Out-ER will drop the 21-track album '12,000 Miles Of Twilight' on July 3.

Detroit producer Terrence Dixon’s latest outing will be a 21-track album titled 12,000 Miles Of Twilight. The LP is set to drop on Italian label Out-ER, following on from Orlando Voorn and Juan …

Podcast 494: Marques Wyatt
Deep and alluring grooves from a West Coast legend.

When it comes to the West Coast house scene—and the wider US scene, for that matter—few command the love and respect, of artists and dancers alike, that Marques Wyatt has procured over his 30-year car…

Premiere: STUFF.'s New Single is a Cross-Genre Tour de Force
The Belgian band will release 'Old Dreams New Planets' later this month on Sdban Ultra.

On April 28, Belgian band STUFF. will release their latest album, Old Dreams New Planets, on Sdban Ultra. STUFF.—a 5-piece instrumental band comprised of Andrew Claes (sax), Lander Gyselinck (drums), …

Leifur James 'Time'

Leifur James is a producer and multi-instrumentalist whose debut track, “Time,” is being offered as today’s XLR8R download. As you’ll hear on “Time,” Leifur has wid…

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