Ask the Experts: Mind Against
The Fognini brothers answer your questions on their inspirations, background, and production techniques.

Mind Against is the DJ and production project of Alessandro and Federico Fognini—two brothers born and raised in Milan, Italy. Having moved to Berlin, via London, in 2011—the goal, they explain, being…

Cabanne: Accidents of Life
The French minimal pioneer finally reveals his tale and reflects on his jazz-infused debut LP.

Touring frequently and releasing on some of the scene’s most lauded imprints, it’s no surprise that Jean-Guillaume Cabanne has established himself as one of minimal’s leading names. …

Hear a New Track from Tim Engelhardt
The Cologne producer's latest will land on Poker Flat later this week.

On October 14, Tim Engelhardt will return to Poker Flat with his Your Words Keep Me Safe EP. Your Words Keep Me Safe will be the third release on Steve Bug’s renowned imprint, with two EPs—Enigm…

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…

Native Instruments Releases TRAKTOR Update; Gives Away Free Stems
v2.10.1 extends the control of the Stems format to all users.

Native Instruments announced this morning that the company has officially released TRAKTOR PRO 2.10.1—a free software update that extends the control of the Stems format to all TRAKTOR users. The main…

Corporal F "Gunman"

Artifice Records is a UK-based label out of Bournemouth and Southampton that recently crafted a 10-track compilation showcasing a wide swath of bass, garage, and house music’s most promising newcomers…

Ishivu "Gryning (Matt Karmil Remix)"

UK DJ and producer Matt Karmil has had a busy year since XLR8R put the spotlight on him as an artist to watch in a Bubblin’ Up article in May of 2014. Karmil is also no stranger to our downloads…

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