Influences 01: DeepChord
Rod Modell explores the influences behind his upcoming album.

Influences is a new XLR8R podcast series, of sorts. As many of you know, we run the weekly series and have done so for more than a decade. It was only a few months ago that we celebrated our 500th sub…

Awakenings Festival Approaches 20th Anniversary
The events will take place at Gashouder, Amsterdam, from April 13 - 16, 2017.

Awakenings Festival has revealed details of its 2017 edition. Next year’s Awakenings Festival will mark 20 years in business for the Dutch events team. In light of the special milestone, the tea…

Seth Troxler and DJ Harvey to Play Rhondavous on Thanksgiving Eve
Radio Slave and Trus'Me are also on the bill for the LA party.

Popular LA promoter A Club Called Rhonda has lined up a huge list of artists for next week’s Rhondavous: Thanksgiving Eve . Spread across 3 rooms at LA venue Union, the party will see past headl…

Ian Pooley Reissues Meridian LP
Oskar Offermann and Bicep contribute remixes to the reissue, due out June 17.

German producer Ian Pooley has announced the reissue of his 1998 full-length Meridian, to be released in June via his own Pooledmusic. Meridian was originally released via V2, Pooley’s second fu…

Apparitions Festival announces Phase Two Lineup
The four-day electronic music event will take place between March 24 -28 in Todos Santos, Mexico.

Apparitions Festival, a new four-day event taking place in Mexico in early spring, has recently announced the second phase of its DJ lineup. With legendary Detroit artists like Juan Atkins, Kevin Saun…

Apparitions Festival Announces Pre-Party in San Francisco
The festival pre-party is set to take place on January 17 at Love+Propaganda in San Francisco.

Apparitions Festival is a new, lively open air festival at the entrancing San Pedrito beach in Todos Santos, Mexico that will take place at the end of March in 2016. Hosted on the beach by day, and mi…

Stream a New Mixtape from Sean Moriguchi
'Origins' was released and promoted by Australian record label, Future Classic.

Hailing from London, DJ-producer Sean Moriguchi has released a provoking mix that incorporates some of the latest tracks in tech-house while creating an underlying theme explaining the roots from whic…

Apparitions Festival Announces Phase One Lineup
The new, four-day electronic music event will take place between March 24 -28 in Todos Santos, Mexico.

Apparitions Festival, a new four-day event taking place in Mexico next year has recently announced the first phase of its DJ lineup. With legendary Detroit artists like Juan Atkinsa, Kevin Saunderson,…

Piknic Electronik Adds Sydney and Santiago to its 2016 Season
This season, the world class party series will settle down in Santiago, Melbourne, Sydney, and Dubai.

Having established its goal of adding ten cities to its program over the next five years, The Piknic Electronik International Development Plan has unsurprisingly made further steps towards its objecti…

Antenna Happy "Rotor (Late Mix)"

According to his website, Nathan Pope (a.k.a. Antenna Happy) got his first taste of techno when listening to a Kevin Saunderson CD on his Walkman in the back of a religious studies class in the late 8…

Q&A: ADMX-71
Adam X's experimental-electronics alterego unveils an new album flush with fevered atmosphere.

By now, most techno fans—actually, make that most electronic-music fans—should be intimately familiar with the broad strokes of Adam X’s life story. But just in case, here it is, in simplified f…

Vanguard: Jeff Mills
The techno master talks 'Exhibitionist 2,' the meaningfulness of music, and prepping the younger generation for the dawn of a new era.

“That was weird,” I mutter aloud midway through my phone call with techno mastermind Jeff Mills. We’ve just been disconnected. At least that’s what transpired on the Detroit-born techno pioneer’…

Q&A: M.A.N.D.Y.
On the eve of the Amsterdam Dance Event, the veteran duo's Philipp Jung preps for the Transmat Gets Physical fiesta.

The two friends have been spinning together for over 15 years; they founded the world-conquering Get Physical label with friends Peter Hayo, Thomas “DJ T.” Koch, and Arno Kammermeier and W…

Podcast 400: Anja Schneider
XLR8R marks a milestone with the mistress of Mobilee.

Pop the cork! Strike up the band! But most importantly, strap on your headphones—XLR8R is celebrating its 400th podcast. And we’re pretty darn proud of the series, too. Our very first installment, fro…

Event Review: AIM 2015
The Montreal-area festival made its debut with 32 straight hours of music and fun (along with a bit of rain).

Montreal is one of world’s most charming cities—so it make sense that its electronic-music festivals are pretty damn loveable as well. And the gathering known as AIM (“Art-Innovation-Movem…

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