Influences 02: jitwam
An alluring collection of influential music from a rising Indian-born producer.

Last month, we launched a new podcast series called Influences with a journey into early easy listening material from Rod Modell (a.k.a. DeepChord). The series—for those that didn’t catch the fi…

Kutmah Preps Debut LP on Big Dada
'The Revenge Of Black Belly Button!' LP is scheduled for August 11 release.

Kutmah will release his long overdue debut album The Revenge Of Black Belly Button! via Big Dada on August 11. The record features an incredible cast of guests—including Gonjasufi, Jonwayne, Natureboy…

LTGL 'Splatter'

Keen readers of XLR8R will recognize the name of Tangram Records. Earlier this year—March to be exact—the label passed over the title track of Up High Collective’s brilliant Phonemica EP, a coll…

Premiere: Hear a Fresh Bass-Heavy Track from Up High Collective
The Tangram Records label heads drop a banging four-track EP.

On June 24, Up High Collective—made up of Ducap, Oddlaner, Sir-5, DIA, and William—will release its latest EP, Monomade, on the group’s own Tangram Records. Since the release of the Kineticuts a…

Podcast 437: The Gaslamp Killer
The LA beat-scene savant twists together an hour of avant-garde cuts, including a world premiere of a forthcoming GLK track.

There aren’t many electronic musicians alive today that possess the same aura and pure fan wonderment as William Bensussen (a.k.a. The Gaslamp Killer). His worldly, psychedelic musical offerings…

Up High Collective "Phonemica"

The most recent release from independent Belgian imprint Tangram Records comes from an audio-visual live bass crew known as Up High Collective. Having previously released music through labels such as …

Dimensions Festival 2015

The final artists for Dimensions’ return to Croatia this August have now been revealed as the festival completes its stunning lineup for August 2015. As the iconic festival returns to Pula for its 4th…

Kutmah Drops New Beat Tape; Hear It Now

UK beatmaker Kutmah has self-released a 22-track collection of new beats entitled the WINTAH HU​$​TLE BEAT TAPE. Appearing as a digital Bandcamp release, the album finds the formerly Los Angeles-based…

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