XLR8R's Best of 2017: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

Record labels play a major though often underestimated role in defining our musical tastes. The growth of the internet, and that of Soundcloud and Spotify, has made access to music far easier than it …

Lapalux Returns with Brainfeeder EP
'The End Of Industry' EP is scheduled for October 13 release via Brainfeeder.

Lapalux will release a new EP via Brainfeeder this October, titled The End Of Industry. The End Of Industry follows the release of his third album, Ruinism, in June 2017 “The premise of this EP was to…

Lapalux Shares Epic New Video
'Ruinism' LP is out now via Brainfeeder.

Lapalux (real name Stuart Howard) has shared a new video for Ruinism track “Petty Passion”. The video drops following Ruinism’s arrival on Brainfeeder in June. An exploration of intimacy, “̶…

Lapalux Shares New Track
'Ruinism' is scheduled for June 30 digital release, with vinyl and CD formats following on July 28.

British producer Lapalux has shared “4EVA” (feat. Talvi), a new track from his forthcoming third album for Brainfeeder, Ruinism. The instrumental was born out of a jam session playing guit…

Lapalux Shares Haunting Track from New LP
'Flickering' (feat. JFDR) is out now on Brainfeeder.

Lapalux has shared “Flickering,” a new track from his forthcoming third album for Brainfeeder, Ruinism. “Flickering” features vocals by Icelandic singer Jófríður Ákadóttir (JFD…

Brainfeeder to Release Lapalux LP
'Runism' LP is scheduled for June 30 release.

Lapalux will release his third album, Ruinism, on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint on June 30. His previous long player, Lustmore was partially inspired by the concept of hypnagogia, a suspension of …

Lapalux 'Throw Dem Bands' (Ouri Bootleg)

Montreal producer, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist Ouri’s music has a tendency to instantly grab your attention upon listening. Her loose, swinging beats and emotive instrumental work has a certai…

Photo Gallery and Review: HORST Festival
The Belgian arts and music event settles into its third year in the Hageland Hills.

After three years on the festival market, HORST is beginning to feel like a natural fixture. Set deep in the rolling Belgian countryside, the event, which takes place in the grounds of a 15th Century …

Horst 2016 Reveals First Wave of Acts
The Belgian arts and music festival will be held in a castle in the Hageland Hills, on September 9-10.

The initial lineup for the third edition of Horst arts and music festival has been revealed, set to take place on September 9-10. The event returns to its regular home of the 13th Century moated castl…

Niagara Hyperocean
The Italian experimentalists drop an album of anarchic brilliance, with the LP also premiering in full.

Turin-based experimental duo Niagara (a.k.a. David Tomat and Gabriele Ottino) make a crooked, quirky, and wholly engrossing form of music that most closely aligns with pop. It’s hard to place the grou…

Stream Mystery Cave's First Full-Length LP
'Ausarian Comforts' will be available on November 6 via Psychic Fortitude.

Hailing from San Diego, John Christopher Harris II (aka Mystery Cave) has just released his first full-length LP, Ausarian Comforts. Harris will release the album on November 6 though the fresh, in-ho…

Ninja Tune and Novation Team Up on Launchpad App for IOS
The Launchpad App now offers remix soundpacks from Machinedrum and Lapalux

The Novation Launchpad is arguably one of the most stable, straight forward, portable and affordable pieces of music gear on the market today. Having teamed up with the immensely prominent English mus…

HORST Announce Artists for 2015 Edition
Benji B, Job Jobse, and Midland are among the artists to play at the Belgian arts and music festival.

“Belgian arts and music festival HORST takes place around the beautiful, iconic castle of Horst in Holsbeek, Belgium, with two stages of music and a host of curated visual artists. Already confi…

Hear Another Track from Lapalux's Upcoming LP
The UK beatmaker's sophomore album, 'Lustmore,' will see an official release via Brainfeeder next month.

With the release date for his Lustmore LP on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint fast approaching, Lapalux has shared yet another album cut for advance streaming. News of the London beatmaker̵…

Listen to a New Track from Lapalux's Upcoming Sophomore LP
The UK producer has shared a full stream of the second single from 'Lustmore', his forthcoming album for Brainfeeder.

Back in January, UK beatmaker Stuart Howard (a.k.a. Lapalux) announced that he had a new album in the works for Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label, sharing the LP’s slow-burning lead single, …

Lapalux Announces New LP for Brainfeeder
Stream the lead single from the UK beatmaker's sophomore album.

After garnering the attention of Flying Lotus in 2010, Stuart Howard (a.k.a. Lapalux) signed with the LA icon’s Brainfeeder label and released a series of sensual, mildly experimental hip-hop EP…

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