Jon Gurd Releases First EP on TANCK
'TANCK001' is scheduled for August 23 release.

Jon Gurd is set to release the first EP on TANCK, his new techno-focused imprint. After spending the past two years exploring the more experimental sides of electronic music, culminating in his debut …

Podcast 500: Derrick Carter
XLR8R marks a milestone with two hours from a Chicago house legend.

It’s with great honor—and, to be honest, quite a lot of pleasure—that today we release the 500th XLR8R podcast. The XLR8R podcast series began back in 2006 with an hour-long mix from LA-based record l…

Warehouse Project Reveals 2017 Lineups
Raresh, Ricardo Villalobos, Marcel Dettmann, Laurent Garnier, and more all set to play.

The Warehouse Project has revealed its lineups for the 2017/2018 season. Playing this year are some of the most exciting and influential artists from across the board, including Jeff Mills, Daphni, Ma…

Kompakt Reveals Total 17 Compilation
'Total 17' is scheduled for September 1 release.

Kompakt will release the 17th Total compilation this coming September. Inaugurated in the summer of 1999, the Total compilation series happens to be only slightly older than the 21st century itself—wh…

Artist Tips: Steve O'Sullivan
The Mosaic and Bluespirit label heads offers some important practical advice for approaching labels with demos.

You’d be hard-pressed to find too many people better positioned to advise on approaching music labels with demos. Growing up in West London, Steve O’Sullivan’s early years were fille…

Photo Gallery and Review: Nuits Sonores 2017
XLR8R travels to Lyon for Nuits Sonores' highly anticipated 15th anniversary.

With a record beating attendance of 140,000 visitors in 2014, Lyon’s Nuits Sonores Festival has proven itself as one of the most established and esteemed electronic music festivals on the Europe…

Premiere: Stream a New Track from Inigo Kennedy
'Placation' features on Skryptöm's 10-year anniversary compilation.

2017 marks the 10-year anniversary of French label and party series Skryptöm. To celebrate the occasion, label founder Antoine Husson (a.k.a. Electric Rescue) has amassed a collection of producers, b…

Laurent Garnier Readies New EP
'Tribute' EP is scheduled for April 14 release on Kompakt Extra.

French legend Laurent Garnier has some new music on the way—namely the two track Tribute EP on Kompakt Extra. The story behind the release, in Garnier’s words, is as follows: “One Saturday…

Alignment 'Rubble'

Since its inception in 2014, voxnox records has released a steady stream of highly focused techno weapons from artists such as, among many others, Sept, Verschwender, Brothers Black, Curses, I/Y, Mich…

Premiere: Hear a Track from Pierre Codarin's New EP
The third release on Codarin's self-titled label will drop on Friday.

Pierre Codarin launched his self-titled imprint in January this year with 001, a three-track 12″ that sold out in two months and picked up support from the likes of Mr. G, Radio Slave, Raresh, L…

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. …

Nikitch 'All About The Drums'

Over the years, classically trained musician Nicolas Morant (a.k.a. Nikitch) has performed and worked with an impressive list of artists including Andreya Triana, Tambour Battant, Dj Cam, Grems, and S…

XLR8R Review: Phonon 4000
XLR8R judges how the younger brother of the SMB-02 stacks up.

Phonon, a relatively young Japanese hi-fi audio brand (established in 2010), is run by three audiophiles with an impressive combined resume in the field of professional audio, production, mastering an…

Q+A: Stroboscopic Artefacts Announces Yotam Avni EP
'Tehillim' is due out December 9.

Yotam Avni will release a new EP on Stroboscopic Artefacts. Israeli musician Yotam Avni was picked up by Lucy’s Stroboscopic Artefacts earlier this year, for an EP on digital-only sub-label Mona…

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