Junction 2 Announces First Acts for 2018 Edition
Nina Kraviz, Joy Orbison, Nicolas Lutz, Sonja Moonear, and more all set to play.

London’s Junction 2 Festival has announced the first names for its upcoming 2018 edition, featuring Nina Kraviz, Nicolas Lutz, Sonja Moonear, and more. For this upcoming third edition, the annua…

XLR8R's Best of 2017: New Artists
We salute this year's breakthrough artists.

Collating the New Artists list is an unenviable task. How do you determine “new? It’s always a hard one using the word “best.” It’s never easy. But let it be said that 2017 was chall…

Podcast 519: Setaoc Mass
60-minutes of heavy rolling grooves from techno's new guard.

This week’s XLR8R podcast comes from one of techno’s rising young talents. Setaoc Mass is the alias of Sam Coates, a Manchester-born Berlin-based DJ-producer. The 27-year-old began DJing a…

Len Faki Next Up in Ask the Experts; Send Him Your Questions Now
One of techno's most in-demand artists answers your questions.

Berlin-based DJ, producer, and label owner Len Faki is one of the most in-demand techno artists of his generation. He is an internationally requested DJ, whose productions and remixes are played by te…

Cleric and Setaoc Mass Prepare Collaborative Double EP
‘Isolate’ EP will land on January 26, 2018.

Cleric and Setaoc Mass will soon release a collaborative double EP, Isolate, on Clergy. Isolate EP is the second collaborative project between Cleric and Setaoc Mass split over two discs. It will be t…

Premiere: Stream a Broken Electro Cut from Setaoc Mass
'Reframe' EP will land on December 1.

Manchester-born Sam Coates (a.k.a Setaoc Mass) arrives back on his SK_eleven home with the label’s fifth outing, following his Matrixxman collaboration on Len Faki’s Figure. Five-tracker Reframe…

Lady Starlight to Debut on Len Faki's Figure
'Which One of Us is Me?' EP will land on December 11.

Lady Starlight will soon release a new EP on Len Faki’s Figure imprint. Which One of Us is Me? will be Colleen Martin’s first release following a 12″ on Stroboscopic Artefacts earlie…

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 …

Len Faki to Release 'My Black Sheep' Remix EP
'My Black Sheep 10Y Anniversary Mixes' is scheduled for October 2 release.

Len Faki will release a remix EP of his legendary “My Black Sheep” track to celebrate 10 years since its original release. Originally released as a B-side in 2007 on Figure’s then-su…

Premiere: Stream a Cut from Setaoc Mass' Return to SK_Eleven
'Decipher' EP is scheduled for June 16 release.

Mancunian Setaoc Mass is set to return to his own SK_Eleven imprint, following one solo EP and a collaborative EP on Figure, the label of Len Faki. The four-track Decipher EP will be the fledgling lab…

Len Faki Launches Label and Figure Sub-Label
'Figure Jams 001' is scheduled for June 12 release, before LF RMX launches with 'Black Patterns' on July 3.

Len Faki is set to a sub-label of his Figure imprint and a new label, namely Figure Jams and LF RMX. Figure Jams, a sub-label, is “all about bringing together artists whose work the label has al…

Matrixxman and Setaoc Mass Collaborate on Figure EP
'Pitch Black' EP is scheduled for June 5 release.

Len Faki’s Figure label will release a new EP featuring the debut of Matrixxman and Setaoc Mass’ new collaborative project. Setaoc Mass has already released two pristinely crafted EPs on the lab…

FACT Announces Summer Plans
DVS1, KiNK, and many more all set to play.

Barcelona promoter FACT has announced its first plans for summer 2017. On Wednesday, June 14, the Second State label will come with owners Pan-Pot, before Adam Beyer’s Drumcode arrives with a nu…

Cleric Preps New EP; Hear a Track Now
'Rules of Reality' drops via his own Clergy imprint on March 3.

On March 3, Cleric will grow his Clergy imprint with the label’s 7th release, Rules Of Reality. The four-track EP stays true to Cleric’s signature grooves with “an exercise in fully-focuse…

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…

Setaoc Mass Reveals New EP
'Cycles' will be released December 2.

Setaoc Mass has a new EP on the way. Berlin-based Brit Sam Coates’ (a.k.a. Setaoc Mass) next EP sees him return to his own SK_eleven imprint. Four-tracker Cycles will be his fourth release of th…

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