Photo Gallery and Review: Dekmantel Selectors 2017
XLR8R travels to Croatia for the annual festival's second edition.

Ten years after throwing their first party in the Dutch capital, the Dekmantel team returned to Croatia for the second edition of Selectors, an extended weekend of DJs throwing down rare, sought after…

Weekly Selections: Sequence.044, The Hydra, De School
Our top weekly event picks from around the globe.

On Friday, Sequence.044 in Washington DC is offering us 9 hours of high energy techno. The event is divided into two rooms (The Dungeon Room and the Select Ambient Works Room), each with its own uniqu…

Nicolas Jaar, Jeff Mills, and Nina Kraviz Headline Dekmantel Brazil
The Dutch festival powerhouse will debut in São Paulo in February.

On February 4 and 5 in São Paulo, Brazil, Dekmantel will host its first festival outside of its Amsterdam home base. At the top of the bill, Nicolas Jaar will perform his latest album live, alongside …

Huntleys + Palmers Presents Lena Willikens Remixes
'Chapter 3: Lena Willikens Remixes' is scheduled for October 7 release.

Glasgow’s Huntleys + Palmers label is set to release a pair of Lena Willikens remixes. The Cologne selector has remixed a track from each of the label’s previous two chapters: rRoxymore fr…

De School Announces ADE Parties
Four club nights and one concert will take place at the venue in Amsterdam, from October 19-24.

ADE has detailed its upcoming De School schedule. De School opened up back in January of this year—a venue housed in a former school building that was developed by the same team behind the legendary T…

Piknic Électronik Montréal Reveals 2016 Program
The 14th season of the Canadian event runs from May - October.

Montréal’s Piknic Électronik summer Sunday series has released details of its 2016 program, which kicks off May 22. Now approaching its 14th edition, Piknic Électronik is the Montréal event seri…

Event Review: CTM Festival
XLR8R offers our five takeaways from this year's "New Geographies" edition.

CTM is a festival dedicated to contemporary electronic music, digital and experimental music, “as well as a diverse range of artistic activities in the context of sound and club cultures.” Established…

XLR8R's Best of 2015: Podcasts
We pick our favorite mixes, and showcase the year's most-viewed editions.

This year saw our long-running podcast series, which since 2006 has featured everyone from Ellen Allien, Kevin Saunderson, Laurent Garnier and Anthony Parasole to Untold, the Orb, Mr. Scruff and Anti-…

Seven Takeaways From roBOt 08
We travel to Bologna for the eighth edition of the fast-growing city festival.

In what has become a tradition we’re in no hurry to see the end of, XLR8R recently headed for Bologna in north-eastern Italy for the eighth edition of roBOt Festival. Running as ever over three …

roBOt Festival Announces Third Wave of Acts with 10 New Artists
Announcement includes performances from Blanck Mass, Daphni b2b Floating Points, Flako, Godblesscomputers, Helena Hauff and Philipp Gorbachev

roBOt Festival has announced the third wave of acts for this year’s event, including exclusive national previews, live sets, DJ sets and an A/V project. First of all, there is the back to back b…

Nuits Sonores 2015

Nuits Sonores | Lyon – France | Edition 13 Nuits Sonores is a French festival entirely dedicated to electronic, independent, visual and digital cultures where music, design, graphic arts and arc…

Premiere: Stream the Upcoming Fourth Installment of One Night in Cómeme
The Cologne label's ongoing compilation series returns next week with contributions from Lena Willikens, Matias Aguayo, Barnt, Christian S, and more.

Bringing together new remixes, alternate versions of previously released cuts, and a handful of unreleased original tracks, Matias Aguayo’s Cómeme label will drop the fourth installment of its O…

Podcast 376: Lena Willikens
A delightfully unusual mix from the rising Cómeme selector.

Just last month, XLR8R profiled Lena Willikens as part of our annual Bubblin’ Up Week series. The article highlighted the Cologne selector’s love of unusual sounds, and her ability to make…

Bubblin' Up Week 2015: Lena Willikens
Cómeme's brightest new talent celebrates the strange.

The start of each new year is a time to look ahead, and we here at XLR8R like to get into that spirit by stretching our Bubblin’ Up series across an entire week. Over the next five days, we̵…

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