XLR8R's Off-Week Selections
XLR8R staff share our top event picks from this week's Off-Week in Barcelona.

Barcelona’s Off-Week is a big few days in the European musical calendar, featuring an array of artists from all around the world, all performing at a selection of venues across the city. Frankly…

GEM Festival Returns as "World's Longest Festival"
This year's edition runs from July 14 to August 14 near Anaklia, Georgia.

GEM Fest—Georgia Electronic Music Festival—will return in 2017, this time claiming to be the “world’s longest festival.” GEM Fest is an annual international event, held on the former…

Berlin Venue The Off to Host Fabric Fundraiser
The event will take place on November 24.

A fabric fundraiser will take place in Berlin later this month. The event is set to take place at The Off (a recently opened warehouse space in Berlin Friedrichshain) on Thursday, November 24. It will…

Mind Against Next Up in Ask the Experts; Send Them Your Questions Now
Following on from Daniel Avery, the Italian duo answer your questions.

A number of months back, we announced the re-launch of our Ask the Experts series, and invited you to get the answers to everything you could possibly have ever wanted to know from Gerd Janson; we the…

Sweat Lodge Celebrates Ten Years with Global Tour
The Berlin-based agency will kick off their party series this June.

Berlin’s Sweat Lodge agency has announced plans to mark a decade in the business—a worldwide tour kicking off this June, and running through until January 2017. Sweat Lodge represents a number o…

Hi-Five: Camea
The Bpitch Control mainstay selects her top techno make-out tracks.

‘Tis the season for mistletoe, egg nog, and sitting by the fireside getting cozy with your significant other. In short, it’s kissing season! For those who like to get all lovey-dovey to an…

Locked Groove Announces New EP
‘End/Scherzo’ EP is set for release December 11.

Following on from a release on Life and Death, as well as a collaboration with Mind Against for Scuba’s Hotflush Recordings earlier this year, Locked Groove returns to his own Locked Groove Records wi…

Interview: Tale Of Us
XLR8R joins Matteo Milleri and Carmine Conte on tour to learn more about their processes and discuss their debut album.

There’s a lot of discussion around Tale Of Us right now. The Italian duo, which consists of Matteo Milleri and Carmine Conte, have grown to become one of the leading names in the electronic music scen…

Scuba Announced as XOYO’s First Resident for 2016
Paul Rose (a.k.a. Scuba) will host names like Nina Kraviz, Chris Liebing and Mind Against.

As part of XOYO’s regular three month residency programme, Scuba will be hosting 12 Weeks of Techno, a party curated by him featuring a wealth of the genre’s heavyweights. From January 9, Hotflush bos…

Premiere: Listen to Locked Groove’s latest track, “Namibia”
'Namibia' will be featured on SoHaSo’s ‘Somewhere Compilations I & II.’

When it comes to house and techno, Belgian producer Tim Van de Meutter (aka Locked Groove) has an intrinsic knack for wistful grooves and convoluted rhythms. Teaming up with the Something Happening So…

Watch Short Documentary on Hotflush Recordings
Short film documents the growth and evolution of Scuba's Berlin-based imprint

Bonafide Magazine have made a short documentary detailing the growth and evolution of Scuba’s Hotflush Recordings imprint. The video, which features interviews with Dense & Pika, George Fitz…

Stream Snippets from the New Various Artists EP on Life and Death
'Some Things Rise' EP is scheduled for digital release August 3

The Life and Death imprint have announced a new Various Artists EP with tracks from Scuba, Locked Groove, Sei A and Alex.Do. The four-tracker is scheduled for digital release on August 3, with the 12&…

10 Reasons We Loved Amsterdam's DGTL Festival
Michael Mayer, Roman Flügel, Recondite and Happa were among the attractions at this year's installment.

If there’s one thing that can be said about the Netherlands, it’s this: Dutch people really know how to party. And importantly, they understand how to put on a party properly. Easter weekend saw…

DGTL Festival 2015

DGTL Festival is back in 2015! The Amsterdam festival – renowned for it’s line-up, art and sustainability program – returns to the NDSM Docklands. During the Easter Holiday over 80 artists from …

Locked Groove and Mind Against Team Up on New EP; Preview It Now
Hotflush will release the first collaboration between the Belgian producer and the Italian duo.

Scuba’s Hotflush label has today announced that it will release Elysium/Pulsar, the first collaborative effort between Belgian label mainstay Locked Groove and ascendant Italian pair Mind Agains…

Locked Groove "Keep Thorough"

Locked Groove’s “Keep Thorough” served as a highlight on Turbo’s somewhat inexplicably Miami-themed compilation earlier this year. Now, placed under the microscope again on its…

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