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 …

M.E.S.H. Announces Hesaitix LP on PAN
'Hesaitix' LP will land on November 10.

M.E.S.H. will soon release a new LP on PAN. Hesaitix will be the Berlin-based DJ-producer’s second album on the label, following on from 2015’s Piteous Gate. He released the Damaged Merc E…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Top Downloads (50-1)
Check out the 100 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section this year.

  Yesterday we began XLR8R’s Best of 2016 coverage with the first installment (100-51 to be exact) of the top 100 downloads. Amongst the first 50 tracks announced were a diverse assortment …

Transient Festival Details 2016 Program
The event will take place in Paris from November 2-5.

Transient Festival has shared details of its 2016 schedule. The third edition of Paris’ annual Transient Festival is taking place November 2-5. Whereas in previous years the event was always hel…

XLR8R's Top 10 Downloads of September
Check out the 10 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section last month.

Every month, as most of our readers know, XLR8R releases a large batch of exclusive tracks for your download, listen, and playing pleasure. You’ll find cuts from all electronic persuasions, as w…

Premiere: Hear a Haunting New Track from Tomás Urquieta
Infinite Machine will release Urquieta's latest album, with remixes from M.E.S.H., Ziúr, and Ausschuss.

Following on from 2015’s Manuscript EP, Tomás Urquieta’s latest release, La Muerte De Todo Lo Nuevo, will land back on Infinite Machine on September 30. The EP consists of four original tr…

Listen to M.E.S.H.'s New and Confronting EP on PAN
The Berlin transplant serves up a new take on club sounds.

M.E.S.H. (a.k.a. James Whipple) has released a new four track EP, once again through Bill Kouligas’ forward-thinking PAN imprint. The new collection sees Whipple—U.S. émigré and resident of Janu…

M.E.S.H. Announces Debut Album
'Piteous Gate' will see release via PAN next month.

Recent XLR8R podcast alumni M.E.S.H. has announced his debut album, Piteous Gate, which will be released via PAN on July 17. Following on from his highly regarded Scythians EP—also released on PAN—and…

M.E.S.H. Infra-Dusk/Infra-Dawn
A bewildering (not in a bad way) new effort from the Berlin-based PAN and Janus affiliate.

With no prior context, M.E.S.H.’s new two-track EP for Black Ocean, Infra-Dusk/Infra-Dawn, is a bewildering listen. Its two tracks clock in at five minutes each, but both feel much longer, as th…

The Lowdown: The XLR8R Top 10 with Burial, Caribou, DJ Deeon, and More
This week's most popular posts also include bits from Aphex Twin, Delroy Edwards, and Marcel Dettmann.

Throughout the week, a whole lot of material gets posted here on XLR8R. And while we know—and love—that some hardcore readers will eagerly pour over every single news story, interview, podcast, video,…

Podcast 374: M.E.S.H.
The Berlin-based selector assembles a darkly thrilling mix unbound by genre.

For those outside of Berlin, it would be easy to think that techno is the be-all and end-all of electronic music in the German capital. Even the word “techno” has become an inexorable part…

M.E.S.H. "Dusk Balm"

We first introduced you to Berlin-based M.E.S.H. when we shared his brooding “On My Body” cut from last year’s Share the Blame EP. This new freebie was lifted from his SoundCloud pro…

M.E.S.H. "On My Body"

James Whipple (a.k.a. M.E.S.H.) has put forth a handful of remixes for the likes of Teengirl Fantasy, Amerie, and o F F Love, and now the Berlin-based producer has focused his talents toward the realm…

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