Artist Tips: Abayomi
Ableton's Product Specialist offers advice on making music while working full time.

Jesse Abayomi is a London-born Nigerian artist who operates with a fiercely independent outlook. Currently based in Berlin working as Ableton’s in-house Product Specialist, Abayomi also moonligh…

Artist Tips: Sapphire Slows
The gifted Tokyo-based artist shares advice on confidence, technique, and experimentation.

Although she’s a relatively fresh face on the electronic music landscape, in just a handful of years, Sapphire Slows has carved out an intriguing sonic space for herself, one born from unbridled…

Ableton Adds Giles Peterson to Loop Lineup
A small quantity of additional tickets have also been added.

Ableton has announced that BBC radio presenter, curator, DJ, and producer Gilles Peterson has joined the program for Loop in November. Giles will join a huge list of artists and companies that include…

Machinedrum Drops New Single
'1 2 B Needed' feat. Roses Gabor is out now via Ninja Tune

Machinedrum (a.k.a Travis Stewart) has dropped a new track, “1 2 B Needed” feat. Roses Gabor. The cut, released yesterday, landed on Ninja Tune and is the US producer’s third release…

Machinedrum Shares New Single
'What Is This' feat. Rosie Lowe is out now on Ninja Tune.

Continuing his reign as the underground’s most consistent and chameleonic musicmaker, Machinedrum has announced the release of his “What Is This” single featuring Rosie Lowe on Ninja Tune. The track p…

Artist Tips: Machinedrum
Travis Stewart gives us seven detailed tips on studio efficiency.

It would be fair to say that Travis Stewart is an XLR8R favorite. Just do a quick search on XLR8R for any one of his monikers—Machinedrum, Sepalcure (alongside Braille), or JETS (alongside Jimmy Edgar…

Exclusive: Ivy Lab Shares Mix Ahead of LIB
The drum & bass trio will perform at the festival's Thunder Stage.

North London-based drum & bass trio Ivy Lab have shared a new mix in support of their performance at the upcoming Lighting in a Bottle festival. Ivy Lab, which consists of solo producers Sabre, St…

Christian Smith Shares LIB Promo Mix
We also asked the Tronic label head some questions ahead of his performance at Lighting In a Bottle.

Tronic label head Christian Smith has shared a new mix in support of his performance at the upcoming Lighting in a Bottle festival. Running off the back of last year’s Input-Output—his third stu…

Hear a Track from Distal's New EP on Anarchostar
The 5-track 'Psychomagic' EP fuses together 2-step, garage, juke, and techno.

Anarchostar’s fourth release will arrive from label head Distal on March 17. The five-track Psychomagic EP finds Distal returning to his roots and the styles and sounds on which he built his car…

Chambray Shares a Storming New Mix
The Ultramajic artist previews forthcoming remixes in the hour-long mix.

Chambray, the first Berlin-based producer to sign to Jimmy Edgar’s Ultramajic imprint, has shared a new mix filled with exclusives and forthcoming releases. The mix follows Chambray’s debut albu…

Photo Gallery and Review: HORST Festival
The Belgian arts and music event settles into its third year in the Hageland Hills.

After three years on the festival market, HORST is beginning to feel like a natural fixture. Set deep in the rolling Belgian countryside, the event, which takes place in the grounds of a 15th Century …

Machinedrum Drops Track on Ninja Tune; Stream it Here
'Angel Speak' is out now.

Travis Stewart (a.k.a. Machinedrum) has released a new track with MeLo-X on Ninja Tune. Following the recent release of “Dos Puertas” with Kevin Hussein, Stewart is back on Ninja Tune with…

Horst 2016 Finalizes Lineup
Antal, Soichi Terada & Awesome Tapes From Africa have been added to the Belgian Festival's bill.

Belgian arts and music festival Horst has announced the final names billed for the upcoming event, taking place September 9-10. Horst is to be held in its regular home of the 13th Century moated castl…

Horst 2016 Reveals First Wave of Acts
The Belgian arts and music festival will be held in a castle in the Hageland Hills, on September 9-10.

The initial lineup for the third edition of Horst arts and music festival has been revealed, set to take place on September 9-10. The event returns to its regular home of the 13th Century moated castl…

Premiere: Watch a Mind-Bending New Video from Sepalcure
The latest single from the duo's 'Folding Time' LP gets a fittingly trippy video.

Sepalcure—a duo made up of Machinedrum and Braille—released its latest LP, Folding Time, on May 20 via regular home Hotflush Recordings. Folding Time dropped six years after the duo’s debut EP, …

Elektron Says Farewell to the Machinedrum and Monomachine
The last of these machines are available for purchase in the Elektron webshop until June 21.

Earlier today, the Sweden-based hardware company Elektron announced that it would no longer be manufacturing its legendary Machinedrum and Monomachine. Having been a staple of many a studio over the p…

Photo Gallery: Mutek Montréal 2016

Photos by: AJ Calzada, Leif Tiltins, Vivien Gaumand, Trung Dung Nguyen, Ashutosh Gupta, Kamielle Dalati-Vachon, and Caroline Hayeur. Click on photos for gallery browsing.…

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