Epizode Festival Announces Day Program and Final Lineup
This year's festival runs from December 31 to January 10.

Epizode Festival has announced its full lineup and day programming for its 2018 edition. This year’s festival runs from December 31 to January 10, kicking off with Carl Cox on New Year’s Eve bef…

Vietnam's Epizode Festival to Present HYTE Stage
Epizode Festival takes place on Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam from December 31 to January 10, 2018.

Epizode Festival in Vietnam will present a HYTE stage in which will be the first ever Asian appearance of the Berlin-based brand. HYTE is well-known for its headline-making festival and warehouse even…

Hi-Five: Julia Govor
The Russian artist shares five of her favorite emotive club cuts.

By now, Russian artist Julia Govor’s story should be quite familiar to XLR8R’s readers. In short, it goes like this: Govor got her start as an artist in a small military town in Abkhazia, …

In the Studio: Vril
The mystical producer speaks.

Vril doesn’t really speak—we established that several months ago when he contributed to our XLR8R podcast series. And it’s a great shame because it’s difficult to think of too many m…

Podcast 505: Hito
Cavernous, melodic techno from one of Japan's finest exports.

Japanese, Berlin-based Hito is an artist with a highly unique outlook and vision. For one, she performs in formal dress in a range of stunning Kimonos; and secondly, she DJs entirely on vinyl, which m…

Ryan James Ford Preps New EP
'Discipline 78-96' EP is scheduled for September 6 release.

Ryan James Ford is set to release a new EP via SHUT, his own label. The Canadian native was introduced to electronic music through the ’90s rave and club culture. He began to discover, study, an…

Warehouse Project Reveals 2017 Lineups
Raresh, Ricardo Villalobos, Marcel Dettmann, Laurent Garnier, and more all set to play.

The Warehouse Project has revealed its lineups for the 2017/2018 season. Playing this year are some of the most exciting and influential artists from across the board, including Jeff Mills, Daphni, Ma…

Photo Gallery: HYTE NYC 2017
The event took place on July 2 at Governors Island, New York.

All photos: Michael Poselski at Off Brand Project CLICK ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE AND ENTER GALLERY BROWSING…

Photo Gallery and Review: Klockworks Presents Photon
The event took place on April 30 at Printworks, London.

It’s two o’clock in the afternoon and I’m gearing up for another session with Marcel Dettmann and Ben Klock. Having previously been a resident in Berlin, it’s a feeling I know well; although this time…

Richie Hawtin, Marcel Dettmann, and Dixon Announced for CRSSD
Mathew Jonson, KiNK, and The Black Madonna will also play the popular San Diego festival.

San Diego’s CRSSD Festival has announced the first round of artists for its Fall 2017 edition. Returning to San Diego’s Waterfront Park, this year CRSSD will once again host a huge list of some …

Hi-Five: Etapp Kyle
The Ostgut artist reveals five of his favorite classic warm-up tracks.

Etapp Kyle’s 2016 submission to the XLR8R podcast series was a highlight in a remarkably strong year. Alongside the mix—which was as well received as any last year—we told Kyle’s story, a …

Marcel Dettmann to Release 'Dekmantel Selectors' Compilation
Marcel Dettmann's 'Dekmantel Selectors' is scheduled for June 23 release.

The next Dekmantel Selectors compilation will be compiled by Marcel Dettmann. According to the Dutch label, the compilation promises to “showcase another side” of the Berlin-based DJ-produ…

Coachella 2017: Winners and Losers
A mixed bag of musical precision and over-the-top theatrics.

With each year that passes, the behemoth that is Coachella continues to grow exponentially—this year, according to the LA Times, the festival grounds extended by 20 acres and attendance jumped in capa…

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