Joplyn 'Too Close' (Robot Koch Remix)

Berlin-based indie electronica artist Joplyn has teamed up with German producer-composer Robot Koch on an ambient, synth-heavy remix of her single “Too Close.” Joplyn recently returned wit…

FatCat Returns to Electronic Roots with New Label FCR
Vinyl releases are forthcoming from Cottam, Mall Grab, DJJ, Ali Berger, Grain (Artwork), E&D, Lee Grainge, and Steve Bicknell.

FatCat Records is set to return to its electronic roots with the launch of a new label, titled FCR, with releases scheduled from Cottam, Mall Grab, DJJ, Ali Berger, Grain, E&D, Lee Grainge, and St…

Jóhann Jóhannsson Shares New Track, 'Kangaru'
The track is a cut from the 'Arrival OST,' due out November 11.

Jóhann Jóhannsson has shared a cut from his score for the film Arrival. The Icelandic musician’s latest project comes in the form of another movie soundtrack, for the forthcoming Arrival. The De…

Ben Lukas Boysen Spells
Nils Frahm's protégé delivers a poignant eight-tracker.

Who could’ve predicted neo-classical’s sudden surge in popularity? Call it what you will—modern composition, ambient, sound art, or call it all three—it seems a greater portion of listeners than ever …

Premiere: Hear a New Track from Johann Johannsson
"They Being Dead Yet Speaketh (Live)" is taken from the forthcoming ‘Eleven into Fifteen: a 130701 Compilation.’

On July 15, 130701 Records will celebrate its 15th anniversary with three releases: Centres by Ian William Craig, Room To Expand (Expanded) by Hauschka, and Eleven into Fifteen: a 130701 Compilation. …

Artist Tips: Sasha
With a new album on the shelves, Sasha provides five tips on collaboration and workflow.

British artist Sasha—now based in the US—has been one of the leading house and techno DJs for most of his 26 years as a professional DJ, and his mix compilations are some of the most lauded and forwar…

Premiere: Stream Prayer's Latest EP
'Beneath' will be released via Prayer's vinyl-only Grade 10 imprint.

Grade 10 member Prayer—who XLR8R just featured as part of its Get Familiar series—will release his sophomore EP, Beneath, on November 2. Featuring four highly textural, dense cuts, Beneath breaks almo…

Max Richter Songs From Before

As an acclaimed contemporary composer, Max Richter has shown an impressive consistency in the quality of his work. Following 2004’s The Blue Notebooks and his production work on folkie Vashti Bu…

Max Richter Songs From Before

As an acclaimed contemporary composer, Max Richter has shown an impressive consistency in the quality of his work. Following 2004’s The Blue Notebooks and his production work on folkie Vashti Bu…

Max Richter The Blue Notebooks

The Blue Notebooks is so beautiful that German-born, British-based composer Max Richter should be forgiven for his association with the Future Sound of London’s heavily-polished turd, The Isness…

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