Spacetravel Returns to Perlon with New EP
'Metroname' EP will land on April 30.

Spacetravel will release a new EP on Perlon, titled Metroname. The four-track release will be the Berlin-based artist’s second appearance on Zip and Markus Nicolai’s label, following his d…

Spacetravel Lines Up Melliflow Album
'Ziusudra' will land on March 26.

Luca Cara, better known as Spacetravel, will release a new album on Vera and Alexandra’s Melliflow later this month, titled Ziusudra. The eight-track release will be the Sardinian DJ-producer…

Melliflow Launches The Melliflows Side-Label
'Season 1 Episode 1' EP will land on January 28 via The Melliflows.

Vera and Alexandra have launched The Melliflows, a side-label of their Melliflow project. Melliflow, launched in 2016 with a well-received Spacetravel EP, has since featured releases from Z@P, Binh (a…

XLR8R's Best of 2017: Tracks
We present just some of our favorite tunes of the last 12 months.

With our Best Releases of the year now out of the way, we move onto our best tracks. Discussion and debate on this list started several weeks ago when an internal message posted the question: what are…

XLR8R's Best of 2017: New Artists
We salute this year's breakthrough artists.

Collating the New Artists list is an unenviable task. How do you determine “new? It’s always a hard one using the word “best.” It’s never easy. But let it be said that 2017 was chall…

Binh Returns to Cabaret Recordings
A release date is yet to be confirmed.

Germann Nguyen (a.k.a Binh) will soon return to Cabaret Recordings with a new EP. Eastern Bloc, a four-track release, will be Binh’s fourth appearance overall on Cabaret, following three EPs and…

Stream Five Hours of Vera
The mix was recorded live at Hoppetosse on Sunday, November 26.

Vera Heindel (a.k.a. Vera) has shared a rare live recording, this time from her recent set at Berlin’s Hoppetosse this past weekend. Vera, co-founder of Melliflow with Alexandra, has earned a re…

DJ Nnamreg Next on Melliflow
'612' EP will land on November 13.

The next release on Vera and Alexandra’s Melliflow label comes from DJ Nnamreg. The 612 EP is the label’s eighth release, the last of which landed in September from VRAC. Earlier releases …

VRAC Up Next on Melliflow
'Ce zici pisi?' EP is scheduled for early September release.

The next release on Vera and Alexandra’s Melliflow imprint comes in the shape of a four-track EP from VRAC. VRAC is the collaborative project of Vlad Radu and Andrei Ciubuc, and boasts two relea…

Federico Molinari Next on Cure
'Hipnoise
' EP is scheduled for September release.

Cure Music’s fifth release comes from Federico Molinari. Fans of funky, minimal basslines will already be familiar with Molinari. The much loved Argentinian DJ-producer is an XLR8R favourite, wi…

Podcast 498: Nicola Kazimir
The Les Points member scans the decades with a selection of obscure oddities.

Nicola Kazimir is not your average DJ-producer. Though most widely known as a member of Les Points alongside Louh, Audino, and Barbir—a unique group of Zurich-based artists—his catalog of work also sp…

Barbir and Nicola Kazimir Next on Melliflow
'Rehashing Cybermaze VR 1.1' EP is scheduled for early June release.

The next release on Vera and Alexandra’s Melliflow label comes from Barbir and Nicola Kazimir. The four-track Rehashing Cybermaze VR 1.1 will be the label’s sixth release, following on fro…

Real Talk: Federico Molinari
The wonderfully gifted Argentinian producer explores his preference for hardware synthesis.

Fans of funky, minimal basslines will already be familiar with Federico Molinari. The much loved Argentinian DJ-producer has been on XLR8R’s radar’s for some time—around the time of his debut EP in 20…

Bubblin' Up: Z@p
We catch up with one of Uruguay's most exciting talents.

Fernando Zapico (better known as Z@p) and I first meet over a coffee in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district towards the end of last September. It’s his last day on European soil, having been on the road for s…

And.rea Next Up on LowMoneyMusicLove
'Less Talking More Walking' will be released March 5.

And.rea has a new EP on the way. Andrea La Pietra (a.k.a. And.rea) will release his sophomore EP on LowMoneyMusicLove, following his debut with Melliflow in the latter half of last year. The young Ita…

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