Premiere: Hear a Stomping Remix by Roman Poncet
Poncet and Dubspeeka remix Natural Flow on the latest Oddity release.

Fur Coat’s Oddity label returns this month with a new EP from Natural Flow, titled Sagittarius. Hugo Ibarra (Mexico) and Antü Coimbra (Argentina) (a.k.a. Natural Flow) launched their collaborat…

Premiere: Hear a Deep and Trippy Cut From Somne
The Italian producer debuts on Just This later this week.

On October 6, Somne will debut on Just This with his latest EP, Metropolis. The Italian producer’s latest arrives after somewhat of a hiatus, presenting his first release since last year’s…

Hideout Festival Announces VIP Competition and Full Program
The annual Croatian event will take place at Zrce Beach, Croatia from June 26-30.

Hideout Festival, one of the foremost destination festivals for electronic music in Croatia, has announced details surrounding the full schedule of performances and festivities for its 2017 edition, s…

Floating Points Plays Afterlife Barcelona
This year's Afterlife Barcelona edition takes place in June 15 at Poble Espanyol de Barcelona.

Floating Points will play live as a special guest at this year’s June Afterlife event in Barcelona—a year on from the first Afterlife event. This final addition follows the recent announcement o…

Ask the Experts: Mind Against
The Fognini brothers answer your questions on their inspirations, background, and production techniques.

Mind Against is the DJ and production project of Alessandro and Federico Fognini—two brothers born and raised in Milan, Italy. Having moved to Berlin, via London, in 2011—the goal, they explain, being…

Mind Against Collaborate with Aether on New EP
'Solaris' is scheduled for February 10, 2017 release on Afterlife.

Mind Against and Aether have collaborated on a new three-track EP. Solaris will be the third release on Tale Of Us’ Afterlife label—the first of 2017. Mind Against contributed a cut to Afterlife…

Somne 'October 12'

Since Clockwork’s first release back in 2011, Federico Maccherone has had a whirlwind trip through the electronic music world. Working alongside fellow Italian Francesco Leali, Clockwork feature…

Mind Against Next Up in Ask the Experts; Send Them Your Questions Now
Following on from Daniel Avery, the Italian duo answer your questions.

A number of months back, we announced the re-launch of our Ask the Experts series, and invited you to get the answers to everything you could possibly have ever wanted to know from Gerd Janson; we the…

Photo Gallery and Review: Nuits Sonores
XLR8R heads to Lyon to see how Nuit Sonores fairs in its 14th edition.

Nuits Sonores has established itself as one of the premier festivals in France, giving way to multiple days of not only well-culled music, but also a platform for lectures, participatory “labs,” and i…

Kris Davis Announces New EP on Young Alaska
'Bleak' is scheduled for April 1 release.

UK artist Kris Davis has announced a new EP on Christian Löffler’s dance label, Young Alaska. Löffler aims to make music that “combines melancholy with euphoria,” and it seems evident this visio…

Locked Groove Announces New EP
‘End/Scherzo’ EP is set for release December 11.

Following on from a release on Life and Death, as well as a collaboration with Mind Against for Scuba’s Hotflush Recordings earlier this year, Locked Groove returns to his own Locked Groove Records wi…

Interview: Tale Of Us
XLR8R joins Matteo Milleri and Carmine Conte on tour to learn more about their processes and discuss their debut album.

There’s a lot of discussion around Tale Of Us right now. The Italian duo, which consists of Matteo Milleri and Carmine Conte, have grown to become one of the leading names in the electronic music scen…

Scuba Announced as XOYO’s First Resident for 2016
Paul Rose (a.k.a. Scuba) will host names like Nina Kraviz, Chris Liebing and Mind Against.

As part of XOYO’s regular three month residency programme, Scuba will be hosting 12 Weeks of Techno, a party curated by him featuring a wealth of the genre’s heavyweights. From January 9, Hotflush bos…

Hear New Release from Tale of Us and Mind Against
'Astral' is scheduled for October 5 release via Life and Death.

Label mates and friends, Tale of Us and Mind Against, have joined together once again to create a work that works, fittingly, well past the summation of its parts. Playing with tension and release, th…

Hi-Five: Fur Coat
Fresh off the release of their Balance mix, the Crosstown Rebels recording duo serve up five favorite cuts.

Individually, Sergio Muñoz and Israel Sunshine have been on the scene since the early ’00s—but together as Fur Coat, the pair are of more recent vintage, their big break coming in 2010 when Damian Laz…

Premiere: Stream a Track From The New Mind Against and Somne EP
Vertere EP is scheduled for release June 29 via Life and Death

Berlin-based Italian duo Italian duo Mind Against have teamed up with Somne to produce the beautiful Vertere EP. Constantly turning around itself, the winding melody of “Vertere” turns out…

GET THE LOWDOWN

XLR8R delivered weekly to your inbox