XLR8R's Best of 2017: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

Record labels play a major though often underestimated role in defining our musical tastes. The growth of the internet, and that of Soundcloud and Spotify, has made access to music far easier than it …

Minor Science Returns to Whities
'Whities 012' is scheduled for September 15 release.

Angus Finlayson (a.k.a Minor Science) will return to Whities with a new EP. The Berlin-based British producer previously released on the label in 2015 and 2016, and is now set to return with Whities 0…

Special Request Announces New EP
'Stairfoot Lane Bunker' is due out April 7.

Paul Woolford will release a new EP as Special Request. Set to be released on the fabric-affiliated Houndstooth, the forthcoming six-tracker Stairfoot Lane Bunker follows hot on the heels of Special R…

Cosmin TRG Remixed by Lucy and Minor Science
'Oblic / Serpenti Remixes' is scheduled for September 16 release Fizic.

The fifth instalment of Cosmin TRG’s Fizic label comes in the shape of two by Lucy and Minor Science. Lucy, whose studio we recently visited, takes “Serpenti,” while “Oblic” ge…

Chevel Gets Remixed on Stroboscopic Artefacts
A selection of tracks from the Italian producer’s recent album have been given the remix treatment, and will be available December 4.

Following on from Chevel’s recent LP Blurse, Stroboscopic Artefacts (run by fellow Italian Lucy) will release a remix package of tracks lifted from the album. Dario Tronchin (a.k.a. Chevel) has releas…


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