Discrete Circuit 'Remote Conversation'

Running one of Berlin’s most exciting party series AWAY, Discrete Circuit has established himself as an emerging part of the capital’s electronic underground scene. After releasing on such labels as M…

Look Like Returns to Akoya Circles
'Delta' EP is scheduled for July 14 release.

Following his release on DVS1’s Mistress Recordings in early 2017, Look Like is back with a new release on his own Akoya Circles imprint. Look Like (a.k.a Luca Duran) is a Colombian-Swiss DJ and produ…

Premiere: Stream a Cut from Artefakt's Debut LP
'Kinship’ LP drops on February 13.

Dutch live act and DJ duo Artefakt will release their debut album on Delsin this February. Known separately as Robin Koek and Nick Lapien—the latter of whom has appeared on our channels several times …

Mistress Recordings Preps Look Like EP
'Mistress 09' is scheduled for February release.

DVS1’s Mistress Recordings will release a new EP from Look Like. Look Like is the alias of Luca Duran, a Colombian-Swiss DJ-producer with a residency at Zurich’s Club Zukunft. Having grown up in…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: New Artists
XLR8R pays tribute to those new artists who helped make us smile over the wretched past 12 months.

In a year that has been inescapably heralded by many as one of the worst on record, getting the most out of the pleasures in life becomes all the more significant. Here at XLR8R, we seem to get the gr…

In the Studio: Lapien
XLR8R visits the Mistress artist's Berlin home to learn more about the production techniques behind his two upcoming EPs.

Having shared his previous releases through Fred P’s Soul People Music offshoot, Delsin and Prologue,  it was recently announced that Nick Lapien (a.k.a Lapien) is set to release two EPs on DVS1…

Lapien Joins Mistress Recordings; Stream Snippets Here
The Berlin-based musician will drop two new EPs this July.

DVS1’s Mistress Recordings will release two EPs of new material from Lapien this July. Nick Lapien is known for his work under his Metropolis concept project, as well as being one half of the te…

Daniël Jacques Preps New EP; Stream Full Track Here
'Discovery Change (Part 4)' is due out on June 3.

Daniël Jacques has announced the arrival of the second EP on his own Jadac Recordings, due out on June 3. After laying low for around a decade, Amsterdam-based Jacques re-emerged in 2014 with an EP on…

Interpretations: Lapien
The Berlin-based Dutch artist lays down nine minutes of raw and swinging house.

Nick Lapien is an artist that dons many hats and monikers. As a producer—under his given name, as well as Metropolis, Nepal, and Artefakt, his collaboration with fellow Dutch producer Robin Koek—his o…

Daniël Jacques Launches New Label; Download Track from Debut EP Here
'Discovery Change (Part 3)' EP is scheduled for December 11 release via Jadac Recordings.

After a seven year hiatus, Amsterdam-based producer Daniël Jacques made a come back last year on DVS1’s Mistress Recordings in 2014 with his Livet Efter Detta EP. A year later, he has founded his own…

Mistress Recordings Announces EP From ASOK
The four-track 'Count Zero' EP will be out late next month.

Liverpool-based DJ and producer Stu Robinson (a.k.a. ASOK) returns to DVS1’s Mistress Recordings with his Count Zero EP. Following on from his storming cut “Purple Saturn Day,” which…

DVS1's Mistress Recordings Readies EP Trilogy
'The Blonde', 'The Brunette', and 'The Redhead' EPs will all drop later this month.

After becoming the subject of a new mini-documentary just yesterday, today brings more news from Minneapolis techno don Zak Khutoretsky (a.k.a. DVS1), who has announced that his Mistress label will re…

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