Podcast 404: Helena Hauff - roBOt Festival 2015 Edition
The Hamburg DJ serves up a stunning showcase in industrial acid techno.

Helena Hauff doesn’t really fit the mold of the modern-day electronic musician. She continues to reside in Hamburg and actively avoids the limelight; she doesn’t self-promote or even attempt to commun…

Podcast 403: Konstantin Sibold
The enigmatic Stuttgart DJ-producer comes through with a mesmerizing set of tunes for our latest mix.

Konstantin Sibold is something of a mystery. He was born in Stuttgart in 1987, and he continues to reside their today. Alongside close friend Leif Müller, he also runs Common Sense People, a flourishi…

Podcast 400: Anja Schneider
XLR8R marks a milestone with the mistress of Mobilee.

Pop the cork! Strike up the band! But most importantly, strap on your headphones—XLR8R is celebrating its 400th podcast. And we’re pretty darn proud of the series, too. Our very first installment, fro…

Podcast 399: Dense & Pika
Alex Jones and Christopher Spero rock their teched-up rhythms in our latest podcast.

Are two heads better than one? We’re not sure—in real life, a double noggin would garner you a lot of dumbfounded looks. But in the electronic-music game, it sure doesn’t seem to hurt: Fro…

XLR8R Podcast 398: Applescal
With his new 'For' in the shops, the leader of the Atomnation label serves up a set of emotive aurals.

You’re in for a treat with our latest podcast, the handiwork of the Dutch DJ-producer Pascal “Applescal” Terstappen. And you’ll know it right from the get-go: The mix kicks off…

XLR8R Podcast 397: Function - Decibel 2015 Festival Edition
As the Decibel festival approaches, XLR8R presents this exclusive set from the Ostgut Ton artist.

Dave Sumner, the techno DJ and producer better known as Function, grew up in Carnarsie, Brooklyn, across the street from a swim club that hosted dance parties in the late ’70s and early ’8…

Various Artists Ultraviolet 1
Visionquest hits the 50-release mark with a three-disc retrospective.

Right out of the gate, Ultraviolet 1, the sprawling new three-disc compilation from Team Visionquest, hits you with Benoit & Sergio’s “Walk And Talk.” It’s a fitting choice…

XLR8R Podcast 394: Francesca Lombardo - Piknic Electronik 2015 Edition
Listen to a sumptuous set from the Crosstown Rebels recording artist—then catch her in person in Montreal.

As anyone who’s ever caught Francesca Lombardo in live performance knows, the music that she and her comrades play can be beautifully transcendent: Gentle, loping rhythms anchor sighing synths a…

Podcast 391: YokoO
The busy DJ and producer presents an hour of pure listening pleasure.

Students of deep house, at least those who do more than skim the surface of what the sound has to offer, know that the French-born, Berlin-based man known as YokoO is a talented purveyor of the four-t…

B2B: Matt Tolfrey and Craig Richards
The man behind Fabric's latest mix-CD goes one-on-one with the club's longtime artist-in-residence.

The U.K.’s Matt Tolfrey and Craig Richards are old pals, having met at the Bomb, the much-missed, seminal Nottingham house club,  in the ’90s. The two have kept their professional and personal r…

XLR8R Podcast 385: Audiofly — Movement 2015 Festival Edition
In the run-up to the beloved Detroit fest, Luca Saporito and Anthony Middleton lay down a set of hypnotic sounds.

Luca Saporito and Anthony Middleton, together known as the Barcelona-based DJ and production team Audiofly, have been working together since 2002—and for most of that time, they’ve been firm fav…

Various Artists Future Disco 8: ­ ​Nighttime Networks
James Zabiela, Tuff City Kids and Rob Basejam contribute to the latest installment of the long-running series.

Naming your mix-CD compilation series Future Disco probably made a lot of sense when the premiere installment came out way back in 2009. Those were the heady days of the nu-disco movement, when the id…

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