Real Talk: Anja Schneider
Having recently left her Mobilee home, the German artist explains why we too should value creativity over commercialism.

Anja Schneider recently left mobilee, the label she founded over 12 years ago. It was big news, to say the least. Schneider had enjoyed great success as a head of a widely acclaimed and leading house …

Podcast 508: Jennifer Cardini
An hour of low-slung grooves from the Correspondant label head.

Jennifer Cardini is a French DJ, producer, label owner, and electronic-music lifer now based in Berlin, Germany. Although not one of the biggest names in the scene, you’d be hard-pressed to find…

Whitesquare 'Definition of Anticipation'

Hailing from the Italian capital, Rome, Whitesquare has been proving his worth behind the decks since 2012. His keen ear for house and techno has him blending track from all across the genre, while re…

Premiere: Stream the Title Track from New Rodriguez Jr. LP
'Baobab' LP is scheduled for June 2 release.

As previously announced, Rodriguez Jr. is set to return to Mobilee with his second LP, titled Baobab. Resident Advisor named the French artist in their Best Live Acts of 2016, and in between his famed…

Jade Preps EP for Mobilee, Shares Track
The EP will also feature a remix from Francesca Lombardo.

Later this month, Mobilee will release the latest EP from Toronto artist Jade.   Following on from outings from label head Anja Schneider, Endor, and Ray Okpara, The Truth will land with two orig…

Rodriguez Jr. Returns to Mobilee for LP
'Baobab' LP is scheduled for June 2 release.

Rodriguez Jr. is set to return to Mobilee with his second LP, titled Baobab. Resident Advisor named the French artist in their Best Live Acts of 2016, and in between his famed live shows, he has creat…

Anja Schneider Preps Changes EP
'Changes' is scheduled for April 7 release via Mobilee.

Mobilee boss Anja Schneider has a new EP on the way, titled Changes. According to the label, the release explores “Detroit flavored house and techno” and “hints at new beginnings.…

Sónar: Too Much of a Good Thing?
XLR8R digs deep into the relationship between Sónar festival and the various "Off" events that surround it.

Barcelona’s Off-Week—or Anti-Sónar and Off-Sónar as it was formerly known—now brings a similar amount of people to the city as the main festival itself. The relationship between the organizers …

Kevin Over 'OK Villa'

Having broken through with 2015’s Retrovision EP on Noir Music, Kevin Over has earned himself quite a reputation through the variety in his DJ sets and productions, the sub-genres of which span …

Photo Gallery: FACT Music Pool Series Barcelona, 2016
FACT Music Series ran from June 15 - 19 and included showcases from Cocoon, Half Baked, Mobilee and many more.

June is a wonderful time to visit Barcelona. A combination of the food, the sun and the sand makes it a popular tourist destination for the full duration of the summer months—particularly so during mi…

FACT Announces Pool Party Series During Off Sonar Week
Each event will take place at a poolside venue northwest of Barcelona in Hospitalet de Llobregat.

FACT Worldwide are set to make a big splash during Off Sonar week this year with another edition of its FACT Pool Series, set to take place at a poolside venue in Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona be…

Anja Schneider Soul Traveler EP
The Mobilee label's leader offers a warm and rich threesome of sophisticated club cuts.

Last year, Berlin’s Anja Schneider celebrated the tenth anniversary of Mobilee, the label she founded with partner Ralf Kollmann; XLR8R helped to mark that milestone with a Schneider podcast, wh…

Trainwreck: Rodriguez Jr.
The Mobilee mainstay, who's playing the Minimal Effort affair on Halloween, bravely faces crude accommodations, shotgun threats…and gabber requests.

You’re most likely familiar with Olivier Mateu under his current moniker, Rodriguez Jr.—and if you’re not, get acquainted ASAP, as the French-born artist, a mainstay of Anja Schneider and …

Premiere: Igor Vicente Kicks Off The One and Only, Streams Track
Igor Vicente's 'Jasmine' EP will be the first release on Decay Records' new sub label.

Belgian producer Igor Vicente will kick off Decay Records’ new vinyl-only sub label, The One and Only, with his Jasmine EP, to be released October 19. Jasmine follows on from Vicente’s pre…

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…

Premiere: Hear a New Kenny Larkin Remix
The Detroit legend turns his hand to Ray Okpara's 'Rao Del Rani.'

Later this week, Mobilee will release the Rao Del Rani EP from Mannheim-based artist Ray Okpara. The three-track EP features two Okpara originals, “Rao Del Rani” and “Close To Me,…

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