Joplyn 'Too Close' (Robot Koch Remix)

Berlin-based indie electronica artist Joplyn has teamed up with German producer-composer Robot Koch on an ambient, synth-heavy remix of her single “Too Close.” Joplyn recently returned wit…

Rødhåd Anxious
An impressive album debut from the Dystopian boss.

Berlin’s Rødhåd (Mike Bierbach) has operated in the city’s underground as a DJ and party promoter since the end of the 1990s. A techno advocate from the beginning, he launched his Dystopian events in …

Podcast 500: Derrick Carter
XLR8R marks a milestone with two hours from a Chicago house legend.

It’s with great honor—and, to be honest, quite a lot of pleasure—that today we release the 500th XLR8R podcast. The XLR8R podcast series began back in 2006 with an hour-long mix from LA-based record l…

Shameless Seattle Announces Desert Hearts Showcase
The multiple-stage affair will go down on Memorial Day weekend.

For its third Memorial Day party, Seattle promoters Shameless will be hosting a showcase from the Desert Hearts crew. Since launching in 2003, Shameless has hosted artists such as Modeselektor, Claude…

Born in Flamez '50 Down'

Fresh from a number four spot in XLR8R’s Top 100 Downloads of 2016—a collaborative track alongside Modeselektor called”TBF”—Born in Flamez is set to kick off 2017 with Careful You Mi…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Top Downloads (50-1)
Check out the 100 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section this year.

  Yesterday we began XLR8R’s Best of 2016 coverage with the first installment (100-51 to be exact) of the top 100 downloads. Amongst the first 50 tracks announced were a diverse assortment …

Moderat Prep New Live Album
'Live' will be released November 18.

Moderat are set to release a collection of live recordings via Monkeytown Records. Since the release of their latest studio album III earlier this year, Gernot Bronsert & Sebastian Szary of Modese…

Moderat Ready for New Single
“Eating Hooks” is available digitally and on vinyl on October 7th.

Moderat, the collaborative brainchild of German electronic titans Modeselektor and Apparat, have announced the release of their new single “Eating Hooks” along with a collection of remixes. The “Eatin…

Movement 2016: Winners & Losers
We came, we raved, we commented.

Photos by: AJ Calzada, Chris Soltis, Douglas Wojciechowski, Mark Kruk, Brandon Rabotnick, Luis Nieto Dickens, Miranda Castillo, and Jeremiah Green. Interviews by: AJ Calzada. Winner: Kraftwerk 3D This…

SoundLab in the Jungle: An Inner-Cultural Collaboration in Malaysia's Rainforest
15 musicians from 11 diffrent countries come together for the collaborative project "SoundLab: Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand & Germany 2016."

Since 2010, the eco-hideaway known as The Dusun, which resides in the middle of the jungle just an hours drive outside of Malaysia’s capital of Kuala Lumpor, has been the scene of unlikely and r…

Ticket Giveaway: Goldenvoice & XLR8R present Moderat at The Fonda Theater
Enter your email for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Moderat this Thursday at their sold-out show in Hollywood.

This Thursday at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, XLR8R and Goldenvoice will combine forces to co-host an intimate performance by the highly praised collaborative project between Modeselektor and App…

Anno Stamm "Sensing Social Sirens"

Having previously released a slew of EP’s and albums under his Anstam moniker through his own self-titled imprint and Modeselektor’s infamous Monkeytown Records and now defunct 50Weapons l…

Movement Detroit Reveals Schedule and Stages
The festival is set to take place on Memorial Day weekend (May 28 - 30).

For over 10 years now, Movement has brought millions of dance music-inclined adults to Detroit to receive a three-day “heritage trip” of electronic bliss. With headliners such as Kraftwerk and Modesel…

Moderat: Power of Three
They may be up to album number three, but Sebastian Szary, Sascha Ring and Gernot Bronsert's sonic synthesis doesn't come easy.

Disregarding the rare savant who can toss off a masterpiece in an afternoon, art rarely comes easily. Self-doubt is always there; the pressures of the outside world are always present; motivation, or …

Movement Detroit Reveals Phase-Two Lineup
The festival is set to take place on Memorial Day weekend (May 28 - 30).

Following the wildly exciting phase-one lineup announcement for Movement Electronic Music Festival 2016 in Detroit, the events’s phase-two announcement has arrived. Bringing in an additional six…

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