Influences 02: jitwam
An alluring collection of influential music from a rising Indian-born producer.

Last month, we launched a new podcast series called Influences with a journey into early easy listening material from Rod Modell (a.k.a. DeepChord). The series—for those that didn’t catch the fi…

Moodymann, Underground Resistance, and More Remix Funkadelic's 'Cosmic Slop'
'Funkadelic - Reworked By Detroiters' LP is scheduled for October 27 release, with 12-inch 'Cosmic Slop / Let's Make It Last' single landing on September 22.

Westbound Records will soon release Funkadelic – Reworked By Detroiters, an LP that looks back at the immense legacy of Funkadelic and reimagines their Cosmic Slop LP with a diverse range of rem…

Ask the Experts: Maceo Plex / Maetrik
Eric Estornel goes deep on your questions.

Maceo Plex, real name Eric Estornel, started his journey in 1993. Intrigued “by a pair of circular shaped objects designed for holding discs created from vinyl that produced vibrations resulting…

Ask the Experts: Carl Craig
The Detroit legend answers your questions.

With our Ask The Experts Maceo Plex feature still in the works, we’re already moving on to publish our next one—this time with Carl Craig, a creative visionary, an electronic music icon, an este…

Premiere: Hear a Deep New Cut From jitwam
'TJD006' is out now on The Jazz Diaries.

jitwam’s new EP dropped via his own The Jazz Diaries imprint today. TJD006 follows jitwam’s debut EP, TJD001, which kicked off The Jazz Diaries back in 2013 and recently featured on Moodym…

FAT FAT FAT Festival Reveals Full 2017 Lineup
The festival will return to Morrovalle and Corridonia, Italy from August 4-6.

The Italian electronic music organization Harmonized has announced details surrounding the next edition of FAT FAT FAT Festival, an annual weekend-long event taking place at the Grancia di Sarrocciano…

20 Questions: Peggy Gou
The rising South Korean talent answers our questions on just about anything.

Peggy Gou will be performing alongside Cassy, Heidi, Jackmaster, HVOB, Âme, Midland, Josh Wink, Damian Lazarus, Rodhad, 2manydjs, and Recondite at CRSSD Festival, which takes place March 4-5 in San Di…

Peacefrog Represses Moodymann and Theo Parrish LPs
Both releases will be available on vinyl again soon.

The Peacefrog label will soon repress albums from Moodymann and Theo Parrish—namely the former’s Mahogany Brown and the latter’s First Floor Part One and Part Two. Mahogany Brown was Moody…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Tracks
We present just some of our favorite tunes of the last 12 months.

Picking the tracks of the year is not an easy a task as it may initially sound. Ask someone—anyone—to select the cuts that moved them over the course of the past 12 months and it’s not out of th…

Into The Factory Expands Lineup
The event will be held in Nynäshamn, Sweden, from August 10 - 12, 2017.

More names have been added to the Into The Factory program. Into The Factory is one of several new events from the team behind Into The Valley, set to take place at an old abandoned cement factory jus…

Daniel Avery Mixes Next DJ-Kicks
The Brit's contribution to the series will be available from November 11.

Daniel Avery has mixed the next DJ-Kicks CD. Avery’s contribution follows a year of diverse entrants into the !K7 Records coordinated series: Marcel Dettmann, Dâm-Funk, Jackmaster, and Moodymann…

Peggy Gou Readies New EP
'Seek For Maktoop' EP is scheduled for October 14 release.

Peggy Gou will release her new EP Seek For Maktoop via Ninja Tune’s Technicolour imprint on October 14. Comprising three sweetly-swung, groove-focused productions coaxed from her beloved MPC3000…

Marcel Dettmann Mixes Next DJ-Kicks
The Berghain resident's contribution to the series will be available to purchase from October 14.

Marcel Dettmann is in charge of the next DJ-Kicks mix. The Berghain resident’s upcoming release follows on from recent contributions to the !K7-curated series by the likes of Jackmaster, DâM-Fun…

Ask the Experts: Gerd Janson
The Running Back boss takes the time to answer your questions.

With the relaunch of our Ask the Experts series, we were set on inviting a person of a certain calibre to handle the responses. Someone who has a wealth of experience in all fields of musical interest…

Full Moon Music Festival Shares Lineup
The event is set to take place in NYC on August 20-21 at Governors Island.

Matte Projects, the Manhattan-based creative production company has revealed details surrounding the lineup for this year’s edition of its Full Moon Music Festival. The past few years have seen Matte …

Moodymann DJ-Kicks
Kenny Dixon Jr. serves up a sonically rich and emotionally resonant set for the long-running mix series.

Moodymann is an outspoken and confrontational bad-ass, a press-averse Motor City militant who’s definitely not afraid to piss people off. He’s also a brilliant producer of often-transcende…

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