Nicolas Lutz, Leo Leal, and Jo Sep to Play Earthquake Relief Gigs in Mexico
Shows in both Mexico City and Monterrey will help with the reconstruction of houses for earthquake victims.

Leo Leal, Fidel Hoyos, Adrian Valadez, Jo Sep, and Nicolas Lutz are teaming up for parties in Mexico City and Monterrey to help with the reconstruction of houses in Tetela Del Volcan, a small mountain…

Binh Returns to Time Passages
'ThisThat' EP is scheduled for July 17 release.

Binh will return to his own Time Passages imprint with a new EP, titled ThisThat. ThisThat will be the Berlin-based artist’s first release of the year and arrives after a busy 2016 where he rele…

XLR8R's Off-Week Selections
XLR8R staff share our top event picks from this week's Off-Week in Barcelona.

Barcelona’s Off-Week is a big few days in the European musical calendar, featuring an array of artists from all around the world, all performing at a selection of venues across the city. Frankly…

Intrinsic Reveals 2017 Festival Details
The event will be held at Le Parc de Joséphine Baker, France on August 4 - 7.

The first ever Intrinsic Festival will take place in France this August. Launched in London two years ago, Intrinsic has put on several events focussing on audiovisual and ambient themes. This summer,…

Bubblin' Up: Z@p
We catch up with one of Uruguay's most exciting talents.

Fernando Zapico (better known as Z@p) and I first meet over a coffee in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district towards the end of last September. It’s his last day on European soil, having been on the road for s…

Houghton Festival Expands Lineup
The event will be held at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, on August 11 - 13.

Houghton Festival has added a second wave of artists to its lineup. The British three-dayer is a joint project by the team behind Gottwood and fabric resident Craig Richards, who has curated the event…

Gottwood Festival Reveals 2017 Lineup
The event will be held at Carreglwyd Estate, North Wales, on June 8 - 12.

Gottwood has announced its full 2017 lineup. The Welsh festival will return for its eighth edition this summer, returning to Carreglwyd Estate in June. Confirmed to perform this year are Zip (who is b…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Releases
We run through our top albums and EPs of the year.

In this internet society, the one-hit-wonder is presented with the ultimate platform for international success. Sure, there’s plenty to be said in favor of those unforgettable tunes—the sort you can’t…

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…

Binh Readies My Own Jupiter LP
'Ship Of Imagination' is due out December 13.

Binh’s next release will drop on My Own Jupiter. The Berlin-based DJ and producer’s next outing will be an LP on Nicolas Lutz’s My Own Jupiter. It is his debut on the imprint, which …

Craig Richards Curates New Festival, Houghton
The event will take place in Norfolk, United Kingdom, on August 11 - 13, 2017.

Craig Richards is curating a new festival called Houghton. The event is a collaboration between the production team behind Welsh festival Gottwood and the fabric resident (who curated the bill). It wi…

Q+A: Craig Richards and Nicolas Lutz Hit New York
House of Yes & The Selectors collaborate for an event taking place November 25.

Craig Richards and Nicolas Lutz will perform in New York this Thanksgiving weekend. The Selectors (which was launched by Taimur Agha and wife Gina Marie Agha earlier this year) is teaming up with Broo…

Cartulis Day Celebrates 7th Anniversary
The event takes place at MangleE8, London, on November 19.

Cartulis Day is set to celebrate seven years in business. The London-based events team, which has also taken its party to Berlin, Barcelona and Madrid in recent times, will mark its seventh birthday w…

Melliflow Announces Z@p EP
'Sonic Utopia' is scheduled for a mid-November release.

Melliflow’s next release comes from Z@p. Z@p is part of a wave of Uruguayan DJ and producers (which also includes the likes of Nicolas Lutz, Omar and DJ Koolt) currently making waves on the inte…

Podcast 450 [10 Years]
Grab all six mixes from our 10-year podcast anniversary in one celebratory bundle.

XLR8R’s first ever official podcast was published on August 3, 2006. It came in the form of an exclusive hour-long mix by Plug Research, featuring cuts from Thomas Fehlmann, Flying Lotus, Ammonc…

Podcast 450 [10 Years]: Nicolas Lutz
The Berlin-based Uruguayan digs deep in his mix on behalf of South America.

XLR8R’s first ever official podcast was published on August 3, 2006. It came in the form of an exclusive hour-long mix by Plug Research, featuring cuts from Thomas Fehlmann, Flying Lotus, Ammonc…

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