Machinedrum Returns with New Single
'Hype Up’ is out today via Ninja Tune.

Machinedrum (real name Travis Stewart) is back with a brand new standalone single for 2018, titled “Hype Up.” The single follows a string of standout singles throughout 2017 and continues …

Leon Vynehall Announces Debut Album, Nothing Is Still
'Nothing Is Still' LP will land on June 15 via Ninja Tune.

Leon Vynehall has announced his debut album, Nothing Is Still, scheduled for Jun 15 release via Ninja Tune. We’re told to expect a record that “sees him digging deeper into the family hist…

Project Pablo Announces There's Always More At The Store EP
The five-track release will land on April 6 via Ninja Tune's Technicolour imprint.

Project Pablo will release a new EP on Ninja Tune’s Technicolour imprint this coming April. The Canadian producer has built an impressive discography in recent years with a stream of releases vi…

Jordan Rakei Shares New Single With Video
'Eye To Eye' is available now.

Riding the waves of support for his sophomore album and Ninja Tune debut, Wallflower, Jordan Rakei has today released a new single, “Eye To Eye,” alongside a tight, soul-infused dancefloor edit …

Ty Looks to Upgrade the View of Hip-Hop on New Album
'A Work Of Heart' LP will land on March 2 via Jazz re:freshed.

Ty will return in March with his fifth long-player, A Work Of Heart. Produced predominantly and written by Ty, the release sees the London-based rapper tackle subject matter ranging from Brixton, depr…

Peggy Gou Lines Up Ninja Tune EP
'Once' EP will be released on March 2.

Peggy Gou will release a Ninja Tune EP in March, titled Once. The Berlin-based Korean has earned a lot of praise for her work over recent years, both through her mixes and her releases on Ninja Tune&#…

Nathan Fake Announces Sunder EP
'Sunder' EP will land on February 23.

Nathan Fake will release a brand new four-track 12”/digital EP Sunder via Ninja Tune on February 23. The EP is described as “methodologically and sonically very different to Fake’s 2016 al…

Umfang Retraces Musical Journey via In Depth Video Interview
The interview comes from her recent lecture at the 2017 Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Montreal.

Umfang (a.k.a Emma Olsen) has shared her recent lecture at the 2017 Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Montreal. Umfang, a top pick as one of our best new acts of 2017, is a producer and DJ hailing from…

XLR8R's Best of 2017: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

Record labels play a major though often underestimated role in defining our musical tastes. The growth of the internet, and that of Soundcloud and Spotify, has made access to music far easier than it …

CRSSD Festival Announces 2018 Spring Edition Lineup
The 2018 Spring edition takes place at San Diego’s Waterfront Park on March 3 and 4.

CRSSD Festival has today released the lineup for its Spring 2018 event, taking place on March 3 and 4—its seventh edition to date. Located in the heart of Downtown San Diego, on the Pacific shoreline …

XLR8R's Best of 2017: New Artists
We salute this year's breakthrough artists.

Collating the New Artists list is an unenviable task. How do you determine “new? It’s always a hard one using the word “best.” It’s never easy. But let it be said that 2017 was chall…

Nabihah Iqbal 'Weighing of the Heart'
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This article has been deleted following publication. Part of the article was interpreted in a way that was not intended by the XLR8R staff. We would like to stress that these views do not reflect thos…

Nabihah Iqbal (formerly Throwing Shade) Shares Two New Tracks
'Weighing of the Heart' LP will land on December 1 via Ninja Tune.

Nabihah Iqbal (formerly Throwing Shade) has shared two new tracks from her upcoming debut album, Weighing of the Heart, namely “Eternal Passion” and “Zone 1 to 6000.” Said to b…

Jordan Rakei Drops Dancefloor-Ready Ninja Tune Edit
'Wallflower' (feat. Kaya Thomas-Dyke) (Dan Kye Edit) is available now via Ninja Tune.

Jordan Rakei has dropped a new dancefloor-focused Ninja Tune edit. When Jordan moved to London from Brisbane two years ago, he struck up a friendship with Bradley Zero (founder of the South London clu…

Bicep Drop New EP with Video
'Glue' is out now via Ninja Tune.

Bicep have shared a new EP, Glue,  via Ninja Tune. The three-track release is the follow-up to the Belfast duo’s debut full-length, which landed earlier this year. The EP features two new tracks…

The Bug Announces New Ninja Tune EP
Both vocal tracks are available digitally on November 17, and physically from December 8 on Ninja Tune.

The Bug has announced a new AA-Side 12″, “Bad” feat. Flowdan and “Get Out The Way” ft. Killa P / Irah. “Bad” sees both Flowdan and The Bug stretching their pa…

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