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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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…

Helena Hauff Shares New Studio Mix
The mix marks the release of her latest EP via Ninja Tune.

Helena Hauff has shared a mix to mark the release of Have You Been There, Have You Seen It, her latest EP which lands today via Ninja Tune. The mix is an amazing set of electro gems for Solid Steel, w…

Nabihah Iqbal (a.k.a Throwing Shade) Lines Up Ninja Tune LP
'Weighing of the Heart' LP will land later this year

Nabihah Iqbal has dropped her Throwing Shade alias for a debut album on Ninja Tune, titledWeighing of the Heart. Nabihah has hosted a bi-weekly show on NTS since 2013, exploring the musical traditions…

Point Blank is Hosting a 'Samplethon' in London on Sunday
Upload your track for a chance to be one of 20 participants who will be in the running to win a vinyl release on KPM Music.

This Sunday, October 15, Point Blank—in collaboration with WhoSampled, KPM Music, and Ableton—will be hosting a samplethon where 20 selected competitors will be making a track from classic KPM records…

Annabel (lee) 'Far'

Last month, LA-based duo Annabel (lee) dropped The Cleansing, their anticipated follow-up to their 2015 Ninja Tune debut, on Youngbloods. The sophomore outing is a stunning collection of delicate cuts…

Helena Hauff Announces New Ninja Tune EP
'Have You Been There, Have You Seen It' EP is scheduled for October 27 release.

Helena Hauff has a new EP on the way, Have You Been There, Have You Seen It. The four-track release features four lithe, muscular, and overtly shadowy analog excursions improvised and recorded in her …

Get Familiar: Photay
One of New York's rising talents talks inspirations and processes behind his latest LP.

The great outdoors plays a big part in the music of New York’s Evan Shornstein. As electronic producer Photay, he fashions meticulous tracks loaded with field recordings made in the wild and earthy pe…

Ninja Tune Welcomes Project Pablo
'Hope You’re Well' EP is scheduled for October 20 release.

Project Pablo will release his new four-track EP titled Hope You’re Well via Ninja Tune’s Technicolour imprint this October. The Canadian producer has built an impressive discography in recent years w…

Machinedrum Drops New Single
'1 2 B Needed' feat. Roses Gabor is out now via Ninja Tune

Machinedrum (a.k.a Travis Stewart) has dropped a new track, “1 2 B Needed” feat. Roses Gabor. The cut, released yesterday, landed on Ninja Tune and is the US producer’s third release…

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