Get Familiar: DJ Seinfeld
One of lo-fi house's leading names discusses inspirations, his debut album, and the position of the genre.

In less than a year DJ Seinfeld has become an extraordinarily influential figure in house music. What’s remarkable is that he’s done so with a series of subtle, slow burn productions that have come to…

Tuskegee Music to Release Seth Troxler and Omar-S Collaborations
'Lost and Found' EP is scheduled for October 20 release.

Tuskegee Music will return with a new release from Detroit heavyweights Seth Troxler—under his Young Seth alias— and cult FXHE boss Omar S. All three tracks were written 11 years ago and have been lon…

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…

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…

Paradise City Festival Reveals Full 2017 Lineup
The festival will return to Ribaucourt Castle in Perk, Belgium on June 23-25.

Paradise City, the relatively new Belgian festival that has quickly become known for its picturesque location, top-notch musical programming, and sustainable ethos, has announced details surrounding i…

Omar-S and Nite Jewel Release New 12"
'Confess To U' is scheduled for May release.

Omar-S and Nite Jewel have released a new single, titled “Confess To U.” The US pair shared a music video for the track earlier this week, which is streamable in the player above. The sing…

FYF Announces Daily Lineups
This year’s edition takes place from July 21-23 at Exposition Park in Los Angeles.

FYF Fest has revealed the day-by-day breakdown of the lineup for their 2017 edition, set to take place July 21-23 near Downtown Los Angeles. The Goldenvoice-affiliated festival will return to Expositi…

Farr Festival Announces Day-By-Day Stage Breakdown
This year's edition takes place from June 13-15 in Hertfordshire, UK.

Following the conclusive lineup announcement, Farr Festival has revealed its day-by-day stage breakdown. New for this year at Farr is the Main Stage. Performing here will be Todd Terje, Booka Shade, R…

ItaloJohnson Share New Sunrise Set
The set was recorded at this year's Comunité event in Tulum, Mexico.

Berlin-based trio ItaloJohnson has shared a recording of their at Mexico’s Comunité 2017—an extended medley covering their acid, trance-inducing selections. After Omar-S’ set featuring Nit…

Photo Gallery: Comunité 2017
The event took place at Parque Dos Ojos, Tulum, on January 6.

The second edition of Comunité Festival took place deep in the Mayan jungle at the sacred site of Cenote dos Palmas within the greater Parque dos Ojos. On offer within the stunning location was an exc…

Podcast 470: Leo Leal
Ahead of his performance at Comunitē Festival, Leo Leal shares 60 minutes of deep house and techno.

Leo Leal might not be too familiar to some of XLR8R’s international audience, but the Mexican DJ, producer, and label owner has been producing and performing a refined strain of house and techno…

Comunité Announces Live Debut of Omar S and Nite Jewel Collaboration
This year's edition takes place on January 6 and 7 in Tulum, Mexico.

Comunité has announced the live debut of an Omar S and Nite Jewel collaboration for its second edition, taking place on January 6 and 7 in Tulum, Mexico. Ramona Gonzalez (a.k.a Nite Jewel) the Mexican…

New Omar-S EP Due Out on FXHE
'i696' will be released early next year.

Omar-S has announced details of a new EP. Four-tracker i696 is the latest new material to emerge from the Detroit artist’s studio. It follows on from a free EP that he dropped earlier this year,…

Photo Gallery and Review: Into the Valley
XLR8R spent a weekend in the Swedish countryside at the second edition of the festival.

Sweden’s modern electronic scene is a curious thing. There aren’t many comparable ones out there that look and sound so distinctive—deep, tasteful tunes produced and consumed by hip and stylish, fresh…

Omar-S Gives Away EP
The Detroit producer has made two tracks available to download for free via Resident Advisor.

Alex O. Smith (a.k.a. Omar-S) has made two new tracks available to download for free via Resident Advisor today. According to the online magazine, the Detroit native sent both cuts to their inbox this…

Five Takeaways from the Final Bloc Weekender
XLR8R travels to Butlins for Bloc's last ever edition.

After starting out as a small 2,200 capacity electronic music get-together back in 2007, Bloc quickly rose through the ranks to become a key player on the international scene. The brand painted itself…

Omar-S Readies New Album
The Detroit mainstay is back with a new full-length work on FXHE.

Second-generation Motor City legend Omar-S has announced that his new album will be dropping at the tail end of this month. As Resident Advisor reports, Alex Omar Smith first hinted at this latest pro…

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