Podcast 526: Jamaica Suk
Gritty psychedelic techno from an artist on the rise.

Since her formative years playing in jazz, shoegaze, and math rock bands in California’s Bay Area, Jamaica Suk has been a constant force of sonic exploration. Fusing her psychedelic roots with t…

Answer Code Request Returns with Sophomore Album
'Gens' LP is scheduled for February 23 release via Ostgut Ton.

Answer Code Request is set to return with a sophomore album, Gens, scheduled for February 23 release via Ostgut Ton. Answer Code Request’s 2014 debut LP Code was an exciting moment for electronic musi…

Artist Tips: The Mole
The Berlin-based Canadian offers some sampling secrets used on his latest LP.

Colin de la Plante (a.k.a The Mole) recently dropped a new LP, titled De La Planet. The 11-track release is the latest addition to a quite brilliant discography that features a long and colorful list …

Podcast 518: Cassy
Warm soulful house from one of the scene's most beloved artists.

For anyone exposed to house and techno in the last two decades, Cassy is a name that should ring strong. Her unique flair and individual style behind the decks has enamored dancers and promoters alike…

Len Faki Next Up in Ask the Experts; Send Him Your Questions Now
One of techno's most in-demand artists answers your questions.

Berlin-based DJ, producer, and label owner Len Faki is one of the most in-demand techno artists of his generation. He is an internationally requested DJ, whose productions and remixes are played by te…

Premiere: Stream a Cut from Scuba's Return as SCB
‘Below The Line' EP drops on Hotflush Recordings today.

Scuba’s SCB project returns today with Below the Line, a new EP on Hotflush Recordings. The British producer has become one of modern dance music’s most pioneering figures, having produced four …

Luke Slater, Steve Bicknell and Function (LSD) Line Up Debut EP
'Process' EP will land on November 17 via Ostgut Ton.

Luke Slater, Steve Bicknell, and Dave Sumner (Function) will soon release a debut EP as LSD, titled Process. LSD is an ongoing musical collaboration between longtime electronic music innovators Luke S…

Various Artists Klockworks 20
Forward momentum, imparted with nuance and inventiveness, defines Ben Klock's label overview..

You’d expect a compilation from a label run by a modern-day Berlin techno luminary to be defined by a taut and muscular momentum. You’d probably also surmise it to be a collection of tracks that roll …

Ostgut Ton to Release Function Retrospective
'Recompiled I/II' is scheduled for August 25 release.

Ostgut Ton will soon release Recompiled I/II, a Function retrospective, through its A-TON sub-label. Recompiled I/II is the first edition in a two-part vinyl series compiling tracks from the Berghain …

Steffi Next Up in Ask the Experts; Send Her Your Questions Now
The Klakson label head answers your questions this month.

Steffi is up next in our Ask the Experts series. It’s not necessary to divulge too much in this introduction, for regular readers of XLR8R will likely be familiar with her work. She has, after a…

Matt Edwards Preps Debut Radio Slave LP
'Feel The Same' LP is scheduled for September 15 release.

Matt Edwards is soon set to drop his eagerly anticipated debut Radio Slave album, titled Feel The Same. Easily his most recognizable nom de plume, Radio Slave was initially Matt’s pseudonym for remixe…

Etapp Kyle Next on Ostgut Ton
'Alpha' EP is scheduled for September 8 release.

Etapp Kyle is set for a full debut on Ostgut Ton with the Alpha EP. Alpha will be the Ukraine-born, Berlin-based DJ-producers first full release on the label, having previously released on sub-label U…

Steffi Preps Third Ostgut Ton LP
'World Of The Waking State' LP is scheduled for September 22 release.

Steffi has a new LP on the way, titled World Of The Waking State. World Of The Waking State will be the Dutch artist’s third LP on Ostgut Ton, and follows on from 2014’s Power Of Anonymity…

Hospital Productions to Release Debut Phase Fatale LP
'Redeemer' LP is scheduled for October 13 release.

Phase Fatale will release his debut LP on Hospital Productions. Phase Fatale is the techno project of Berlin-based DJ and producer Hayden Payne. Originally from New York, Payne explored the post-punk/…

The Mole Preps New EP
'Potatoes and Beans' EP is scheduled for September 11 release.

The Mole will release a new EP on Sound Of Vast, titled Potatoes and Beans. Colin de la Plante, better known to most as The Mole, has long been one of Canada’s finest purveyors of raw, intricate and o…

Fort Romeau Remixes Audiojack
'Spirit' EP is scheduled for June 23 release.

Audiojack’s new EP on Last Night On Earth features a Fort Romeau remix. With his acclaimed second LP released on Ghostly International, an EP on Gerd Janson’s Running Back Records, a split EP wi…

Terence Fixmer Lines Up Next Ostgut Ton EP
'Force' EP is scheduled for July 28 release.

Terence Fixmer will release a new solo EP with Ostgut Ton. Fixmer has been active under various guises (such as Eisbär, Cyborg, Gemini 9, and Scanner) since the early ’90s, occupying his own nic…

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