Carl Craig Remixes Borderland
'Transport Remixed' will land on November 3 via Tresor.

Carl Craig will release a remix of the title track from Borderland’s 2016 Transport LP. Closely following the release of the last Borderland single, the focus returns on Transport, the last coll…

Get Familiar: Niko Marks
We hear the story of Niko Marks, whose 44th studio album, 'Day of Knowing,' was released on February 10 on Carl Craig's Planet E Communications.

For an artist with well over 50 releases under his belt—including EPs and albums on Planet E, Delsin, Ornaments, EMI, Submerge, and U2X Productions, where the majority of his outings have landed—Detro…

Carl Craig Presents 'Versus'
'Carl Craig presents Versus' is scheduled for March 2017 release on InFiné / Planet E.

Carl Craig will present an album adaptation of his widely acclaimed “Versus” live performance. “Versus” originally premiered in 2008, with a live debut at La Cité de La Musique…

Larry Heard and Thomas Melchior Remix Mandingo
‘Universe II (Remixes)’ drops on Rekids on January 27, 2017.

Thomas Melchior and Larry Heard have remixed Mandingo’s “Universe II” on Rekids. Mandingo is best known as Detroit producer Monty Luke, the founder of Black Catalogue when not appearing on…

Premiere: Hear a New Mix of Vince Watson's 'Long Way From Home'
The Scottish producer's standout track gets an updated mix for a 20-year retrospective release.

On August 29, Scottish producer Vince Watson will celebrate 20 years in the game with VW20: Introspection. To say that Watson has had a storied career would be a massive understatement. The celebrated…

Cassy Donna
The veteran DJ finally drops her long-awaited debut album, but the result is something of a mixed bag.

As a DJ, Cassy Britton has long been one of clubland’s best within a certain subset of house and techno—specifically, the sort that’s sensual, intimate and full of emotion. It’s a skill set that’s tak…

Stream the New Moodymann DJ-Kicks Compilation in Full
The 30-track compilation is scheduled for February 19 release.

Following a year that saw the 50th entry in the long-running series released to wide acclaim, DJ-Kicks returns in 2016 another landmark edition. Iconic Detroit DJ-producer Moodymann is at the helm for…

Stream a Project by Giorgio Luceri on Mathematics
'I Know U Have Wings' is scheduled for a full release on December 7 and is available on vinyl only.

Giorgio Luceri has consistently delivered genre-defying records since 2011 when he released a four-track soulful slow-burner called the 6D22 EP for On the Prowl Records. Now with over 10 releases unde…

Podcast 399: Dense & Pika
Alex Jones and Christopher Spero rock their teched-up rhythms in our latest podcast.

Are two heads better than one? We’re not sure—in real life, a double noggin would garner you a lot of dumbfounded looks. But in the electronic-music game, it sure doesn’t seem to hurt: Fro…

Korrupt Data "Memory Loss"

Carl Craig’s Planet E label added a new LP to its catalog this month in the form of an 11-track album from an anonymous production project known as Korrupt Data. The self-titled LP is said to ch…

Terrence Parker Life on the Back 9

Few followers of electronic music need reminding that Detroit spawned a techno monster in the 1980s. But house music was also blowing up in the city at that time, and could be heard at backyard partie…

Various Detroit Nu.Wav

If there were ever a label to give the face of Detroit techno a makeover, it would undoubtedly be Carl Craig’s Planet E imprint. Craig has probably done more than any other producer, DJ, remixer…

Urban Tribe "Insolitology"

It makes perfect sense that this track from Detroit’s Sherard Ingram (a.k.a. Urban Tribe) comes courtesy of Carl Craig’s Planet E label; the vintage aesthetic and warm analog timbres are w…

Carl Craig "Experimento"

As a general rule, XLR8R reserves the Downloads section of the website for the newest, freshest tunes. But when a certified techno legend like Carl Craig offers up a selection from his back catalog fo…

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