Podcast 450 [10 Years]
Grab all six mixes from our 10-year podcast anniversary in one celebratory bundle.

XLR8R’s first ever official podcast was published on August 3, 2006. It came in the form of an exclusive hour-long mix by Plug Research, featuring cuts from Thomas Fehlmann, Flying Lotus, Ammonc…

Podcast 450 [10 Years]: Seekae
The versatile Australian trio fly the flag with a cohesive collection of garage, grime, electro and house.

XLR8R’s first ever official podcast was published on August 3, 2006. It came in the form of an exclusive hour-long mix by Plug Research, featuring cuts from Thomas Fehlmann, Flying Lotus, Ammonc…

Labels We Love: Leaving Records
Matthewdavid picks 10 releases that help define Leaving Records.

Operating under a poetical “no genre” philosophy, Leaving Records has played a continuous and vital role as a vanguard tastemaker imprint, while simultaneously acting as an outlet for some of Los Ange…

Myth Syzer "No Worry Guitar by Dream Koala"

The Parisian beatmaker known as Myth Syzer sends his regards from paradise with the track “No Worry Guitar by Dream Koala.” The daydreamy number starts off with an alien and indiscernible …

Thavius Beck "Imma Get So"

LA-based producer Thavius Beck sent over the first leak from his forthcoming LP, The Most Beautiful Ugly, which is set for release on September 11 via Plug Research. “Imma Get So” is a lyr…

Elephant & Castle Transitions

Once upon a time, Southern Californian label Plug Research was known in some circles of the electronic music world as a reputable source for discovering the work of promising young artists. Dntel (a.k…

Shortcircles "Star Party"

Oakland producer Shortcircles (a.k.a. Matt Tammariello) is the most recent signing to LA’s Plug Research, and to celebrate entering the label’s fold, he has dropped his first release for t…

Elephant & Castle "I Will"

Burgeoning Bay Area-based producer Elephant & Castle has just released a new single (artwork above) for the Plug Research imprint, and has passed along the b-side, “I Will,” to help sp…

Exile "Population Control (Samiyam Remix)"

As a follow-up to his Radio album, which came out earlier in the year, tomorrow LA producer Exile will be releasing AM/FM, a collection of Radio remixes and re-works that also includes a smattering of…

Milosh "Remember The Good Things"

Written over the course of a year-long trip to the tropical Thai island of Koh Samui, the third long-player from Toronto-based Milosh carries a deep sense of isolation that the classically trained mus…

Chessie Manifest

Chessie’s Manifest is a survey of introspective junctions (forgive any train metaphors). The electroacoustic duo’s organic offerings such as “Long Bridge,” “Magnolia Cutoff,” and “Alphabet Route” coul…

Chessie "High Line"

Stephen Gardner and Ben Bailes, along with their army of gutiars, drums, synths, organs, and horns, traverse every genre known to man on their fourth full-length under the Chessie moniker. Manifest co…

Various Artists Nobody: Revisions Revisions

Given his history in the L.A. underground, Elvin Estela (a.k.a. Nobody) has surprisingly opted to remix very little hip-hop. Even still, this disc sees him successfully place his psychedelic, lo-fi st…

Flying Lotus 1983

Flying Lotus is the great-nephew of the sainted Alice Coltrane. Now that I have your attention, dig what this talented L.A. producer is laying down. 1983 is a rare species of cosmic underground hip-ho…

Flying Lotus 1983

Flying Lotus is the great-nephew of the sainted Alice Coltrane. Now that I have your attention, dig what this talented L.A. producer is laying down. 1983 is a rare species of cosmic underground hip-ho…

Life Force Trio Living Room

Stuffing fistfuls of eclectic musical influences into his mouth at once, Ammoncontact’s Carlos Nino has discovered a whole new flavor. Spaced-out jazz, old-school funk, and indeterminate psyched…

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