WeTransfer Launch Podcast Series on the Psychology of DJing
The new series features Gilles Peterson in intimate chats with The Black Madonna, Seth Troxler, Cassy Craig Richards, and IG Culture.

WeTransfer have launched a new podcast series with Gilles Peterson interviewing his favorite DJs on the Psychology of DJing. The series features intimate chats with Seth Troxler, The Black Madonna, Ca…

Podcast 509: Laylla Dane
Melancholic groove from one of Bulgaria's rising talents.

Podcast 509 comes to us by way of Laylla Dane (a.k.a Marta Daneva). Marta has been honing her craft since becoming instantly hooked on electronic music after attending her first party aged 14, and dec…

Podcast 506: San Soda
Feel-good grooves from a Belgian favorite.

San Soda is Nicolas Geysens, an avid record collector with a blossoming reputation in DJ and production circles. The Belgian’s impressive house-leading discography includes one LP, 2010’s …

Podcast 502: DJ Three
The hugely respected DJ revisits the Hallucination catalog with an all-vinyl session.

Reached via telephone at his home outside of Tampa, Florida, Christopher Milo is expounding on the minutia of Chicago’s electronic-music scene’s history. For example: “Cabaret Voltaire came to C…

Podcast 488: Goldie
Classic drum & bass from a UK pioneer.

Now, Goldie is another contributor to our podcast series who needs little introduction—another artist with whom almost any fan of underground electronic music, or even popular culture as a whole, will…

Podcast 487: DJ Masda
The Japanese veteran delivers 60 minutes of smooth and sophisticated cuts.

Introducing DJ Masda feels like a tedious task: most of you, especially those fans of minimal house, will almost certainly have been familiar with him for some time; after all, he’s been a key p…

Podcast 475: Melina Serser
One of Uruguay's brightest talents digs deep to deliver a rich and eclectic mix full of downtempo gems.

Melina Serser is a rising DJ based in Montevideo, Uruguay—and a graduate of DJ Koolt’s DJ school. “He taught me a lot; he is my mentor,” she says laughing over a beer during her recent visit to Berlin…

Podcast 465: Marvin & Guy
The mysterious duo root through their garage in search of their finest Italian electronic records from the '70s and '80s.

Marvin & Guy is the DJ/production alias of Italy-born artists Alessandro Parlatore and Marcello Giordani. Inspired by the disco-infused sounds of Ron Hardy, Larry Levan and Tee Scot, the project w…

Podcast 464: Olin
The Smartbar Talent Buyer threads together his favorite cuts from his recent European adventures.

The role of talent buyer at Chicago’s smartbar is one of the American clubbing circuit’s most revered positions, and rightly so—the club has been bringing DJs from far and wide through to the Windy Ci…

Podcast 463: Vlada
The Moscow-born DJ delivers a driving mix of eclectic, groovy cuts from her special collection.

Vlada, a rising Moscow-born DJ has been on our radars for some time now, although it’s been her performances over the past 12 months that have really impressed. We decided it was about time to h…

Podcast 459: Dubtil
One of Romania's rising DJs steps out of the shadows for the very first time.

Robert Istoc leads a quiet existence. Having moved from Bacău to Bucharest just over four years ago, the majority of his time—when not DJing—is split between making music in his home studio or walking…

Podcast 455: Nick Höppner
The Panorama Bar resident explores techno, house, and electro in a 60-minute mix of seamless transmissions.

Here is a man who needs little introduction—so let’s keep it short. Nick Höppner has long been a linchpin of Berlin’s Ostgut Ton family and a pillar in the city’s thriving house and …

Podcast 452: Edward
The Giegling affiliate shares a conceptual mix of records old and new.

Earlier this year, Gilles Aiken (a.k.a. Edward) dropped his first album as Desert Sky, Gaia. It’s a hazy, tripped-out affair, packed with mind-bending rhythms and off-kilter experimentation (which pus…

Podcast 451: Lord RAJA
The rising New York beatsmith serves up 50 minutes of his own unreleased RAJA material.

New Yorker Chester Raj Anand (a.k.a. Lord RAJA) understands beats. After all, the Ghostly International recruit has led a life deep in the rhythms. His biography indicates that he made his first tune …

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]: Culoe De Song
One of South Africa's rising stars delivers a two-hour mix on behalf of his home continent.

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 449: Melodie [Live]
The rising Romanian offers a glimpse of his new live set in this week's XLR8R podcast.

Live, you ask? Indeed, this is no mistake: this week’s podcast comes in the form of a debut live set from Cristi Tudorache (a.k.a Melodie). It’s likely that many of you will have been awar…

Podcast 447: Steffi
The Klakson label head returns to the XLR8R channels with a 60-minute mix full of electro and broken beat cuts.

Dutch-born Steffie Doms (better known as Steffi) was featured twice on XLR8R last year. The first appeared around April when the Berlin-based DJ-producer invited us into her hardware-heavy studio to d…

GET THE LOWDOWN

XLR8R delivered weekly to your inbox