Podcast 418: Marymoon
The St. Petersburg–based artist presents a set of dubby, melodic and richly rewarding tunes.

Dramatic, moody, and full of mystery—that’s the vibe of our latest podcast, the next-to-last installment of the year. This finely-crafted mix is the creation of Marymoon, a talented purveyor of …

Podcast 417: Heathered Pearls
"Melodically appealing groovers," as mixed by one of Ghostly International's finest, define our latest podcast.

Jakub Alexander, better known as Heathered Pearls, has described the sound of his debut album, 2012’s Loyal, as “indirect, huge, heavy, slow ocean waves off in the distance at night.”…

Podcast 416: Steve Bug
The man from Poker Flat supplies an hour-plus mix of electronic-house heat.

Steve Bug is the kind of guy who can make the rest of us mere mortals feel a bit inadequate. Really, how many of us would be able to run not one, not two, but three great house-music labels (Poker Fla…

Podcast 415: Kollektiv Turmstrasse
Check out two-hours worth of rich, emotion-filled rhythms from the duo of Christian Hilscher and Nico Plagemann.

We’ll get right to the point: This week’s podcast is pure class. It’s an elegant, even romantic affair, one that manages to convey a wide swathe of emotions despite (or, perhaps, bec…

Podcast 414: The Drifter
The Irish DJ-producer and Maeve label head returns to XLR8R with 80 minutes of house-and-techno joy.

In his Bubblin’ Up piece for XLR8R earlier this year, Mark Flynn (a.k.a. The Drifter) explained the details of his rise. In short, the story goes something like this: Having left his hometown of Greys…

XLR8R Podcast Extra: Rachel Torro
The Public Works and Morning Gloryrville resident compiles a set of deep, emotive music.

San Francisco spinner Rachel Torro says her influences include LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead and Pink Floyd, and as disparate a threesome as those bands are, it kind of makes sense. Her sets tend to have…

Podcast 413: Sebastian Mullaert
XLR8R shares a hypnotic segment of a recent live set from the revered Swedish producer.

Our weekly podcasts are required to be assembled specifically and exclusively for XLR8R. That’s just how it works. And because of this, we’re often forced to forsake perfectly viable submissions to th…

Podcast 412: Matt Tolfrey
The Leftroom leader celebrates his label's tenth birthday with a clubworthy mix of house-centric tunes.

Matt Tolfrey has something to celebrate—his repository of four-to-the-floor flavors, the Leftroom label, is turning ten years old. That translates to about 70 in cluband years, by our reckoning—but co…

Podcast 411: Scuba
The Hotflush boss delivers two hours of varied selections in this week's XLR8R podcast.

Back in 2011, we asserted that Paul Rose needed little introduction ahead of his podcast as SCB, a fact that has never been more true than it is today. Coming off a year in which he returned to a pack…

Podcast 410: Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts
The multitalented producer supplies a set of ambient, house, funk, soul and the indescribable for our latest podcast.

We’ll admit it. For a big chunk of the ’00s, probably from period beginning 2006s Sélection Surnaturelle EP on Mutek_Rec through to his second album, Circus Company’s Breaking The Fo…

Podcast 409: Pinch
In the midst of Tectonic's tenth-anniversary celebrations, the label's leader selects a stellar set of tunes.

Bristol, U.K.’s Rob “Pinch” Ellis was one of the men who helped define the sound of dubstep in its glorious mid-to-late ’00s days—but since then, the Tectonic label honcho has spent his time as one of…

Podcast 408: Tyree Cooper - ADE 2015 Edition
A Chicago hero jacks the house in the run-up to the Amsterdam Dance Event.

If you’re a DJ who ever gets the chance to drop some early-era house into your sets, try dropping an old Tyree Cooper track—let’s say 1988’s “Turn Up the Bass,” released …

Podcast 407: MANIK
On the eve of a release on BPitch Control, the DJ-producer drops a wide-ranging set of 4/4 rhythms.

Considering his adopted nom de musique—enhanced by those capital letters, in case you miss the point—you’d think that the man known as MANIK would be a somewhat frenzied guy. In truth, the DJ-pr…

Podcast 406: Stephan Bodzin
The German producer showcases his mixing skills.

Following his interview discussing the production processes and motivations behind his latest album, Powers Of Ten, XLR8R invited Stephan Bodzin to show off his mixing skills by contributing to our po…

Podcast 405: Ricardo Tobar
On our latest mix, the Chilean producer fuses celestial bliss and earthly grit.

At the risk of repeating, we here at XLR8R have the good fortune of hosting yet another exquisite mix—this one coming from the hands of the Chile-born, Paris-based Ricardo Tobar. Previously releasing …

Podcast 404: Helena Hauff - roBOt Festival 2015 Edition
The Hamburg DJ serves up a stunning showcase in industrial acid techno.

Helena Hauff doesn’t really fit the mold of the modern-day electronic musician. She continues to reside in Hamburg and actively avoids the limelight; she doesn’t self-promote or even attempt to commun…

Podcast 403: Konstantin Sibold
The enigmatic Stuttgart DJ-producer comes through with a mesmerizing set of tunes for our latest mix.

Konstantin Sibold is something of a mystery. He was born in Stuttgart in 1987, and he continues to reside their today. Alongside close friend Leif Müller, he also runs Common Sense People, a flourishi…

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