20 Questions: Magda
The Polish-born DJ-producer talks Lionel Richie, PERM events, and Terry Riley.

Magda is another one of those artists who shouldn’t really need an introduction. Born in Poland and raised in Detroit, Magda has soaked up the various characteristics of her surroundings, learni…

Real Talk: Eomac on Misogyny in Dance Music
Ian McDonnell addresses the existence and consequences of misogyny in dance music and wider society.

Our final Real Talk of an utterly bizarre 12 months comes from Ian McDonnell, the DJ-producer and label boss better known as Eomac—and it sits there as perhaps one of the most poignant and fascinating…

Read a Transcript of Cameron Leslie's Fabric Defense Speech
The fabric co-founder defended his club's status in the meeting with Islington Council.

Cameron Leslie, co-founder of Fabric London, last night delivered a speech in defense of his club’s reputation. It was reported earlier that fabric will be forced to close after their license wa…

Levon Vincent Prepares New EP
'NS-14' is scheduled for August 22 release.

Levon Vincent will release a new 12″ on his Novel Sound label next week. In an interview the Resident Advisor, Vincent said that the record’s B-side, titled “Tubular Bells (Oldfield)…

Pional Lines Up New EP; Stream Cut Here
'When Love Hurts' is scheduled for September 30 release.

Pional (a.k.a Miguel Barros)—the multi-instrumentalist, empyrean vocalist, DJ, composer and producer—is set to release a new EP on Ninja Tune’s Counter Records, entitled When Love Hurts. It will…

Fabric Closes Doors Due to Recent Deaths
The club will not open this coming weekend following the deaths of two 18-year-old men.

London’s fabric nightclub will remain closed this coming weekend following the recent deaths of two 18-year-old men from drug overdoses. The club revealed the news today by posting the following…

Omar-S Gives Away EP
The Detroit producer has made two tracks available to download for free via Resident Advisor.

Alex O. Smith (a.k.a. Omar-S) has made two new tracks available to download for free via Resident Advisor today. According to the online magazine, the Detroit native sent both cuts to their inbox this…

Innervisions Set for New Âme and Schwarzmann LPs
Dixon announced the news in his recent Resident Advisor Instagram takeover.

Âme and Schwarzmann (a.k.a. Henrik Schwarz & Frank Wiedemann are set to release new LPs on Innervisions next year. Taking part in his recent Resident Advisor Instagram takeover,  label head Dixon …

Interview: Tale Of Us
XLR8R joins Matteo Milleri and Carmine Conte on tour to learn more about their processes and discuss their debut album.

There’s a lot of discussion around Tale Of Us right now. The Italian duo, which consists of Matteo Milleri and Carmine Conte, have grown to become one of the leading names in the electronic music scen…

Interview: Mano Le Tough
The Irish DJ-producer invites XLR8R to his Swiss home for an in-depth interview.

The air is crisp in Meilen. Nestled on the banks of Lake Zurich, with the magnificent Swiss alps far on the horizon, the charming country town is a picture of calmness and serenity. Besides the small …

Sasha Delivers Latest Podcast for Resident Advisor
Taking a break from touring, the Renaissance artist takes to the studio to release a new mix.

Recently taking a break from a consistently massive touring schedule to relocate from London to Los Angeles to work on film score, progressive-house legend and Last Night On Earth label boss, Sasha, h…

Interview: Rødhåd
Going through an artistic transition, the Dystopian boss invites XLR8R to his studio to explain all.

Mike Bierbach is in holiday mode. Cigarette in hand and grin across his face, he sits in the middle of his gear-riddled studio, nestled on the top floor of a large decrepit warehouse in the east of Be…

Decibel Announce 2015 dB Conference Panels
The Seattle-based festival will partner with CreativeLive to showcase its artist talks and workshop panels.

If you are looking for a festival in the states that has a rich history of in-depth discussion panels on music technology and hands-on learning,  you have to search no further than the long running ar…

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