Podcast 515: Sammy Dee
60 minutes of easy-listening tunes from the Get Perlonized curator.

It’s no easy feat to condense Sammy Dee’s career into just a few words. Having been born and raised in Berlin, the DJ-producer—real name Mario Radecki—began DJing in Kastle, a small town i…

Costin Rp Next on Ruere
'Basic' EP is scheduled for end of November release.

Popescu Costin (a.k.a Costin Rp) is next up on Faster’s Ruere label. The three-track EP will be the Bucharest-based label’s fourth release, following on from three EPs from label owner Fas…

Tulum's Comunité Festival Announces 2018 Lineup
Rhadoo, James Holden & The Animal Spirits, Lawrence, Vlada, Auntie Flo, and more confirmed.

Tulum’s Comunité Festival has announced plans for next year’s 2018 edition. The festival will return to a new location in Tulum for its third edition. This year the encounter will take pla…

Podcast 511: Bodin & Jacob
The Frankfurt-based duo present just under an hour of free-flowing minimal, raw house, and electro.

Those fans of weirdo minimal house, electro, and off-kilter techno will surely be aware of Bodin & Jacob—formally Bodin Stojanoski and Jacob Chenaux. The Frankfurt-based duo have had a big few yea…

Arapu Next on Understand
'Wasted Ego' EP will land on October 20.

Arapu will release a new EP on Understand. Understand is the Bucharest-based label founded in 2011 by Cezar Lazar, Kozo, and Praslea. Previous releases have landed from Rhadoo, Dubtil, Amorf, and Prâs…

Apollonia, Rhadoo, Magda, and More Play Unleash London
Cobblestone Jazz, Barac, and Moritz von Oswald also scheduled to play.

Apollonia, Rhadoo, Magda, and more have been confirmed for London’s Unleash over the next few months. First up is an open air and after party with Apollonia and friends, including Barac, Ion Lud…

Premiere: Hear a Low-Slung Remix From Dana Ruh
The German artist features alongside Ada Kaleh and Argenis Brito on the new release for Maher Daniel's The Other Side.

Maher Daniel has announced the next release on his The Other Side imprint, a three-track remix package of cuts from his debut album, Feelings From The Other Side, which dropped on the label back in Ma…

Carl Cox to Play Sonus Festival
This year's edition takes places from August 20 to 24, 2017, on Zcre Beach, Pag Island, Croatia.

Carl Cox has been confirmed as a late addition to this year’s Sonus Festival. The festival takes place from August 20-24 on Croatia’s Pag Island, with a full schedule featuring the likes o…

Sonus Festival Announces Day Splits
This year's edition takes places from August 20 to 24, 2017, on Zcre Beach, Pag Island, Croatia.

Sonus Festival has announced its day splits for this year’s fifth birthday edition. The festival takes place from August 20-24 on Croatia’s Pag Island, with a full schedule featuring the l…

Download a New Mix from Guy From Downstairs
Victor Ernuteanu compiles a rare studio recording exclusively for XLR8R.

Guy From Downstairs has shared a new mix, which is exclusively available below. Guy From Downstairs is Victor Ernuteanu, a Bucharest-based artist whose philosophy regarding the sound of the electronic…

Ada Kaleh Next on R&S Records
'Palatul De Clestar' EP is scheduled for July 7 release.

Iulian Cuculea (a.k.a Ada Kaleh) is set to release a new EP on R&S Records, titled Palatul De Clestar. Like many of the second wave of Romanian minimal producers, Iulian’s music combines pro…

GEM Festival Returns as "World's Longest Festival"
This year's edition runs from July 14 to August 14 near Anaklia, Georgia.

GEM Fest—Georgia Electronic Music Festival—will return in 2017, this time claiming to be the “world’s longest festival.” GEM Fest is an annual international event, held on the former…

Ricardo Villalobos LP Next on [a:rpia:r]
'Empirical House' LP is scheduled for May 10 release.

Rhadoo, Raresh, and Petre Inspirescu’s [a:rpia:r] will release a new Ricardo Villalobos LP in May. Empirical House will be the Romanian label’s first release in more than a year, following…

Brouqade Shares a Cut from its Forthcoming VA
Formas, Giuliano Lomonte, and Jorge Gamarra & Gulp will feature on 'BQD40.3.'

Back at the start of the month, Brouqade kicked off its 2017 campaign with its 40th release, a VA that celebrates 10 years of Brouqade. To give an idea of the label’s past, present, and future s…

Photo Gallery and Review: SXM Festival 2017
The event took place March 15-20 in St. Martin.

Photos by: SXM Festival and Nicolas Troncin Photography Elegant is the word that first springs to mind when reminiscing on SXM Festival. From the island the festival calls home—it’s actually split bet…

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