Epizode Festival Announces Day Program and Final Lineup
This year's festival runs from December 31 to January 10.

Epizode Festival has announced its full lineup and day programming for its 2018 edition. This year’s festival runs from December 31 to January 10, kicking off with Carl Cox on New Year’s Eve bef…

Vietnam's Epizode Festival to Present HYTE Stage
Epizode Festival takes place on Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam from December 31 to January 10, 2018.

Epizode Festival in Vietnam will present a HYTE stage in which will be the first ever Asian appearance of the Berlin-based brand. HYTE is well-known for its headline-making festival and warehouse even…

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…

Influences 01: DeepChord
Rod Modell explores the influences behind his upcoming album.

Influences is a new XLR8R podcast series, of sorts. As many of you know, we run the weekly series and have done so for more than a decade. It was only a few months ago that we celebrated our 500th sub…

Hi-Five: Julia Govor
The Russian artist shares five of her favorite emotive club cuts.

By now, Russian artist Julia Govor’s story should be quite familiar to XLR8R’s readers. In short, it goes like this: Govor got her start as an artist in a small military town in Abkhazia, …

CRSSD Festival Reveals After Dark Program and ENTER.Sake Collaboration
Richie Hawtin, Lee Burridge, KiNK, and more will play at venues throughout San Diego.

CRSSD Festival, the popular electronic music weekender taking place at San Diego’s Waterfront Park, has announced details surrounding the festival’s after party program, along with a special collabora…

The BPM Festival: Portugal Finalizes Artist Lineup
This year's debut European edition takes place from September 14 - 17 in Portimão, Portugal.

The BPM Festival: Portugal has confirmed its lineup for this year’s European debut edition, with over 170 artists confirmed over and more than 20 showcases across four days and nights. Names lik…

Podcast 505: Hito
Cavernous, melodic techno from one of Japan's finest exports.

Japanese, Berlin-based Hito is an artist with a highly unique outlook and vision. For one, she performs in formal dress in a range of stunning Kimonos; and secondly, she DJs entirely on vinyl, which m…

Ask the Experts: Carl Craig
The Detroit legend answers your questions.

With our Ask The Experts Maceo Plex feature still in the works, we’re already moving on to publish our next one—this time with Carl Craig, a creative visionary, an electronic music icon, an este…

Markus Fix & Dorian Paic 'Turn Me On'

Today’s XLR8R download is an unreleased cut from Markus Fix and Dorian Paic—two artists synonymous with immaculate, groove-led cuts on labels such as raum…Musik, Epilog, and Freebase—in su…

Download Two Hours of Julia Govor
The set was recorded at this year's Melt Festival.

Julia Govor has shared her set from this year’s Melt Festival. Julia Govor was “born to move people,” she says. Having made her performing debut in a small military town in Abkhazia, where she b…

Lee Burridge, Peggy Gou, Tom Trago, and More Play BPM Festival: Portugal
This year's debut European edition takes place from September 14 - 17 in Portimão, Portugal.

The BPM Festival: Portugal has announced many new additions to its lineup for its European festival debut this September. New additions include Anja Schneider, Art Department, Cassy, Guti, and more to…

FatCat Returns to Electronic Roots with New Label FCR
Vinyl releases are forthcoming from Cottam, Mall Grab, DJJ, Ali Berger, Grain (Artwork), E&D, Lee Grainge, and Steve Bicknell.

FatCat Records is set to return to its electronic roots with the launch of a new label, titled FCR, with releases scheduled from Cottam, Mall Grab, DJJ, Ali Berger, Grain, E&D, Lee Grainge, and St…

Real Talk: Dense & Pika
Alex Jones and Chris Spero reflect on the challenges of an extended life in music.

Dense & Pika is the DJ/production project of Alex Jones—Hypercolour label boss—and Chris Spero, most widely known for his work as Glimpse. Their collaborative journey started in 2011 with a number…

Photo Gallery: HYTE NYC 2017
The event took place on July 2 at Governors Island, New York.

All photos: Michael Poselski at Off Brand Project CLICK ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE AND ENTER GALLERY BROWSING…

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