In The Studio: Rødhåd
Mike Bierbach goes deep on the processes behind his debut LP.

Rødhåd is one of the most respected DJs in the global techno scene. The native Berliner has built his reputation over years of playing immersive and dramatic sets at Berghain and around the world. Ind…

MUTEK Adds Surgeon, Fred P, and Helm to 2017 Lineup
Max Cooper and Deathprod will also perform at the August event.

MUTEK Montreal has announced a new list of names for its 2017 edition. Following the first artist drop, which included acts such as Zip, Daphni, Fis, Robert Henke, Kuniyuki Takahashi, and Aurora Halal…

XLR8R Review: Refined Stochastic's Takete
The Australian code shop's app allows users to create expressive audio/visual performances.

Takete, an iPad app developed by Australian code shop Refined Stochastic, is designed to let users combine audio and video loops with granular synthesis, drum machines, and modular effects. At its cor…

Daphni, Robert Henke, and Zip Announced for MUTEK 2017
The Montreal festival announces new August dates and its first wave of artists.

MUTEK Montreal has announced its first wave of artists and a date change to August 22-27. In a year of anniversaries, 2017 will mark the 18th edition of MUTEK, with Canada also celebrating its 150th y…

Five Takeaways From L.E.V. Festival 2016
XLR8R travels to Spain for the tenth anniversary of L.E.V. Festival.

L.E.V. (Laboratorio de Electrónica Visuals/Laboratory of Visual Electronics) is something of a hidden gem of a festival, located on the northern coast of Spain. For the past 10 years L.E.V. has paved …

L.E.V. Festival 2016 Announces Second Wave of Artists
The festival is set to take place between April 28 and May 1 in Gijon, Spain.

The tenth anniversary of The Laboratory of Visual Electronics (L.E.V.) will take place in Gijón from April 30 to May 2 and will occupy different venues of the Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura (Laboral Cit…

Event Review: CTM Festival
XLR8R offers our five takeaways from this year's "New Geographies" edition.

CTM is a festival dedicated to contemporary electronic music, digital and experimental music, “as well as a diverse range of artistic activities in the context of sound and club cultures.” Established…

Mutek.MX 2015

2015 was proclaimed as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technology by the UN, and MUTEK.MX decided to build the program for its 2015 edition around this theme: artistic presentations, e…

Krake Festival 2015

KRAKE is an annual Berlin based fes­ti­val for chal­leng­ing elec­tronic music brought to you by Killekill. Krake means octo­pus and the fes­ti­val is organ­ised in a com­pa­ra­ble way: reach­ing out …

MUTEK.ES Announces Second Round of Acts
Robert Henke, Veronica Vasicka, and Pantha du Prince will all appear at the Barcelona edition of this year's festival.

The Barcelona edition of MUTEK Festival, MUTEK.ES, has revealed the second round of acts billed for the upcoming sixth annual event, which runs from March 4 through 7 at various locations throughout t…

Robert Henke Signal To Noise

Inspired by a photo he took of Joshua Tree National Park prior to a thunderstorm, Berlin-based producer Robert Henke (Monolake) has conjured another disc of monument, beatless music. Signal To Noise w…

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