Premiere: Stream an Abrasive Electro Cut From Exterminador
'Soldier Of Fortune' EP drops next week on Exterminador Records.

The new release on Exterminador Records will be Exterminador’s Soldier Of Fortune EP. The EP will be the third release on Exterminador Records, following on from Exterminador’s The Slave G…

Artist Tips: Hauschka
Oscar, BAFTA, and Golden Globe nominee Volker Bertelmann offers some wise words on production.

Although Volker Bertelmann is one of the most recognizable 21st-century proponents of what is known as “prepared piano”—where the sound is altered by the insertion of alien objects between…

Krikor Kouchian Next on Ron Morelli’s L.I.E.S.
'Pacific Alley' LP is scheduled for October 2 release.

Ron Morelli’s L.I.E.S. Records will release the new album of French artist Krikor Kouchian. Krikor Kouchian started releasing records in the late ’90s as part of the French Touch scene, and rece…

Download a New Mix from Randomer
The mix was recorded exclusively for XLR8R in advance of Randomer's performance at Nuits Sonores.

Rohan Walder (a.k.a. Randomer) has recorded a new mix exclusively for XLR8R in advance of his performance at this year’s Nuits Sonores 2017 festival. Hailing from North London, Randomer is no st…

Broken English Club Arrives on L.I.E.S.
'The English Beach' LP is scheduled for June 15 release.

Ron Morelli’s L.I.E.S. imprint will release the new LP from Oliver Ho’s Broken English Club project. Broken English Club is just one of the techno veteran’s production aliases—others inclu…

L.I.E.S. Records Details Upcoming Releases
Ron Morelli's imprint has four new records coming out this August.

L.I.E.S. Records is releasing four new EPs this August. Ron Morelli’s Brooklyn-based imprint is keeping busy as ever, announcing a bunch of new releases (including one on sub-label Russian Torre…

Berlin Atonal Announces Second Wave of Artists
Moritz von Oswald & Mika Vainio have been added to the event taking place on August 24-28.

Berlin Atonal has unveiled the second batch of names added to its 2016 lineup. The annual Atonal festival will return to its home of Berlin Kraftwerk late this August. Moritz von Oswald has just been …

Outline Festival Reveals Lineup
The event takes place in Moscow, Russia, on July 2-3.

Russia’s Outline Festival has shared details of its lineup, for the two day event taking place in Moscow early next month. Organized by the crew behind ARMA17 (which closed its doors for the las…

Semibreve Adds First Names to 2016 Lineup
Andy Stott, Ron Morelli and more will play at the Portuguese festival on October 28-30.

Semibreve (a three day festival hosted in the city of Braga, Portugal) has announced the first handful of names that will head to their 2016 event. Heading for its sixth edition, Semibreve has so far …

Abdulla Rashim, Ron Morelli and More Tapped for Monoton Remixes
'MPO2 RMX' and 'MPO7 RMX' will land via Desire Records in April.

French label Desire Records has announced the release of two forthcoming 12″s featuring remixes from Monoton’s Monotonprodukt 02 and Monotonprodukt 07 LPs—originally re-issued by the impri…

Nuits Sonores Finalizes Lineup
Rødhåd, Dixon, DJ Harvey, Moderat and more have been added to the program for the event taking place in Lyon, France, on May 4-8.

Following on from their announcement that Motor City Drum Ensemble, Laurent Garnier and Seth Troxler will all be curating daytime events at this year’s uiuits Sonores, the organizers have now released…

Q&A: ADMX-71
Adam X's experimental-electronics alterego unveils an new album flush with fevered atmosphere.

By now, most techno fans—actually, make that most electronic-music fans—should be intimately familiar with the broad strokes of Adam X’s life story. But just in case, here it is, in simplified f…

Q&A: Ron Morelli
The man from L.I.E.S. talks about his latest work for Hospital Productions, 'A Gathering Together.'

Few people are synonymous with their record labels in the same way as Ron Morelli. His brainchild, Long Island Electrical Systems (L.I.E.S.) has been home to the grainy house and techno that’s become …

M/R M/R EP
Under his latest alias, Billy Werner unleashes four tracks of gritty techno on the L.I.E.S. label.

Growing up in Queens in the pre-Internet ’90s, cross-pollination between sub-cultures was unavoidable, according to Billy Werner; he cites how punks, skaters, ravers, and hip hop heads all seemed to e…

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