Lyon's Nuits Sonores Festival Details 2018 Daytime Schedule
Lanark Artefax, Call Super, Objekt, Floating Points, Pan Daijing, and more will all play.

Lyon’s Nuits Sonores Festival has confirmed its daytime schedule for the upcoming 2018 edition. A Day With is one of the main programs of the annual event. Each year, the festival invites three …

XLR8R's Best of 2017: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

Record labels play a major though often underestimated role in defining our musical tastes. The growth of the internet, and that of Soundcloud and Spotify, has made access to music far easier than it …

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…

Paula Temple's Noise Manifesto Announces Decon/Recon#2
Aïsha Devi, Rrose & SØS Gunver Ryberg all contribute to the EP, out January 27, 2017.

Noise Manifesto’s next Decon/Recon EP is on the way. Last year, Paula Temple’s Noise Manifesto released the first Decon/Recon EP—a collaborative work between Oni Ayhun, Planningtorock, rRo…

Meakusma Launches New Festival
The event will take place in Eupen, Belgium, on September 23-25.

Thomas Brinkmann, Ben UFO, DJ Nigga Fox and more will play the first edition of Meakusma Festival this September. Belgium’s Meakusma imprint was founded back in 2008 (after the same brand had al…

Premiere: Stream a New Track from Karachi Files
Alien Panda Jury, Arttu, Gebrüder Teichmann, Rudoh, and rRoxymore, are just a few of the artists involved in Karachi Files.

On May 27, Hannes and Andi Teichmann’s new label Noland will release the self-titled debut from Karachi Files—a collective of musicians, including Alien Panda Jury, Arttu (a.k.a. Lump), Dynoman,…

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 …

Weekly Event Selections
Our weekend picks from around the globe

Barcelona’s Sonar Festival has finally arrived with XLR8R on the grounds, look forward to recap stories from the festival itself as well as from the city’s many Off-week events in the comi…

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