Podcast 407: MANIK
On the eve of a release on BPitch Control, the DJ-producer drops a wide-ranging set of 4/4 rhythms.

Considering his adopted nom de musique—enhanced by those capital letters, in case you miss the point—you’d think that the man known as MANIK would be a somewhat frenzied guy. In truth, the DJ-pr…

Podcast 406: Stephan Bodzin
The German producer showcases his mixing skills.

Following his interview discussing the production processes and motivations behind his latest album, Powers Of Ten, XLR8R invited Stephan Bodzin to show off his mixing skills by contributing to our po…

Podcast 405: Ricardo Tobar
On our latest mix, the Chilean producer fuses celestial bliss and earthly grit.

At the risk of repeating, we here at XLR8R have the good fortune of hosting yet another exquisite mix—this one coming from the hands of the Chile-born, Paris-based Ricardo Tobar. Previously releasing …

Podcast 404: Helena Hauff - roBOt Festival 2015 Edition
The Hamburg DJ serves up a stunning showcase in industrial acid techno.

Helena Hauff doesn’t really fit the mold of the modern-day electronic musician. She continues to reside in Hamburg and actively avoids the limelight; she doesn’t self-promote or even attempt to commun…

Podcast 403: Konstantin Sibold
The enigmatic Stuttgart DJ-producer comes through with a mesmerizing set of tunes for our latest mix.

Konstantin Sibold is something of a mystery. He was born in Stuttgart in 1987, and he continues to reside their today. Alongside close friend Leif Müller, he also runs Common Sense People, a flourishi…

Podcast 400: Anja Schneider
XLR8R marks a milestone with the mistress of Mobilee.

Pop the cork! Strike up the band! But most importantly, strap on your headphones—XLR8R is celebrating its 400th podcast. And we’re pretty darn proud of the series, too. Our very first installment, fro…

Podcast 399: Dense & Pika
Alex Jones and Christopher Spero rock their teched-up rhythms in our latest podcast.

Are two heads better than one? We’re not sure—in real life, a double noggin would garner you a lot of dumbfounded looks. But in the electronic-music game, it sure doesn’t seem to hurt: Fro…

XLR8R Podcast 398: Applescal
With his new 'For' in the shops, the leader of the Atomnation label serves up a set of emotive aurals.

You’re in for a treat with our latest podcast, the handiwork of the Dutch DJ-producer Pascal “Applescal” Terstappen. And you’ll know it right from the get-go: The mix kicks off…

XLR8R Podcast 397: Function - Decibel 2015 Festival Edition
As the Decibel festival approaches, XLR8R presents this exclusive set from the Ostgut Ton artist.

Dave Sumner, the techno DJ and producer better known as Function, grew up in Carnarsie, Brooklyn, across the street from a swim club that hosted dance parties in the late ’70s and early ’8…

XLR8R Podcast 394: Francesca Lombardo - Piknic Electronik 2015 Edition
Listen to a sumptuous set from the Crosstown Rebels recording artist—then catch her in person in Montreal.

As anyone who’s ever caught Francesca Lombardo in live performance knows, the music that she and her comrades play can be beautifully transcendent: Gentle, loping rhythms anchor sighing synths a…

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