Freqs of Nature Locks in 2018 Plans
This year's event takes place from July 4 to 9 in Berlin, Germany.

Freqs of Nature Festival has locked in plans for its 2018 edition. The annual event aims to present alternative and unique art forms and creative engineering. The organizers focus on projects that go …

Her Damit Confirms Full 2018 Lineup
XLR8R also spoke with the founders to learn more about this year's edition.

Her Damit Festival has announced the lineup for its fourth edition, taking place from June 8 to 10 in Freudenberg, 50km outside of Berlin. The main focus of the annual event has always been on the mus…

Ask the Experts: Shifted
One of sound artistry's most exciting figures responds to your questions.

Having only just announced our next Ask The Experts feature, we’re now publishing our last one—this time with Guy Brewer (a.k.a Shifted), of sound artistry’s most exciting and forward-thin…

SHXCXCHCXSH Launch New Label
'Rösten 1' is scheduled for June 23 release.

SHXCXCHCXSH will launch a new label, Rösten, with a new EP, titled Rösten 1. Having released on Semantica and Subsist, SHXCXCHCXSH then found a home in Shifted’s Avian, where last year the duo r…

Shifted Returns to Drifting Over
'DRFT002' will be out May 2.

Guy Brewer (a.k.a Shifted) will release a new EP on his Drifting Over. Brewer launched the fledgling imprint last year as a sub-label to Avian to provide a more immediate outlet for Shifted material, …

Semantica Unveils Next Ten-Year Anniversary EPs
'Semantica 10.VII' and 'Semantica 10.VIII' will both be released April 3.

Semantica has released details of the next two chapters in its ten-year anniversary series. Svreca’s Madrid-based imprint has been celebrating ten years in business with a special series of comp…

Verge Debuts on Avian
'Emblematic Ruin' will be released March 27.

Avian will release the debut EP from newcomer Verge. Irish producer Andre Gough (a.k.a. Verge) is set to release his first EP with Shifted’s Avian imprint. Eight-tracker Emblematic Ruin is made …

Electric Deluxe Readies Clouds Double Pack
'HTID: Heaven-sent Tekno Impakting Dancefloors, or Hardcore Till I Die' is due out December 30.

Clouds are prepping a new double pack. The forthcoming double pack is Calum Macleod and Liam Robertson’s third appearance on Speedy J’s Electric Deluxe this year alone. Much like those earlier r…

Premiere: Stream a Track from Shifted's New Album
Hospital Productions will release 'Appropriation Stories' on October 18.

Avian label head Guy Alexander Brewer will release his third full-length as Shifted on Dominick Fernow’s Hospital Productions on October 18. Appropriation Stories will be his first LP since 2013…

Blawan Debuts on Avian as Kilner
'Walk Type' is scheduled for November 28 release.

Blawan will release a new new double-EP for Shifted’s Avian as Kilner. Jamie Roberts is no stranger to the more experimental tenets of the techno genre, and much of the British artist’s output o…

Shifted Announces European Tour
The 'Appropriation Stories' event series will run from September-December.

Shifted is going on a European tour. The Avian boss will begin the tour next week, on Thursday September 22, at LUX in Lisbon; from there he will make pitstops in Berlin (for a label showcase at Bergh…

Avian Outlines Upcoming Releases, Announces New Sub-Label
Label head Shifted will release two new EPs, as well as new material by Pris.

Shifted’s Avian imprint has outlined details of its upcoming release schedule. Following on from the news that he would release his third full-length as Shifted with Hopsital Productions later t…

Shifted Announces New Album on Hospital Productions
'Appropriation Stories' will be released on October 18.

Guy Alexander Brewer will release his third full-length as Shifted on Hospital Productions. Brewer’s Shifted alias was born back in 2011, following the dissolution of his drum and bass act Commi…

SHXCXCHCXSH SsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSs
A near-spiritual edge transcends the Swedish duo's unwieldy nomenclature and uncompromising aesthetics.

You sure can’t accuse SHXCXCHCXSH of doing things halfway. There’s the title of the mysterious Swedish duo’s new album, for one: Steering clear of an obviously descriptive moniker like, say, Grey Scal…

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