In the Studio: Fred P
One of deep house's finest producers goes deep on his processes and the gear behind them.

Those who have followed the development of house music in the USA over the past decade will certainly be familiar with Fred Peterkin—the artist better known as Fred P or Black Jazz Consortium. The New…

Fred P Returns to Mule Musiq
'7' is scheduled for August 25 release.

Fred Peterkin (a.k.a Fred P) will soon release 7, his latest LP and the final entry his FP-Oner album trilogy for Japan’s Mule Musiq. The New York producer has the FP-Oner as his outlet for deep…

Fred P Resumes Captain P Alias for New Album
The Incredible Adventures Of Captain P: Escapism' is scheduled for March 31 release.

Fred Peterkin (a.k.a. Fred P) will release his second album as Captain P on his Soul People Music imprint in March—his seventh studio album in total. According to the press release, Escapism “dr…

Premiere: Stream a Cut from Artefakt's Debut LP
'Kinship’ LP drops on February 13.

Dutch live act and DJ duo Artefakt will release their debut album on Delsin this February. Known separately as Robin Koek and Nick Lapien—the latter of whom has appeared on our channels several times …

Lapien Readies Rekids EP
‘A Change Is Gonna Come’ drops on September 16, 2016

Berlin-based producer Lapien (a recent subject of our Interpretations series) is set to release an atmospheric three-tracker on Radio Slave’s Rekids. Also known as Metropolis or one half of Artefakt, …

In the Studio: Lapien
XLR8R visits the Mistress artist's Berlin home to learn more about the production techniques behind his two upcoming EPs.

Having shared his previous releases through Fred P’s Soul People Music offshoot, Delsin and Prologue,  it was recently announced that Nick Lapien (a.k.a Lapien) is set to release two EPs on DVS1…

Lapien Joins Mistress Recordings; Stream Snippets Here
The Berlin-based musician will drop two new EPs this July.

DVS1’s Mistress Recordings will release two EPs of new material from Lapien this July. Nick Lapien is known for his work under his Metropolis concept project, as well as being one half of the te…

Semantica Announces New J.C. Album
'Mugako' is next in the Exhibition Design series, due out August 26.

Spanish techno producer J.C. has a seven track album entitled Mugako on the way via Madrid-based imprint Semantica this August. Jose Cabrera has been releasing under his J.C. moniker since 2013, via h…

Real Talk: Fred P
"There is a soundtrack and it is the beat of your heart. Forever translate and be in the sequential rhythm of life…"

Real Talk is a series of artist-penned essays that appears on XLR8R from time to time; this instalment comes from deep house specialist Fred Peterkin (a.k.a. Fred P or Black Jazz Consortium). The New …

Interpretations: Lapien
The Berlin-based Dutch artist lays down nine minutes of raw and swinging house.

Nick Lapien is an artist that dons many hats and monikers. As a producer—under his given name, as well as Metropolis, Nepal, and Artefakt, his collaboration with fellow Dutch producer Robin Koek—his o…

Stream a New EP by Jordan on Soul People Music
'What We Have Forgotten' was released last Friday on Fred P's SPM sub-label, Boards.

Following the success of his previous releases on Ornate Music and Michael Zucker’s Finale Sessions, NYC-based producer Jordan has released his latest EP on Fred P’s Soul People Music sub-…

Preview Black Jazz Consortium's Upcoming RECODED EP
The longstanding NYC producer's latest effort collects a handful of reshapes and outtakes.

Longstanding NYC producer/DJ and head of the Soul People Music imprint, Black Jazz Consortium (a.k.a. Fred P) will soon release the first volume of his RECODED EP series, which will focus on “ou…

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