Podcast 510: Moodprint
Stunning worldly grooves from a Belgian digger.

There’s a soothing quality running through the work of Belgian artist Alexander Cornelis (a.k.a. Moodprint). Built from delicate, subtle drum programming, smooth-as-silk chords, and inspired sam…

Jordan Rakei Wallflower
A rising talent releases a seriously emotive collection of swirling, accomplished songs on Ninja Tune.

When it sprang into being in 1990, Ninja Tune was firmly rooted in eccentric funk, ranging from the jazzy breaks of DJ Food to the zoned-out trip-hop of Funki Porcini—but it’s cast its net ever …

Podcast 500: Derrick Carter
XLR8R marks a milestone with two hours from a Chicago house legend.

It’s with great honor—and, to be honest, quite a lot of pleasure—that today we release the 500th XLR8R podcast. The XLR8R podcast series began back in 2006 with an hour-long mix from LA-based record l…

Podcast 494: Marques Wyatt
Deep and alluring grooves from a West Coast legend.

When it comes to the West Coast house scene—and the wider US scene, for that matter—few command the love and respect, of artists and dancers alike, that Marques Wyatt has procured over his 30-year car…

Premiere: Tall Black Guy Remixes Lovebirds Upcoming Single
'Icarus' drops via Razor-N-Tape on Record Store Day.

On Record Store Day, Razor-N-Tape will release Sebastian Doering’s (a.k.a. Lovebirds) latest single, “Icarus” feat. Galliano, with remixes from Tall Black Guy, Moods, and JKriv. For this release…

Leifur James 'Time'

Leifur James is a producer and multi-instrumentalist whose debut track, “Time,” is being offered as today’s XLR8R download. As you’ll hear on “Time,” Leifur has wid…

Podcast 456: Mndsgn
The LA beats artist weaves together a 45-minute mix of funky, left-field cuts.

This week’s podcast arrives from Ringgo Ancheta, the American hip-hop producer of Filipino descent, who goes by the name Mndsgn (pronounced “mind design”). For those followers of the…

Artist Tips: Grimy
Zernell Gillie from Crate Diggers provides a step-by-step tutorial on ripping vinyl to a playable digital format.

For those unfamiliar, Zernell Gillie (a.k.a. Grimy) is a highly respected Chicago DJ and producer most known for his role at the helm of Crate Diggers and Grimy Edits. Crate Diggers, a multi-platform …

Stream a New Mix from Mr. G
The British producer delves into his box of 7" records for this new mix.

Colin McBean (a.k.a. Mr. G) has made a new sun-kissed mix of 7″ records available to stream, spanning funk, soul and reggae. McBean came to prominence back in the ’90s alongside friend and…

Stream the New Moodymann DJ-Kicks Compilation in Full
The 30-track compilation is scheduled for February 19 release.

Following a year that saw the 50th entry in the long-running series released to wide acclaim, DJ-Kicks returns in 2016 another landmark edition. Iconic Detroit DJ-producer Moodymann is at the helm for…

Event Review: Floating Points in Glasgow
Sam Shepherd blows the cobwebs off a Hogmanay worn Glasgow crowd with a set of flawless disco and soul.

There probably isn’t another artist I’ve seen DJ more times in the past couple of years than Floating Points. The London producer (a.k.a. Sam Shepherd) has in the course of those dozen or …

In Conversation: Greg Wilson
"I saw the re-edit as a way to open a door, and share a huge part of my interests and contemporize the history."

Dennis Kane is one half of the Siren duo (with Metro Area’s Darshan Jesrani) and the man behind the Disques Sinthomme and Ghost Town labels. He’s back to chew the fat with dance music̵…

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