XLR8R's Best of 2017: Tracks
We present just some of our favorite tunes of the last 12 months.

With our Best Releases of the year now out of the way, we move onto our best tracks. Discussion and debate on this list started several weeks ago when an internal message posted the question: what are…

Premiere: Hear a Dreamy Beat from Ewan Jansen
'Domestic Documents Vol. 2' will land on November 3.

Melbourne labels Butter Sessions and Noise In My Head will soon release a second Domestic Documents compilation, due out in November. Like the first volume, which was released last summer, the new com…

Pharaohs 'Oelan Gunda'

Pharaohs have released a new album through International Feel. In Oeland is the Los Angeles-based group’s second LP, and their first record since 2015. The band is made up of Ale Cohen, Samuel C…

Farr Festival Announces Day-By-Day Stage Breakdown
This year's edition takes place from June 13-15 in Hertfordshire, UK.

Following the conclusive lineup announcement, Farr Festival has revealed its day-by-day stage breakdown. New for this year at Farr is the Main Stage. Performing here will be Todd Terje, Booka Shade, R…

Various Artists Permanent Vacation 4
The Munich label compiles 12 tracks brimming with swirling synths, subdued rhythms and wistful melodies.

It’s good to know your strengths—and while Permanent Vacation has always had a wide-ranging sound that can veer from the dance-pop of Azari & III’s “Reckless With Your Love” to the light-headed te…

Young Marco and Man Power Set for Permanant Vacation Compilation
'Permanent Vacation 4' is scheduled for August 19 release.

Munich-based imprint Permanent Vacation is set to release its fourth compilation in August. Continuing in a similar vein as all three previous instalments, the label has pulled together 12 tracks, wit…

Suzanne Kraft Preps LP for Melody As Truth
Seven-track album scheduled for a July release

As reported over on RA, LA producer Suzanne Kraft (real name Diego Herrera) has a new album coming soon on Jonny Nash’s Melody As Truth imprint. Following on from releases in varying styles on t…

Daedelus and Frosty Drop New Album as Adventure Time; Hear It Now
The veteran LA producer and Dublab co-founder collaborate on a new LP featuring remixes from Suzanne Kraft, Dntel, and more.

Over the years, the pairing of Daedelus and Frosty (a co-founder of Los Angeles-based internet radio station Dublab) have been responsible for a number of EPs and a single full-length album together u…

Suzanne Kraft Horoscope

When beat-music bastion Friends of Friends launched its house-oriented imprint Young Adults in June, the nascent sublabel immediately made its intentions clear by offering a four-track sampler simply …

Suzanne Kraft "Jus U"

Last month, Friends of Friends announced the birth of its sister label, Young Adults, and the imprint’s inaugural release, a four-track compilation of house tunes called YA001. Vinyl copies of t…

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