neonfrench 'mondegreen'

Dublin-based musician and producer Djamel Medjy (a.k.a. neonfrench) will release his debut album, Half-caste, via his new label Portals—Medjy co-runs Portals with Ian O’Donovan (Intec/Drumcode) …

Abby Lee Tee 'Riverside Burrows Pt. 1.1'

Over the years, Austrian musician Abby Lee Tee has been a regular fixture on XLR8R’s pages. The most recent feature dropped earlier this year in support of Shash Records’ Compilation 04, w…

Premiere: Hear an Early Synth Exploration From Raymond Scott
'Three Willow Park: Electronic Music from Inner Space, 1961-1971' drops June 30.

Later this month, Basta Music will release Raymond Scott’s Three Willow Park: Electronic Music from Inner Space, 1961-1971. The release—which drops on vinyl, CD, and digitally—is the second anth…

Premiere: Stream a Twisted New Remix From Roman Flügel
The German artist turns his hand to the new single from DJ Hell's first album in eight years.

Last month, DJ Hell released Zukunftsmusik, his fifth studio album and first in eight years, on hi own International Deejay Gigolo records. The album is, arguably, his most ambitious to date, presenti…

Kassiel 'Sidere'

Back in May of last year, Bad Panda Records released the debut track from 
Italy-based duo Kassiel—made up of multi-instrumentalist Federico Bisozzi and DJ-producer/drummer Andrea Normanno—via XLR8R&#…

Premiere: Stream a Track From Curses' New Vinyl-Only Imprint
'OMBRA INTL 002' will feature new wave-influenced synth cuts from Cannibal Ink, K-effect, Dawn Again, and Curses.

On June 2, Safer At Night label head Curses will drop the second release on his new imprint OMBRA INTL. The vinyl-only imprint focuses on tracks that sit at the darker end of the sonic spectrum, slow-…

Novation Releases Circuit 1.5
The firmware update allows for gate length changes, synth patch previews, and more.

Novation has released the latest Circuit firmware. The new version of firmware, Version 1.5, brings three new features, including fractional gate (the gate length for a note no longer has to equal one…

Omnine "fase"

Earlier this month, Apparel Tronic released You Are Home, an experimental six-track EP from Japanese duo Omnine, made up of visionary musician and sound designer Gak Sato and singer Hiroko Mastropaolo…

XLR8R's Top 10 Downloads of April
Check out the 10 most popular tracks to hit our downloads section last month.

It’s with great pleasure that we curate and compile the tracks for XLR8R’s download section each and every day. Among the countless tracks and releases that flood into the inbox, you’…

Jonah Parzen-Johnson Announces New Album, Shares Video
The Brooklyn-based artist crafts singular pieces that are performed live with a saxophone and synthesizer, which he controls with his feet.

On July 7, Brooklyn-based artist Jonah Parzen-Johnson will release his latest album, I Try To Remember Where I Come From. Parzen-Johnson’s music is created in a singular process that combines ci…

Applescal and Hessel Stuut Announce Collaborative Album
The duo will release 'Passages' under the Deltawerk moniker this summer on Atomnation.

On June 16, Pascal Terstappen (a.k.a. Applescal) and Polynation member Hessel Stuut will release their debut album as Deltawerk via Atomnation. Passages will arrive in a beautifully packaged 4-vinyl b…

Philippe Hallais (a.k.a. Low Jack) Readies LP for Modern Love
The album, titled 'An American Hero,' delves into the dislocations of the mythology of sports and drops with 11 short films.

Philippe Hallais (a.k.a. Low Jack) will return to Modern Love with his first album under his own given name, An American Hero. Following Lighthouse Stories, 
his 2016 label debut as Low Jack, An Ameri…

Download a New Mix from Cassius Select
The Australian artist drops his new EP on Matthew Herbert's Accidental Jnr next week.

On April 21, Cassius Select will drop his latest EP, 90/HERD, on Matthew Herbert’s Accidental Jnr. Over the last few years, Cassius Select has crafted his own intriguing brand of drum-led club t…

Giacomelli 'Kundalini Timeshares'

Later this month, California-based musician Giacomelli will release his latest full-length, Weather Calculator. Giacomelli has been a highly active member in experimental music circles and featured in…

Podcast 484: Job Jobse
The De School resident weaves together a classy, feel-good mix using many of his favorite records.

Job Jobse has come a very long way over the past five or so years. In 2012, the Amsterdam-based DJ was just beginning his career as a full-time artist, inspired by an internship at Innervisions and re…

Premiere: Hear a Stunning, Synth-Heavy Cut from Jex Opolis
'Ravines' drops later this month on Good Timin'.

On April 14, Jex Opolis will release his debut album, Ravines, on his own Good Timin’ imprint. Ravines follows a decade of dancefloor singles—all but one of which have dropped via Good TiminR…

Orbe 'Deejay Drama'

Later this month, Orbe will release his sophomore album, Interplant, via his own Orbe Records. The album, which consists of fifteen analogue-driven compositions, finds the Spanish artist on a steady a…

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