Roman Poncet 'Thick Vegetation'

On April 30, Roman Poncet will release his debut album, Gypsophila, on Len Faki’s Figure imprint. Gypsophila is the first release from Roman Poncet since 2016’s Marguerite EP on Figure and…

Andrey Pushkarev Announces First Compilation, Circle One
The 10-track mix compilation will drop next month via MixCult Records.

Russian imprint MixCult Records will release Circle One, the first compilation of tracks selected and mixed by Andrey Pushkarev. The new compilation will be Pushkarev’s first official release of…

Bubblin' Up: Brothers Black
The rising duo muse on their beginnings and finding their footing in the techno landscape.

James Sison and Edward Antonio are the two brothers behind Brothers Black. Originally from London but now residing in Berlin, the brothers first released under the Brothers Black moniker in 2016 with …

Podcast 538: Fluxion
Cinematic soundscapes from a dub techno pioneer.

Konstantinos Soublis (a.k.a. Fluxion) released Ripple Effect, his latest full-length album, earlier this month. The nine-track album, shared via his own Vibrant Music, saw the revered dub producer com…

Infiné Music Announces Arabstazy Compilation, Shares Mashup
'Under Frustration' is a three-volume compilation by the Tunisian collective.

On May 25, Infiné will release Under Frustration, a three-part compilation from Tunisian collective Arabstazy. The compilation looks to the contemporary electronic music scene in the Arab World to …

Podcast 537: SNTS
Haunted electronics from techno's shadowy overlord.

Little is known of masked techno artist SNTS, which in today’s age is a rare and welcomed feat. Of course, in recent times, donning a mask and keeping your identity anonymous has been seen as so…

Premiere: Hear a Deep and Eerie Track From Marco Shuttle
Silvia Kastel, Ninos du Brasil, Lucy, Neel, and more also appear on the new Stroboscopic Artefacts compilation.

Later this week, Stroboscopic Artefacts will release its latest multi-artist project, Flowers From The Ashes: Contemporary Italian Electronic Music. As the name suggests, the new VA focuses on music f…

Stigmata 'XLR8R Mixes'

Last month, André Walter’s Stigmata alias returned with Paraspectral, a new album that kicked off Frankfurt-based imprint Modular Source. Originally a collaborative project between André Walter …

20 Questions: Lord Pusswhip
The bewildering Icelandic artist talks Danny Brown, meeting Bjarki while flipping burgers, and ripping Ice Cube CDs to his walkman.

Born from Iceland’s eclectic, avant-garde music scene, Lord Pusshwip is the latest in a long line of galvanizing artists—Björk, Sigur Rós, múm, to name a few—that arouse exhilaration, confusion,…

The Noisemaker 'Smell'

Later this month, KR/LF (a.k.a. Kill Ref Low Frequencies) will release the final instalment of Saturn Phases, a three-part 24-track compilation. The three parts of Saturn Phases will feature eight tra…

Premiere: Hear a Swirling Dub Cut From Thor
'Decay' drops on Thule Records on April 9.

Icelandic dub techno pioneer Thor has a new record on the way via his own Thule Records. Both Thor and Thule Records are considered pioneers of Iceland’s techno scene and the greater dub landsca…

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

As most of our readers would know, every month XLR8R releases a wealth of free music via our ever popular downloads section. You’ll find cuts from nearly every genre under the sun—as well as a f…

Premiere: Hear a Dubbed-Out Track From Rico Casazza
'Yurican' is out today on Beef Records.

London-based artist Rico Casazza today releases his latest EP, Yurican, via Beef Records. Yurican will be Casazza’s first release of 2018 and the second for Beef Records, following on from BUSZ&…

JourneyDeep 'Evolve' (Quite Right)

Earlier this month, DJ, producer, and label head Josh Powelson (a.k.a. JourneyDeep) released his latest single, “Evolve,” via Denver imprint Quite Right Records. The slow-burning techno cut gives subt…

Premiere: Hear a Deep and Driving Remix by Cosmin TRG
The renowned Romanian artist reworks a cut from Brothers Black's latest on Safer At Night.

Tomorrow, March 30, Brothers Black will return to New York’s Safer At Night with their latest EP, Identity Crisis. The new EP continues a stellar run for Brothers Black, who’ve recently dr…

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