Hear an EP of Driving House Cuts From Alex Burkat
'Last Days of Flatbush' drops on his own The Nite Owl Diner next week.

Early next week, The Nite Owl Diner will drop their 10th release, Last Days of Flatbush, from label co-founder Alex Burkat. The Nite Owl Diner was founded in 2014 by Chrissy and Burkat with the relea…

WeTransfer Launch Podcast Series on the Psychology of DJing
The new series features Gilles Peterson in intimate chats with The Black Madonna, Seth Troxler, Cassy Craig Richards, and IG Culture.

WeTransfer have launched a new podcast series with Gilles Peterson interviewing his favorite DJs on the Psychology of DJing. The series features intimate chats with Seth Troxler, The Black Madonna, Ca…

Hi-Five: Julia Govor
The Russian artist shares five of her favorite emotive club cuts.

By now, Russian artist Julia Govor’s story should be quite familiar to XLR8R’s readers. In short, it goes like this: Govor got her start as an artist in a small military town in Abkhazia, …

Download a New Mix From Cooper Saver
The LA-based producer and DJ delivers 90-minutes of enticing house gems ahead of his performance at CRSSD Festival.

Los Angeles artist Cooper Saver has shared a fresh 90-minute mix of worldly grooves and uncovered house gems. The mix lands ahead of his performance at the upcoming CRSSD Festival in San Diego—Cooper …

Podcast 505: Hito
Cavernous, melodic techno from one of Japan's finest exports.

Japanese, Berlin-based Hito is an artist with a highly unique outlook and vision. For one, she performs in formal dress in a range of stunning Kimonos; and secondly, she DJs entirely on vinyl, which m…

Photo Gallery and Review: Into The Valley 2017
XLR8R travels to Rummu for the festival's Estonia debut.

It’s a well-known fact that when the Swedish do music festivals, it’s go big or go home. Perhaps the country’s most eagerly anticipated event—within house and techno circles, at leas…

Richie Hawtin, Marcel Dettmann, and Dixon Announced for CRSSD
Mathew Jonson, KiNK, and The Black Madonna will also play the popular San Diego festival.

San Diego’s CRSSD Festival has announced the first round of artists for its Fall 2017 edition. Returning to San Diego’s Waterfront Park, this year CRSSD will once again host a huge list of some …

Lemmy Ashton 'Amsterdam'

Last month, long-time Bugged Out resident Lemmy Ashton dropped Lunaire, the second release to land on his Take No Credit imprint. Lunaire follows on the back of the success of the debut release—which …

Photo Gallery and Review: Nuits Sonores 2017
XLR8R travels to Lyon for Nuits Sonores' highly anticipated 15th anniversary.

With a record beating attendance of 140,000 visitors in 2014, Lyon’s Nuits Sonores Festival has proven itself as one of the most established and esteemed electronic music festivals on the Europe…

Shameless Seattle Announces Desert Hearts Showcase
The multiple-stage affair will go down on Memorial Day weekend.

For its third Memorial Day party, Seattle promoters Shameless will be hosting a showcase from the Desert Hearts crew. Since launching in 2003, Shameless has hosted artists such as Modeselektor, Claude…

Piknic Électronik Announces Lineup for 2017 Season
The Montreal series will take place every weekend from May 21 to September 24.

Piknic Électronik, Montreal’s premier electronic music events series which occurs every Sunday throughout the summer months, has announced details surrounding its 2017 season. The series will re…

KappaFutur Announces More Names
This year's edition takes place on July 8 and 9 in Turin, Italy.

KappaFutur Festival has announced another wave of names for this year’s edition. The latest wave of names to be announced includes American house legends Boo Williams, Glenn Underground, and Mas…

Sub Club Celebrates 30th Anniversary
The Glasgow club will launch a series of special parties on April 1.

Glasgow’s Sub Club is about to turn 30. On April 1, Sub Club residents Harri & Domenic will DJ all night long, 30 years to the day it first opened its doors. The celebrations will roll throu…

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