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…

Shlømo Releases New EP on Arts Collective
'The Rapture' is out now.

Parisian techno producer Shaun Baron-Carvais (a.k.a. Shlømo) is the latest producer to release on Arts Collective, with a four-tracker entitled The Rapture. Shlømo has been actively releasing his tech…

Hi-Five: Jacques Renault
Hot on the heels of his debut album, the Let's Play House master names his five seven-inch singles of the '90s.

Jacques Renault’s been a local New York all-star for years, in part through his production work with Marcos Cabral under the Runaway moniker (they also ran the On the Prowl imprint together), in…

The Rapture In the Grace of Your Love

To be frank, no one really expected a new record from The Rapture. It’s highly doubtful the band did either. The quintessential NYC dance-punk outfit kept just about silent after the lukewarm re…

The Rapture K7 Tapes

We haven’t seen much, release-wise, from dance-punk outfit The Rapture in a good minute, since 2006’s remarkably reined-in full-length Pieces of the People We Love. And, just as notable, T…

The Rapture Pieces Of The People We Love

Ever since The Rapture exploded onto the scene with “House of Jealous Lovers,” people have been wondering whether they could up the ante, or at least maintain their momentum from the Echoe…

The Rapture Pieces Of The People We Love

Ever since The Rapture exploded onto the scene with “House of Jealous Lovers,” people have been wondering whether they could up the ante, or at least maintain their momentum from the Echoe…

The Rapture Echoes

Not since the Stone Roses unleashed Fools Gold in 1989 on a world waiting for Anglo dance catharsis has a band been so hailed as the future for fusing the aesthetics of rock and the discotheque. As su…

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