20 Questions: Bicep
Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson talk cookery books, production, and their debut album.

Bicep—the Belfast-born, London-based duo of Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson—recently announced their self-titled debut LP. The record, according to Ninja Tune, the label, “encapsulates the pair’s…

Ninja Tune to Release Debut Bicep LP
'Bicep' LP is scheduled for September 1 release.

Bicep—the Belfast-born, London-based duo of Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson—will soon release their self-titled debut LP via Ninja Tune. Having been introduced to electronic music through the likes of …

Podcast 440: Man Power
The British DJ-producer weaves as colorful a tapestry as we have come to expect from him.

XLR8R Podcast 440 – Man Power Man Power knows a thing or two about keeping things interesting. For one thing, through much of his career he had us all clutching at straws trying to uncover his s…

Stream the New LA-4A Album in Full
'Phonautograph' is out today.

Kevin McHugh (a.k.a. Ambivalent) has made his first full album as LA-4A available to stream in full. Phonautograph was released today via McHugh’s own Delft imprint—a label that he describes as …

Stream a Track From Vito & Druzzi's New EP
'It's EZ' is set to release on September 11 via Throne of Blood

For over a decade, Vito Roccoforte and Gabriel “Druzzi” Andruzzi—who make up the house duo Vito & Druzzi—have been romping on stage and creating wildly popular music for the masses. Starting their…

Interview: Man Power
Just in time for the release of a new LP, XLR8R catches up with the elusive artist.

As with John Talabot, Redshape and Ten Walls before him, the identity of the anonymous producer Man Power has been electronic music’s favourite guessing game lately. Names such as Talabot, Micha…

Premiere: Watch a New Video From Man Power
The elusive and anonymous artists drops an androgynous new video for 'Trans.'

Anonymous artist Man Power released his latest EP, Trans, on NY label Throne Of Blood on Monday. The four-tracker features two new originals, backed up by remixes from Berlin’s Discodromo and WT…

Curses "String Static"

Preparing to drop his first release for Throne of Blood later this month, New York-based producer/DJ Curses (a.k.a. Luca Venezia) has sent over “String Static,” an ominous cut off his fort…

Daniel Avery Movement

Whether or not you recognize his name, it’s possible that you already know Daniel Avery. Up through last year, the London-based DJ and Fabric resident was releasing jubilant analog house singles…

Populette "Lasers Are Forever"

The Los Angeles-based company Eskuché—who are, we should say, first and foremost manufacturers of high-end headphones—have been dabbling in the art of music-inspired short films for some time now and,…

OneAuff "Knits"

The b-side to OneAuff’s recently released Heavy Heady EP is a slice of heavenly disco house that follows in the spaced-out tradition of Norwegian producers Todd Terje and Lindstrom. “Knits…

Harkin and Raney "Workin' & Steamin'"

The NYC-based duo of Eamon Harkin and Steve “One Auff” Raney (collectively referred to simply as Harking and Raney) are set to return with the pair’s second contribution to the Thron…

Bicep "Silk"

Globe-trotting, Irish-born duo Bicep has offered up a track from its new EP, which came out earlier this week on Throne of Blood. “Silk” is a throwback house tune with toned-down percussio…

Bicep "Darwin"

Always reliable for offering a bit of ominous vibes with their dancefloor goodness, the Rapture-owned Throne of Blood label just revealed its latest to us, a three-track record from Belfast production…

Harkin & Raney "Word to the Wise"

It’s always a tricky proposition when well-respected DJs decide to make a foray into production after years of simply spinning records for throngs of appreciative clubbers. After all, selecting …

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