Movement Detroit: The 10 Commandments
With the 10th anniversary of Movement Electronic Music Festival fast approaching, XLR8R provides a doctrine for visiting Detroit.

The Spirit of Detroit may be a statue that sits cross-legged just feet from Hart Plaza—the riverfront home of Movement Electronic Music Festival—but it’s also so much more than that. It’s …

Tresor Reveals Berlin Festival Lineup
The event takes place in celebration of 25 years of the club, on July 21 - 24.

Tresor has announced the lineup for the forthcoming 25 years festival celebration, taking place July 21 – 24. The event will take place over three days in the infamous club, as well as in the lo…

Get Familiar: Lowtec
Almost two decades after his debut release as Lowtec, XLR8R meets the German electronic tastemaker.

“In my opinion, if you are going to release a record, it’s very important that you should be able to listen to it in 15 years and still think that it’s cool. You should not be ashamed of it later.” So…

Deeply Rooted Reveals Two Upcoming EPs
A solo record by DJ Deep, as well as one alongside Roman Poncet as Adventice are on the way.

DJ Deep’s Paris-based imprint Deeply Rooted has announced its first new material of the year—one solo EP by the label head, as well as one from Adventice (Deep’s collaboration with Roman P…

Mønic Next Up on Tresor
'Four Sides Of Truth' is due out May 13.

Simon Shreeve (a.k.a. Mønic) will release his second EP with Berlin’s Tresor this May. UK-based Shreeve released one EP with Tresor last year, as well as a couple on his own Osiris Music imprint…

Podcast 434: Cio D'Or
The German sound architect provides a dramatic hour of experimental techno.

Cio Dorbandt is a part of German techno’s furniture. Born in Hannover, she can now be found in Cologne, while over the course of a lengthy career she has stamped her mark on cities across the country,…

Get Familiar: Chris Carrier
XLR8R shines a light on one of house music's unsung heroes, who also provides an exclusive bundle of music.

Chris Carrier is an artist in the truest sense of the word. He creates not for the glamour of doing so, but rather due to an innate need to do so. However, even though he has an almost unfathomable re…

Premiere: Hear a Track from the New Borderland LP
The latest LP from Juan Atkins and Moritz von Oswald will drop on April 22.

Juan Atkins and Moritz von Oswald have announced their latest full-length album, Transport, which will arrive via Tresor on April 22. The latest LP from the two techno purists is yet another sonic jou…

Tresor: 25 Years and Counting
Marking Tresor’s 25th anniversary, XLR8R meets those behind the Berlin powerhouse to discuss what lies ahead.

In what is still a relatively young genre, there aren’t many institutions which are yet to make it to the ripe old age of 25. Tresor has been a stronghold for techno lovers everywhere for a quarter of…

Psyk Returns to Non Series
'Origin' EP is scheduled for April 15 release via the Non Series imprint.

Manuel Anós has announced plans to return to his own Non Series imprint. Bringing both his Psyk and Maan aliases together, the Madrid-based producer is set to release Origin, his new split three-trac…

Q&A: Damian Schwartz Announces New Album
'The Dancing Behavior' is scheduled for April 25 release.

Spanish DJ and producer Damian Schwartz is to release a new album in Spring 2016. Entitled The Dancing Behavior, the nine-track affair is the natural next step after three essential 12”s on his own A …

Tresor Celebrates 25 Years with Festival and International Showcase
Tresor 25 Years Festival is set to take place on July 21-23 in Berlin.

Today, the infamous Berlin club Tresor has announced that it plans to celebrate its 25-year anniversary with a monumental compilation, a three-day festival in the German capital, and a touring interna…

Q&A: Housemeister Preps Full-Length LP for Detroit Underground
'Transfer' is set to drop on January 18 via Detroit Underground.

Berlin-based DJ and producer Housemeister is set to release his latest full-length album, Transfer, on Detroit Underground. With over thirty releases under his belt and heralded as of the longest runn…

Fundraising Started for Techno Museum in Berlin
Living Archive of Electronica scheduled for Autumn 2016 opening.

“I will call it the Living Archive of Electronica because techno here in Berlin is still a living, inspiring and vivid movement.” – Dimitri Hegemann Dimitri Hegemann, the founder of …

Psyk Debuts on Tresor Records; Q&A with with Paulo Reachi, A&R of Tresor
The A&R of Tresor spills some details about running the prestigious label ahead of the Spanish artist's debut.

Psyk is set to put out five-tracker Works on November 23, his first full release on the German techno label. Having previously provided one track for a compilation of the label under his Maan alias, P…

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