Visionist Shares New Single
'Value' is scheduled for October 20 release via Big Dada.

Visionist has shared the video for new single “Your Approval” featuring Rolynne, taken from his forthcoming album Value, out on October 20 via Big Dada. The project features collaborative …

Visionist Shares Mesmerising Video
'Value' is scheduled for October 20 release via Big Dada.

Visionist has shared the video for new single “No Idols,” taken from his forthcoming album Value, out on October 20 via Big Dada. “For “No Idols,” I wanted to explore notions o…

Visionist Returns with New LP
'Value' is scheduled for October 20 release via Big Dada.

Visionist has a new album on the way, Value. Visionist is the London-based experimental composer and producer Louis Carnell. With his first official releases in 2011 via labels 92 Points and Left Blan…

Event Review: CTM Festival
XLR8R offers our five takeaways from this year's "New Geographies" edition.

CTM is a festival dedicated to contemporary electronic music, digital and experimental music, “as well as a diverse range of artistic activities in the context of sound and club cultures.” Established…

CTM Berlin Finalizes Program Elements
The festival will run between January 29 and February 7.

XLR8R is pleased to announce a partnership with CTM Berlin for its 17th edition, taking place between January 29 and February 7, 2016. As usual, the festival will happen in various venues across the G…

Interview: Visionist
On his new album, the London producer pushes back with a foray into abstract territory.

“I remember when rosary beads became popular and I was like, ‘Nah, I don’t want normal rosary beads. So I went and bought beads and got rosary beads made.’” Louis Carnell creases up at the memor…

Visionist Announces Debut Album
The UK artist's full-length debut, 'Safe,' will be released on the PAN imprint in October

Louis Carnell (a.k.a Visionist) has announced details of the upcoming release of Safe, his debut LP coming out this fall via Bill Kouligas’ PAN imprint. This marks the second collaboration betwe…

Visionist "V-Day"

As far as Valentine’s Day freebies go, this one from London producer and recent XLR8R podcast contributor Visionist is about as dark as they come. The beatless, two-minute track focuses on a gho…

Podcast 326: Visionist

It was early 2012 when XLR8R first profiled Visionist (a.k.a. Louis Carnell) in our ongoing Bubblin’ Up series, and even then, the London-based producer seemed like an incredibly busy guy. Over …

Visionist "M" b/w "Secrets"

South London producer Louis Carnell (a.k.a. Visionist) has released a deluge of EPs and singles this year, and this latest effort marks his debut for the long-running RAMP imprint. “M” b/w…

Visionist "Prescient"

Considering the rate at which London producer Visionist is unleashing quality tunes at the moment, one has to wonder how the man actually finds time to sleep, eat, and address all the other basic nece…

Visionist I'm Fine EP

Few producers have done more to revitalize grime in the last year than Visionist. Alongside fellow Keysound figures such as Beneath and Wen, the South Londoner (born Louis Carnell) has helped spearhea…

Visionist "Energy"

Somehow, the folks at the up-and-coming 92 Points label have managed to take over the XLR8R website site today. Earlier this morning, we posted a remix of Magnum, the young beatmaker at the helm of th…

Visionist "Firstsight"

Now through Christmas, Brixton-based producer Visionist (a.k.a Louis Carnell) will be giving away a free tune each week. The first of the three tunes is “Firstsight,” a heavy track with sy…

Visionist "Sodium"

This slice of syrupy, underground bass comes from burgeoning Londoner Visionist, whose track “Sodium” is spearheading the latest release (artwork above) from Liminal Sounds, the only label…

Visionist "Rock The Flock"

We’ve been covering quite a bit coming from the Seclusiasis camp lately. Orbiting that label is Yokohama-based producer BD1982, who just last year started the Diskotopia label with fellow Seclus…

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