XLR8R's Best of 2017: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

Record labels play a major though often underestimated role in defining our musical tastes. The growth of the internet, and that of Soundcloud and Spotify, has made access to music far easier than it …

ZOMBY Announces New EP, Shares Track
'GASP!' will drop next month on Big Dada.

UK producer ZOMBY will drop his latest EP, GASP!, via Big Dada on September 8. GASP! follows last year’s Ultra album and was recorded on an all-analog setup, as he explains: “I was tired of too …

New Burial EP Slips Out
'Young Death' was accidentally put up for sale by a Toronto record store ahead of schedule.

A new Burial EP has surfaced. The two-tracker, Young Death, has been listed on Discogs as the latest release from Hyperdub. If authentic, it will be the British producer’s first solo release of …

Burial & Zomby Release New Track
'Sweetz' is out now.

Zomby and Burial have released a new track. Ahead of Zomby’s fourth studio album, Ultra (which is set for release in September), the British producer has pressed one of its cuts to wax—”Sw…

Sunfall Festival Reveals Lineup
The event debuts in London with Ben Klock, Moodymann, Donato Dozzy and more, on July 9.

Sunfall Festival have released the program for their first ever event, taking place in London’s Brockwell Park, from midday to midnight on July 9. Heading to the park for Sunfall’s debut are a variety…

Preview Bit-Tuner's Latest LP
'A Bit Of Light' is available now via -OUS.

A powerful engine of uproaring and eclectic sounds, the producer known as Bit-Tuner has released his fifth full-length album A Bit Of Light via the fresh Zurich/Milan based imprint, -OUS. Having share…

Interview: Kode9
Emptiness and loss serve as the catalysts for the Hyperdub founder's new album.

On New Years Eve of 2014, Kode9 scrapped almost all the music he had been working on for the past year. “Everything I was making was really synthy and didn’t capture how I was feeling,” he expla…

Zomby Nothing EP

When it comes down to it, Zomby isn’t really an artist concerned with albums, or—we should say—the kind of flow that helps make a strong album. But that’s exactly part of what defines the …

Zomby Dedication

Over the course of one proper full-length and a slew of genre-testing singles, London producer Zomby has proven, above all else, that he’s all about atmosphere. His 2008 self-titled EP for Hyper…

Zomby "Helter Skelter"

Always ready to provide a soundtrack for the nights of the living dead, the U.K’s Zomby comes at us again with a sinisterly simple track from his upcoming mini-album, One Foot Ahead of the Other…

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