Studio Essentials: Octave One
The Burden Brothers detail their musical essentials for when they are on the road.

The Burden Brothers’ connection with their machines runs deep. Lenny and Lawrence, siblings from Detroit, are the core members of one of techno history’s most pivotal acts (with Lorne, Lynell and Lanc…

Labels We Love: Heisenberg
XLR8R investigates the origins and secrets of the thriving Russian label.

“If the music is good it will reach the people; if not then fuck it,” says Sasha Kaktus. Besides his work as a DJ-producer, St. Petersburg-based Kaktus is founder of Heisenberg Records, a …

Adriatique Announce New EP; Stream Here
'Soul Valley' EP is scheduled for March release via Cityfox.

Zurich-based DJ-producer duo Adriatique have announced the release of their new EP. Scheduled for March release via Cityfox, Soul Valley is a double-sided release that perfectly displays the kind of d…

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…

Cityfox Returns to New York City
The team returns to the fray with a night with Martin Buttrich, M.A.N.D.Y., Bedouin, Frank & Tony and much more.

The Cityfox organization sprang to life in 2006 in Zurich, Switzerland, originally in response to the shuttering of the beloved, still-missed nitery known as Dachkantine; the crew simply wanted to hav…

Premiere: Stream a Track from the New Mano Le Tough Album
'Trails' is scheduled for October 30 release on Permanent Vacation.

Mano Le Tough is all set to release Trails, his second album which is scheduled for an October 30 release on the Permanent Vacation imprint. In 2014, the Irish-born artist played more than 100 gigs al…

Les Points YOUKNOWWHATMINIMALISCH
The Zurich collective expands its sound with eight new cuts of electronic experimentation.

What exactly is minimal? So often today the term is labored with connotations of lifeless, unimaginative loops, a far cry from the heyday of the early-noughties scene, when stripped back structures an…

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