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Robag Wruhme Visits Chicago, LA, and SF
The Berlin-based artist finishes his North American tour this weekend.

Following the release of the much-loved German producer’s Cybekks EP, which was released in May of last year via Pampa Records, Robag Wruhme has kept himself busy touring all throughout Europe and North …

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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 …

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Podcasts

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Podcast 425: Samuel Kerridge
Following his third full-length last week, the Berlin-based artist delivers an hour of powerful, brutalist beats.

Gear

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Synths Preposterously Big and Remarkably Small: NAMM 2016
The modular world joins the big players at this year's edition of the annual music-gear expo.
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Check Out a First Look at Korg's Minilogue
Point Blank's sound design instructor Paul Ressel runs through Korg's latest analogue synth.
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Rane Introduces Two-Channel Rotary Mixer
The MP2014 is built for DJs who love the classic rotary mixer experience.

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Population One "Multiple Choice"

To celebrate the release of Population One’s Temporary Insanity EP, Terrence Dixon’s longtime running alias, the Detroit veteran has offered up a new track as an exclusive XLR8R download for today. Dixon, who just last year released …

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Ash Walker "Only Got Hash"

Deep Heads is a label out of the UK that is constantly pushing fresh new music through it’s various channels, including it’s Bandcamp page that hosts numerous releases from artists …

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Soul Of Hex "Sleep Mistakes (feat. Albert Vogt)"

Mexican duo Soul Of Hex, which is made up of artists 4004 and Sebastien Vorhaus, have had a great few years under their various monikers with releases for Freerange, Dirt Crew, Vicario Ltd, …

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Reviews

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Event Review: Igloofest 2016 in Montreal
XLR8R travels to Montreal to take in the sights and sounds of the decade-old dance-music gathering.

If there’s one thing that we’ve learned over our many years of going to outdoor festivals, it’s that you should never head toward the party before scoping out the weather …

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Fouk Gruff EP
London's House of Disco label serves up another helping of finger-snapping grooves.

David Magnier’s ever-reliable House of Disco imprint brings another upfront slice of unashamed, finger-snapping disco grooves on the Gruff EP, served up by Dutch disco duo Fouk. The title track …

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Batu "Bleeper Feed"/"April These"
The Dnuos Ytivil imprint kicks off the year with two strong cuts from a Bristol upstart.

The Livity Sound camp starts off 2016 with with this strong two-tracker on its reverse-spelled imprint, Dnuos Ytivil, coming from the hands of Bristol, England’s Batu. The artist holds his own …

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