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20 Questions - Bok Bok Tackles '80s Boogie, Google Glass, and the Pros and Cons of London

Although three years have passed since the release of his last solo EP, Bok Bok has managed to remain a permanent fixture of XLR8R’s ever-growing interests, and not just because …

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Parlour Googler

What Kentucky natives Parlour (featuring ex-members of Aerial M and The For Carnation) offer in Googler is a hypnotic glimpse of what post-rock is best capable of. Songs like “Jololinine” …

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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 …

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Preview the Initial Lineup for L.E.V. Festival 2016
The festival is set to take place between April 28 and May 1 in Gijon, Spain.

The tenth anniversary of The Laboratory of Visual Electronics (L.E.V.) will take place in Gijón from April 30 to May 2 and will occupy different venues of the Laboral Ciudad de la …

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#JUSTtheTIP 5 wsg DJs Craig Gonzalez & Eric HInchman

Please join us for the 5th installment of #JUSTtheTIP presented by Detroit Bachelor DJS & EqualRecordings.com featuring an intimate performace by Detroit’s own DJ Craig Gonzalez & DJ Eric Hinchman. …

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Halcyon Moves Record Store to Output NYC
The boutique record dealer announced the formation of a new vinyl-driven café inside of the club.

NYC institution Halcyon has announced that it will be launching a groundbreaking hybrid record store, coffee shop, café, and event space inside of one of the New York City most respected nightclubs, …

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Stream a New Mix from Richie Hawtin
The storied selector returns to the BBC Radio 1 airwaves.

Over the weekend, Richie Hawtin returned to BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix series. The veteran producer has never been one for fading into the background, but he’s been the subject …

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Bubblin' Up: Clovis
An emerging master of sophisticated and subtle 4/4 sounds plays the upcoming XLR8R bash.

Clovis Bouhier—who, as a creator and player of dream-time house and techno, goes by his first name only—is native of Los Angeles, born and raised, save for a two-year stint …

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Igloofest - Day 1 - Bonobo (DJ Set), Lunice, Ryan Playground, Heron Preston, WYLN, Rue de Bois b2b MLB

_SCÈNE SAPPORO_ Bonobo (DJ SET) (GB) – 22h00 http://igloofest.ca/artiste/bonobo-dj-set/ LUNICE (QC) – 20h30 http://igloofest.ca/artiste/lunice/ RYAN Playground (QC) – 19h30 http://igloofest.ca/artiste/ryan-playground/ -VJs- Ma” (QC) – 22h00 http://igloofest.ca/artiste/ma/ Rémi Vincent aka. Tetsouille …

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Koett "Slow Run"

Russian producer Aleksander Tochilkin (a.k.a Koett) is set to release his second full-length LP, Thaw, on February 5 via the Amsterdam-based music label Atomnation. Koett is counted among the many distinguished electronic artists that …

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Few Nolder "Seven"

Hailing from Lithuania, Linas Strockis (aka Few Nolder) has been crafting his own unique concoctions of ebonized techno and robust, intricate house since the release of his debut ‘Patterns’ EP on Partzanai back in …

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#JUSTtheTIP wsg DJs Reggie "Hotmix" Harrell, DaNeil Mitchell & Eric Hinchman

Join us for the 4th installment of #JUSTtheTIP featuring legendary Detroit House DJ Reggie Hotmix Harrell & DJ Eric Hinchman. NO COVER! 9 PM, 21+ with ID…more info TBA! Reggie …

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AWAKENINGS Add Nicole Moudaber and Victor Calderone to Stand-Alone Show in NYC.
The event will run From 10pm - ­6am at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom on February 14.

One of Europe’s premiere techno brands, AWAKENINGS, will be making its way to the Big Apple on February 14 for its first ever North American stand-alone show. Making it’s NYC debut, …

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Day Zero Festival 2016 with Acid Pauli, Felix Da Housecat, Damian Lazarus, and More.
The one-day festival is set to take place on January 8 at the AK TUN AK (Turtle Cove) in Dos Ojos Cenote Park, Mexico.

Following our very own one-day music event in the beautiful Mayan territory that is Tulum, Day Zero Festival 2016 is set to kick off its fourth chapter on January 8 at …

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Get Familiar: Rote
Daniel Avery and Volte-Face give us the low-down on their mysterious new collaborative project.

In a global scene that has tended to herald Berlin and Detroit as its capitals of techno production, London—and the rest of England for that matter—is sometimes overlooked as a …

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XLR8R's New Years Party Guide
To help usher in 2016, we have compiled a list of top-notch New Years parties. Tickets to these events can be purchased via XLR8R.

Having gone through many various triumphs and tribulations this past year, one undeniable fact about 2015 is that it was a fantastic year for music. To help wrap up and celebrate the …

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Dusky, Kidnap Kid, and Kenny Glasgow Head Up New Years Eve at Twelve 31
The Insomniac event will take place at the Hollywood Palladium on December 31.

Taking place at the Hollywood Palladium this New Years Eve, the Insomniac event Twelve 31 aims to start off 2016 in Southern California by hosting a solid lineup of house music …

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Interview: Daniel Bortz
The DJ-producer invites XLR8R to his Augsburg studio to discuss his artistic principles and processes.

So widely respected, so seldom acknowledged: Daniel Bortz is an enigmatic character. Besides that fact that he lives in Bavaria and is a successful DJ-producer, remarkably little is known about …

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