XLR8R (pronounced "accelerator") is a magazine, website and broadband TV show that covers music, culture, style, and technology.
XLR8R was founded as a newsprint ‘zine in 1993 by publisher Andrew Smith in Seattle; the magazine currently has offices in San Francisco and New York. While XLR8R’s initial focus was on electronic music, it has over the years widened its scope to include indie rock, hip-hop, and reggae/ dancehall music as well as related trends in style, art, fashion, and technology.
XLR8R Magazine is published 10 times per year and distributed internationally, XLR8R TV features a new episode weekly, and XLR8R.com is updated hourly. XLR8R Magazine subscribers receive our INCITE CD with every issue.