Magazine

opinion

The Rise And Fall Of East London’s Sound-Systems

Matthew Bennett talks to The Ragga Twins, Shut Up & Dance, Wookie and more about the heyday of sound-system culture in East London.

interview

Pat Metheny on Collabs with Wes Montgomery, Jaco Pastorius and More

The pioneering guitarist and composer walks us through his long and winding career.

event

Event Guide: Red Bull Music Academy Tokyo 2014

A comprehensive guide to our month-long series of Japan-inspired concerts, club nights and talks that blend music, art and culture.

opinion

How Montreal Became Disco’s Second City

Will Straw examines why the Canadian metropolis was such a hotbed for disco during the ’60s and ’70s.

opinion

Detuning the City: An Oral History of Illbient

For a brief moment in the ’90s, anything seemed possible. Artists, musicians and designers in New York City were creating together, and a new genre – eventually dubbed illbient – was born.

interview

Interview: Rich Panciera, AKA Lloop, on Illbient

interview

Interview: Matt E. Silver on Illbient, NYC Nightlife and the Biggest Bong in the World

interview

Interview: The Awesome 2 on LL Cool J, The Real Roxanne, and Hip Hop’s Early Days

opinion

Stressed: The Life & Art of Matt Reid

opinion

It’s a South East London Ting: Mo Kolours, Paul White and More

interview

Interview: Nicky Siano on Larry Levan, Frankie Knuckles and The Gallery

interview

Interview: Godfrey Diamond on Andrea True’s “More, More, More” ... And More

interview

Interview: Josh Marcy on His Mindblowing Thai Psych Field Recording Adventure