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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.


Stressed: The Life & Art of Matt Reid

Michael Gonzales remembers the stunning work of the artist known as Matt Doo.


Wild Style Breaks: The Untold Story

Phillip Mlynar tells the story behind the re-release of the soundtrack to the most iconic hip hop movie in history.


Fischerspooner’s Million Pound Contract*

The story behind one of the last out-sized record deals in music industry history.


Gunnar Haslam on House, Techno and Particle Physics

The New York producer for L.I.E.S. and Mister Saturday Night talks house, techno and particle physics.


Claude Speeed and Anenon: A Conversation

The two electronic experimentalists compare notes and find – among other things – a shared love of cymbals.


Ben Frost on Beauty and Avoiding the Middle Ground

The intense producer details some of the elements that go into his uncompromising music.


Editions Mego’s Peter Rehberg on His Leading Experimental Electronic Label

Peter Rehberg talks about the origins of Mego and highlights some of its defining tracks.


D1: A Dublin Techno Institution

A look back at Eamonn Doyle’s D1, and their immeasurable contribution to the Irish capital’s techno history.


Being There: Ambient Loops from Famous Sci-Fi TV and Movies

A look into the fascinating subculture of ambient sound loops, taken directly from sci-fi TV and movies like Blade Runner, Star Trek and Alien.


Style Council: How Paul Weller Threw It All Away

Paul Weller became one of the UK’s biggest pop stars with The Jam. What came next shocked everyone.


RBMA Radio Picks: Kloke

The Australian-based producer selects some of his favorites from the archive.


Gene Page: The Best of the Motown Arranger Extraordinaire

The finest moments from Barry White’s go-to arranger.


Herbie Hancock’s Mwandishi Years

The strange and essential albums before Hancock’s smash record, Head Hunters.


Fugazi, Live at the White House, 1991

Mark Jenkins on a show the likes of which we’ll likely never see again: A hardcore band’s protest concert in front of the White House.


A Guide to Strata-East

Andy Thomas showcases some of the jazz label’s finest moments.


Funk Archaeology: Richard Marks, Unsung Atlanta Soul Slinger

Now-Again’s Egon on the delicate process of unearthing records from a mostly forgotten Atlanta soul music hero.


Key Tracks: John Fahey’s Voice of the Turtle

The behind-the-scenes story of the baffling, semi-autobiographical, financial disaster of an album from an American original.


Key Tracks: Mundo Muzique on Second Phase’s “Mentasm”

The techno producer talks for the first time about his seminal collaboration with Joey Beltram.


RBMA Radio Picks: Kidkanevil

The Tokyorkshire producer provides a selection of favorites from the RBMA Radio archive.