The era of dubplates is gone. Matthew Bennett writes about its heyday, its demise and what we’re missing as a result.
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One of Japan’s most challenging and vital artists, in 15 records.
David Katz remembers the famed Jamaican percussionist.
The noise musician on his music gear (or lack thereof), writing novels, and experiencing the emptiness and absurdity of life.
The Red Bull Music Academy grad reveals the inspirations and influences behind her new release.
The story of legendary disco DJ Bobby Viteritti and the club that made him famous.
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Will Straw examines why the Canadian metropolis was such a hotbed for disco during the ’60s and ’70s.
Michael Gonzales remembers the stunning work of the artist known as Matt Doo.
Phillip Mlynar tells the story behind the re-release of the soundtrack to the most iconic hip hop movie in history.
The story behind one of the last out-sized record deals in music industry history.
The New York producer for L.I.E.S. and Mister Saturday Night talks house, techno and particle physics.
The two electronic experimentalists compare notes and find – among other things – a shared love of cymbals.
The intense producer details some of the elements that go into his uncompromising music.
Peter Rehberg talks about the origins of Mego and highlights some of its defining tracks.
A look back at Eamonn Doyle’s D1, and their immeasurable contribution to the Irish capital’s techno history.
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.
Paul Weller became one of the UK’s biggest pop stars with The Jam. What came next shocked everyone.