Laurent Fintoni profiles the crew of producers centred around Mo Kolours and Paul White making some of the most exciting beat music of the past few years.
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Check our new film peeking behind the scenes of Flying Lotus’s new live audiovisual extravaganza.
The former TTC frontman explains Paris in the early and mid-’00s and its enormous impact on the beats scene.
For the fourth episode of H∆SHTAG$ we take a deep dive into the fertile beats scene. Featuring Flying Lotus, TNGHT, Gaslamp Killer and more.
The mastermind of Low End Theory runs circles around the scene.
Injecting hip hop with a healthy dose of Internet-age experimentalism
Steady on the grind: Nottz knows how to make beats pay your rent
Catch the titillating video from the 2008 Academy grad's latest beat affair.
Laurent Fintoni assesses the impact of five foundational events updating hip hop.
Taken from the 'Light From Los Angeles' compilation presented by dublab, look and listen to the latest from beatsmith and class of '08 Academy grad, Teebs.
Photo highlights from GLK's 'Breakthrough' album release party at the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles.
The sampladelic Ghostly producer takes us on a journey through his record collection.
Get the latest from Lunice, Ango, and Prison Garde exclusively here. Featuring remixes from Salva, Canblaster and more.
In preparation for his forthcoming third album on Werk Discs, Kristan Caryl meets up with the peculiar beatsmith and 2008 Academy participant Lukid for a battery of questions.
Listen to freshly recorded shows from Friends of Friends labelmates Shlohmo, Groundislava, Salva, and Ernest Gonzales.
The class of 2011 Academy participant Anenon talks about running a label in a digital atmosphere - and graduating from Los Angeles to a global village.
Check our interview with Academy alum Robot Koch, who features on the Project: Mooncircle 10th anniversary box set due this March.
Comprised of equal parts interstellar disco, synthesizer psych, distorted fusion and background music, the music of Panoram is wholly amazing. We just wish we could tell you his real name. Read our interview.
German beat producer summa cum laude and Academy shipmate DJ Adlib just released his 'Haus & Garten' LP for the Hi-Hat Club series on Melting Pot Music. We shot the breeze with him a bit. After all, he sits in the corner.
Welcome again to the world of Rescued From The Fire - the series in which we explore the music of an artist so incredibly important to the author that he/she would risk life and limb to save it from the savage effects of arson. For our ninth installment, we hear from Manchester's Hoya:Hoya ringleader, Illum Sphere, as he talks us through his Midwest gem.