We track down the man who helped school the legendary disco producer in his early days.
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Two exciting young producers – one from Detroit, one from London – talk about their creative process.
This Brazilian arranger can count Madlib and MF Doom as fans. So why did it take so long for him to gain wider recognition? Zaid Mudhaffer explains.
The birth of the original trap music – as told by the hip hop producer who invented it.
Dunn Johnson went to build a guitar and came back with a whole lot more than he expected.
Meet the new generation of R&B talent that Solange Knowles has collected on her label’s first compilation.
David Katz remembers the mercurial and majestic Skatalites member who helped lay the foundation for reggae and dancehall.
The versatile producer talks about his outstanding Ninja Tune album.
The Swedish producer talks Sam Cooke and how his new album could be the soundtrack to a strange carnival in Northern Sweden.
The Brooklyn producer details the incredible creative process of the Jamaican singer.
Phillip Mlynar revisits the ’90s hip hop style, and finds its origins run far deeper into the genre’s history than he first realized.
Garth Cartwright explores the world of Shutka Roma Rap, a Macedonian group that blends the sounds of gypsy wedding bands and hip hop.
The legendary bassist gets put in the hot seat by the Godfather of Soul.
The Portuguese DJ and producer picks some of his inspirations from the RBMA Radio archive.
Over the course of the next few months, we’ll be celebrating the past 15 years of Red Bull Music Academy.
Jane Fitz profiles the only British broadcaster to have been heard on forces, pirate, national, local and independent commercial radio stations over the course of his career.
Stephen Titmus profiles the Kiss FM boss that transformed the UK airwaves in the ’80s and ’90s.
The pioneering Sheffield synth guru talks about the £3 tune that gave The Human League their start.
David Katz explains how rock steady began – and why it remains one of Jamaica’s most important genres.
We explore the Sheffield night that served as an inspiration for Warp Records.