The pioneering Sheffield synth guru talks about the £3 tune that gave The Human League their start.
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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.
Bryan Bierman finds out what it’s like to love an album for years – and then talk to the man who made it.
Remembering a member of one of the most important harmony groups of the rock steady era.
The party-starting French group picks some of their favorite shows to dance to from the RBMA Radio archives.
The Florida rapper shares some of the scariest tunes on his hard drive.
Darkness, the future of music and the productive diversity that comes from growing up in “England’s Last Wilderness”: Angus Finlayson profiles the 2013 RBMA participant.
Piotr Orlov remembers one of Lou Reed’s most underrated contributions to music – his documentation of New York.
Mike Powell explains the life lessons that Lou Reed’s music – and persona – crystallized for him.
How the punk met the reggae don – and helped inspire both scenes.
We gather together three generations of Glaswegians to talk about the city’s vibrant scene.
The Atlanta producer picks some of his favorite shows from our archive, Animal Collective and Zebra Katz among them.
The Dirty South hip hop producer talks about one of his filthiest productions.
Check out the former Red Bull Music Academy participant’s new jazz and hip hop-inspired album before its release.
Our resident cratedigger talks about the wonderful (and careful) process of introducing music to a newborn.
In advance of this year’s Street Kings event in New Orleans, Jordan Rothlein remembers the first time he heard a brass band perform.
In advance of this year's Street Kings event in New Orleans, Matt Sakakeeny details how the world of Brass Band came to embrace hip hop.
Joe Muggs goes into the world of "algoraving," a scene where you can literally see the music being written before your eyes.
A pummeling techno selection from the 2013 Red Bull Music Academy participant.