From Academy grad to Academy lecturer, TOKiMONSTA breaks down her career thus far at at RBMA Tokyo.
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The era of dubplates is gone. Matthew Bennett writes about its heyday, its demise and what we’re missing as a result.
More obscure and frightening soundtracks from the Finders Keepers boss.
Want wasabi with that? Watch TOKiMONSTA & Just Blaze make beats out of sushi.
The documentarian talks about the next chapter in his ongoing series of crucial hip hop history.
How the storied dance group dealt with the death of disco.
Teddy Riley and Eddie Ferrell chat about the breakout album from the West Indian rapper.
The newest edition of our online comic series features one of Japan’s most esteemed hip hop artists.
A synthesizer designer and tech visionary of the highest order reveals his history and working methods.
Check out some of Japan’s most exciting talents in house, techno, and beyond.
Mike Sunda profiles one of the country’s most talented – and busiest – jocks.
The tables are turned, as the techno pioneer asks the questions to Japan’s long-serving electronic music editor.
Epic tunes from the early days of Japanese techno.
An in-depth interview with a Japanese techno legend.
The first in our series of online comics features the Madvillain himself.
How the German avant-garde composer was transformed by his first visit to Japan.
The story of Japan’s enduring influence on the pop singer turned avant troubadour.
A profile of Tokyo’s longest-running bass-oriented night and its tireless founder.
One of Japan’s most challenging and vital artists, in 15 records.
A bass-heavy partnership between Japan, Berlin, and Detroit.