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Premiere: TOKiMONSTA RBMA Tokyo 2014 Lecture

From Academy grad to Academy lecturer, TOKiMONSTA breaks down her career thus far at at RBMA Tokyo.

opinion

Dubplate Culture: Analogue Islands in the Digital Stream

The era of dubplates is gone. Matthew Bennett writes about its heyday, its demise and what we’re missing as a result.

opinion

Andy Votel’s Top 15 Horror Soundtracks, Pt. 2

More obscure and frightening soundtracks from the Finders Keepers boss.

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Behold... The Sushi Sequencer

Want wasabi with that? Watch TOKiMONSTA & Just Blaze make beats out of sushi.

interview

Interview: Check The Technique’s Brian Coleman on Vol. 2, KMD, and Hip Hop What Ifs

The documentarian talks about the next chapter in his ongoing series of crucial hip hop history.

opinion

Real People: Chic in the ’80s

How the storied dance group dealt with the death of disco.

opinion

Key Tracks: Heavy D and the Boyz’ Big Tyme

Teddy Riley and Eddie Ferrell chat about the breakout album from the West Indian rapper.

opinion

DJ KRUSH: Building It

The newest edition of our online comic series features one of Japan’s most esteemed hip hop artists.

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Premiere: Dave Smith RBMA Tokyo 2014 Lecture

A synthesizer designer and tech visionary of the highest order reveals his history and working methods.

opinion

Top 10: Rising Japanese Electronic Music Producers

Check out some of Japan’s most exciting talents in house, techno, and beyond.

opinion

DJ Nobu: Japan’s Tireless Techno DJ

Mike Sunda profiles one of the country’s most talented – and busiest – jocks.

interview

Derrick May Interviews ele-king’s Tsutomu Noda

The tables are turned, as the techno pioneer asks the questions to Japan’s long-serving electronic music editor.

opinion

Top 10: ’90s Japanese Techno Classics

Epic tunes from the early days of Japanese techno.

interview

Interview: Denki Groove’s Takkyu Ishino

An in-depth interview with a Japanese techno legend.

opinion

The Rise of MF DOOM

The first in our series of online comics features the Madvillain himself.

opinion

Stockhausen in Japan

How the German avant-garde composer was transformed by his first visit to Japan.

opinion

David Sylvian and Japan

The story of Japan’s enduring influence on the pop singer turned avant troubadour.

opinion

DBS: Tokyo’s Drum & Bass Sessions

A profile of Tokyo’s longest-running bass-oriented night and its tireless founder.

opinion

A Guide to Keiji Haino

One of Japan’s most challenging and vital artists, in 15 records.

opinion

Killasan x Hard Wax

A bass-heavy partnership between Japan, Berlin, and Detroit.