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A Spin on Frequency: A History of Dance Music Radio in Detroit

From Mojo to Lisa Lisa: Ashley Zlatopolsky recounts the rich history of dance music radio in the Motor City.

opinion

Abdul Qadim Haqq: 25 Years of Techno Art

The Detroit artist walks us through some of his most famous creations for UR, Planet E, and more.

opinion

Alan Oldham: The Art of Techno Futurism

One of Detroit techno’s distinctive visual artists talks about his beginnings with Derrick May and Jeff Mills.

opinion

Back To Chill: An Introduction to Tokyo’s Premier Dubstep Event

Hayato Takahashi outlines the key players in one of Tokyo’s most consistent events.

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

Real People: Chic in the ’80s

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

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DBS: Tokyo’s Drum & Bass Sessions

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

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A Guide to Keiji Haino

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

opinion

RIP Style Scott, Roots Radics Drummer

David Katz remembers the famed Jamaican percussionist.

interview

Interview: Masaya Nakahara

The noise musician on his music gear (or lack thereof), writing novels, and experiencing the emptiness and absurdity of life.

alumni

TOKiMONSTA’s Desiderium: Track-by-Track

The Red Bull Music Academy grad reveals the inspirations and influences behind her new release.

opinion

Nightclubbing: San Francisco’s Trocadero Transfer

The story of legendary disco DJ Bobby Viteritti and the club that made him famous.

opinion

The Rise And Fall Of East London’s Sound-Systems

Matthew Bennett talks to The Ragga Twins, Shut Up & Dance, Wookie and more about the heyday of sound-system culture in East London.

opinion

How Montreal Became Disco’s Second City

Will Straw examines why the Canadian metropolis was such a hotbed for disco during the ’60s and ’70s.

opinion

Stressed: The Life & Art of Matt Reid

Michael Gonzales remembers the stunning work of the artist known as Matt Doo.

opinion

Wild Style Breaks: The Untold Story

Phillip Mlynar tells the story behind the re-release of the soundtrack to the most iconic hip hop movie in history.

opinion

Fischerspooner’s Million Pound Contract*

The story behind one of the last out-sized record deals in music industry history.

opinion

Gunnar Haslam on House, Techno and Particle Physics

The New York producer for L.I.E.S. and Mister Saturday Night talks house, techno and particle physics.

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Claude Speeed and Anenon: A Conversation

The two electronic experimentalists compare notes and find – among other things – a shared love of cymbals.

opinion

Ben Frost on Beauty and Avoiding the Middle Ground

The intense producer details some of the elements that go into his uncompromising music.