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Luaka Bop: An Introduction

A guide to the label devoted to unearthing great music from the likes of William Onyeabor, Tom Zé and more.

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Bounce to This: An Introduction to Housing, Flexing, Voguing and Jersey Club

Learn more about the four native NYC dance styles taking center stage at May’s Bounce Ballroom event in Brooklyn.

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The Voice of the Voiceless: An In-Depth Portrait of Mali’s Hip Hop Scene

At a moment when music’s political value seems like a thing of the past, hip hop in Mali is at the center of a discussion about democracy, globalisation and tradition.

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Key Tracks: Mario Caldato on Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing”

The Beastie Boys’ go-to studio engineer recalls the making of a crossover hit.

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Mr. Fung’s Cricket Orchestra

A visit with the world’s foremost authority on the music of crickets.

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When Malcolm Cecil Met Stevie Wonder

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RIP Frankie Knuckles, The Godfather of House

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Best Music Journalism: March 2014

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Wax Trax: An Introduction

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Blue Note in 1964

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Robert Hood on Being David in a Techno World of Goliaths

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Key Tracks: Arabian Prince on J.J. Fad’s “Supersonic”

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Gang Starr’s Beginnings