Magazine

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

Detuning the City: An Oral History of Illbient

For a brief moment in the ’90s, anything seemed possible. Artists, musicians and designers in New York City were creating together, and a new genre – eventually dubbed illbient – was born.

opinion

Stressed: The Life & Art of Matt Reid

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

opinion

It’s a South East London Ting: Mo Kolours, Paul White and More

Laurent Fintoni profiles the crew of producers centred around Mo Kolours and Paul White making some of the most exciting beat music of the past few years.

opinion

Wild Style Breaks: The Untold Story

opinion

Key Tracks: Janet Kay’s “Silly Games”

opinion

Deltron 3030: An Oral History

opinion

Five Prog Records From Jameszoo’s Discogs Want List

opinion

Best Music Journalism: July 2014

opinion

The Roots of Techno: Detroit’s Club Scene 1973 - 1985

opinion

Fischerspooner’s Million Pound Contract*

opinion

King Sunny Ade: From Lagos to Hollywood