The Perennial Outsider: electronic veteran Cristian Vogel looks back on a life less ordinary
21st November 2014
Cristian Vogel has a lot to say. Full disclosure: I've known Cristian for many years – since we were at university together in the early '90s in fact, as is touched on in my 'Rubbish Raver' m [...]
Meet Awful Records: the Atlanta rap clique that won 2014
20th November 2014
It’s been a long time since Atlanta wasn’t the most important city in hip-hop. From Gucci Mane’s trap house revolution to Future and Mike Will’s mainstream takeover to the tip-of-the-ic [...]
Has 2014 been the best year for dance albums in recent memory?
19th November 2014
The dance music LP: a pathetic, unlovable creature, caught hopelessly between worlds. We all know the types: the pointless agglomeration of played-to-death singles; the collection of techno flo [...]
A Beginner’s Guide To…Field Recording
18th November 2014
Chris Watson The history of field recording is central to the development of electronic music, with artists - from Eno through Scanner to Burial - drawing on its theories and strategies to crea [...]
Dancing to the silent beat: St. Louis storyteller Coultrain on the latest chapter of his Seymour Liberty opus
15th November 2014
Nothing is true, everything is permitted. St. Louis' Coultrain is a man of many facets: drummer, visual artist, singer and poet. It's the words that have defined Coultrain's career so far, both [...]
Photos: Dean Blunt at Electrowerkz, London
14th November 2014
Last night in London, Dean Blunt brought Black Metal to Electrowerkz. After an hour-plus of the stage sitting cloaked in red light, empty aside from Blunt's hired security, the Hype Williams f [...]
The 100 best tracks of the decade so far
Joseph Morpurgo, Joe Muggs, John Twells, Tom Lea, Chal Ravens & Chris Kelly
13th November 2014
Skip to: #100 / #90 / #80 / #70 / #60 /#50 / #40 / #30 / #20 / #10 Following our 100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far, we run down its 100 best tracks. As with the alb [...]
Pulling out all the stops: Why Room40′s John Chantler is taking his modular synth to church
11th November 2014
“The organ is controlled manually with levers. Right now you can see nothing is pressed down, and you can hear this clicking noise of the keys being activated, but then there's this thing where. [...]
Photos: Flying Lotus live at the Roundhouse, London
10th November 2014
Flying Lotus returned to London on Friday with a new live show, presented by Soundcrash at Camden Town's Roundhouse. Supported by Thundercat, Flying Lotus's performance saw him drowned in colou [...]
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