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Tape Player: In Conversation With Alex Ruder

Tape Player: In Conversation With Alex Ruder

In our current era of seemingly infinite internet choice, the role of curator is more important than ever. In this…

In Conversation with Nick Höppner

In Conversation with Nick Höppner

Since leaving behind his day job as Ostgut Ton label manager in 2012, Nick Höppner has used his newfound freedom…

In conversation with UK garage legend, Noodles

In conversation with UK garage legend, Noodles

From south London’s 1980s illegal rave scene to body popping in Covent Garden and the art of DJing.

Chicago legend Tyree Cooper on house music’s heritage

Chicago legend Tyree Cooper on house music’s heritage

The hip-house pioneer speaks out.

Spontaneous production: An interview with Glenn Astro & Ajnascent

Spontaneous production: An interview with Glenn Astro & Ajnascent

We spoke to the two producers about their days as high school classmates, the art of collaboration, and mixing genres.

Sophia Kennedy on her brilliant debut album for Pampa Records

Sophia Kennedy on her brilliant debut album for Pampa Records

The Hamburg-based artist talks working with Pampa on her self-titled debut LP, and her plans for playing the record live.

In conversation with the owner of new north London venue, Five Miles

In conversation with the owner of new north London venue, Five Miles

Co-owner Deano (Real Gold) discusses the launch this month, the space, the sound system, the Seven Sisters community and dispelling the potential for any “gentrification” backlash.

UK rap super-producer Steel Banglez is finally getting the recognition he deserves

UK rap super-producer Steel Banglez is finally getting the recognition he deserves

Talking industry recognition and philanthropy with the producer helping define a UK sound.

Big Zuu, The Joints Show and the evolution of grime radio

Big Zuu, The Joints Show and the evolution of grime radio

Long gone are the days when grime radio shows were restricted to pirate stations in London. The scene has evolved…

No Symbols: Familiar faces

No Symbols: Familiar faces

This south London party is fast gaining a reputation for cutting edge club music and a familial atmosphere.

Interview: DJ Milktray

Interview: DJ Milktray

The Glaswegian producer speaks out following his contribution to Red Bull Studios Riddim Rally.

SNØW and Ahadadream discuss their new label, More Time Records

SNØW and Ahadadream discuss their new label, More Time Records

More Time Records is the new imprint founded by SNØW and Boiler Room’s Ahadadream, and last month they launched with a powerful collaborative…