Hyponik

Interviews

Machinedrum: “The only time you fail is when you completely give up”

Machinedrum: “The only time you fail is when you completely give up”

Travis Stewart explains how energy healing and falling in love contributed to one of the best albums of 2016.

Oneman on growing up in Streatham and the magic of pirate radio

Oneman on growing up in Streatham and the magic of pirate radio

Timi Ben-Edigbe spends an insightful evening with Oneman at his south London flat.

Motion Graphics’ debut album channels the information overload of 2016

Motion Graphics’ debut album channels the information overload of 2016

The New York producer talks scoring 12 O’Clock Boys and mutating traditional instruments.

Laurent Garnier: “This is what I was dreaming of when I was a kid”

Laurent Garnier: “This is what I was dreaming of when I was a kid”

Laurent Garnier traces his musical career from disco obsessed 10 year old to one of dance music’s most vital figures.

Todd Terry: “I’d miss school just so I could cut up tracks”

Todd Terry: “I’d miss school just so I could cut up tracks”

Catching up with a New York house legend.

Djrum: Innovation through diversity

Djrum: Innovation through diversity

As an artist who’s almost impossible to pigeonhole, Djrum’s multifarious creations have left an indelible mark on the UK underground.

V.I.V.E.K: “Gimme a low ceiling room with 400 people any day”

V.I.V.E.K: “Gimme a low ceiling room with 400 people any day”

The dubstep stalwart talks all things System ahead of their event around Notting Hill Carnival.

Jon E Clayface: “You’re not going to make it just sitting at home”

Jon E Clayface: “You’re not going to make it just sitting at home”

The rising south London MC goes deep on his determination, and the power of online radio.

Fakear: “We forgot how to read nature a long time ago”

Fakear: “We forgot how to read nature a long time ago”

Fakear sent a list of his favourite labels to his manager. He went to the Counter Records office, gave them a demo, and that was it.

Taking a step back: Rushmore

Taking a step back: Rushmore

Aimed less at the dancefloor and more for after-hours, Rushmore’s debut LP is a strikingly original listen. We caught up with him to find out more.

Meet rising Thunder Disco resident and Bicep collaborator, Hammer

Meet rising Thunder Disco resident and Bicep collaborator, Hammer

2016 feels like a banner year for the Belfast-born, Glasgow-based DJ and producer.

JD Twitch: A baptism by fire

JD Twitch: A baptism by fire

“There’s a general sense of music conservatism in dance music that just does not compute for me.”