Issue 136: Building an Iconic Sound
This issue, we dig in deep with the icons of electronic music, and gather intel on how they make their sounds so uniquely original. From Four Tet to Squarepusher to Moby to Mala, there's no shortage of tips, tricks, and musical philosophies to inspire budding producers. We also look at some of our favorite producers of the year—with Oriol, Teengirl Fantasy, oOoOO, and plenty more icons-to-be filling these pages. Read all about them here, or view the entire issue online at Issuu.
- Friends With You Tour Miami
The boys of Friends With You visit their favorite hometown haunts in this City Guide Miami episode.
- Moby's Old-School Rave Podcast
'90s rave rules this exclusive set from Moby.
- Four Tet at Melt! Festival
Listen to a hot set from cover star Four Tet at this year's Melt! Festival.
- Teengirl Fantasy's Exclusive Podcast
Not your typical podcast, this one's got everything from Inner City to Ryuichi Sakamoto.
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- NewsLegowelt and Willie Burns Launch Bizarre Online TV Show; Watch the First Episode Now
- NewsCheck Out a New Mix from Mount Kimbie
- NewsListen to Huxley's Upcoming Debut LP, 'Blurred'
- FeatureLabels We Love: 10 More of Our Favorite Labels, Plus Some Newcomers Worth Watching
- October 15: Amsterdam Dance Event with Four Tet, DJ Koze, Jon Hopkins, Karenn, Ben UFO, Floating Points, MCDE, Talaboman, and More
- October 20: MUTEK.MX with Andy Stott, The Bug, Roman Flügel, Objekt, Laurel Halo, Oneohtrix Point Never, and More
- November 5: Club to Club with Caribou, SBTRKT, Recondite, Marcel Dettmann, Clark, Vessel, Luke Vibert, Jacques Greene, and More
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