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Seba and Paradox: Break for Love

Drum & bass pioneers Sebastian Ahrenberg (Seba) and Dev Pandya (Paradox) have always followed their hearts, rather than fickle trends in the scene–conformity is not a word in their vocabulary.


QQ: Jamaican Boy Wonder

"The people have spoken. QQ, come back to the stage."

It's 4 a.m. in Kingston and Flexx, host of Passa Passa's third anniversary dance and part of dancehall group T.O.K., is calling QQ back to the stage for the third time. The four-foot-tall child prodigy bounds on and launches straight into a sweet rendition of "Poverty." The song, his first single, held the number-one spot in Jamaica for four weeks in 2005 and stole the record from Dennis Brown who, at 13, had previously been the youngest artist to achieve a number one.


Warn Defever & NOMO In The Studio

Warn Defever, the man behind dream-rock-cum-experimental-blues project His Name Is Alive, has been manipulating all manner of sounds from what he calls "an ethical and moral perspective" for over 15 years. His early records, self-recorded projects that bear names like Livonia (after his suburban Detroit hometown) and Mouth by Mouth, helped to define the gauzy, ethereal sound of British indie label 4AD. Read more » 

Black Dice: Blood & Guts

Can you see the music?

Dirt Crew: Rave Results

Pablo Picasso once said, "Good artists borrow. Great artists steal." That's true, but few artists–even in the age of sampling–are ballsy enough to admit their "genius" actually came from someone else.


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