Issue 134: Beat Happening
Just when you thought Detroit's roots couldn't spread any further, the master of the Minimal Nation, Robert Hood, returns to the fray from his home in Alabama. We dig in deep with the former Motown resident before surveying LA's still-burgeoning beat scene (Shlohmo, Alex B, Baths, Take et al), heading east to Toronto to sit down with new disco-house dons Azari & III, and even further east to chat up London dubstep iconoclasts Mount Kimbie. Throw in profiles on Tensnake, Oval, and Actress, and you've got quite a beatific affair. Read all about it here, or view the entire issue online at Issuu.
- Alex B's Denver City Guide
Denver-Boulder homeboy Alex B takes us through the haunts of his current locale.
- Ghosts On Tape's Bay Heat Podcast
This month's Five Star guest shows off some hometown pride from back in '09.
- Azari & III's "Hungry for the Power"
Check out the controversial video from the Toronto disco-house group here.
- Diskjokke's Ultimate Beach Mix
Oslo space-disco king Diskjokke offers up some Balearic summertime beats.
- Shlomo's Exclusive XLR8R Podcast
Last year, before anyone knew anything about the young dude behind Shlohmo, a 19-year-old Henry Laufer laced us with a primo mix. Listen here.
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- MP3T_A_M "Tail Snap (Murlo Remix)"
- FeatureHi, Doctor Nick! - The Secret to Finishing an Album (or Any Big Project) When It's Almost Done
- NewsWatch the Geometric Video for Sculpture's "Hackle Scam Populator"
- MP3Zomby "Things Fall Apart (feat. Panda Bear)"
- GearThis Week in Music Tech: A Modular Synth Masterclass, Another Aira Teaser, Prefuse 73's Free Ableton Live Session, and More
- Locals Only: Prins Thomas Shares His Five Favorite Spots in Oslo
- 20 Questions - Robert Hood Talks Underground Resistance, Kraftwerk, and Cheese Grits
- Hi-Five - Dauwd Selects His Favorite Tunes from the Kompakt Catalog
- 20 Questions - Teebs Talks New Album, Low End Theory, and Playing 'Street Fighter' with Flying Lotus
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