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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- Dekmantel: How Some Fanboys from The Hague Found Themselves at the Helm of One of Electronic Music's Best Festivals
- Trainwreck: DJ Slugo Recounts the Time He Found Himself in the Middle of a Hotel Room Brawl
- 20 Questions: FaltyDL Talks NYC Dance Crews, Tripping in Nature, and Motorcycle Gunslinging
- Record Store Week: Pearson Sound, Matias Aguayo, Leon Vynehall, and Gerd Share Their Favorite Shops
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