Fantan Mojah: Ghetto Fire

Fantan Mojah is rapidly working his way through the ranks of Jamaica’s new battalion of roots reggae soldiers. Selectors from across the globe continue to drop his two biggest hits to date-the s…

Remixing War and Race

The thought of talking politics, tech and turntablism with DJ Spooky (a.k.a. Paul D Miller) and Rob Swift sounded like an innocent enough proposition in the formative stages. But as the date for the m…

Vex'd: Being Cross Sounds So Good

Since moving to London from the cheery (if boring) suburbs of Maidenhead, 26-year-olds Jamie and Roly have been pissed off and broke. You might even say Vex’d. Luckily, such conditions are ideal…

Ladytron: Spell Bound

Of all the early praise directed at Ladytron for their new record, Witching Hour, the response that resonated most came in the form of tough love from a longtime friend. Upon hearing the album for the…

Micromusic.net: Home of 8-Bit

Considering that most people’s exposure to electronic music first comes through videogames, it’s no surprise that micromusic.net, the world’s most active chip and 8-bit music portal,…

Steve Spacek: Future Soul Flying

When it comes to musical collaborations, Steve Spacek has led something of a charmed life. From his highly regarded partnership with the band Spacek to vocals for GB and Platinum Pied Pipers, the Lond…

Philip Smart In The Studio

It’s hard to imagine any movement slipping through the cracks in New York, yet the story of reggae/dancehall here remains largely undocumented. Colored with artists like Sister Carol, Shinehead,…

Nego Mocambique: Sweating It Out

With only one self-titled record to his name (on the Segundo Mundo label), inventive Brazilian producer Nego Moçambique (the alias of 32-year-old Marcelo Martins) has already played at Barcelona’…

Jeremy Fish: Wild Things

Jeremy Fish inhabits a world of rats shaped like grenades, trees with breasts and skull-shaped hot air balloons. That is to say that his art mixes violence and vice with resolutely cute elements. High…

Assassin: Taking Aim

Jeffrey “Assassin” Campbell is a leader of a new generation of Jamaican dancehall artists who are hoping to elevate the genre by providing music with more lyrical depth. “I try to ma…

Kudu: Ushering In Tropical Goth

It’s a gift and a curse. Break boundaries, navigate diverse styles creatively, and no one knows what to call you. Such has been the plight of Kudu, the NYC-based trio centered around drummer Dea…

Yoni Wolf's Favorite Things

Anticon’s psychedelics bandleader, Yoni Wolf, talks about a few of his favorite things. An Empty Stomach I prefer to record on an empty stomach. If I eat something, I will just sit around and ne…

Carl Craig: Hot Carl

“And God says to Bill Gates, ‘Bill, that’s just a screensaver!’ Hahahahaha!” So ends an hour-long conversation with Carl Craig–Detroit techno definer, globe-trotting DJ a…

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