Get Familiar: The Skull Eclipses
Botany and Lushlife discuss their new post-rap project.

Known respectively for their independent work as Botany and Lushlife, Austin producer Spencer Stephenson and Philadelphia emcee Raj Haldar will release their debut album as The Skull Eclipses—an 11-tr…

Check out a Q&A With Bob Power on the Legacy of the TR-808
The legendary producer, mixer, and engineer chats to Splice about Roland's famous drum machine.

Bob Power is a producer, engineer, and mixer with award-winning, critically acclaimed records under his belt from A Tribe Called Quest, D’Angelo, Miles Davis (posthumously), Chaka Khan, and Erykah Bad…

FYF Announces Daily Lineups
This year’s edition takes place from July 21-23 at Exposition Park in Los Angeles.

FYF Fest has revealed the day-by-day breakdown of the lineup for their 2017 edition, set to take place July 21-23 near Downtown Los Angeles. The Goldenvoice-affiliated festival will return to Expositi…

20 Questions: Peggy Gou
The rising South Korean talent answers our questions on just about anything.

Peggy Gou will be performing alongside Cassy, Heidi, Jackmaster, HVOB, Âme, Midland, Josh Wink, Damian Lazarus, Rodhad, 2manydjs, and Recondite at CRSSD Festival, which takes place March 4-5 in San Di…

Get Familiar: S-Max
We checked in with a master of electronic funk, to try to unpack the story behind his distinctive style.

When Dropping Acid On Your Astro Turf was announced late last year following four years of silence, a gentle hubbub arose from fans of Manfred Koridass (a.k.a. S-Max) in celebration of his return. Whe…

Q&A: Dâm-Funk
With a new album on Stones Throw, the LA funk maven talks influences, recognition and Snoop Dogg.

The spoken-word intro that leads off Invite the Light, the latest full-length missive from Dâm-Funk, comes with a proclamation: “If we invite the light, it will surely come to us,” a proce…


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