Influences 02: jitwam
An alluring collection of influential music from a rising Indian-born producer.

Last month, we launched a new podcast series called Influences with a journey into early easy listening material from Rod Modell (a.k.a. DeepChord). The series—for those that didn’t catch the fi…

Jimmy Edgar Edits DJ Spookie's "Reload"; Download it for Free Now
The track can be downloaded via Jimmy Edgar's Bandcamp page.

With the holiday season coming into full swing, Detroit-born sonic explorer and Ultramajic label head Jimmy Edgar has embraced the spirit of giving by gifting techno lovers everywhere a free edit of t…

Q&A: Planet Mu's Mike Paradinas
His pioneering, still-vital electronic-music label marks its 20th anniversary with a sprawling retrospective.

The music of  Planet Mu, the groundbreaking label which is in the midst of it 20th-anniversary year, can be startling in its intensity—but the man who runs it, Mike Paradinas, is almost shockingly lai…

Vanguard: RP Boo
A founding father of footwork releases 'Fingers, Bank Pads & Shoe Prints' on Planet Mu.

It’s notoriously difficult to write an accurate history on the rise of any music scene, even a localized, tightly focused one—particularly if it has its roots in pre-smartphone, pre-nonstop-docu…

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