Because he emerged alongside the UK dubstep explosion of the late 2000s, it would be an easy mistake to pigeonhole Scottish DJ-producer Rustie (AKA Russell Whyte) as a member of that trendy contingent. Glass Swords, his critically acclaimed debut album from 2011, may have fit the basic textbook def ... More >>
Most of electronic music's great seminal acts from the '90s rave era are now but relics of the past. Few remain active on the scene today, and even fewer have continued to cultivate their sound to parallel electronic music's evolution in the new millennium. Nightmares on Wax, the pioneering brainch ... More >>
If it's true that the electronic dance music industry is a male-dominated one, with women facing special challenges in getting ahead, then aspiring female artists couldn't do with a greater role model than Ellen Allien.As a DJ-producer, Allien has been at the forefront of the Berlin techno scene pre ... More >>
As you read this, a lot of would-be Jimmy Edgar imitators are sitting in their bedroom studios scratching their heads and wondering why they can't sound like him. That's because nobody sounds like Jimmy Edgar except Jimmy Edgar himself. From the start, his sound was so freethinking that the Detroit ... More >>
Otto Von Schirach seems to be big everywhere but America. In Europe, he tours extensively and plays at big festivals. Here, he's just one of Miami's many oddly awesome characters.That could change this year as he tours across America with Atari Teenage Riot, the '90s digital hardcore outfit that ... More >>
Photo by Jeffrey Delannoy Battles June 18, 2007 Studio A Better Than: Sitting inside, listening to the evening’s torrential rain, and pulling bong hits by yourself. Openers Dance, Jenny have long been championed by Lolo Reskin, the fiery-maned proprietor of Sweat Records who also organized th ... More >>
Schematic Records celebrates ten unscripted years
James Zabiela storms the DJ world with a bag of utilities and an ear for grooves
At the M3 music conference it was that audacious crossbreed The Grey Album
Will Schematic have to compromise to get its avant-garde music heard?
Autechre has nothing to say about Confield -- you'll just have to listen to the music
Is it a tome or tomb?
Beat deconstruction courtesy of Richard Devine