With a background in noise and free improvisation, Silvia Kastel brings a fresh perspective to electronic music. Mark Smith visits her studio to hear the story behind the transformation and her spellbinding new album.
Hovering somewhere between techno, ambient and drum & bass but rejecting the conventions of all three, this Berlin artist's records are as elusive as they are absorbing. Mark Smith hears about the production methods behind his sound.
The Brooklyn-based synth head is just as lo-fi as you might think, but not nearly as nostalgic. In advance of his live performance at Decibel in September, RA's Mike Powell finds out what machines make him tick.
Plenty of artists use as many instruments as they can. Benjamin Brunn has made his career on mastering just a few. RA's Chris Burkhalter investigates the very deep machine love the producer has for his Clavia Nord Modular.