Playing Favourites

  • RA takes an artist's record collection as the starting point for extended conversations.











  • 25 Sep 2009

    RA chats to the outspoken Chicago DJ/producer about scared DJs, why he thinks Model 500 are Balearic and why he thinks he's the biggest risk-taker around.
  • 21 Jul 2009

    His recent book The Disco Files collecting his weekly columns at Record World is an invaluable piece of music history. RA plays some classics to one of the first disco journalists, Vince Aletti.
  • 18 May 2009

    RA catches up with the elusive Berlin-based producer to chat about some of his favourite records.
  • 24 Apr 2009

    Crate diggers extraordinaire Dan Tyler and Conrad McDonnell sit down for a chat with RA's Dave Stenton.
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  • 1 Apr 2009

    House, techno, disco and... modern classical? In this edition of Playing Favourites, RA's Richard Carnes sits down with Berlin-based DJ/producer Sven Weisemann to find out what really makes him tick.
  • 11 Feb 2009

    Dub techno you can bring home to your mother, how the Ultramagnetic MCs are like the Rolling Stones and Snoop Dogg going deep house: RA's Finn Johannsen plays Berlin-based DJ/producer Till von Sein some records.
  • 21 Jan 2009

    Hip-hop, alto saxophone and the coming garage house renaissance: RA's Finn Johannsen plays Swiss producer Quarion some records to find out what makes him tick.


  • 18 Nov 2008

    We sit down with The Bald One to spin some records from his past—and present—in this month's edition of Playing Favourites.
  • 12 Oct 2008

    Techno true believer Shed has made one of the best albums of the year. But what is this about a gabber past? We played the DJ/producer some records to uncover this and other secrets about the Hardwax employee's musical past.
  • 15 Sep 2008

    In advance of his DJ set at Manchester's Warehouse Project later this month, Riton listens to records with RA's Dave Stenton in another edition of the new interview series, Playing Favourites.
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  • 29 Aug 2008

    In the first in a new interview series on RA, we sit down with Daniel Wang, play him some records and record the results.