In this extract from his new book, Inner City Pressure, Dan Hancox explains how grime's canon of classics is full of music made by producers who were unwilling or unable to do things "properly," from So Solid Crew to Dizzee Rascal to Youngstar.
The Russian-born, Berlin-based artist made her biggest track in five minutes, and says she could finish 1,000 in six months. Aurora Mitchell talks to Anastasia Vtorova about her playfully irreverent take on dance music.
The Black Madonna, Mashrou' Leila, Brian Eno and others recently took part in a creative retreat in the shadow of the separation barrier in Bethlehem. In the first of a two-part feature, Tom Faber explains how the artists made music inspired by one of the modern world's most intractable conflicts.
As the owner of the Idle Hands record shop and label, Chris Farrell sits at the centre of Bristol's dance music scene. Ryan Keeling stops by the shop to hear about the records that have shaped his tastes.
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.
This long-running London party descended from David Mancuso's legendary Loft parties and embodies its core values: incredible sound, an inclusive atmosphere and a timeless soundtrack. Tom Faber tells its story.
From Japan's aging scene, to the recent growth in South Korea and Taiwan, electronic music in East Asia is in flux. Tobias Burgers reports on both the challenges and exciting developments that have gripped the region.