The artist's father was a guerrilla general in the Angolan civil war. Through "rough kuduro," he tells his family's complex history. A revered electronic music artist sells his equipment and starts from scratch, but has he stripped too much away? The New York artist sounds weirder and more inspired than ever. Strong tracks by maturing producers on a top experimental label. His label continues its celebrations with an EP, out January 24th, that also features remixes of material by Ben Klock and Xhin. As fabric's resident DJ, Richards played the London club every Saturday for 18 years. Ray Philp hears a few things he learned along the way, from warm-ups to back-to-backs to the importance of playing for yourself. Useful for DJ emergencies. IDM, UKG and Buchla synths give Sam Shepherd's excellent new LP a newfound urgency and aggression. The LP will be the Dutch artist's second in 18 months. Warm-up records aren't often big, but this one is. Early Detroit electro meets '80s synth funk on a commendable LP. "When Noisia becomes a compromise in itself, it's time to move on," the Dutch drum & bass trio said. A slick update of the heads-down UK garage sound. A blend of UK garage and dub techno with serious bite. James Ferraro and Ikonika will join Nkisi, DjRUM and Aïsha Devi at the Spanish audiovisual festival. A fresh take on a classic sample. The influential band, whose members fused new wave, jazz, disco and Afrobeat, will release the compilation in October. The Detroit artist marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Theo Nunn's clip for "Epiphany," from the EP of the same name, winds through an abandoned lab complex.