Sat 08/Dec 2007
The votes are in! RA's annual poll kicks off today with our top ten compilations of the year, as voted by RA contributors. But first our resident mix freak Stéphane Girard defends the honour of his beloved format.
2007 saw three names—Raresh, Rhadoo and Petre Inspirescu—emerge as the brightest young things in minimal techno. Ronan Fitzgerald travels to Bucharest to track them down.
Meet Guillaume Coutu Dumont: African nomad, king of the Montréal techno scene, leader of the band Guillaume & The Coutu Dumonts...er, hang on. Todd Burns gets the skinny.
Not many producers can put out ten records in one year, writes Todd Burns, but Chymera managed to do just that…while he was homeless.
Jeremy Armitage checks out Cocoon, Sven Väth's eye-popping concept club on the outskirts of Frankfurt.