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Binh: Basic trance induction
A longtime staple of Berlin's Club Der Visionaere, Germann Nguyen is beginning to earn accolades from beyond the insular world of minimal house. Matt Unicomb explains the subtle charms of his sound.
Label of the month: M_REC LTD
A knack for quality techno is propelling this Italian label into the big leagues. Matt Unicomb investigates.
Raresh: For hearts and ears
Raresh has been one of house and techno's most popular DJs for approaching a decade, but very little is known about him. Matt Unicomb tracks him down for a rare interview.
Samuli Kemppi: The soundtrack to space
Matt Unicomb checks in with Finland's leading techno producer.
Label of the month: Future Classic
This Sydney label with humble beginnings is now one of Australia's most important independent music operations. Matt Unicomb explains.
Reworks: For the people
For the last few years, this Greek festival has been a singular success in a country with a dire economic situation. Matt Unicomb tells its story.
Label of the month: Ilian Tape
Dario and Marco Zenker's label has quietly become one of the best in techno. Matt Unicomb tells its story.
Inigo Kennedy: Entertaining accidents
Since releasing his first record almost 20 years ago, Inigo Kennedy has applied a hacker's mentality to techno. Matt Unicomb explains why it's kept him in the game for so long.
Label of the month: Fifth Wall Records
This new Brooklyn label has a modest aim: to bridge the gap between US and European techno. Matt Unicomb explains.
Francis Inferno Orchestra: Dreamtime
Matt Unicomb checks in with one of the Australian dance scene's new leading lights.
Breaking through: Rødhåd
A word-of-mouth favourite in Berlin for the past few years, Rødhåd's extended techno sets are about to see him break out to an international audience.
Delta Funktionen: Resisting routines
Defy expectations: That's the lesson the young DJ/producer learned in his early days in a small Dutch town. RA's Matt Unicomb visits him in his new Berlin home to find out more.
M.A.N.D.Y.: At the controls
As they prepare for their appearance at We Love Sounds, RA's Matt Unicomb catches up with the Get Physical boys and learns that changes are afoot at one of the world's premiere dance labels.
Police confirm numerous DJ Derek sightings
The missing Bristol selector has been seen in public as recently as three weeks ago.
Ten classic rave tunes, selected by The Black Madonna
Marea Stamper singles out a batch of classics that slayed dance floors in the US Midwest throughout the '90s.
Samuli Kemppi drops free track
The typically spacey "10 K" can be downloaded over at the Finnish techno producer's SoundCloud page.
Mon, 3 Aug 2015
Keysound Recordings streams new Detboi single
Listen to the rough-and-ready "Scatter" over at Hyponik.
Mon, 3 Aug 2015
Five '80s tunes recommended by Brandt Brauer Frick
The trio share some of their favourites with Stamp The Wax.
Sat, 1 Aug 2015
Brutalist music: where sound and architecture meet
After composing music inspired by London's Barbican Centre, a group of musicians speak about the relationship between music and architecture.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015
Wireless, Drake and Skepta
The Quietus muses over what Skepta's appearance alongside Drake at Wireless festival means for grime.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Listen back to RA's BBC Radio 1 takeover
Four Tet, Levon Vincent, Nina Kraviz and RA editor Ryan Keeling all dropped sets last night. The recording will stay online for the next 29 days.