Established in 2001, Resident Advisor (RA) is an online music magazine and community platform that's dedicated to showcasing electronic music, artists and events across the globe.
RA combines high-quality writing and film features with listings, directories and industry tools, creating an ecosystem of content and services for over four million† readers a month. With an audience spanning music fans, club goers, DJs, producers, venue owners, promoters and record labels, RA plays an indispensable role in supporting the electronic music industry worldwide.
† Google Analytics, December 2018
Our passion is our profession.
We are independent and we support independence.
We support local scenes.
We treat dance music as an art form.
We champion the values of acceptance that underpin dance music culture.
We care about the past, present and future of electronic music.
We choose honesty over gain.
We're always front left.
RA's core values guide every decision we make as a company. They embody the principles we hold both collectively and as individuals. We also believe they reflect the music community we cover on RA, and for which we are a tireless advocate.
Integrated within RA's comprehensive event listings, our ticketing service allows promoters across the globe an advanced ticketing solution that actively provides clients with additional promotion to the biggest community in electronic music.
In 2017, RA launched the RA Store as an online hub where you can buy high-quality apparel and products. This launched with T-shirts, slipmats, tote bags and stickers.
RA Events is the real-world platform for our editorial content. We program and produce events that reflect our open-ended coverage of electronic music and global outlook, spanning arts spaces in London to nightclubs in Tokyo and most things in between.
In 2016 RA launched In Residence, a series that throws the spotlight on venues that keep their local scenes flourishing.
Enjoy RA Japan, straight from our Tokyo office and completely in Japanese.