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The mysterious Barcelona DJ/producer's slow-moving and ebullient house has been turning heads of late. In advance of his Sonar appearance, RA's Philip Sherburne finds that it's a sound borne of happy accidents.
Now that we've tackled the budget options, it's time to push the boat out: RA's Francis Preve profiles some of the most versatile and pricey analog synths around.
RA charts the trajectory of one of the most important events in the dance music calendar.
Want to know where dOP, Noze, and Circus Company come from? Look no further than Ark, whose freewheeling sound has had a massive impact on the French house scene. As RA's Oli Warwick finds out, though, mellow is now the norm for the DJ/producer. (Well, kinda.)
Plenty of artists use as many instruments as they can. Benjamin Brunn has made his career on mastering just a few. RA's Chris Burkhalter investigates the very deep machine love the producer has for his Clavia Nord Modular.