Wed, 05 Nov 2008 /
After a string of seminal releases in the late '80s and early '90s, R&S Records slowly slid into obscurity. But now, the imprint is back and better than ever, with releases celebrating its past and looking firmly into the future. RA's David Stubbs investigates...
Bootlegs have always been a part of dance music culture, but in an age where online documentation should hypothetically render the practice impossible to pull off, some stores still sell them. RA's Richard Brophy tracks down the how and why of bootlegging in the 21st century.
Johnny D has become one of the most visible stars of the deep house resurgence. RA's Philipp Cerfontaine caught up with the Mannheim-based producer to talk about how his life has changed in the past few months, the return of house and his live show in advance of his appearance at Timewarp Holland.
Some say that a picture is worth a thousand words. With that thought in mind, we sent RA's photo team to The Amsterdam Dance Event, which is quickly becoming one of the most important conference/festival dates on the dance music calendar.
There's been a lot of talk about deepness lately in the world of electronic music, but hardly any attention paid to some of the originators of the sound. RA's Thomas D. Cox recently caught up with one of the most underappreciated—Rick Wade—to talk Theo Parrish, Kenny Dixon, Jr., booty bass and anime.