Almost 15 years on from the first experiments with digital cumbia, the genre's architect reflects on the past, present and future of electrified folklore in Latin America.
There's more to this producer than ambient reggaeton, as Max Pearl learns when they meet up in Queens.
Max Pearl reports from the Mexican capital on a timeless DJ tradition that stretches back to the 1950s.
Rádio Quântica's Inês Coutinho and Marco Rodrigues highlight some of the essential artists from the Portuguese capital.
Max Pearl profiles one of dance music's most distinctive new voices.
Could a new club from the Tresor cofounder help revitalize Detroit's nightlife? Max Pearl heads there to find out.
Max Pearl visits the New York techno artist's studio to talk modular synths.
Bold, confrontational, unique—the New York DJ talks shop with Max Pearl.
The artist also known as Luis, DJ Python and Deejay Xanax is as poetic as he is versatile, dishing out everything from house to breakbeat to so-called "deep reggaeton." Max Pearl pays him a visit in Queens.
Max Pearl talks shop with the highly respected New York engineer and producer.
This legendary New York thrift store is a record digger's heaven or hell, depending when you show up and how much time you have. Max Pearl descends into The Thing.
Max Pearl explains how this US artist's high-def synth pop sound perfectly suits our technological age.
Global bass, cumbia digital, tropical bass—whatever you call their music, this Peruvian duo are creating thrilling fusions of traditional rhythms and modern electronics.
Party promoters in New York are part of a complex game that most don't even know they're playing. Max Pearl reports on how property developers and gentrification are irreversibly shaping the city's dance music scene.
Max Pearl profiles a New York-based crew of artists who are defined by their irreverence for dance music traditions.
Dylan Scheer is a key member of Brooklyn's emerging electronic music underground. Max Pearl hears about her quest to make club music that serves both the head and the feet.
This forward-thinking Mexican collective is using club music to explore Latin American identity. Max Pearl meets them on their home turf.
Gritty house and techno for adventurous DJs.
Medellín's techno scene steps out onto the global stage.
Compelling noise techno from the L.I.E.S. boss.
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Otherworldly experimental club tracks with a high-end production quality.
The Eglo artist's catchy yet complex soul sound matures on her second LP.
Hardcore meets techno and industrial on this unpredictable EP.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019
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The Hinge Finger label boss will hit the US East Cost for three back-to-back gigs starting on February 7th.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019
"I can smoke a fat blunt at 3 AM and then wake up at 6:30 AM to get ready. I've never missed a flight," says the trio's Felix Wagner.
He'll play with a different group of collaborators at each show, from January 30th to February 2nd. They coincide with the release of his new album, Pure Imagination, No Country.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019
The music video lands a month after Gesaffelstein teased his next album, Hyperion, with a billboard in Miami.
The Basic Channel man's band with Senegalese mbalax musicians was forced to cancel due to visa issues. Now they're back on track for a February 2nd show at Pioneer Works.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018
New York scene veteran Nick Hook will also join NAAFI artists like Lao, Oly and Wasted Fates at an underground location that's open until 7 AM.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018
The Erased Tapes artist, whose sound draws on classical, pop and electronic music, will bring his live show to the Mexican capital in January.
Cassegrain, Claro Intelecto, Erika, Extrawelt, Lucy and Peter Van Hoesen are all headed to Colombia for the three-day festival taking place at the city's Plaza Mayor in February.
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Thu, 6 Dec 2018
disgusting andrew. disgusting
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
Really nice review Matt!
Thu, 4 Oct 2018
Tue, 14 Aug 2018
One of my favorite albums of the year
Wed, 1 Aug 2018
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
That remix is a lethal weapon