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Max Pearl finds wild scenes at clubs and festivals in Bogotá and Medellín.
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.
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Colorful club music that twists ballroom house into new shapes.
The Jamaican group's third LP disappoints in its attempt to reach a wider audience.
Thrilling experimental club workouts from one of the style's rising stars.
Cutting-edge experimental club tracks loaded with feeling.
Looking back on a groundbreaking mix of global sounds.
Synth-driven electronic cumbia.
Psychedelic industrial at slow tempos.
A unique take on danceable noise and industrial from Argentina.
Mon, 22 Jul 2019
The two classic New York DJs will be joined by Oscar G at the Heroes party on Saturday, August 24th, which runs from 6 PM to 4:30 AM.
Fri, 19 Jul 2019
One of Mexico's earliest techno experimentalists, known for '80s bands Syntoma and El Escuadrón del Ritmo, tells his life story in this 17-minute documentary.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019
The Seattle artist, known for analog-heavy ambient music, has a rare form of sinus cancer. Buy music on Bandcamp and donate proceeds that way or contribute to his fund directly.
Jamie Jones, Pete Tong, Nicole Moudaber, Hot Since 82 and Guy Gerber are among the other names on the lineup for the weekend-long party, which takes place across three venues starting October 11th.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019
The Giuliana Foulkes-directed clip is inspired by the legend of Resurrection Mary, who was hit by a car and left to die after a long night of dancing at a ballroom in Illinois. Now her spirit returns to solicit rides from lone men driving past the intersection where she died. The song is off their forthcoming LP, Not Ok with Things.
90 minutes of jazzy, funky, futuristic music from the Berlin-based American (and a Spotify playlist of tracks from the mix to accompany it.)
Mon, 15 Jul 2019
Friday, October 11th is Get Lost Live with Lebanese indie band Mashrou' Leila headlining. Saturday's lineup includes Carl Craig, Damian Lazarus, Robag Wruhme, The Martinez Brothers and Tijana T.
Fri, 5 Jul 2019
Underworld has been including this dramatic big-room track in their live sets since last year, and now it's finally seeing release.
1271 Myrtle Ave; Brooklyn, NY 11221; United States
Av Ignacio L. Vallarta 1488, Americana; 44160 Guadalajara, JAL; Mexico
Durango 181 Roma Norte, Cuauhtémoc; 06700 Ciudad de México, D.F.; Mexico
06720, Dr José María Vertiz 86, Doctores, Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Insurgentes Sur 377, Cuauhtémoc; 06170 Mexico City, DF; Mexico
900 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11238
129 Stoke Newington High Street, Stoke Newington, London N16 0PH
Calle Versalles 94, Juárez, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX
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