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Features

Five Super Obscure Disco Records Made Expensive by Big Name DJs

Caribou drops a James Brown edit in his Essential Mix and all of a sudden you're remortgaging the house.
Nick Thompson
7.7.16
Features

How the Private Party Scene Is Democratizing the Dancefloor in Beirut

The nightlife scene has become a powerful lobby of liberal young Lebanese born after the country's devastating civil war.
Gino Raidy
6.29.16
Features

How Cosmic Disco Legend Lindstrøm Learned to Love Music Again

We spoke to the Norwegian producer ahead of the release of a brand new EP.
Josh Baines
6.22.16
Features

A Brief History of the Very First British House Record

How the 'Lion King' soundtrack composer, a Coronation Street writer, and a Northern Soul legend created the first UK house record.
Tess Reidy
6.15.16
Features

"Comments Off": How Livity Sound Removed Genre From the Equation

In conversation with the Bristol label who have quietly fostered their own distinct strain of UK dance music.
Angus Harrison
5.18.16
Features

How This London Venue Brought Club Culture to the UK

Soho, Studio 54, Madonna, and the Wag.
Josh Baines
5.11.16
Features

I Went to a 7AM Coffee Rave in England and It Was as Terrible as It Sounds

Espresso shots, Hawaiian shirts and existential dread at Bristol's sober school-run rave.
Sammy Maine
5.11.16
club culture

Inside London's Premiere Fetish Club

Celebrating 25 years of leather and pleasure at Torture Garden.
John Lucas
5.10.16
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Remembering Jamster Ringtones, the Original Digital Music Revolution

Before Spotify and smartphones, we were one nation under a polyphonic groove.
Josh Baines
5.9.16
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How One Floppy Disk Turned an 18 Year Old From Devon Into a Video-Game Soundtrack Superstar

Despite failing his music O Level, Allister Brimble became one of the UK's most successful 8-bit producers.
Mantis Kane
4.19.16
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We Went Post-Revolution Raving in Kiev's Industrial Wastelands

In the wake of 2013's Euromaidan protests, the youth of Ukraine are rebuilding their home through techno.
Chris Giles
4.13.16
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Is 'The Best Dance Album in the World Ever' Actually the Best Dance Album in the World Ever?

We reviewed all forty tracks of the greatest dance compilation of all time...ever!
Josh Baines
3.23.16
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