David Turner

Features

Inside YouTube's Hitmaking Electronic Music Channels

The founders of UKF Dubstep, Mr. SuicideSheep​, La Belle Musique and more on the history and future of their platforms.
David Turner
7.10.17
Features

ODESZA Are Back With Another Electronic Epic

The duo dish on their just announced third album, 'A Moment Apart.'
David Turner
6.12.17
Essays

Chief Keef Changed the Way Rap Videos Look Forever

Keef showed that rappers didn’t need lots of money or the eyes of gatekeepers like MTV and BET to have a hit video.
David Turner
5.1.17
Features

How KSHMR Found Freedom in EDM

Niles Hollowell-Dhar was half of a duo with a #1 song to their name, he’s since taken joy in expressing his Kashmiri roots through dance music.
David Turner
3.14.17
Features

Meet Maaly Raw, the Rising Producer Behind Philadelphia’s New Rap Wave

After a prolific 2016, Lil Uzi Vert's go-to beatmaker is just warming up.
David Turner
2.17.17
Features

How Knock-Off Rap Productions Became a Legit Career Path

"Type Beat" producers mimic other artists and game YouTube for a modest living. What do you do after that?
David Turner
2.10.17
Features

How Should We Measure Rap Success in 2015?

For some people, album sales continue to be the sole metric for tracking success. Here are some other alternatives.
David Turner
8.10.15
Interviews

Interview: Youtube Star SheLovesMeechie Dances from the Garage to the Stage

The Atlanta dancer advances from home movies to rap videos with a flick of the wrist.
David Turner
5.31.15
Holy Shit

Is There Anything in Aphex Twin's Massive Soundcloud Dump Worth Listening To?

We waded through 170 tracks to find you the very best of Richard D. James' mysterious Soundcloud.
David Turner
3.7.15
Features

Travis Porter Are the Underappreciated Kings of Atlanta Party Rap

They invented the sound of today's Atlanta, but people still want to know who Travis Porter is.
David Turner
2.18.15
Interviews

Introducing Jay Storm, the Charlotte-Based Beatmaker Who's Making Waves in Chicago

Good luck got him where he is now—but will it get him out of North Carolina?
David Turner
1.31.15
Features

Everything Should Be Soundtracked by Rap Producers, Especially These Projects

Imagine if Waka Flocka directed a horror film and Lex Luger scored it. WOULDN'T THAT BE PERFECT???
David Turner
2.5.13