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Let Waajeed Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Detroit House

We caught up with the legend to learn about some records that tell the tale of Motor City machine music.
David Garber

8 Things We Learned About Madlib From His Red Bull Music Academy Interview

The enigmatic producer opened up about working with Kanye, Dilla, and MF Doom during a recent chat with Chairman Mao.
Gabriella Lewis
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Producer Sufyvn Is Turning Heads With His "Nubian Sudanese" Inspired Beats

The Khartoum-based beatmaker recently dropped his LP 'Pseudarhythm Vol. 2'
Michael Scott Barron
J Dilla

Stones Throw To Press 10th Anniversary Edition Of J Dilla's 'Donuts' To Vinyl

Will include original Jeff Jank artwork and liner notes by 33 1/3rd 'Donuts' writer Jordan Ferguson.
Michael Scott Barron
J Dilla

J Dilla's Latest Posthumous Release Will Feature Over 40 Rare Instrumental Tracks, and It's Ma Dukes Approved

You can hear the album's spaced-out thumper “Dillatronic #7” now.
Alexander Iadarola

It Takes a Village: The Tragedy and Triumph of Detroit's Slum Village

As the legendary Detroit rap group prepares for the June release of their new album, <i>Yes,/i>, we take a look back on the revolving-door history of Slum Village.
Pete Tosiello

How Producers Are Breaking the Bland Limits of Plain Black Vinyl

Black vinyl is boring. For Record Store Day, we look at how artists like Shlohmo, Giraffage and Matthew Dear are pushing the boundaries of what a record should look like.
Mike Steyels

Meet London’s Most-Prominent 18 Year Old Beat-Maker

An Interview with Tom Misch.
Ziad Ramley

Seven Future Beats Compilations You Better Not Miss

Call it “wonky,” “left-field,” or simply, "beats." Either way, here's some of the genre's finest.
Matt Earp