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Interviews

Inside the Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy of Pioneering Director Floria Sigismondi

From Marylin Manson to Rihanna to David Bowie, Sigimondi's work has shaped how we look at music for the better part of 25 years. We talk to the polymath about her career, the future, and capturing the soul of her subjects.
Sam Fragoso
12.20.17
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Björk and Aphex Twin Still Hang Out Over Email, Share Songs "All the Time"

A new interview with Björk done by Red Bull Music Academy is as fascinating and delightful as ever.
Phil Witmer
9.25.17
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Tim Hecker Talks Inspiration and Experience in an Exclusive Lecture from This Year's Red Bull Music Academy

The ambient demigod opens up about everything from pipe organs to Tupac.
Josh Baines
10.18.16
Interview

Talking Shitty EDM and House Music as an Artform With Kenny Dope

We checked in on the condition of contemporary dance music, with a true Master At Work.
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
10.7.16
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Sampha, Clams Casino, Dâm-Funk, and More Added to This Year's Red Bull Music Academy

The 2016 Montreal edition will also include a night dedicated to the city's legendary 70s disco scene.
Max Mertens
9.12.16
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RBMA Radio Relaunches as a 24-Hour Service

The new schedule features shows from Kindness, Teklife, DâM-FunK, Mixpak, and more.
Alexander Iadarola
7.11.16
Features

It Wasn’t In a Church, But RBMA’s Gospel House Party Still Had Us Born Again

Moved last minute to Williamsburg's Output, a timeless rundown of holy-tinged house music kept the dancefloor alive.
David Garber
5.24.16
Features

All the Reasons to Love 80s Freestyle—According to the Diehards Who Were There

Crazy stories and fond memories of a Bronx-born music genre that took over nightclubs and airwaves in the 80s.
Luis Nieto Dickens and Michelle Lhooq
5.17.16
Interviews

Glenn Branca's Really Experimental Music: Why the Composer Is Still Punk After All These Years

If art music and rock music sat at either end of a scale, Glenn Branca would be standing on the fulcrum, smashing each side with as many guitars as possible.
Keagon Voyce
5.16.16
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ANOHNI Takes to Social Media to Tell Americans "You Are Being Used"

The singer/songwriter has expressed her disdain for political agendas during the election year.
Michael Scott Barron
5.16.16
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Rabit and Chino Amobi Drop Provocatively-Titled Two-Track EP 'Izlämic Europe'

The Halycon Veil head and NON Worldwide co-founder unite for new release.
Michael Scott Barron
5.16.16
Features

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
5.11.16
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