Greg Scruggs

Features

Asians Need More Visibility in Dance Music

Meet the Seattle promoter booking all-Asian DJ lineups.
Greg Scruggs
4.6.17
Features

Meet DJ Jigüe, Cuba’s Answer to J Dilla

The producer helped bring hip-hop to the island—now he's ready to introduce his electrified Afro-Cuban rhythms to the world.
Greg Scruggs
8.25.16
Features

How do Cubans Make Electronic Music Without Reliable Internet?

The cost and inconvenience of getting online in Cuba is forcing its small but bustling dance music community to seek out creative ways to make beats.
Greg Scruggs
7.27.16
Features

The World is Excited for Cuba's First Major Electronic Music Festival—But Do Cubans Even Care?

Manana won over Cuba's government with the promise of cross-cultural collaboration. Now it needs to convince the people.
Greg Scruggs
5.4.16
Features

Inside the Thought-Provoking Museum Protesting the War on Drugs

Portraits made from crystal meth and other exhibitions threw into sharp relief the true cost of an unjust system.
Greg Scruggs
4.27.16
Donald Trump

The Juan Maclean's Guide to the 2016 Presidential Election

The New Hampshire-based producer talks politics on the day of his home state's primary elections
Greg Scruggs
2.9.16
Thump

Meet the Barcelona DJ Who Played a Set at a Refugee Camp in France—And Nearly Sparked a Riot

After a night in the Calais jungle, Filastine says we have to "build a better world."
Greg Scruggs
1.11.16
Features

Roller Disco Culture Is Making a Comeback, One Pair of Hot Pants at a Time

From Wolf + Lamb to Moodymann's, roller discos are back in a big way.
Greg Scruggs
9.21.15
deep dives

The Haxan Cloak on His Electronic Drone Metal: "I Want to Be the Most Intense Thing on the Bill Wherever I Play"

We caught up with Bobby Krlic at Basilica Soundscape. He talked about collaborating with Björk, sonic warfare, and what he's working on next.
Greg Scruggs
9.16.15
in the club

Worlds Apart: BBC Radio 1’s Benji B On the Real Difference Between UK and US Clubbing

"People should be taking the culture seriously. Club culture is an art.​"
Greg Scruggs
7.31.15
Festival Season!

Did Skrillex Suck at Sonar?

If any festival would provide a space for a mainstream artist to let his freak flag fly, it would be Sónar. Sadly, that didn't happen.
Greg Scruggs
6.24.15
deep dives

Has Barcelona’s Sónar Lost Its Edge While Conquering the World?

Sónar's metamorphosis into a global brand has also left some by the wayside.
Greg Scruggs
6.16.15
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