Martin Guttridge-Hewitt

Features

How Revolution Galvanized Egypt's Electronic Underground

We spent a few nights at Sandbox festival, surveying the scene in a country wracked by political upheaval.
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
6.12.17
Features

808 State Are Three Decades In and Still Looking to the Future

Graham Massey and Andrew Barker reflect on their groundbreaking band's history of constant reinvention.
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
5.17.17
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
Features

"United we are Stronger": Lakuti and Tama Sumo Talk Orlando, Prejudice, and Lies

We sat down for a serious and in-depth chat with the DJ duo.
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
6.24.16
Thump

How Much Does Dave Clarke Know About the Netherlands?

We sat the Baron of Techno down in the Mastermind chair ahead of a set in Manchester this weekend.
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
2.3.16
club closures

Mr G Speaks Out on the UK's Recent Club Closings: "I've Seen Many Places Come and Go."

The British techno Veteran is trying to stay positive.
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
9.18.15
dj sprinkles

"The Only Constant is Struggle": DJ Sprinkles Talks Homophobia, Liberal Bullshit, and Why Music Is Aural Capitalism

“There’s no win. There will never be equality.”
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
7.23.15
Homelessness

This Manchester Soup Kitchen Serves Everything But Soup

A new social initiative sees Manchester’s top chefs prepare free hot meals for those living with food insecurity. Organisers say it’s the only soup kitchen in the UK not serving soup.
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
6.3.15
robert hood

Robert Hood on Techno, Spirituality, and Police Brutality in America

"Music is such a powerful healing force. It can also incite riots."
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
4.14.15
western sahara

Oysters Are Served with Politics in the Disputed Western Sahara

Situated knee-deep in the south of Morocco’s disputed Western Sahara region, the desert town of Dakhla defines remote. Amid the UN jeeps and oil prospectors, however, an unlikely crop is growing: oysters.
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
4.13.15
Festival Season!

DGTL's Getting Ready to Open the Dutch Festival Season in Style

DGTL is even more exciting than the sex museum.
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
3.9.15
farming

The Sweetest Rhubarb Is Forced Inside a Pitch-Dark Shed

In West Yorkshire, "forcing" rhubarb allows the plant to develop outside before it is dug up and placed in a lightless building for the later stages of its life, where it grows so rapidly that you can hear it squeak and pop.
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt
2.27.15
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