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Meet the Female Composers Fighting for Equality in Hollywood

When it comes to scoring blockbusters, the film industry is anything but fair to women.
Corinne Przybyslawski
2.27.17
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The Weeknd's Mysterious Producer Prince 85 Made Us a Mix of French Electro and Hip-Hop

The Parisian beatmaker cooks up 46 minutes of trap bruisers, 90s big beat, and sinister synth instrumentals.
Max Mertens
2.17.17
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Never Forget These 10 Clubs That We Lost in 2016

From Dance Tunnel and Space to the Paradox, here are ten club closures that stung the most.
Anna Codrea-Rado
12.27.16
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We Quizzed Michael Mayer About Some of the Friends Who Helped Him Build His Best Album Yet

The Kompakt domo breaks down the art of collaboration on (and off) his best album yet.
Michaelangelo Matos
12.12.16
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This Website Turns Live Police and Emergency Responder Radio into Timely Ambient Music

We talked to the creator of You Are Listening To Los Angeles about the impetus and politics behind his open-source project.
Michael Rancic
12.12.16
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The Rave Queen Next Door: Remembering the Life and Legacy of My Friend Cherushii

Songwriter and producer Maria Minerva remembers the beloved Bay Area musician, who died in the Oakland fire on December 2.
Maria Juur AKA Maria Minerva
12.12.16
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Ball Is Sporting Life

On his 'Slam Dunk' EP series, the Ratking producer and solo artist is on a quest to bridge his twin passions—basketball and music.
Gary Suarez
12.12.16
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PC Music's Showcase at Berghain Was a Collision of Dance Music's Most Controversial Brands

Unpacking the label's bubblegum commercialism is more exhausting than waiting in a 3AM Saturday Berghain queue.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
12.5.16
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An Interview with Throwing Shade

We sat down with the British DJ and producer while she's in Australia.
Xiaoran Shi
12.2.16
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A Brief History of Masked DJs—From Orbital to Marshmello

How dance musicians find their identities by losing themselves.
Michaelangelo Matos
12.1.16
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Discussing Politics, Power and Public Enemy With Levon Vincent

We caught up with one of the community's more outspoken members to discuss David Mancuso, Noam Chomsky, Martin Luther King, and a lot more.
Josh Baines
11.27.16
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Will Marshmello Save EDM?

The bucket-headed producer is unsettling mainstream electronic music with a bracing jolt of energy.
Ezra Marcus
11.23.16