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Ellen Allien Can See the Future

We caught up with the BPitch Control boss at a synthesizer exhibition in Berlin to hear about her time traveling path towards fame.
Thomas Vorreyer
6.30.17
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Sports Coach's New Album Is Not Your Typical Boston Bro-Fest

Finally! Something that doesn't sound like Pavement!
Dillon Riley
6.23.17
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Session Victim’s "Shadows" Video Channels the Summer of Love

The Vasilisa Forbes-directed clip is a homage to 60s and 70s nostalgia.
Krystal Rodriguez
6.15.17
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Katy Perry Says Diplo Is Worse at Sex than John Mayer

UK comedian James Corden asked her to rank the Mad Decent founder, John Mayer, and Orlando Bloom from best to worst in bed.
Alexander Iadarola
6.12.17
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Jlin is Making the Most Aggressively Beautiful Music You've Ever Heard

After getting her start in footwork, the Indiana producer breaks the grid.
Tiffany Walden
5.25.17
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Exploring the Fevered Experiments of Brazil's Most Overlooked Musicians

Music From Memory's 'Outro Tempo' compilation captures the post-dictatorship sounds of expression and release.
Robert Greer
5.12.17
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This 82-Year-Old Grandma DJ's Story Is Stranger Than Fiction

While your grandparents are heading to bed, Sumiko is picking out her outfit for the night.
Alisa Yamasaki
5.11.17
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HARD Summer’s Video Director: “People Are Shaming Me Back to the Fart Jokes Where I Belong.”

Agata Alexander responds to criticism of her controversial trailer—and insists she wouldn't change a thing.
Rachel Kraus
5.5.17
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Ryuichi Sakamoto Survived Cancer and an Earthquake to Make His Most Personal Album to Date

An exclusive interview with the veteran Japanese composer about his latest album 'async.'
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.28.17
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Dive Into a Musical Opium Den With Wolfgang Voigt's New GAS Album

We sat down with the master of minimalism to blow the fog out of his ambient techno forest for a moment.
Thomas Vorreyer
4.28.17
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Hans Zimmer Can Write an Entire Film Score From a Single Photograph

We talked to the legendary composer about his recent Coachella debut, 'The Lion King,' and avoiding Hollywood typecasting.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.20.17
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Actress: "My Saving Grace is I Always Try to Put Beauty in My Music"

On his new album 'AZD,' the British producer responds to rumors of his retirement with a complete overhaul of the way he makes music.
Anaïs Duplan
4.19.17