Opinion

Pride 2017

A Party Has to Be More Than Gay to Qualify as "Queer"

Calling something “queer” comes with a responsibility to live up to what the term encompasses.
Rose Dommu
6.19.17
Features

Is This the Most EDM Thing Anyone Has Ever Said?

Read in amazement as an entire genre of music is summed up in 15 words.
Josh Baines
6.3.16
Features

Why Do So Many DJs Look So Bored?

You look bored doing the same job every day, why shouldn't they?
Josh Baines
5.17.16
Features

Why Am I So Afraid of Seeing Old People in Nightclubs?

Something about the sight of a gurning 52 year-old estate agent sends shivers down my spine.
Josh Baines
4.26.16
defending the indefensible

Has Anyone Ever Actually Enjoyed a Live Techno Set?

Guess what: forcing a club full of people to turn around and watch you play with some synths is actually pretty boring.
Josh Baines
3.10.16
2016

Whatever Happened to the Future: How Will Club Music Move Forward in 2016?

If there's one thing we don't need this year, it's another revival.
Josh Baines
1.5.16
deep dives

On Branko’s 'Atlas' and Cultural Appropriation in Global Club Music

Buraka Som Sistema's Kalaf Epalanga considers what cultural appropriation means when an artist creates global music.
Kalaf Epalanga
9.3.15
Words

Madonna Mondays: Madonna Fatigue - Too Much of a Good Thing?

Why waste your time on Lady Gaga's methadone when you can go straight for the pure shit?
Malina Bickford
9.30.14
Words

How Warp Records Took Me From Dork to Devotee

Joe Muggs looks back on a life guided by Warp Records.
Joe Muggs
7.23.14
Words

Seriously, What the Hell is Happening to Dance Music Videos?

Now that the MTV generation has passed, music videos live in a whole new world.
Lev Harris
6.4.14
Seth Troxler

Seth Troxler: "Dance Festivals are The Best and Worst Places in The World"

One of the biggest DJs—and voices—in dance music gives us his personal take on EDM festival culture.
Seth Troxler
5.20.14
Words

What Really Happened To Acid House?

"You felt like you were guiding wild horses"
Luke Bainbridge
4.2.14