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Howie Lee is the Sound of China's Cyber Underground

The Beijing producer tackles questions of belonging in an increasingly disorienting world.
Alisa Yamasaki
7.13.17
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Uninamise Is Bringing Brooklyn’s Flex Dance Music to the World

The dark instrumental dancehall sound has a long history, and the story is far from finished.
Mike Steyels
5.1.17
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The Rhythm Method Are Keeping It Together for the Kids

With only a few songs and an Elton John co-sign, two friends from London are soundtracking a hungover generation.
Josh Baines
4.27.17
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The Sweet and Sour Life of Slushii

Spotlight: we talked to the EDM underdog about his love for Skrillex, his struggle with Asperger's Syndrome, and his escape from surburbia.
Ezra Marcus
1.10.17
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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
12.9.16
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Carla Dal Forno Is Better Off Alone

Spotlight: After years making music as part of collaborations, the Melbourne-born songwriter is making uniquely gloomy recordings under her own name.
Colin Joyce
10.5.16
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Toronto Producer Harrison Is Okay, He Promises

Spotlight: As he preps his debut LP, the 21-year-old is learning to navigate the industry's strangeness with a smile on his face.
Max Mertens
8.25.16
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Gud Wants to Make Music More Real And Less Internet

Spotlight: After struggles with substance abuse and mental illness nearly ended the Sad Boys, the Swedish producer finds his sound.
Drew Millard
8.2.16
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Palmistry Raises His Voice

Meet the Mixpak-signed songwriter turning a religious upbringing into ‘Pagan’ poetry.
Aurora Mitchell
7.7.16
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How James K's Sound Collages Helped Her Take Control of Her Life

THUMP Spotlight: The New York producer/songwriter applies a collector's eye to abstract electronics.
Nina Mashurova
3.31.16
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Chino Amobi Makes Violent Music for Violent Times

THUMP Spotlight: the Virginia-based producer and NON Records founder makes art for days when no place feels like home.
Colin Joyce
2.4.16