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Binh: Basic trance induction
A longtime staple of Berlin's Club Der Visionaere, Germann Nguyen is beginning to earn accolades from beyond the insular world of minimal house. Matt Unicomb explains the subtle charms of his sound.
Label of the month: M_REC LTD
A knack for quality techno is propelling this Italian label into the big leagues. Matt Unicomb investigates.
Raresh: For hearts and ears
Raresh has been one of house and techno's most popular DJs for approaching a decade, but very little is known about him. Matt Unicomb tracks him down for a rare interview.
Samuli Kemppi: The soundtrack to space
Matt Unicomb checks in with Finland's leading techno producer.
Label of the month: Future Classic
This Sydney label with humble beginnings is now one of Australia's most important independent music operations. Matt Unicomb explains.
Reworks: For the people
For the last few years, this Greek festival has been a singular success in a country with a dire economic situation. Matt Unicomb tells its story.
Label of the month: Ilian Tape
Dario and Marco Zenker's label has quietly become one of the best in techno. Matt Unicomb tells its story.
Inigo Kennedy: Entertaining accidents
Since releasing his first record almost 20 years ago, Inigo Kennedy has applied a hacker's mentality to techno. Matt Unicomb explains why it's kept him in the game for so long.
Label of the month: Fifth Wall Records
This new Brooklyn label has a modest aim: to bridge the gap between US and European techno. Matt Unicomb explains.
Francis Inferno Orchestra: Dreamtime
Matt Unicomb checks in with one of the Australian dance scene's new leading lights.
Breaking through: Rødhåd
A word-of-mouth favourite in Berlin for the past few years, Rødhåd's extended techno sets are about to see him break out to an international audience.
Delta Funktionen: Resisting routines
Defy expectations: That's the lesson the young DJ/producer learned in his early days in a small Dutch town. RA's Matt Unicomb visits him in his new Berlin home to find out more.
M.A.N.D.Y.: At the controls
As they prepare for their appearance at We Love Sounds, RA's Matt Unicomb catches up with the Get Physical boys and learns that changes are afoot at one of the world's premiere dance labels.
Sat, 1 Aug 2015
Brutalist music: where sound and architecture meet
After composing music inspired by London's Barbican Centre, a group of musicians speak about the relationship between music and architecture.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015
Wireless, Drake and Skepta
The Quietus muses over what Skepta's appearance alongside Drake at Wireless festival means for grime.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Listen back to RA's BBC Radio 1 takeover
Four Tet, Levon Vincent, Nina Kraviz and RA editor Ryan Keeling all dropped sets last night. The recording will stay online for the next 29 days.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015
An insider's guide to Dekmantel
Founder Thomas Martojo singles out a few highlights in advance of this weekend's festival.
Thu, 23 Jul 2015
Rødhåd and Thomas Köner of Porter Ricks in conversation
Electronic Beats spends time with two Berlin heavyweights.
Wed, 22 Jul 2015
Battles: The art of repetition
Ableton visit Battles at their New York rehearsal space, getting a look inside the band’s set-up and their methods of composing,
Tue, 21 Jul 2015
Kenny Larkin drops new remix
Ray Okpara's "Rao Del Rani" gets a melodic rework from the US veteran.
Mon, 20 Jul 2015
Moomin's favourite hip-hop sample flips
The Smallville associate chats Gang Starr, Diamond D and DJ Shadow with Stamp The Wax.