Meet Jazar Crew, the DJ Duo Bringing Electronic Parties to Palestine

"An outlet like dancing or art is extremely important especially in an area without freedom of movement like Palestine."
Bo Hanna
international relations

Meet the Punk-Turned-Techno-Activist Revolutionising Copenhagen’s Rave Scene

No racism, sexism, homophobia, or transphobia: Nikolaj Jakosen's punk rock ethos informed the underlying philosophy of the rave collective Fast Forward.
Theis Duelund

Jubilee's 'Magic City 4' Compilation Is All Bangers and No Chill

Check out the track list for the DJ-producer's annual collection of underground gems, plus a free download of Moistbreezy's new cut "Rush Hour."
Andrea Domanick

In Turkey, Music Takes You Where a Travel Visa Can't

We talked with Ozoyo, a Turkish DJ and producer, about the music scene in Istanbul and what it's like to be an artist in a country where political rights and civil liberties aren't guaranteed.
Tamara Güclü
No More Excuses

No More Excuses #3: 10 Female and GNC Artists You Can Book Right Now

Too many bros at your shows? Allow us to intro you to 10 new artists every month. They're all brilliant, active, and available.
Kish Lal

DJ Hero Was The Closest We Ever Got To Mixing Music And Gaming

Fake Plastic Turntables: How DJ Hero Tells Hip-Hop’s History
Richard S. He
Presented By Vinyl

A Brief History of American Payola

Payola has been around as long as the record business and has long been an accepted, open secret.
Kim Kelly

Tropical House Hero Thomas Jack Doesn’t Even Like Tropical House Anymore

Tropical house is to dance music what The Beach Boys’ “Kokomo” is to rock music.
Jemayel Khawaja
2005 week

We Want the Airwaves: An Oral History of Indie 103.1, Commercial Radio’s Greatest Failed Experiment

A decade after its heyday, Indie's legacy stands as a last-ditch effort to revive commercial alternative radio.
Liz Ohanesian

Canadian Label Genero Sound is Adding a Feminine Thread to the Electronic Music Tapestry

We premiered a new video from the all-female label, whose mission statement is to offer diverse musical avenues for women.
Maya-Roisin Slater

How The Bay Area's Filipino Mobile DJ Scene Turned High Schoolers into Future Turntablism Stars

A new book, 'Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Bay Area,' explores an overlooked but influential scene that crafted a generation of turntablists.
Tamara Palmer
Woah, Dude!

Warning: This Story of a Lost Vinyl Collection Is the Most Heartwarming Thing We'll Ever Publish

Aidan O'Rourke found a load of rare old 50s and 60s soul records just sitting in the street. But whose were they?
Joe Zadeh