The best music of 2019: as genre erodes, new gems emerge

Sure, years are arbitrary markers. But the annual ritual of listening to selections from guest music aficionado David Abravanel makes it worthwhile. And this is a perfect producers’ list – music that dissolves genres, bears up to repeated deep listening, and suggests still more possibilities could lie ahead. Here’s David with his latest selections to […]

No fear: ФОМО is an expressive, transgressive space in Sweden, built by electronic music

It’s a place for the misfits, bound by a love for electronic music and self-expression. Russian-born DJ and event organizer Lana Lain talks about her journey, from cassette to rave to the phenomenon that is ФОМО.

Peter Kirn - December 12, 2019

Tour chip music’s underbelly – ripped-off, anti-human, and wonderful

Just as everyone is arguing for warmth and humans and “organic” music, Diskette Deluxe is here to save us with inhuman and unoriginal goodness – and we couldn’t be happier.

Peter Kirn - November 21, 2019

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