Afrorack and Africa’s first DIY modular synth make some wild, delicious grooves

Bamanya Brian from Uganda wanted to explore modular synthesis – so he turned his electronics skills to making the instruments he needed himself. The gear is DIY; the resulting music is irresistible.

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 […]

David Abravanel - December 31, 2019

A fresh electronic sound for the Netherlands, and urgent work to fight racism

For this project, electronic music isn’t just a sound, but a rallying cry. And you can answer that call from all around the world.

Peter Kirn - December 2, 2019

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