MUSIC FEATURES

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OBJEKT: UNITING CHINSTROKERS AND RAVERS

"Blog house and Ed Banger, which in retrospect weren’t much better than the Vengaboys or Tiësto, were what finally got me into dance music."

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ZVUK: THE KAZAKH CLUB NIGHT THAT DANCES FOR TRUTH

"In Europe, people like us can express themselves and stand against the government in safety. Here we can be jailed for it."

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Inside Copenhagen’s Fast Techno Scene

"I love introducing sceptical friends to the fast techno we have in Copenhagen … there comes a moment when you can see it split in their body like a virus."

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Rubadub: 25 years later

‘Rubadub became a touchstone in the techno world almost from the moment Martin McKay opened the store's first location on August 10th, 1992.’

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An ORAL HISTORY OF Optimo

‘Living in NYC I had always wished I was around for the Paradise Garage or The Loft parties but looking back, although it was in Glasgow and not NYC, I had Optimo.’

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highlife: globally inspired

‘Highlife and Huntleys & Palmers are equally happy to play a raucous cumbia party in Santiago or a thumping set at Panorama Bar.’

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WE WENT TO GEORGIA TO INVESTIGATE THE THREAT TO THE COUNTRY'S CLUB SCENE

“A doctor told me the police were about to take me to the station to do a urine test, and that I should try to escape from the hospital.”

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‘creatively Insulting’: Neil Landstrumm on Tresor’s deletion of its own history

“Tresor has an archive of some of the greatest techno records ever released but they’ve completely mismanaged their legacy.”

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The Green Door Studio: Live from Glasgow

‘The Green Door Studio, a tiny, (almost) all-analogue recording space in Finnieston in the city's west end, has in just a few years arguably become Glasgow's foremost hub for music creation‘