Foundational footwork producer RP Boo takes us through the history of the influential electronic genre, a mutant offshoot of ghetto house that makes you dance.
Jayda G’s Guy is an admirable and occasionally affecting project that balances both personal vulnerabilities with uplifting and life-affirming music.
Possibly the only DJ on earth to get the blessing of the Jerry Garcia estate, LP Giobbi’s first solo record charts a new course for contemporary dance music.
DJ Sun discusses how he started DJing, his process for making albums, sampling 1970s porn records, and recording an LP about discovering his Chinese heritage.
FaltyDL’s A Nurse to My Patience is home-alone, headphones-on, glow-of-a-smartphone-in-the-dark indie music. It’s the sound of the demons dancing in his head.
Producer Hagop Tchaparian conjures up a unique, bracing meld of electronic and traditional Western Asian instrumentation on his debut album, Bolts.
Three decades later, CeCe Peniston’s Finally remains a thrilling record that boasts some of the most memorable dance music of the last five decades.
In this exclusive interview with PopMatters, Lisa Fischer shares how music has shaped her life, from performing with Sting, Tina Turner, and Chaka Khan to collaborating with ballet companies and symphony orchestras.
Like all the best dreams, Ground’s Ozunu stays both bizarre and entertaining the whole way through. The folkloric house achieves nothing shy of perfection.
Dawn Richard’s Second Line is a gorgeous record featuring fantastic, strange, esoteric sounds playing with house and club conventions. It’s a pioneering record and easily one of the best of the year.