You can’t talk about techno without talking about Detroit. And you can’t talk about Detroit techno without talking about the Burden Brothers.
In 2002 his LCD Soundsystem project grabbed the industry by its bloated balls and absolutely rattled them.
Beginning as a loose concept, initially envisioned as a MoWax “supergroup”, the enterprise came into existence under the helm of James, Tim Goldsworthy (DFA Records) and Kudo (Major Force) before
In 2002 the tectonic plates of British music were ripped apart when grime erupted in east London.
Parisian pop-dance juggernauts Justice are on stage in a few hours and were due to leave for the site a few minutes ago, but no-one seems overly sure of their current coordinates.
Eleven albums. Two film scores. Two books. One 18-hour set. One television show. One tragically borne radio show as they sat in for John Peel. One legendary musical crescendo in cinematic history.
Having just notched off a thirty-seventh year on the bedpost of life, Ricardo Villalobos finds himself in an enviable position.
Trying to describe Modeselektor’s records without sounding like a literary wanker is hard. ‘Acid Dancehall’? ‘Bastard Rap’? ‘Mutated Techno’?
Take an old jungle producer with an obsession with Mr Kipling, add in lost, near ancient family archives recorded to magnetic tape and Super8 film footage, and stand back.
It didn’t take long for BMX-riding “council estate rebel” Antony Williams to make his mark.