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Staffordshire, United KingdomXO Makes the UK’s Club Sounds His Own
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XO Makes the UK’s Club Sounds His Own

If a trend exists in the United Kingdom's numerous sonically-rich electronic music scenes, it would seem to be that its artists are getting younger and younger. So it is with XO, AKA Sunil Heera, a 19-year old electronic music producer who is making...
Washington D.C., United StatesLadies First: Make Way for Barf Troop
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Ladies First: Make Way for Barf Troop

We know what you're thinking: is Barf Troop just another long-running, obscure internet joke? It might be only that, if it weren’t also possible that this DIY collective of teen girl MCs may be one of the next best things to happen in hip-hop. Like many...
Beijing, ChinaRicky Maymi: Chinese Rock’s Newest Advocate
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Ricky Maymi: Chinese Rock’s Newest Advocate

“It makes me glad to be alive now — It makes me feel for the first time like I wasn’t born too early or too late. I love that.” This is how Ricky Maymi explains his recent love affair with Chinese rock....