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London, United KingdomSelector: Bok Bok Picks His R&G Classics
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Selector: Bok Bok Picks His R&G Classics

So, R&G, the singer-led spin-off borne out of grime’s left rib, lives to see another day. Sparked up in the mid-noughties by grime composers Terror Danjah, Scratch DVA, and DaVinche, R&G (rhythm and grime) took a genre known for its angst and high...
Vancouver, CanadaShad Passes Other MCs with Flying Colours
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Shad Passes Other MCs with Flying Colours

Words and Interview by Isabela Raygoza Shad likes to describe himself as “just a dude who grew up in Ontario who loves music and still has fun with it,” but the truth is that Shad has become a...
Danbury, United StatesSelector: TJR’s Top 5 Chill-Out Tunes
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Selector: TJR’s Top 5 Chill-Out Tunes

Words and Interview by DJ Pangburn In the last few years, DJ and producer TJR (TJ Rozdilsky) has found himself atop the Beatport charts, and in demand as a producer. As a musical case study in patience and grit, nothing was given to TRJ. Steady DJing...
London, United KingdomMax Cooper Sequences the Electronic Genome
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Max Cooper Sequences the Electronic Genome

Words and Interview by DJ Pangburn Before Max Cooper struck out on a career in electronic music, he earned a Ph.D. computational biology. Inspired at a young age by Stephen Hawking, Cooper hoped to...
Mexico City, MexicoBocafloja Rhymes to Decolonize Your Mind
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Bocafloja Rhymes to Decolonize Your Mind

Words and Interview by Isabela Raygoza “Systems of oppression have always been constant in my life experiences,” declares New York-based MC, scholar, and poet, Bocafloja (née Aldo Villejas) during our interview at Brooklyn’s Verb Cafe. As his moniker...