for music enthusiasts
Through his producing, his remixing and his thrilling DJ sets alongside his band The xx, this London artist has established himself as one of the past decade’s most exciting and inventive players on the electro scene.
Welcome to an imaginary radio show where The Clash have total control. We have cover versions from all over the world, songs that inspired the band, artists that collaborated with them as well as a few Clash originals here and there.
How a kid from Atlanta’s Zone 3 became the world’s ultimate rap mogul.
Starting in the 90s, a sort of post-digital electronic music has emerged from artists putting glitches and errors at the center of their compositions, something quite different from mainstream techno.
An absolutely vital producer of the noughties’ indie scene, Four Tet was soon being asked to work for other artists. This playlist explores Kieran Hebden’s prolific remixes and collaborations.
A self-taught guitarist, the Nigerien Mdou Moctar is redefining the boundaries of Tuareg music.
Beyond its sticky sweet pop and more traditional sounds, a powerful alternative music scene is thriving in Lebanon.
During the 2000s the Cologne label established itself as one of the most important houses of electro music, managing to unite rigid techno, sensuality, and ambient beauty.
How a dozen or so rapper-skater-antichrists pulled off the most beautiful takeover bid of the 2010s mainstream. Odd Future is dead. Long live Odd Future.
Uncompromising, forward-thinking and elusive: the mysterious duo fostered an unrivaled creative tidal wave in underground electronic music.
The band formed by irascible and unpredictable Mark E Smith in 1976 has become a Manchester post-punk institution. A playlist for both the beginners and the fans.
With their first five albums and an early Peel session in a period of just over three years, Roxy Music shaped the future of music.
25 years of music from the iconic British electronic duo in 2 hours and 50 minutes.
Sun Ra, the cosmic jazz prophet, inspired several generations of artists.
DEVO produced hits to make us dance, but also to dismantle mankind’s pretentiousness, which the band pointed out as being the source of all the violence we are able to commit.
The English group established itself as one of the most important groups to have come out of the punk movement.
Pulp were the band of the underdog: the student, the misfit, the quiet, the shy, the bored.
Whilst neoperreo, a digital DIY subgenre of reggaeton, might be a child of the internet worldwide, its flame burns brightest in Santiago.
Defeating the stereotypes rooted in Bristol past, this playlist captured the ongoing cultural and experimental buzz of a city in constant evolution and of its multi-faceted underground scenes.
With its ears wide open to the world, Mexico City’s musical melting pot is like no other.
Did you know that Nigeria isn’t only the home of afrobeats? Here’s a spotlight on some of Lagos’ semi-underground artists.
The continuously crashing crest of modern pop’s wave, found in the up and comers of Atlanta hip-hop.
If jazz has been revived in London then it’s on the dancefloors, thanks to a growing audience of twenty-somethings.
"The lusophone sound is coming" – Dino d’Santiago
Kendrick Lamar, Louis Cole, Khadja Bonet, Flying Lotus, Anderson .Paak, Jonwayne and Tyler, The Creator all come from the same place? It seems neither vain nor overrated to remember that everything happens in Los Angeles.
Chicago has all the musical richness of Great Black Music with a remarkable rise in rap and jazz over recent years.
In the beginning there was Hiatus Kaiyote, a quartet of "future soul" formed in Melbourne in 2011...
Ever since the cultural revival brought about by the Jasmine Revolution, the electro and rap scenes in Tunis have been blooming.
Ever since the Arab Spring, Cairo’s underground has been waking up. Hear the sounds of mahraganat and Egyptian trap.
Moroccan artists breathe fresh air into the hip-hop scene, tapping into the country's cultural depths and fires of emancipation.