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The Many Worlds of Fatima Al Qadiri: “I never have any fear with anything I do.”

THE KUWAITI ARTIST CHALLENGES PERCEPTIONS WITH DEBUT ALBUM ASIATISCH, FUTURE BROWN AND ART COLLECTIVE GCC On a nondescript spring afternoon, Fatima Al Qadiri walks into a tiny Korean cafe in Brooklyn wearing a giant silver … read more »


Listen to Fatima Al Qadiri’s Seductively Sinister “Shanghai Freeway”

There are always opposites at play in Kuwait-born, NYC-based artist Fatima Al Qadiri‘s work. Nothing is ever quite what it seems. On new track “Shanghai Freeway”, bright, naive tones and the menacing grind of heavy … read more »

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Daily Inspiration: DJ Rashad’s Legacy of Love

The first time I heard Chicago footwork, via Planet Mu’s 2010 compilation, Bangs & Works, my brain took a minute to catch up to my ears. It was a thrill to feel so confounded. I … read more »

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Stream: Flowdan, “No Gyal Tune”

FADER PREMIERE One of the founding members of Wiley’s grime crew Roll Deep, Flowdan has an unmistakable tone: deep, low and gruff that, out of nowhere, rises to a controlled roar that hits you square … read more »

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Stream: Laurel Halo, “Sunlight on the Faded”

There’s a moment in Laurel Halo’s “Sunlight on the Faded” where all the sound falls away but for a single, heart-like beat, and Halo’s voice repeating the lines Falling into your 307/ Only the best … read more »

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Stream: Burial’s Kindred EP

In lieu of vinyl after a pressing issue, Hyperdub has released Burial’s three-song EP, Kindred, on their site, digitally. We had a little taste of what was to come in December when track “Ashtray Wasp” … read more »

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Stream: Burial, “Ashtray Wasp” (Radio Rip)

Last night Burial premiered a clip of “Ashtray Wasp” on Rinse’s new monthly Hyperdub show, hosted by Scratcha DVA. It sounds like coming to terms with getting your coal in your stocking, or the echoes … read more »

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Walton’s FADER Mix MP3

The first ten minutes of Walton‘s FADER mix pass by in a state of relative (UK) funky calm. It’s deftly blended bass work, but the early tones are somewhere near pleasant, nothing hugely jolting. Then … read more »

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Video: Ossie, “Set the Tone”

Hyperdub doesn’t release a ton of videos, so it’s exciting when they sneak one in. Ossie‘s “Set the Tone” gets the much-deserved film treatment here, starring the East London producer for only a fleeting second—he’s … read more »

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Interview: Kode9

Kode9 & The Spaceape‘s sublime second album Black Sun comes out April 19th on Hyperdub, the seminal electronic label behind Burial, Joker and Zomby that Kode9—born Steve Goodman—founded in 2004. In addition to recording, DJing … read more »

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