The Durban-born electronic style incubated on MP3 sites, file hosting platforms, and Facebook groups, and is the focus of Adam Harper's new System Focus column.
From NON Records to a compilation on a new label fronted by Mykki Blanco, rising networks of African and Afrodiasporic artists are choosing to disseminate music in solidarity.
In this month's System Focus column, Adam Harper dives into cybernetic club music that provides a minimalist counterpoint to mainstream EDM.
Adam Harper traces the path of the tresillo rhythm through history to today's global club network, from Blaze Kidd to Palmistry.
Adam Harper traces a new wave of electronic adventurers in the techno-mediated spaces and tense modernities of the 2010s.
Soothing underground music from or inspired by East Asia is the focus of Adam Harper's latest column for The FADER.
It was started in Portland by a bunch of musicians, and says more about our age of aesthetics than it does runway trends.
From Minecraft to My Little Pony, an explosion of fan-made music is challenging what it means to be a “real” artist today.
Adam Harper surfs a new wave of warp-speed sounds to blister even your internet-accelerated brain.
Chasing hyperlinks to a physical city, Adam Harper traveled to Portugal to meet the people behind the mysterious AVNL and Golden Mist labels.
Cold as platinum and hard as glass, Adam Harper deciphers a new wave of dazzlingly alienated beats.
From synthesised speech to J-pop vocaloids, Adam Harper traces the shifting role of the voice in popular music.