Matt Anniss tracks down pioneering downtempo producer Riz Maslen to discuss her 1996 debut album, one of the standout releases on Ninja Tune’s long dormant NTone offshoot.
Matt Anniss takes a trip back to 1988 to chart the story behind a record that accidentally spawned one of British dance music’s most distinctive genres.
James Manning retraces the origins of a techno production credited by many as one of the genre’s most influential.
Scott Wilson unravels the misdirection and tracks down Brain Machine, the duo behind one of the last decade’s most unique and underappreciated electronic albums.
For the latest edition of Dusted Down, Matt Anniss winds back the clock to over a decade ago and the day he was struck by the debut release from a now-established name.
For our latest Dusted Down feature, Richard Brophy traces the genesis of "Trespassers" from Newworldaquarium, a track which remains one of house music's most distinctive productions some thirteen years after its original release.
The notion of creative burnout and a sense of no longer knowing your place in an ever shifting musical landscape after being aligned so closely to anyone particular style must be a slightly daunting feeling for producers today. This makes Dominic Stanton’s abrupt decision...
Our latest Dusted Down feature shifts the focus to the post disco era of mid 1980s New York and the work of Paul Simpson and Winston Jones.
Released in 1994, Dark Energy sees the Underground Resistance label at a crossroads.
The release of The Saturiun System proves that timing is everything. The release came at the tail end of electroclash, a fashion-based, vacuous sound that SCSI-AV, Finlow and the producer of the Lost Trax records provided a musical alternative to.