Releases from Further Records, Beats In Space, Firecracker Recordings, Awesome Tapes From Africa and more feature in the this month's column.
William S. Burroughs cut-ups, Philip Glass horror scores, disintegrated DAT tapes from Ghana, oriental house music and Italo disco reissued this February.
Nation founder Melvin Oliphant III speaks in detail with Tony Poland ahead of the label's most ambitious release to date.
Oli Warwick instigates a three-way discussion between BNJMN and Best Available Technology, seeking out the facts behind their new, collaborative album.
Giallo Disco founders Antoni Maiovvi and Vercetti Technicolor speak to Richard Brophy about how the label has swiftly gained a cult following after it's somewhat ulikely beginnings in Cologne.
Perc, Samuli Kemppi, and Fallow Field's Ian Maleney speak with Richard Brophy on whether social media and new distribution platforms are threatening the role of small, independent labels.
David Psutka speaks with Brendan Arnott about his new Egyptrixx album, its link with other forms of creativity and what the future holds for the Halocline Trance label.
Records from Endangered Species, In Paradisum, Opal Tapes, Cómeme and, yes, FXHE, feature in our first Best Record Sleeves column of 2015.
Scott Wilson and James Manning explore Italian library music, ghetto house, new age minimalism and more in this month's round-up of the best reissues.
James Manning travels to Birmingham to meet with Anthony Child in the company of his spiritual advisor Lady Starlight.
The Huntleys & Palmers man discusses drums, music distribution, cultural appropriation, and recording his new album with Matt Anniss.
Scott Wilson sits down with Joseph Seaton to discuss the unique space he's carving out for himself in the world of techno.
Emma Tucker discusses the clean typography, use of geometric shapes, bold colours and striking photography that distinguishes Mexican label Umor Rex with founder Daniel Castrejón.
The "voice of Italo Disco" speaks to Richard Brophy about his fluctuating career, selfless behind-the-scenes work facilitating many of the genre's reissues and his own Disco Modernism label.
Records from Blackest Ever Black, Woe To The Septic Heart!, Dekmantel, Berceuse Heroique and more feature in the last rundown of 2014.
Gigi Masin, Jonny Nash and Marco Sterk speak with Matt Anniss about the weekend-long recording session that resulted in the sublime Gaussian Curve album Clouds.
A final column of the year from Richard Brophy features discussion with Andy Stott, The Cyclist and Juju & Jordash.
We round up 10 of the best pieces of DJ and studio gear from the year gone by.
James Manning meets with Klara Lewis, an emerging Swedish artist reshaping the way we perceive field recordings in music.
Our look back on 2014 ends with some of our favourite people in electronic music defining what records made the year for them.