► RA Sessions: Howling – Stole The Night / X-Machina

shockwebpic_rasessionshowlingFrank Wiedemann of Âme [Innervisions] and Ry X have teamed up again and are now making music together as Howling. This time their collaboration has been released on Monkeytown Records x Counter Records and their new release Sacred Ground has the potential to be one of the best releases of 2015.

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Resident Advisor’s Top DJs Of 2014 List Is Released

shockwebpic_RAtopdjs2014Resident Advisor recently opened up the polls for 3 days and surveyed the landscape for the current top DJ’s on the scene for 2014. Being that RA is a Berlin based music magazine and platform, the list is not surprisingly heavily infused with the techno masters and a bit on the Eurocentric side of things but without a doubt, acknowledges some great DJ’s.

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Electronic Music Fans Speak: Resident Advisor’s Top DJs Of 2013

shockleewebpic_RAtop100dj2013Dance and electronic music magazine Resident Advisor has just released its Top 100 DJ’s of 2013 list. The Berlin based outlet took a poll for this so their listing was decided by their registered readers, fans of techno, house, bass and underground music. Which btw is a refreshing departure from music journo compiled DJ lists and a nod to the independent electronic community.

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Real Scenes: Johannesburg – South Africa’s Thriving House Scene

Real Scenes Johannesburg documents South Africa’s thriving house scene in this beautifully shot short featuring Joburg’s local DJ and producer heroes; Black Coffee, Culoe de Song, Jullian Gomes, Oskido and the Black Motion crew to name a few.

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Real Scenes: Paris Shows Music Challenges Also Seen In NYC & Other Big Cities

Resident Advisor sits down with some local music makers, DJ’s, label owners and promoters in Paris to discuss how they are working together to revitalize and develop the nightlife and music community. Facing many of the same challenges that other big cities encounter, it’s clear to see, that the battle between the creative and non-creative ways of presenting and experiencing music and culture are a worldwide struggle.

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Go Inside Berlin’s Electronic Music Scene

In this third episode of Resident Advisor’s Real Scenes series they sit down with some of the leaders of Berlin’s club and techno world to discuss how the music scene has developed and transformed in the years following the fall of the Berlin Wall.

If you’ve spent some time in Berlin, you know the city has one of the best nightlife scenes going and they are a great example of how a vibrant club scene can enrich the local music music industry and culture of a city in general. It would be great to see more cities around the world have this willingness to experiment and develop great experiences for club-goers and the music communities at large.

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Detroit’s Techno Scene Builds The City’s Musical Future

The Resident Advisor crew continue their new video series with a trip to the birthplace of techno and Motown, Detroit, the 18th most populous city in the U.S. and a place that was once at the center of the auto industry boom which has since then been economically abandoned. There’s a reported 60,000+ abandoned properties in the city but as you’ll see in this short documentary, the musical legacy and future remain strong.

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Take An Inside Look At Bristol’s Electronic Music Scene

From Resident Advisor comes this short documentary piece, the first in a new series called Real Scenes, that gives an inside look into the music scene in England’s South west City, Bristol.

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