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  • MY FIRST CDR: MURDER HE WROTE

    DJ, Producer and Amateur Detective, Murder He Wrote is on-the-up. With an impressive back catalogue of bass driven remixes as well as his own productions, he’s releases on Skint, Wah Wah 45s, Numerology Records and Kasenote. CDR’s Mark Stangroom talked to one of the underground electronic scenes nicest, and funniest people about music, jokes, and

  • CDR LONDON RELAUNCH W/ DEGO: MAY 28 DANCE TUNNEL

    Rising from the ashes of its former physical and spiritual home at Plastic People, CDR London is set to unabashedly relaunch the night of ideas and tracks in the making on May 28th at Dalston’s Dance Tunnel. With the over-saturation of music online, it is hard to be heard amongst the cacophony of white noise.

  • INTERVIEW: HECTOR PLIMMER

    CDR London regular Hector Plimmer has been making waves over the last few months. Following up an appearance on the most recent Gilles Peterson Brownswood Bubblers compilation, Hector was fortunate enough to be the selected finalist for the PRS Steve Reid InNOVAtion Award. Mark Stangroom caught up with the very humble Mr Plimmer to talk

  • INTERVIEW: KIM (THE PRESETS)

    KIM, otherwise known as Kim Moyes and one half of Australian electronic duo The Presets, has earned international acclaim through defining and re-defining the Australian face of techno, electro and electronica. During and post the storm of previous albums with The Presets, KIM has provided his unique imprint to many projects, for acts including Digitalism,

  • CDR INTERVIEW – STEVE WHITE AKA BEAT SPACEK

    STEVE WHITE (Beat Spacek, Africa Hi-tech, Black Pocket) is an artist who transcends genre and style, focusing on swing, melody, vibe and atmosphere. From his legendary output with the band Spacek – Curvatia (2001), Vintage Hi-Tech (2003); solo work on the cult Sound In Color imprint and collaborations with the late, great J Dilla; to

  • LA CATCH-UP: REPEATED MEASURES

    With electric guitars, oceans of reverb, synths and drum machines, Christopher Norwood aka Repeated Measures makes lush electronic textures underpinned by grainy, minimal beats. The making of his dreamy first full length release seems even more remarkable considering he endured multiple hospital trips and even surgery for a lung condition whilst recording it. We speak

  • INTERVIEW: SANTURI SAFARI

     A myriad of factors contribute to East Africa’s struggle with self-definition in the contemporary music world. There are vast differences across the large geographical landscape, which is comprised of many different and complex identities, cultures and styles. To add to this, outside influences such as US styled pop music dominate the airwaves more and more,

  • CDR INTERVIEW – DEEPCHILD AKA RICKBULL

    From quirky stripped-back techno injected with soul, to deep dub-inflected excursions, Deepchild has earned himself a reputation as groundbreaking producer, respected DJ, and electrifying live-performer. Based in Berlin, the Australian artist has performed at many of the world’s most respected electronic music institutions: legendary gatherings like Detroit’s own Movement Festival and EXIT in Serbia; the

  • TASTY NIGHTCLUB RAID: INTERVIEW WITH GAVIN CAMPBELL

    Electronic music has been a welcome refuge for many. Dark nightclubs and lyric-less tracks provide the perfect cover to explore identity, create a new one or simply escape the grind of daily life. For this reason clublands and electronic sounds have brought us all together; indiscriminate of race, sex, religion or sexuality. Sadly forces of

  • LA CATCH-UP: LOST MIDAS

    The West Coast has been at the cutting edge of the global electronic music scene for many years. Here in the first in a series of interviews with LA based electronic musicians we speak to Lost Midas, and find out more about the artist, and the city he lives in. You’re originally from Boston, tell