Red Bull Music 3Style Celebrates the Globalism of DJ Culture

In Taipei, the competition showcased a thriving community

A week in Taipei, Taiwan, surrounded by DJs from around the world both at the breakfast buffet and into the nightclubs will teach you that competition for them isn’t really about winning or losing; it’s an opportunity to touch the global DJ pulse. DJs were not competing for space, but working as a unit to propagate their ability to thrive. “The better, more rounded DJs …

A-Trak + Todd Terry: DJs Gotta Dance More

Two famous figures in DJing and productionA-Trak and Todd Terrycombine forces on “DJs Gotta Dance More.” In an ode to “the good old times” when DJs struggled to break onto the scene, Todd Terry tells tales of annoying his mother with his music, crate-digging, and finding one’s own style. The result is a funky spoken-word house hit. It’s out now on A-Trak’s label Fool’s Gold …

Peanut Butter Wolf: RIP 2016

On the first day of 2017, Peanut Butter Wolf (aka Chris Manak, the founder of Stones Throw Records) began releasing his RIP 2016 mixtape in parts. Just a few moments ago, Part 3 appeared on Soundcloud and—like the previous mixes—it commemorates well-known and obscure musicians that the world lost last year. The creative, tender mixtape is a genuine tribute to the likes of Phife Dawg; …