Posts by Josh Baines (@bain3z)

Fabric compilation

In praise of Fabric’s mix series: an unassuming archive of 21st century dancefloor history

Every month for the last 17 years, Fabric has captured the fluctuations of dance music history in a little metal box, from microhouse to brostep. It’s time to pay tribute

Best British Balearic Classics

The 20 Best British Balearic Records Ever

Somewhere between Radio 2 on a Saturday afternoon and the pool at Pikes on a Sunday morning, we delve into 20 of the best Balearic records to ever come out of this miserable island

DJ Koze

Knock Knock Pampa

Mr Fingers

Cerebral Hemispheres Alleviated Records
© Leo D'oriano

Zaltan: The Digger’s Digger

On a Friday evening in Hackney, the Antinote label boss talks digging, Paris’ club culture renaissance and how partying should be, well, fun

Legowelt in 20 Records

For nearly 20 years now, Danny Wolfers has been reshaping the sound of electronic music. Josh Baines delivers a crash course through the singular artist’s most definitive releases

Kings of Leon

Walls RCA


Turin, Italy 20141031

Dean Blunt

Black Metal Rough Trade


Endgame Planet Mu

Roman Flügel weaves conviction with irony

A passionate beatsmith from the start, Roman Flügel’s thirst for inspiration always drives him to where the party is happening

Brooklyn Based Duo: Xeno & Oaklander

We sat down with the purveyors of a brittle, intense strain of electronic music

DJ Harvey as Wildest Dreams

Harvey Bassett – legendary DJ, seminal master of the edit and bona fide rockstar –…

The importance of being earnest: Todd Terje

The Sweedeejay on why putting the fun back on the dancefloor is no laughing matter

DJ Sprinkles

Steering clear of kick drums and drug chat, deep house head DJ Sprinkles opens up about sexuality, sonic-semiotics and shopping-mall background bangers