Yellow House Artist Image
Whether you know him from his appearances on different BIRP Indie Playlists or from his involvement in Cape Town indie group The Plastics, Yellow House (aka Emile Van Dango) is certainly one of many South African artists who have the potential to take their music to an international level by virtue of his distinctive sound and painfully honest lyrics. This time we decided to catch up with the 23-year-old and talk


FILLER 2001
It’s the summer of 2001 and every week I look forward to Sunday night. Four blocks from my apartment in Adams Morgan is a club called the Blue Room. It’s a slim three story building two doors down from Heaven & Hell (which, remarkably, is still open for business in 2018). For me, Sunday night at the Blue Room has two major things going for it. First, it’s free. This


Phaeleh - Lost Time
We talked to Phaeleh, the producer of a unique strain of deeply cinematic music rooted in the bassweight of UK soundsystem culture. Q. Matt, thanks for taking out time to chat with us. Can you tell us a bit about your background? Did you grow up in Bristol? Has the sound of the city had an influence on your music? I grew up down the road from Bristol, but have


Ask anyone in touch with the current state of house music and the name Kyle Watson is bound to surface with excitement. Over the past two years, the South African DJ & Producer has become infamous for his unmistakable sound and style amongst American house lovers, with many foreseeing him to be a future heavyweight of the genre. Now kicking off his first ever headline U.S. tour, the hype seems


Picture of Martín Miguel
As both a DJ and the label boss at Better Listen Records, Martín Miguel has a reputation for selecting quality soul and disco inspired dance music. On the same evening at the end of September that I talked to Martín about Better Listen Records, I asked him several questions about his artist career. In the artist interview with Martín, we touched on everything from his thoughts on buying and DJing