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RA & De School Launch ADE Football Tournament For Refugees

A charity football tournament is going down in the Dam this ADE, organized by Resident Advisor and the city’s preeminent 24 hour nightspot, De School. On 20 October, the 1st Annual RA Cup, will happen and will all be for raising funds toward refugee causes via grassroots organization Help Refugees. The 8 team tourny will feature teams representing Resident Advisor, De School, Dekmantel, Rush Hour, Numbers, 10,000 Hours and The All Stars (with Dixon, amongst others). The tournament will be open to the public at a €5 entry fee, and will also include activities like a record fair, table tennis, ... Read more

This Thread Proves Electronic Music Fans Have Always Been Complaining

With all the great things that dance music has to offer there is also comes much internal drama. To be fair, much of this drama is not exclusive to issues of electronic music. Fans have been calling artists sell outs ever since music and business collided, but in the electronic scene there is a particular angst amongst many of its figures:EDM vs underground; RA vs DJ mag; digital vs. vinyl, and that’s just the beginning. With that, a recent Reddit thread caught our eye, in that it proves that we may have been bitching about the exact same things for ... Read more

RA Top Live Acts Doubles With 40 Of The World’s Best Artists

RA’s version of the year’s best list continued today with the announcement of the top live acts of 2015, and coming in the top spot is non other than our good friend KiNK. After three consecutive top 5 finishes, the enthusiastic Bulgarian performer managed to use 2015 to greatly expand his craft, while never conforming to any given standard. Rounding out the top 5 are: Recondite, who enjoyed the top spot in 2014, followed by Âme, David August, and techno outfit Karenn. Expanding from 20 to 40 featured artists in 2015, RA manages to open up the spectrum of musical ... Read more

Top 100 RA Charted Tracks Of 2014

And we’re going to steadily continue with a range of yearly lists as we reach the end of 2014. Next to its DJ ranking, RA has another top 100 that acts as a barometer of the development of the underground dance scene in the last 12 months: the top 100 charted tracks by DJs. Okay, it might not be as big of a hype or as controversial as the top 100 DJs, but the tracks in this list and the records they can be found on are a peer reviewed musical documentation of what sounded great, relevant and cutting edge. ... Read more

2014 Resident Advisor DJ Poll Results

As you could probably tell by some blatantly touting DJ posts last week, it was that time again: the yearly RA poll for best DJ. Every year the poll tries to give a fair and balanced impression of the state of the underground dance music scene. Weighed in are both the votes of RA users and those of a panel by RA itself. Just like last year, we’re sure that there will be plenty of discussion going on about the positions of relative newcomers in regard to the (often lower) spots held by some of the legends in the esteemed ranking. But hey, it’s a ... Read more