The globe is dotted by record stores – some famous, some wildly obscure. On Counter Intelligence, we bring you the stories of these storefronts straight from the personalities who run them, soundtracked by their signature records.
A downtown Los Angeles bookseller breaks down the deep selections that often make its vinyl section eclipse its reading material.
Essential conversations with today’s most notable music-makers.
The hottest new music, the best artist interviews and breaking news, every day.
Monday through Friday at 12 PM EST
Get inside the minds of some of the foremost innovators of our time.
Monday through Thursday at 11 AM EST
Providing music’s true masterminds a space for conversation and reflection.
The evolution of Berlin music from 1998 to 2018, as told through 20 key tracks.
Ein Blick zurück auf 20 prägende Songs aus den letzten 20 Jahren.
Retracing an artist’s steps through the parts of the UK that made them.
Every second Wednesday of the month at 9 AM EST
J-Zone hears hears the stories of some of the greatest drummers to ever do it.
Embark on an intergalactic voyage with the Motor City’s one-woman funk machine.
Every first Saturday of the month at 12 PM EST
New hip-hop, fresh perspectives: Lawrence Burney and the discourse rap deserves.
Every Monday at 4 PM EST
A trip through psychedelic electronics with New York’s renowned party and label.
Every first and third Thursday of the month at 4 PM EST
DJ Dez Andrés puts a new spin on old classics.
Every first Saturday of the month at 2 PM EST
The sharpest mind in hip-hop.
Get up close and personal with pioneers of modern music and sound.
Spanning eras, scenes and styles, Andrew Noz rounds up the very best of hip-hop.
We round up the best live sets and recordings from a stellar year.