Lee "Scratch" Perry
Maarten Schiethart looks back on the life and career of Jamaican producer and musician Lee "Scratch" Perry who died in August.
Maarten Schiethart highlights some of his favourite 7 inch and 12 inch releases of the year.
Maarten Schiethart reflects upon the life of pioneering reggae artist Toots Hibbert, who died in September.
Maarten Schiethart looks at the career of Soukous' star and Le Groupe Loketo singer Aurlus Mabélé who died in March.
Maarten Schiethart reflects on the groundbreaking career of the late Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider
Our Dutch writer Maarten Schiethart pays tribute to Pete Shelley who died in early December, and reflects on his late 1970's and early 1980's career both as a solo artist and as lead singer with Buzzcocks.
Maarten Schiethart reflects on new film 'Félicité' and its accompanying soundtrack, which, curremtly touring European cinemas, is set in the Congo,and features the Kasaï Allstars in several bar scenes.
Maarten Schiethart tries to stay awake to listen to Max Richter's new eight hour composition, 'Sleep'
Maarten Schiethart recollects the career of the late Captain Beefheart, who would have been 70 this year
Maarten Schiethart reflets on the history of Bristol-based dance label co-operative and recording studio Multiverse, which has recently had 'Dark Matter', a double CD retropective of it work between 2004 and 2009, released
With Portland, Oregon label Audio Dregs' new 'Ambient Not Ambient' compilation, Maarten Schiethart finds the set belief that the electronica, folktronica and electro-acoustics movements are in decline to be a total misinterpretation
Maarten Schiethart profiles the career of minimalist and experimental film film composer Marvin Ayres
The Portland, Oregon label Audio Dregs is one of the most creatively exciting of all current electronica labels. Maarten Schiethart profiles its elusive owner, E*Rock, and Audio Dregs inspiring use of technology