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The pseudo-exoticism of Antwerp-based producer Elko B.
Man of the hour Elko B. reveals his inspirations and working process for his new album, I Bambini di Basilisco.
The 16 favourite Belgian releases of Ben and Bert Verstreken
Whether it's new beat, contemporary electronica or heavy guitar riffs, the two brothers, DJs and radio hosts are sure to set you up with a playlist for the weekend to come.
Exclusive mix 86: Dance floor stompers with Martin Marique and DJ Bambooh
Dance floor stompers in this hour of four-to-the-floor goodness
Exclusive mix 82: Ancestral healing with Dove Cake
An hour-long emotive and spiritual exclusive by US exile Dove Cake. Best enjoyed in a sensory deprivation tank during a full moon.
Exclusive mix 80: Indigenous electronics with Brussels-based producer Empty Taxi
An experimental, hour-long oriental journey into the depths of Indonesian field recordings by the Brussels-based producer.
Exclusive mix 74: 100% French synths with TG Gondard
A 100% French and internet-only tracklist of songs that, as the Brussels-based producer puts it, "you've probably never heard before."
Exclusive mix 73: Experimental grave music KOO
A mix filled to the brim with exclusive material.
Exclusive mix 71: Belgian beats with Champion Sound
Stictly Belgian sounds, and no less than 10 exclusive tracks.
Rick Shiver’s favourite Belgian releases (Part II)
Disco wizard Rick Shiver takes us through 25 of his favourite Belgian tracks that will inspire you to get digging yourself.
Best Belgian releases of 2016 so far (Part 2)
Part 2 of our roll-call of first-term, notable Belgian releases.
Èlg’s 15 favourite Belgian releases
A surprising compilation of the visionary Brussels-based producer's favourite tracks.
Favourite Belgian releases: Fabrice Havenne aka Dj Mixsoup
13 Belgian favourites as selected by the Berlin-based DJ.
Dig this: 5 obscure Belgian tracks
Culled from our private YouTube playlist, here are five Belgian rarities to strengthen your local knowledge .
Exclusive mix 63: Deep house and pure bliss with Nobuo
Go deep, down and dirty with this one hour and a half killer exclusive.
Exclusive mix 60: Oval Angle
If you're looking for the perfect soundtrack to flip through our new issue, Oval Angle's exclusive mix is a good start.
Gilles Helsen and Freek Veys, the musical duo behind SeizoensKlanken, talks to us about the creative process behind recording, their influences and future projects.
Exclusive mix 57: Maoupa Mazzocchetti
To coincide with the release of his debut full-length album, the Brussels-based producer contributes to our exclusive mix series.
Brussels-based producer samuelspaniel’s 10 favourite Belgian releases
Fresh from the release of his EP Farniente, the Brussels-based producer selects 10 of his favourite Belgian cuts for us.
Exclusive mix 56: Lawrence Le Doux
The latest instalment in our exclusive mix series comes courtesy of Brussels' pre-eminent nightlife fixture Lawrence Le Doux.
Exclusive mix 54: Pattrn & Hawkan
Ahead of their next night at Brussels' venerable nightclub Fuse, the team behind FTRSND's Initiate events sent us a beat-driven exclusive mix.
The 15 Belgian releases of Belgium Underground’s Benoit Deuxant
We go on a whirlwind tour of the country's obscure musical output with Belgium Underground's Benoit Deuxant
DJ and producer Walrus’ 12 favourite Belgian releases
The Brussels-based DJ and producer selects 12 of his favourite Belgian releases for us.
Red Bull Elektropedia exclusive: Oaktree
The 25 year old Antwerp-based DJ-producer delivers the 49th mix in our on-going series of exclusives.
VLE & DJ Bon Goût
The Liège-based music activists offers "a voyage through time, space and feelings following our instinct". Sounds like a plan.
Eighteen year old brusseler. Wulfy Benzo want people to listen to this mix while they are dying. Please, don't.
7 new releases in Belgian underground music
We debut a monthly series on new Belgian releases with Shetahr, Wulfy Benzo, Sagat, DSR Lines, KZK, HRNS and Bright Entity.
First things first: KZK
We talk to electro-pop pranksters KZK who have just released an album's worth of dance floor hits and piss-take-funny anthems.
First things first: Yokai (with free download)
We interview Brussels-based psychedelic afro-funksters Yokai about their killer four-track debut EP.
Beats In Belgium outtake #5: Hiele
The young Antwerpen producer on being a perfectionist but not an only-analogue-fetishist.
Beats In Belgium outtake #3 : Caoutchou Records
Caoutchou Records ensured the Belgian beat scene exists and excels beyond the Soundcloud level.
Beats In Belgium outtake #2: Thin Consolation
The "granddaddy" of Belgian labels releasing beats on making it without a strategy and keeping it as their Thin Consolation.
Low Committee “Race At Club Neon” came out on Vlek on 1st December and it's so great we asked him for a mix.
On-Point teams up with Brussels Philharmonic
We talk to On-Point Records about its recent partnering up with Brussels Philharmonic as the Belgium Trombone Quartet.
Exclusive mix 25 comes courtesy of Trime, a Leuven-based hip hop head who'll be opening for Oneman tomorrow in Brussels.
Announcing our Brussels special
With just under two weeks before going to print, pre-orders for our next edition are now open
We kick off a new series this week, asking the country's music tastemakers to reveal their favourite Belgian releases.
Three reasons Belgium stood proud in 2013
Three homegrown projects which did more for Belgium in 2013 than any Stromae radio hit ever could.
Leuven-based Moodprint take the helm for the 20th instalment in our series of exclusive DJ sets.
Ghent-locals STUFF. dish up a "creamy mix of sweet beats and tasty vibes" for our 18th exclusive mix. Yum.
Ghent gets Ten Days Off. This weekend in Belgium
...plus IETS in Knokke, mumblecore, Pierre Lefebvre and graphic arts explored...
DJ Walrus offers up a bangin' brew to get us in the mood for tomorrow's do.
Run Tell Secrecy for The Word Magazine’s 5th birthday
Run Tell Secrecy record an exclusive mix of quick peaks and twitchy beats designed to get under your skin...
The Vlek team looks back on 2012 and pick their very favourite new tracks of the year, compiling them in a Word-exclusive mix.
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