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Ghent-locals STUFF. dish up a "creamy mix of sweet beats and tasty vibes" for our 18th exclusive mix. Yum.
Music: Interview with Dour programmer Alex Stevens
He reveals the secrets of festival programming and tells us why he needs to clean his brain with the Pixies...
Best of les Belges: festival season’s homegrown must-sees
Here’s our hand-picked selection of native musos to check out during this summer's festival season.
The Sound of Bristol vs Belgium
Bristol Archive Records chronicle Bristol's sound from its post-punk roots to today. Perhaps it's Belgium's turn to do the same.
The best of Antwerp’s future sound
Bart Sibiel chronicles a stream of solid Belgian beats, attracting attention one new sound at a time.
KHUSHI gets playful and Clarence Clarity makes a mess
Our resident pop guru Disco Naiveté scans the 2013 horizon for early signs of life.
25 tracks for 2012 by Disco Naïveté + Exclusive mix
Our very own pop pundit Disco Naïveté counts down his 25 favourite tracks of 2012.
Kicking off a month of selections, Belgian DJ and producer Jazz Neversleeps selects then mixes 25 of the year's hottest tracks.
Girls mastermind Christopher Owens’ romantic solo debut
Disco Naïveté's trawled the airwaves for worthy new choons for your listening pleasure and come up with contemporary electronica from Halls, the romantic-guitarred Christopher Owens and the impeccable voice of Lulu James.
The 15 best party tracks by Fuse founder Peter Decuypere’s
We asked the founding father of legendary Brussels club Fuse and the creative mind behind I Love Techno to select a couple of party tracks for us.
Queer rap, filling in for Burial and the next big voice to hit the charts
Another day, another gay NYC rapper: Mikki Blanco welcomes us to hell in his breakthrough "Wavvy", plus bedroom producing Brolin and Laura Mvula on the radar.
Brussels Pony Club
Belgian electronic duo Brussels Pony Club deliver a dark, broody and sexy playlist for our exclusive mix series.
Le1f, Saint Saviour and Foreign Fields
This week on The Word's radio waves: New York's rapper Le1f, English singer-songwriter Saint Saviour and folksters Foreign Fields from Nashville.
Damien Aresta talks podcasts, belatedly inspired by a bunch of captivating audio files. Read all about it.
In part three of our exclusive mix series, we asked Belgian buzzblog Disco Naïveté to create a compilation of songs topping his current playlist.
Elliphant, Haim and Faws
Today we welcome relentless blogger Disco Naïveté to our pages for a new, twice-monthly column entitled 'New kids on the block' which will focus on the cream of the crop of independent talent emerging from the global music scene.
The second instalment in our series of Word-exclusive mixes comes from female DJ duo The Lizzies.
Dalai Lama Renaissance
Tune in for this Word-exclusive mix by Brussels-based band Dalai Lama Renaissance, homegrown pop-electronica trio on the rise.
Little Trouble Kids
With their debut album Adventureland, Boston Tea Party have reinvented themselves as Little Trouble Kids. They've been busy living up to their shiny new name.
With 'Oh! Oui!", music producer and radio host Dandy Teru delivers part four of our series of Valentine's Day-inspired mix tapes. This one is all suggestive moves down memory lane.
Part three of our Valentines mix has Brussels-based Jealov turning knobs and turning heads. "A slippery slow mix to keep the pace", as they succinctly put it.
Miss Hot Tracks’
We continue our series of Valentine's Day-inspired mixes with Brussels-based DJ Miss Hot Tracks mix entitled 'Desires'.
Leuven-based all-rounders Uphigh Collective kick off our series of Valentine's Day-inspired exclusive mixes.
The review: Black Box Revelation’s My Perception
With their new release “My Perception” Belgian garage rockers Black Box Revelation deliver their third album in only three years and this time they are determined to make it big across the Atlantic. Whilst sticking to their raw and heady sound, the two-piece outfit from Dilbeek aims to conquer the US.
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