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  • D.C. DJ Sami brings a secret weapon to his dance music: A flute

    D.C. DJ Sami brings a secret weapon to his dance music: A flute

    “Way Up,” a standout track on Sami’s “Elevate” EP — his first collection of new music in nearly five years — begins down a path that will be familiar to those who have heard the music he’s produced, DJed or released on 1432 R, the label he co-founded: Chitter-chatter percussion and percolating bass give way to hands-in-air…

  • Mix of the Day: Jackson Ryland

    Mix of the Day: Jackson Ryland

    Future-retro techno soul from DC. Jackson Ryland, one half of Superabundance alongside Max D, delivers a dazzling mix of fleet-footed techno, jazzy breaks and Detroit-ish goodness for WKDU Philadelphia 91.7 FM. (You can also check out Max D’s mix here.) Read more on Resident Advisor.

  • Max D debuts on 1432 R with fourth album, Many Any LP

    Max D debuts on 1432 R with fourth album, Many Any LP

    Listen to a new track, ‘Fly Around The Room’, now. Max D, AKA Andrew Field-Pickering, has returned with a new album, Many Any. The Future Times co-founder’s fourth full-length as Max D will arrive via Washington label 1432 R and is his first since his 2016 album Boost. Listen to a new track, ‘Fly Around The Room’, below. Read more on Fact.

  • New Life by Dawit Eklund

    New Life by Dawit Eklund

    “New Life” is a pitch-perfect tribute to sweaty mornings on the dancefloor – A review by Madison Bloom in Pitchfork

  • Rise by Dawit & Dolo

    Rise by Dawit & Dolo

    By Philip Sherburne No matter what selfish instincts may drive Capitol Hill these days, the collective spirit has always ruled D.C.’s music community: Just see the vast family tree of punk’s iconic Dischord Records, for example, or the extensive web of connections behind the Positive Force collective. In recent years, the same has proven to be true…

  • How a small D.C. record label became a hotbed of modern Ethiopian Sounds

    How a small D.C. record label became a hotbed of modern Ethiopian Sounds

    1432 R debuted with a brand new artist and a brand new sound. Mikael Seifu invents Ethiopiyawi here and changes history.

  • Janus Firecrackers, Düsseldorf Diggers And DC’s Hidden Talent: The Week’s Best Free Mixes

    Janus Firecrackers, Düsseldorf Diggers And DC’s Hidden Talent: The Week’s Best Free Mixes

    Down The Holy Well mix for Extended Family Washington DC’s Sami Yenigun seems like one of the good guys. As well as co-running the city’s house and techno party destination Roam, writing for the Washington Post, producing radio for NPR and winning awards for his contribution to the fight against Ebola (seriously), he’s behind the 1432…