Rogier Oostlander is the former editor-in-chief of Bassic Groove Magazine, one of the first magazines worldwide dedicated to house music culture in the early nineties. In 2004 he started the infamous Funky Harlem record store in Haarlem, the Netherlands. He has wrtten documentaries on (Chicago) house, (Detroit) techno and hiphop for Dutch television and has a vast knowledge of house, techno, experimental electronic music, soul, funk, jazz, blues, latin, Brazilian, African, new wave, punk, alternative, indie and classic rock music. He now runs House Cult and doubles as a copywriter, (Dutch) translator, art director and editor for a host of on- and offline magazines, webshops and advertising agencies. Rogier's also a proud dad of two and buys more magazines than he can read.