Goodness gracious here we are again! Welcome back to Staying In, your resurrected super club of entertainment for the weekend.
It’s been a long week so let’s just get straight to it. In Stevie we trust. Stay in.
Bossoyo Radio 13Red Light Radio
Max Abysmal and Al Dee’s crate-digging Bossoyo project continues to astound and delight. The Red Light Radio residents turned in this two hour show for the Amsterdam station earlier in the week and their quest to find music you’ve never ever heard before seems to be going swimmingly.
Nina Kraviz Collects Stories with Her трип LabelCrack Magazine
From our own output this week, Emma Robertson meets Nina Kraviz in Berlin to discuss the eclectic, genre-melding ethos which drives her трип (Trip) imprint. There’s also some world-class octopus-related anecdotes so stick around for that. Read the piece here.
EX.329 ArtworkResident Advisor
RA’s series of in-depth podcasted conversations is always a reliable source of entertaining and informative listening. As club culture celebrates a landmark victory of community-led support, Ryan Keeling sits down with Artwork to discuss clubland-at-large, dubstep, garage, Dominos pizza and everything in between.
Chance The Rapper: The DJ Semtex InterviewBBC Radio 1Xtra
While in London for two huge Brixton shows, Chicago’s prodigal son Chance The Rapper sat down with DJ Semtex for a lengthy and enlightening conversation. A lot of ground gets covered – Kanye, Trump, the possibility of a debut album – and Chance’s youthful charisma and supernatural wisdom shines through. 30 minutes well spent.
THE RESURGENT APPEAL OF STEVIE NICKSThe New Yorker
Amanda Petrusich pens this love letter to the triumphant, hopeful pop songs of Stevie Nicks. Unpacking just what it is that gives her songs such an enduring quality, Petrusich makes the case for us need Stevie now more than ever. Read the piece here.
The Quietus Hour Special: Shirley CollinsThe Quietus
Quietus co-editor Luke Turner ventured down to Lewes in Sussex to spend an afternoon in the living room of Shirley Collins – the 81 year old folk star who recently put out her first LP since 1978 via Domino. Over cups of tea, Turner and Collins discuss the record, Shirley’s absence, the traditions of English folk and the lasting allure of her hometown. It’s a heartwarming and eye-opening listen, you’ll wish you were in the cottage with them.
Thet Liturgiske Owäsendet: CatalinaLobster Sleep Sequence
Lobster Sleep Sequence is a new offshoot label of Lobster Theremin – focusing on experimental, drone and ambient projects. This 45-minute epic from Thet Liturgiske Owåsendet was discovered by Theremin boss Jimmy Asquith and fewer audio treats could be more soothing and comforting for hangovers or rocky mornings after. Go get lost in this.
Chappelle’s Show: The 50 Million Dollar QuestionMischief Makers Productions
It’s a couple of years old but seems all the more interesting given his triumphant return to SNL with an opening monologue that has now been watched over 8 million times. Chappelle’s Show: The 50 Million Dollar Question is an independently made documentary which pieces together found footage to paint a portrait of a blockbuster comedian who mysteriously disappeared from the spotlight at the peak of his fame. If you’re at a loss of what to watch this weekend – this is fascinating stuff.
Palms Trax at Dekmantel 2016Dekmantel Festival
We spend most days wishing we were back at Dekmantel. Reliving sets like this slightly appease the thirst.