Posts by Crack Staff (@crackmagazine)

Young Fathers announce new album Cocoa Sugar

Young Fathers have announced details of their third studio album. Cocoa Sugar will be released on…

Motion Bristol launch new house and techno night series with Daniel Avery, Dixon, Maceo Plex and more

Bristol club Motion have launched a new night series – Perpetual. The in-house event series…

Ableton’s Live 10 will arrive next month

Ableton have detailed the release of Live 10, the first major update to the popular…

Willow, Inga Mauer, Lone and more announced for Waking Life festival in Portugal

The first wave of artists has been announced for Waking Life Festival – arts and…

Avalon Emerson, DJ LAG, Alessandro Cortini and more announced for Sweden’s Intonal Festival

The first wave of names have been announced for Intonal Festival – an experimental music…

Simple Things 2017: Wild Beasts

After over a decade, the four-piece indie outfit are disbanding. On the Crack stage at Simple Things, they delivered one of their final farewell shows

Listen to an upbeat, soul-infused party mix from Nabihah Iqbal

“I just wanted to make this fun”

Semtek

The Don’t Be Afraid label head turns in a rich tapestry of beatless, textural pieces and rolling techno

Read an exclusive extract from Rave On, a new book telling the story of global club culture

‘Rave On: Global Adventures in Electronic Dance Music’ is the new work by journalist Matthew Collin, author of ‘Altered State’

Read Nabihah Iqbal’s letter of support for Egyptian women’s rights lawyer Azza Soliman

Nabihah Iqbal (formerly known as Throwing Shade) has shared a note of support for Azza…

Klein, Crystallmess, James Massiah and more gear up for Progress Bar party in Amsterdam

Hyperdub signee Klein, dancehall deconstructionist Crystallmess, South London poet and DJ James Massiah and others…

David Byrne announces first solo album in over 10 years

David Byrne has announced his first solo album since 2004. It’s called American Utopia and…

Listen to an unreleased demo version of David Bowie’s Let’s Dance

To celebrate what would have been the David Bowie’s 71st birthday (8 January), Parlophone Records…

Radiohead sue Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey responds to copyright lawsuit claims, denies song was inspired by Radiohead

Radiohead are taking legal action over alleged similarities between Get Free and Creep

A new book will trace the history of Massive Attack and their relationship with Bristol

A new book tracing the “story of Massive Attack, through their music, art and influences”…