Five New Acts You Need to Know

Featuring diasporic sounds from London, post-club miniatures, optimistic quirkpop and Yasiin Bey-approved hip-hop from Atlanta

Meet Smerz, the Norwegian duo making nocturnal music for dancefloor introverts

Moody, vulnerable and unknowable, Smerz create tracks that straddle the club and late-night home listening. Just don’t call them DIY

Quay Dash is coming for the NYC rap throne

Incorporating elements of club culture into her distinct New York hip-hop sounds, Dash is a rapper on the rise who holds the reigns to her own success

Five New Acts You Need to Know

Read our five-point guide on the best new sounds from the periphery

Five New Acts You Need To Know

Read our five-point guide on new sounds from the periphery that you should be paying attention to now

Five New Acts You Need to Know

Read our five-point guide on the best new sounds from the periphery

Five New Acts You Need To Know

The best new sounds from the periphery

Guttersnipe are creating extreme music for non-humans to enjoy

The Leeds duo meld black humour, kinetic energy and terrifying noise. Just don’t call them awkward

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Chastity Belt announce new album I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone

The sex-positive Seattle band are back with their third studio album

Mike

Bronx rapper Mike channels his teenage anxieties

The Bandcamp rapper discusses using music as a conduit for youthful creativity and adolescent fears

Porter Ray has poured personal hardship into his debut album

Meet the prodigious Seattle rapper whose debut album comes out on Sub Pop in March

QUALIATIK‘s digital dreamscapes move the body and mind

Arielle Herman was studying neuroscience when she started producing music. Now, via her experimental productions, she toys with her own psyche.

Four New Acts You Need To Know

Get to know nu-disco sorts The Golden Filter, ambitious bedroom metal project Eneferens, grime hybridisers Belly Squad and DJ Mustard protege Ella Mai

ERSATZ is our new favourite trance deconstructionist

“I think it’s a weakness in music to explicitly discuss politics, as opposed to reacting…

Quiet Luke studies and refashions the sounds of his youth

With choral melodies and classical influences, enter the dramatic realm of New York City experimental producer Quiet Luke

Four New Acts You Need To Know

Looking for new music? Look no further. Each month we scour the furthest corners of…