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Monthly New Music Roundup

Here’s our shout on four new artists you need in your life this month

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Metronomy:
Rose-tinted Rave

Joe Mount has stripped his electronic pop powerhouse back to its core, repurposing memories of late nights and longing into his neon-lit new album. In Paris, Gwyn Thomas de Chroustchoff meets a man taking stock of a whirlwind

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6 New Videos You Need To See

Stormzy gets Scary and Skepta trashes a car in this week’s roundup of the best…

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Beyoncé

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Hot Topic

Saving the fjords, 90210, and female bombing squadrons – it can only be another edition of Sammy Jones talking about stuff

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A Brief Anthology
of Drake’s Reign as Lord of the Memes

Drake’s road to the throne has been paved by pixels of disposable yet indelible content. Read our timeline of his meme milestones

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In It For Life

Welcome to Crack’s monthly round-up of extreme music Make no mistake, the fringes of music…

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Motor City Drum Ensemble: Looking for Light in the Nighttime

Amidst the throes of Bloc. festival, the German selector opens up to Aurora Mitchell about the more serious realities of dance music and how he chooses to exist within them

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Telephones
top 5am Balearic basement tracks

The Scandi DJ and producer recommends his favourite tunes to rise to in the early hours

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The Californian Glow of Anderson .Paak

Having emerged from beneath the wing of Dr. Dre to bring us the gleaming album ‘Malibu’, Anderson .Paak is experiencing long-overdue praise for his talents

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6 New Videos
You Need To See

Horny bees, glitter to the face and cold-blooded murder all appear in this week’s roundup

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20 Questions:
Mike Skinner

The ex-Streets producer and perennially decent guy chats seabass, Snapchat and dressing room riders with Davy Reed

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