Music //

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MUSIC | Feature
Roman Flügel //

A passionate beatsmith from the start, Roman Flügel’s thirst for inspiration always drives him to where the party is happening

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MUSIC | Feature
Mark Fisher //

Do You Miss The Future? Mark Fisher Interviewed

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MUSIC | Feature
Lumia Live presents: Kwabs //

Catching up with the acclaimed soul talent before he performed at the deep end of Oldham's historical Chadderton swimming baths

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MUSIC | Live Review
Dimensions //

Fort Punta Christo, Pula | 27 - 31 August

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MUSIC | Live Review
ArcTanGent //

Fernhill Farm, Bristol | 28 - 30 August

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MUSIC | Album Review
Pere Ubu //

Carnival of Souls (Fire Records)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Mob Rules //

Nothing Left (Quality Control HQ)

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MUSIC | Feature
The Bug //

Kevin Martin channels the dread though his radioactive, bass-mutating project

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MUSIC | New
18 + //

Salaciously trampolining between human lust and digital voyeurism

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MUSIC | Feature
Trentemøller //

Anders Trentemøller on carving his niche away from the dancefloor

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MUSIC | Live Review
Flow //

Helsinki | 14-16 August

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MUSIC | Live Review
Wolf Alice //

Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff | 21 August

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MUSIC | Feature
Rustie //

Lost In Translation: Rustie paints illegible words with fluorescent aural paint

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MUSIC | Feature
Wildest Dreams //

DJ Harvey talks group love, Garth Brooks and his new psych-rock experiment

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MUSIC | Feature
Merchandise //

The guilt free pleasure of attacking the mainstream with Merchandise

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MUSIC | Album Review
The Bug //

Angels & Devils (Ninja Tune)

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MUSIC | Live Review
GEoRGiA //

The Waiting Room, London | 12 August

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MUSIC | Cover feature
Caribou //

With the sunbaked masses craving a new Caribou record, Dan Snaith has taught himself to open up, face the crowd and share the love

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MUSIC | Feature
Beacons //

Skipton, Yorkshire | 7-10 August

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MUSIC | Feature
Bicep //

The retro-loving party duo invite us into their cluttered beat laboratory

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MUSIC | Live Review
Jimmy Edgar //

In Ultramajic, Jimmy Edgar has found an appropriate home for his supernatural-facing music and visual art

BLACK LIPS
MUSIC | Feature
Black Lips //

The garage punk delinquents refuse to clean up their act

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MUSIC | Feature
Speedy Ortiz //

The massachusetts four piece seize any chance to get in the van

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MUSIC | Album Review
Example //

Live Life Living (Epic)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Murder City Devils //

The White Ghost Has Blood On Its Hands Again (Self-Released)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Ab-Soul //

These Days... (Top Dawg Entertainment)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Plastikman //

EX (Performed Live at the Guggenheim NYC) (Mute)

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MUSIC | Live Review
OFF Festival //

Katowice, Poland | 31 July - 3 August

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MUSIC | Live Review
Dekmantel //

Amsterdam Bos | 1-3 August

Melt! Festival 2014 Freitag
MUSIC | Live Review
Melt! //

Ferropolis, Germany | 18 – 20th July

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MUSIC | Feature
FKA twigs //

The era-defining chanteuse grants us a glimpse into her world //

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MUSIC | Live Review
Lovebox //

Victoria Park, London | 18+19 July

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MUSIC | Live Review
Latitude //

17-20 July | Southwold, Suffolk

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MUSIC | Feature
Lower //

Copenhagen's Lower are marching on the frontline for punk rock's intellectualised youth

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MUSIC | Live Review
ENTER. //

10 July | Space, Ibiza

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MUSIC | Live Review
Blissfields //

4-5 July | Vicarage Farm, Hampshire

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MUSIC | New Music
Croatian Amor //

Sharing naked selfies and confronting musical norms with Loke Rahbek

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MUSIC | Feature
White Lung //

The Canadian band make searing punk on their own terms

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MUSIC | Feature
La Sera //

Katy Goodman's indie pop outfit know all about broken hearts... and broken chairs

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MUSIC | Album Review
Mastodon //

Once More 'Round The Sun (Reprise Records)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Luke Abbott //

Wysing Forest (Border Community)

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MUSIC | Album Review
EAUX //

Plastics (ATP Recordings)

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MUSIC | Live Review
Glastonbury //

Worthy Farm, Somerset | 24 - 28 June

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MUSIC | Live Review
Nails //

Birthdays, London | 26 June

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MUSIC | Live Review
The Tribes //

Cite Du Cinema, Paris | 20 - 21 June

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MUSIC | Live Review
Gottwood //

Carregewlyd Estate | 19 - 22 June

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MUSIC | Live Review
Sonar 2014 //

Various Venues, Barcelona | 12 + 13 + 14 June

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MUSIC | Album Review
The Antlers //

Familiars (Anti -/Transgressive)

Martyn
MUSIC | Album Review
Martyn //

The Air Between Words (Ninja Tune)

Harvey
MUSIC | Live Review
DJ Harvey //

London Wonderland | 19 June

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MUSIC | Feature
Tom Vek //

Better luck this time: Vek talks chaos, order, and cautionary tales

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MUSIC | Album Review
Dolman //

Dolman (Inflexion Point)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Lone //

Reality Testing (R&S)

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MUSIC | Feature
Jungle //

The once anonymous hit makers have thrown away the cloak and set their foot on the accelerator

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MUSIC | Feature
TĀLĀ //

A glimpse into the distant world of TALA: the new Duchess of UK future-pop

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MUSIC | Live Review
Field Day //

Victoria Park, London | 7 + 8 June

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MUSIC | Feature
Fucked Up //

As mouthpiece of Fucked Up, Damian Abraham has spent 13 years pushing against hardcore punk's glass ceiling

SHAGGY R
MUSIC | 20 Questions
20 QUESTIONS: Shaggy //

Wayne's World, pelvis abilities and Andre the Giant with the Kingston native

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MUSIC | Live Review
AK/DK //

The Haunt, Brighton | June 6

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MUSIC | Live Review
Drenge //

Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff | 5 June

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MUSIC | Feature
Lunice //

We caught up with the endlessly energetic producer at Primavera Sound

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MUSIC | Album Review
Trash Talk //

No Peace (TTC/Odd Future Records)

Yulya Sadrinsky
MUSIC | Live Review
We Love Green //

31 June + 1 May | Parc de Bagatelle, Paris

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MUSIC | Feature
Throwing Snow //

The restless producer assembles the fragments to form the Mosaic

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MUSIC | Live Review
Dot to Dot //

Various Venues, Bristol | 24 May

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MUSIC | Feature
The Horrors //

Straddling credibility and mainstream success, The Horrors are firmly in control of their own mission

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MUSIC | Live Review
Mac DeMarco //

The Old Market, Brighton | 19 May

Slowdive
MUSIC | Live Review
Slowdive //

Village Underground, London | 19 May

Bo-Ningen
MUSIC | Live Review
Bo Ningen //

The Haunt, Brighton | 18 May

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MUSIC | Album Review
Fennesz //

Bécs (Editions Mego)

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MUSIC | Feature
Kowton + Tessela //

Emerging from the post-dubstep fallout of the late 00s, Kowton + Tessela are two of the most exciting DJs and producers the UK has to offer

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MUSIC | Live Review
Gruff Rhys //

Corn Exchange, Brighton | 16 May

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MUSIC | New Music
Ma //
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MUSIC | Album Review
Gruff Rhys //

American Interior (Turnstile Records)

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MUSIC | Feature
Swans //

Michael Gira attempts to control the maelstrom

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MUSIC | Feature
Todd Terje //

The importance of being earnest: Todd Terje on why putting the fun back on the dancefloor is no laughing matter

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MUSIC | Album Review
Oliver Wilde //

Red Tide Opal in The Loose End Womb (Howling Owl)

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MUSIC | Feature
SARAH RECORDS //

Before indie came in flatpack form, Sarah Records were busy writing the instruction manual

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MUSIC | Album Review
Klaxons //

Love Frequency (Akashic Rekords)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Chromeo //

White Women (Parlophone)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Sd Laika //

That’s Harakiri (TriAngle)

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MUSIC | Feature
SOHN //

How inhaling the Viennese air inspired the singer's debut LP

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MUSIC | Live Review
Nozinja //

The Bermuda Triangle, Brighton | 30 April

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MUSIC | Live Review
Temples //

Motion, Bristol | 2-4 May

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MUSIC | Album Review
Sonzeira //

Brasil Bam Bam Bam (Talkin' Loud/Virgin EMI)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Mark E //

Product of Industry (Ghostly International)

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MUSIC | Live Review
Augustines //

Trinity Centre, Bristol | 17 April

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MUSIC | Feature
Neurosis //

Across a 30-year career, post-metal titans Neurosis have been among the most influential bands in the consistent progression of heavy music. So why rip it up and start again?

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MUSIC | Album Review
YG //

My Krazy Life (CTE World / Def Jam Recordings)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Matt Berry //

Music For Insomniacs (Acid Jazz)

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MUSIC | Cover Feature
Pixies //

Shorn of the non-more-iconic Kim Deal, one of the greatest legacies in alternative music is now nursed in the rock-calloused hands of "the three dudes"

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MUSIC | Feature
Fear Of Men //

After recording underground and melding pop hooks to fine art, Fear of Men are set to take their sound Stateside

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MUSIC | Album Review
Future //

Honest (Freebandz/Epic)

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MUSIC | Feature
Angel Olsen //

The St. Louis singer keeps a firm grip amidst the whirlwind

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MUSIC | Feature
Porter Ricks //

Almost two decades after their seminal album, Porter Ricks hang their experimental plaque on new tools

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MUSIC | Feature
Sylvan Esso //

We speak to the duo whose bewitching alchemy occured by chance

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MUSIC | Feature
Schoolboy Q //

The Black Hippy hedonist fills the script with tales from his murky past

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MUSIC | Album Review
Max Graef //

Rivers Of The Red Planet (Tartelet)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Rick Ross //

Mastermind (Maybach / Slip-n-Slide / Def Jam)

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MUSIC | Live Review
Black Star //

The Coronet, London | 31 March

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MUSIC | Album Review
HTRK //

Psychic 9-5 Club (Ghostly International)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Teebs //

Estara (Brainfeeder)

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MUSIC | Feature
George Clinton //

Defining the funk with the Parliament Funkadelic hero

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MUSIC | Live Review
Interpol //

Brixton Academy | 28 March

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MUSIC | Live Review
Banks //

KOKO, Camden | 31 March

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MUSIC | Feature
Helena Hauff //

Fiery eclecticism opens doors for Hamburg's Helena Hauff

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MUSIC | Live Review
Metronomy //

Brixton Academy | 28 March

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MUSIC | Live Review
Jungle //

The Exchange, Bristol | 21 March

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MUSIC | Album Review
Todd Terje //

It’s Album Time! (Smalltown Supersound)

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MUSIC | Feature
Future Islands //

The curtains have been drawn once again for Baltimore’s theatrical romantics

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MUSIC | Feature
Bishop Nehru //

Introducing the prodigy whose flow is catching the ears of hip-hop royalty

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MUSIC | Feature
Dance Mania //

Veterans of notoriously raunchy ghetto house, Dance Mania are opening up shop once again

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MUSIC | Feature
Perfect Pussy //

“With this band, I’m doing everything in real time” - Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves on ditching the scene and saying yes to love

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MUSIC | Album Review
LIARS //

MESS (Mute)

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MUSIC | Album Review
BLACK LIPS //

Underneath The Rainbow (Vice)

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MUSIC | Album Review
ST. VINCENT //

St. Vincent (Loma Vista/ Republic)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Untold //

Black Light Spiral (Hemlock)

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MUSIC | Feature
EAGULLS //

Hanging from a skyscraper, skipping school to smoke weed and parring the cast of Emmerdale. All in a day’s work for Eagulls.

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MUSIC | Feature
DOOM //

Tracking down Daniel Dumile, the master of disguise behind Metal Face Doom

DREnGE
MUSIC | Live Review
DRENGE //

Komedia, Brighton | 25 February

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MUSIC | Live Review
JUNGLE //

Village Underground | 4 March

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MUSIC | Live Review
EAGULLS //

The Louisiana, Bristol | 28 February

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MUSIC | Live Review
HELM //

Cafe Oto, Dalston | 26 February

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MUSIC | Live Review
WARPAINT //

O2 Academy, Bristol | 21 February

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MUSIC | Live Review
FUTURE //

The Nest, Dalston | 26 February

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MUSIC | Feature
KELELA //

Following a transatlantic union of underground producers, Kelela has uncovered her route to uncharted territory

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MUSIC | Live Review
FOALS //

Alexandra Palace | 14 February

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MUSIC | Live Review
SUSHITECH //

Berghain And Panorama Bar, Berlin | 15 February

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MUSIC | Feature
NENEH CHERRY //

Her 30-year musical legacy echoes through contempory culture. Now Neneh Cherry is returning to the fold with the Four Tet-produced Blank Project

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MUSIC | Feature
Wild Beasts //

Following the embrace of digital tools, Wild Beasts are reflecting the grey skies of the Present Tense

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MUSIC | Live Review
LIMP BIZKIT //

O2 Academy, Bristol | 12 February

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MUSIC | Feature
Awesome Tapes From Africa //

With his Awesome Tapes From Africa project, Brian Shimkovitz turns the spotlight on the continent's movements in sound for love rather than commercial gain

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MUSIC | Exclusive Feature
CRAIG RICHARDS //

Burrowing into the Farringdon Underground to face DJ luminary Craig Richards on his home turf

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MUSIC | 20 Questions
20 QUESTIONS: MOGWAI //

Asking the Glaswegian gods the questions we really want to know the answers to

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MUSIC | Album Review
LEE BANNON //

Alternate/Endings (Ninja Tune)

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MUSIC | Live Review
CTM FESTIVAL //

Various Venues, Berlin | 24 January - 2 February

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MUSIC | Feature
CHEATAHS //

An Englishman, a German, an American and a Canadian walk into a bar

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MUSIC | Album Review
AGAINST ME! //

Transgender Dysphoria Blues (Total Treble Music)

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MUSIC | Album Review
Metronomy //

Love Letters (Because Music)

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MUSIC | Album Review
MØ //

No Mythologies To Follow (Chess Club)

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MUSIC | Album Review
PANGAEA //

FabricLive.73 (Fabric)

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MUSIC | Album Review
ACTRESS //

Ghettoville (Ninja Tune / Werkdiscs)

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MUSIC | Live Review
ADAM GREEN //

Dingwalls, Camden | 24 January

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MUSIC | Live Review
DESPACIO //

Hammersmith Town Hall | 19 December

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SAPPHIRE SLOWS //

"I’m a young Japanese girl living in Tokyo – that’s totally true, but so what? That sucks if I have to be one of those Kawaii girls."

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MUSIC | Feature
MAX RICHTER //

The terrifyingly talented Godfather of Boomkat Classical steels himself for the re-realisation of his finest work to date

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MUSIC | Feature
SZA //

With a delicate voice and a hard head, SZA has secured a role with this era’s definitive hip-hop collective

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MUSIC | Feature
DANIEL AVERY //

With Drone Logic, Daniel Avery has become one of the UK's most admired electronic artists

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MUSIC | Album Review
WARPAINT //

Warpaint (Rough Trade)

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MUSIC | Exclusive Feature
DARKSIDE //

The collaboration between Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington has taken their prodigious creativity and musicianship to an entirely new level

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MUSIC | Album Review
TOY //

Join The Dots (Heavenly Recordings)

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MUSIC | Exclusive Feature
DEAFHEAVEN //

"Taking it out of the forest and making it real..."

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RUN THE JEWELS //

Two Hip-Hop Heavyweights Form Like Voltron, Tearing a Hole In The Rap Game With a Crooked Smile

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MUSIC | Feature
Tree //

We catch up with the artist behind our favourite rap mixtape of 2013

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MUSIC | Feature
OMAR SOULEYMAN //

With help from Four Tet, Omar Souleyman's relentlessly positive voice is drifting towards Western ears

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MUSIC | Feature
FUNKINEVIL //

With a roar of distortion and a stripped-back approach, the Transatlantic twosome of Kyle Hall and Funkineven revel in techno's harsher climes

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MUSIC | Review
BURIAL //

Rival Dealer (Hyperdub)

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MUSIC | Feature
Kurt Vile //

After declaring his album the best of the year, we thought we’d call up Kurt Vile to break the news

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MUSIC | Live Review
SLINT //

HMV Forum, London | December 3

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MUSIC | Feature
GENESIS BREYER P-ORRIDGE //

The Throbbing Gristle founder(s) attempt to assemble their life within the confines of a coffee table book that'll make you spill your coffee

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Crack TV presents bowling with So Solid Crew //

In the first episode of our new video series, we headed down to Rowan’s Tenpin in North London to put Harvey and Mega of UK garage game changers So Solid Crew to the test.

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MUSIC | Live Review
XOYO LOVES //

Coronet, London | November 23

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MUSIC | Live Review
MOVEMENT //

Torino, Italy | October 24th - November 2nd

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MUSIC | Feature
John Lydon //

One of the most divisive agitators in modern music, John Lydon refuses to settle down

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MUSIC | Live Review
WOLF EYES //

Netil House, London | November 26th

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MUSIC | Live Review
PIXIES //

Manchester, Apollo | November 21st

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MUSIC | Feature
JULIO BASHMORE //

One of the most distinctive and divisive figures in the UK house explosion, Julio Bashmore finally breaks his silence to talk trolls, fried chicken and erotic sci-fi novels

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MUSIC | Live Review
WHITE DENIM //

The Fleece, Bristol | November 18th

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MOUNT EERIE //

Pre-Human Ideas (P.W. Elverum & Sun)

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MUSIC | Live Review
DOOM //

HMV Forum, London | November 16

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MÚM //

Fiddlers, Bristol | 18th November

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MUSIC | Music | Album Review
WOODEN SHJIPS //

Back To Land (Thrill Jockey Records)

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MUSIC | Live Review
SAVAGES //

Trinity, Bristol | November 7th

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CONNAN MOCKASIN //

We talk to the cosmic Kiwi who doesn't listen to music and disdains major record labels

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MUSIC | Live Review
GRANT HART //

The Exchange, Bristol | November 1st

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MUSIC | Live Review
DEAFHEAVEN //

Birthdays, Dalston | November 8th

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MUSIC | Feature
FUTURE OF THE LEFT //

Every bit as pugnacious, unyielding and hilarious as his records, Falco couldn't have a boring conversation if he tried

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High Water //

The Nicolas Jaar collaborator unveils his new project

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MUSIC | Album Review
WHITE DENIM //

Corsicana Lemonade (Downtown Records)

MIA-MATANGI
MUSIC | Album Review
M.I.A. //

Matangi (N.E.E.T. / Interscope)

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MUSIC | Album Review
EMINEM //

The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (Aftermath Entertainment / Shady Records / Interscope)

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MUSIC | Album Review
TRIPTIDES //

Predictions (Stroll On Records)

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MUSIC | Live Review
SUEDE //

O2 Academy, Bristol | October 24th

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MUSIC | Feature
ANDREW WEATHERALL //

30 years of record collective have informed one of the most distinguished careers in music production and DJing

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MUSIC | Live Review
ADE 2013 //

Various Venues, Amsterdam | October 16th-20th

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MUSIC | Feature
ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER //

Dabbling in the virtual, manipulating source material and exploring the recesses of the mind; we press Daniel Lopatin on some more tangible concerns

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MUSIC | Feature
THE KNIFE //

With a conceptual drop of LSD, The Knife have come to shake your habitual

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MUSIC | Feature
DIXON //

Nobody goes deeper than Dixon; the Innervisions boss on carving his own niche

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MUSIC | Feature
CHELSEA WOLFE //

Afflicted by anxiety, Chelsea Wolfe lifts the veil for her arresting fourth LP, Pain is Beauty

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MUSIC | Live Review
SEBADOH //

Scala, London | October 16th

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MUSIC | Album Review
YUCK //

Glow & Behold (Fat Possum)

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MUSIC | Album Review
OM UNIT //

Threads (Civil Music)

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MUSIC | Live Review
DARKSIDE //

Berghain, Berlin | October 8th

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MUSIC | Live Review
JUNGLE //

Roadhouse, Manchester | October 10th

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MUSIC | Live Review
NO AGE //

Deaf Institute, Manchester | October 10th

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MUSIC | Album Review
MGMT //

MGMT (Columbia)

splashh
MUSIC | Album Review
SPLASHH //

Comfort (Luv Luv Luv)

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MUSIC | Feature
FREDDIE GIBBS //

Always immune to industry bullshit, the Indiana rapper is taking full control

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MUSIC | Album Review
HAIM //

Days Are Gone (Polydor)

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MUSIC | Feature
MARCEL DETTMANN //

The Berghain mainstay is an impenetrable representative of the increasingly fabled club

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MUSIC | Feature
GNOD //

Poking fun at religions, praising jungle and re-working the rules of the dancefloor in one of the North's most exhilarating venues; just an average day in the life of Gnod

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MUSIC | Feature
AU REVOIR SIMONE //

Four years on from Still Night, Still Light, the Brooklyn dream pop figureheads are back. And now they’ve got Environmental Biology on their side.

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MUSIC | Live Review
THE FAUNS //

Start The Bus, Bristol | September 26th

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MUSIC | Live Review
Unknown //

Rovinj, Croatia | 10th -14th September

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MUSIC | Album Review
Drake //

Nothing Was The Same

MASTERS AT WORK
MUSIC | Feature
MASTERS AT WORK //

One half of one of house music's most recognisable duos, Kenny Dope is staying true to his principles

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MUSIC | Live Review
JON HOPKINS //

Gorilla, Manchester | September 24th

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MUSIC | Feature
Danny Brown //

Hip-hop's clown prince has the last laugh

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MUSIC | Live Review
BLACK PUS //

The Exchange, Bristol | September 20th

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MUSIC | Feature
ANDY C //

The undisputed king of Drum and Bass, Andy C has been executing his full-throttle technical wizardry since the genre broke.

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MUSIC | Live Review
My Nu Leng //

Mint Lounge, Manchester | Thursday 26

ISLET
MUSIC | Album Review
ISLET //

Released By The Movement (Shape Records)

annie-hardy
MUSIC | Live Review
Giant Drag //

The Fleece, Bristol | September 18th

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MUSIC | Festival Review
Dimensions //

Fort Punta Christo, Croatia | September 5-9th

HAYMAN
MUSIC | Live Review
DARREN HAYMAN //

Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston | September 12th

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MUSIC | Festival Review
Outlook //

Fort Punta Christo, Croatia | 29th August - 2nd September

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MUSIC | Festival Review
BESTIVAL //

Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight | September 5th-8th

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MUSIC | FEATURE
BANKS //

Vulnerabilities and music as therapy with enigmatic songstress BANKS

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MUSIC | Exclusive Feature
RICHIE HAWTIN //

The techno pioneer has secured his place as the genre's figurehead

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MUSIC | Album Review
CASSY //

FABRIC 71 (fabric)

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MUSIC | Label Profile
L.I.E.S. //

Crack touches the surface of the L.I.E.S. mystique

ARCTANGENT.OLLYJELLEY
MUSIC | Live Review
ARCTANGENT //

Fernhill Farm, Somerset | 29th-31st

11183_JKT
MUSIC | Album Review
HOLOGRAMS //

Forever (Captured Tracks)

TRAPLORD
MUSIC | Album Review
ASAP FERG //

Trap Lord (ASAP Worldwide/ Polo Grounds/ RCA)

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MUSIC | Album Review
JUICY J //

Stay Trippy (Taylor Gang/Kemosabe/Columbia)

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MUSIC | Album Review
HOT NATURED //

Different Sides of the Sun (Hot Creations / Warner)

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MUSIC | Feature
DJ KOZE //

Part affable eccentric, part sensitive artist, off-kilter house and techno specialist DJ Koze might seem whimsical and kooky, but he's all business when it comes to music

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MUSIC | Feature
tINI //

Minimal tastemaker tINI is enjoying an ongoing wave of success.

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MUSIC | Feature
NO AGE //

The LA ambient punks reflect on their compulsion to progress

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MUSIC | Feature
THUNDERCAT //

With his second LP Apocalypse, Thundercat once again partners up with Flying Lotus to create a fitting tribute to a departed friend

BLONDES
MUSIC | Album Review
BLONDES //

Swisher (RVNG Intl.)

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MUSIC | Live Review
Beacons //

Funkirk Estate, Yorkshire | August 16-18th

Green Man Festival Day Two - General Scenes
MUSIC | Live Review
GREEN MAN //

Glanusk, Wales | August 15th-18th

Fist City - It's 1983, Grow Up!
MUSIC | Album Review
FIST CITY //

IT’S 1983, GROW UP! (Black Tent Press)

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MUSIC | Live Review
Knee Deep //

Liskeard, Cornwall | August 9-10th

An Object
MUSIC | Album Review
NO AGE //

An Object (Sub Pop)

huratron
MUSIC | Live Review
Flow //

Helsinki, Finland | August 7-11

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MUSIC | Live Review
Monegros //

Monegros Desert, Spain | July 20-21st

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MUSIC | Festival Review
Øya Festival

Middelalderparken + Various Venues, Oslo, Norway | August 6th - August 10th

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MUSIC | Album Review
DRENGE //

Drenge (Infectious Music)

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MUSIC | Feature
QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE //

Why the death of Josh Homme was the best thing that ever happened to Queens of the Stone Age

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MUSIC | Album Review
Seams //

Quarters (Full Time Hobby)

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MUSIC | Feature
Jeffrey Lewis //

The NY folk figurehead and cartoonist explains why acoustic is the new punk

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MUSIC | FEATURE
NILE RODGERS //

Disco maestro, arch collaborator, and the world's most successful musical mood-improver

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MUSIC
MELT! //

Ferropolis, Germany | 19-21 July

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MUSIC | Album Review
Pond //

Hobo Rock (Modular)

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MUSIC | Live Review
SLOTTSFJELL //

Tønsberg, Norway | July 18th-20th

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MUSIC | Feature
Julia Holter //

From Euripides to Los Angeles: With Loud City Song, Julia Holter drops the fantasy for cacophonous social rumination and an immersion in the city

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MUSIC | Live Review
LOVEBOX //

Victoria Park, London | July 19th-21th

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MUSIC | Feature
OLIVER WILDE //

Be it from bedroom or hospital ward, Oliver Wilde is crafting some of the most intriguing songs to emerge from Bristol in years

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MUSIC | Feature
DJ SPRINKLES //

Steering clear of kick drums and drug chat, deep house head DJ Sprinkles opens up about sexuality, sonic-semiotics and shopping-mall background bangers

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MUSIC | Album Review
PHAELEH //

Tides (Afterglo)

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MUSIC | Live Review
EXIT //

July 10th-14th | Novi Sad, Serbia

FUCK BUTTONS MAIN
MUSIC | Feature
FUCK BUTTONS //

The deafening drone of two men and their machines.

LAMP SHADES OF GREEN
MUSIC | Album Review
L.A.M.P //

Shades of Green (Peng Records)

JAY-Z
MUSIC | Album Review
Jay-Z //

Magna Carta Holy Grail (Roc Nation)

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MUSIC | Live Review
Open’er //

GDYNIA, Poland | July 3rd-6th

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MUSIC | Album Review
Tom Odell //

Long Way Down (Columbia)

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MUSIC | Feature
TALIB KWELI //

With a trojan horse strategy, the politicised MC knows how to infiltrate the airwaves

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MUSIC | Feature
SINK THE PINK //

One of London's most outrageous party collectives are spreading their magic to Bristol

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MUSIC | Live Review
Glastonbury //

Worthy Farm, Pilton | June 27th-30th

THE ORB
MUSIC | Live Review
THE ORB //

The Fleece, Bristol | June 29th

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MUSIC | Feature
MOVE D //

After decades in the business, the ingenious beat selector still craves a hidden gem.

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MUSIC | Album Review
BATHS //

Obsidian (Anticon)

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MUSIC | Feature
YOUNG FATHERS

The Scottish rap trio break out of their shackles with an explosive new sound.

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MUSIC | Live Review
DEERHOOF //

The Fleece, Bristol | June 23rd

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MUSIC | Live Review
SONAR //

Barcelona | June 13-16th

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MUSIC | Feature
ZOMBY //

The most uncompromising agitator in the landscape of electronic music is back

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MUSIC | Feature
CARL CRAIG //

Crack spoke to Detroit techno royalty as he prepares to release his superb three-disc Masterpiece compilation.

FOUND MAIN
MUSIC | Live Review
FOUND //

Haggerston Park, Shoreditch | June 15th

HYETAL
MUSIC | Live Review
HYETAL //

Birthdays, Dalston | June 17th

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MUSIC | Feature
JON HOPKINS //

Born from the depths of his subconscious, Immunity is the finest work of Jon Hopkins's astonishing career

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MUSIC | Live Review
JJ DOOM //

fabric, London | June 13th

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MUSIC | Live Review
Parklife //

Heaton Park, Manchester | June 8 + 9th

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MUSIC | Album Review
KOLSCH //

1977 (Kompakt)

Hyetal
MUSIC | Album Review
HYETAL //

Modern Worship (True Panther Sounds)

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MUSIC | Live Review
CHIC //

HMV Forum, London | June 14th

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MUSIC | Feature
!!! (CHK CHK CHK)//

Sacramento’s multi-pronounceable pioneers have spent over 15 years making you dance by any means necessary.

Kraviz Filippos Hatzis
MUSIC | Feature
NINA KRAVIZ //

The Siberian DJ/Producer has inadvertently become the most fiercely debated figure in underground dance music

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MUSIC | Live Review
Tyga //

02 Academy, Bristol | May 30th

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MUSIC | Live Review
Fucked Up //

The Fleece, Bristol | May 26th

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MUSIC | Feature
MOUNT KIMBIE //

Three years on from the game-changing Crooks and Lovers, the London duo have refused to stand still.

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MUSIC | Feature
BIBIO //

With each successive album Bibio's inventive sound gains the unmistakable textures of personal growth

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MUSIC | Live Review
MOUNT EERIE //

St Giles in the Fields, London | May 24th

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MUSIC | Live Review
Bonobo //

The Ritz, Manchester | May 22nd

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MUSIC | Feature
MELVINS //

For one of the most influential acts in the history of American Rock music, it's all in a day's work.

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MUSIC | Feature
FAIR OHS //

Pizza and Prosecco with some of our favourite Dalstonites.

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MUSIC | Feature
Ghostface Killah //

Wu-Tang's sharp-tongued criminologist has always got a story to tell

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MUSIC | Album Review
THEE OH SEES //

Floating Coffin (Castle Face Records)

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MUSIC | Album Review
OUTBOXX //

Outboxx (Idle Hands)

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MUSIC | Album Review
KODE9 //

RINSE: 22 (Rinse)

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MUSIC | Album Review
WOLF EYES //

No Answer: Lower Floors (De Stijl)

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MUSIC | Album Review
SAVAGES //

Silence Yourself (Matador)

ALLAH
MUSIC | Live Review
Allah-Las //

The Exchange, Bristol | May 16th

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MUSIC | Live Review
Suuns //

The Kazimier, Liverpool | May 17th

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MUSIC | Album Review
LEMURIA //

The Distance Is So Big (Bridge Nine Records)

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MUSIC | Album Review
KOLSCH //

1977 (Kompakt)

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MUSIC | Live Review
LAURYN HILL //

Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn | May 14th

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MUSIC | Album Review
DAFT PUNK //

Random Access Memories (Columbia)

LUKE SITAL SINGH
MUSIC | Feature
LUKE SITAL-SINGH //

Crack speaks to the folk-fired Londoner following the release of his second EP, Old Flint, which presents an intricately honed mix of ardour and aesthetics.

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MUSIC | Album Review
THE MEMORY BAND //

On the Chalk (Our Navigation of the Line of the Downs) (Static Caravan)

MMOTHS
MUSIC | Feature
MMOTHS //

Despite the increasing levels of attention garnered by his second EP Diaries, this youthful Irish producer remains admirably grounded.

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MUSIC | Feature
HETEROTIC //

Domestic bliss with Planet Mu's newest collaboration.

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MUSIC | Feature
MODESELEKTOR //

Berlin’s foremost double-act have just condensed 10 years of their existence into an engrossing new film

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MUSIC | Feature
MOON BOOTS //

Crack speaks to the French Express-affiliated DJ/producer/remixer ahead of his appearance at Nottingham’s Shut The Front Door.

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MUSIC | Feature
NEON NEON //

Flitting between the oddball and the mirrorball, Neon Neon's second full-length brings the life of a mid-20th century Italian communist into gleaming focus.

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MUSIC | Feature
KILO KISH //

The Brooklyn-based singer-rapper finds her DIY project accelerating at a rapid pace

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MUSIC | Album Review
JAVELIN //

Hi Beams (Luaka Bop)

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MUSIC | Album Review
HURTS //

Exile (Epic)

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MUSIC | Album Review
DJRUM //

Seven Lies (2nd Drop)

KNUCKLES
MUSIC | Live Review
FRANKIE KNUCKLES //

One of house music's definitive characters, Mr. Knuckles still packs a punch.

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MUSIC | Feature
HEEMS //

The future is unwritten for hip-hop’s sharp-witted satirist

Martin Thompson
MUSIC | Live Review
SWANS //

O2 Academy, Bristol | April 6th

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MUSIC | Live Review
WHITE HILLS //

Soup Kitchen, Manchester | April 12th

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MUSIC | Live Review
Wild Belle //

Deaf Institute, Manchester | March 31st

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MUSIC | Live Review
KURT VILE //

With an abundance of tales gathered on the road, the Philadelphian troubadour returns with his finest album yet.

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MUSIC | Album Review
BONOBO //

The North Borders (Ninja Tune)

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MUSIC | Album Review
THE KNIFE //

Shaking The Habitual (Brille)

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MUSIC | Album Review
CALIBRE //

FABRICLIVE 68 (Fabric)

DOLDRUMS
MUSIC | Feature
DOLDRUMS //

A world of warped, androgynous pop from an inherited laptop.

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MUSIC | Live Review
HOOKWORMS //

Soup Kitchen, Manchester | April 5th

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MUSIC | Live Review
ALPFRESCO: SUNDAY

Remmdir, Whiskymühle, Söll, Austria | March 24th

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MUSIC | Feature
STEFFI

Steffi's new Panorama Bar CD has cemented her place as German electronic tastemaker

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MUSIC | Feature
YOUTH LAGOON //

A longing look at the wider world through a bedroom window.

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MUSIC | Feature
SKREAM //

Dubstep's original boy wonder is moving into a new house.

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MUSIC | Feature
FOALS //

An enduring and uncompromising force, Foals exceed expectations once again.

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MUSIC | Album Review
FOOTPRINTZ //

Escape Yourself (Visionquest)

DAMAGE
MUSIC | Feature
BENJAMIN DAMAGE //

In Heliosphere, Benjamin Damage has produced a powerful realisation of his insatiable ambition.

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MUSIC | Live Review
KURT VILE //

Camden Barfly | March 7th

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MUSIC | Feature
BONOBO //

With yet another record of atmospheric splendour on the horizon, Bonobo's reputation continues to spiral.

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MUSIC | Album Review
FUNCTION //

Incubation (Ostgut Ton)

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MUSIC | Album Review
THE MEN //

New Moon (Sacred Bones)

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MUSIC | Album Review
LAPALUX //

Nostalchic (Brainfeeder)

B A R N T
MUSIC | Feature
BARNT //

Komische wunderkind Barnt is shifting boundaries with his fresh techno template.

AMYGDALA
MUSIC | Album Review
DJ KOZE //

Amygdala (Pampa Records)

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MUSIC | Live Review
THE BRONX //

The Fleece, Bristol | February 23rd

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MUSIC | Feature
PSYCHEMAGIK //

Crack gets down with the disco duo alongside their exclusive Crack mix.

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MUSIC | Live Review
WET NUNS //

The Croft, Bristol | March 3rd

Savages
MUSIC | Live Review
SAVAGES //

Electric Ballroom, Camden | February 21st

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MUSIC | Live Review
FOUR TET //

The Exchange, Bristol | February 22nd

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MUSIC | Live Review
DUCKTAILS //

The Lexington | February 25th

DARKSTAR
MUSIC | Feature
DARKSTAR //

Changes of location and personnel have informed Darkstar's intoxicating journey in sound.

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MUSIC | Feature
Daughter //

Reluctant stardom beckons for the stunningly talented trio

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MUSIC | Live Review
VILLAGERS //

Trinity, Bristol | February 16th

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MUSIC | Live Review
DESAPARECIDOS //

Electric Ballroom, Camden | February 11th

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MUSIC | Feature
DAM MANTLE //

An ear for the avant-garde sets this Glasgow producer apart from the pack

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MUSIC | Album Review
FIDLAR //

FIDLAR (Wichita)

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MUSIC | Live Review
FOALS //

XOYO | 2nd February

Oneman
MUSIC | Feature
ONEMAN //

The DJs, DJ talks to Crack about his roots, his hot new mixtape, and Solagne Knowles.

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MUSIC | Feature
THEO PARRISH //

An impassioned discussion with the Detroit icon

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MUSIC | Album Review
Iceage //

You're Nothing (Matador)

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MUSIC | Album Review
FOXYGEN //

We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic (Jagjaguwar)

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MUSIC | Live Review
THE SOFT PACK //

The Soup Kitchen, Manchester | January 25th

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MUSIC | Feature
PISSED JEANS //

Pissed Jeans deliver a piercing riposte to the mundanity of day-to-day life

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MUSIC | Album Review
Ducktails //

The Flower Lane (Domino)

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MUSIC | Album Review
A$AP Rocky //

LONGLIVEA$AP (Polo Grounds/RCA)

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MUSIC | Live Review
FLAMINGODS //

Wahlbar, Manchester | January 21st

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MUSIC | Album Review
COMANECHI //

You Owe Me Nothing But Love (Tigertrap)

YLT
MUSIC | Feature
YO LA TENGO //

Life for the cherished indie heroes is every bit as fun as it looks.

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MUSIC | Album Review
LUSINE //

The Waiting Room (Ghostly International)

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MUSIC | Feature
BEN HOWARD //

The UKs biggest breakthrough singer/songwriter keeps it reassuringly real

Ital
MUSIC | Feature
ITAL //

A glimpse into the Planet Mu/100% Silk man's art-damaged beat project.

Roy Ayers
MUSIC | Live Review
ROY AYERS //

Jazz Cafe, Camden | January 8th

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MUSIC | Live Review
DOLLOP NYE //

Rock City/Rescue Rooms/Stealth, Nottingham | NYE 2012

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MUSIC | Album Review
FALTY DL //

Hardcourage (Ninja Tune)

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MUSIC | Feature
PUBLIC ENEMY //

Rap's most fiercely politicised MC hits us with the truth.

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MUSIC | Album Review
DARKSTAR //

News From Nowhere (Warp)

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MUSIC | Album Review
INDIAN JEWELRY //

Peel It (Reverberation Appreciation Society )

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MUSIC | Album Review
BEN UFO //

FABRICLIVE 67 (Fabric)

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MUSIC | Feature
MICHAEL MAYER //

A memorable conversation with Kompakt's charismatic main Man(tasy)

Raein
MUSIC | Live Review
RAEIN //

Old Blue Last, Shoreditch | January 4th

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MUSIC | Album Review
TORO Y MOI //

Anything In Return (Carpark Records)

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MUSIC | Album Review
DOLDRUMS //

Lesser Evil (Souterrain Transmissions)

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MUSIC | feature
OCTOBER //

Bristol's October gets Crack in the mood for Eastern Electrics NYE

Main Attrakionz
MUSIC | Feature
MAIN ATTRAKIONZ //

Oakland's Cloud Rap purveyors talk struggles, success and Green Ova

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MUSIC | Feature
METZ //

The Toronto three-piece provide the punk-rock jolt we've all been pining for.

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MUSIC | Live Review
Iceage //

The Croft, Bristol | November 28th

Lucero
MUSIC | Live Review
LUCERO //

The Fleece, Bristol | November 27th

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MUSIC | Feature
GOGO PENGUIN //

Crack caught up with the band to talk Fanfares, the underground scene in Manchester and setting out to change the perception of jazz.

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MUSIC | Feature
THE NATIONAL //

Crack speak to the iconic Brooklynites before they curate this own ATP Nightmare Before Christmas

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MUSIC | Live Review
KINDNESS //

Heaven | 7th November

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MUSIC | Feature
BEN KLOCK //

Ben Klock is the foremost bastion of the culture he’s created. And when your culture incorporates the most iconic nightclub on the planet, there is a definite prestige involved when presenting it on foreign soil.

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MUSIC | Feature
3D //

Crack goes one-on-one with the Massive Attack mainstay.

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MUSIC | Album Review
Ital //

Dream On (Planet Mu)

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MUSIC | Live Review
ALUNAGEORGE //

Start the Bus, Bristol | November 18th

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MUSIC | Live Review
TNGHT //

Oval Space, London | November 15th

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MUSIC | Live Review
ROBERT HOOD//

Cable, London | November 17th

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MUSIC | Album Review
DAM MANTLE //

Brothers Fowl (Notown Records)

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MUSIC | Album Review
CODY CHESNUTT //

Landing on a Hundred (Vibration Vineyard / One Little Indian)

The Bronx
MUSIC | Live Review
THE BRONX //

The Boileroom, Guildford | November 15th

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MUSIC | Live Review
MOON DUO //

The Croft, Bristol | November 11th

LINDSTROM
MUSIC | Feature
LINDSTRØM //

The Scandinavian disco maestro opens up about his latest full-length, Smalhans

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MUSIC | Feature
DJ SPINN & DJ RASHAD //

Spinn and Rashad are the foremost characters behind the Chicago footwork explosion

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MUSIC | Feature
JEFF MILLS //

When the definitive histories of techno start to be written, there’s one man guaranteed to recur as a central figure in all of them: Jeff Mills.

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MUSIC | Feature
TAME IMPALA //

We spoke to the man behind what may well be 2012's most complete album

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MUSIC | Feature
SURGEON //

Crack shared a brief word with the UK techno pioneer

ERRORS
MUSIC | Live Review
ERRORS //

The Exchange, Bristol | October 19th

Turbowolf at The Fleece
MUSIC | Live Review
TURBOWOLF //

The Fleece, Bristol | October 19th

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MUSIC | Album Review
METZ //

METZ (Sub Pop)

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MUSIC | Feature
NATHAN FAKE //

The Need of Being Versed in Country Things.

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MUSE //

The 2nd Law (Warner Brothers)

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MUSIC | Album Review
STARKEY //

Orbits (Civil Music)

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IDLES //

Among an impossible-to-ignore flurry of bands currently coming out of Bristol, Idles stand alone.

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MUSIC | Feature
ANIMAL COLLECTIVE //

Baltimore’s original electric warriors Animal Collective are back; full throttle, full house and full of those mind altering jams that Crack adores.

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MUSIC | Live Review
SWN: FRIDAY //

Various Venues, Cardiff | October 19th

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MUSIC | Live Review
ALT-J //

Concorde 2, Brighton | November 4th

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TAMARYN //

Tender New Signs (Mexican Summer)

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MUSIC | Feature
TALL SHIPS //

Already one of the finest live bands in the country, their debut full-length has seen Tall Ships reaffirm their promise

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MUSIC | Feature
COSMIC KIDS //

We chatted to the LA disco/house duo in anticipation of their appearance at this weekend's fabric birthday bash