Selections: Bicep

Ahead of unveiling their debut studio album, Bicep pick out over five hours of music which helped to inspire the record featuring Aphex, Erykah and Dilla.

Five Mixes You Need to Hear This Week

A Notting Hill Carnival special of our mix roundup

Five New Releases You Need to Hear This Week

Rage from Uzi, rainbows from Hype Williams and orcs from Oh Sees. Put some time aside for these five records.

10 Upcoming Grime Producers You Need To Know

Tomas Fraser profiles ten producers – from Hastings to Tokyo – making their mark on the grime scene. Get to know them.

Five Mixes You Need to Hear This Week

Moody folk and jazz, Zelda tunes, knees-up jungle and a post-apocalyptic discotheque… these are the mixes you need in your life right now

20 Definitive Cold Wave Artists

From Asylum Party to Xeno & Oaklander, Tom Watson delivers an essential primer on the influential genre

BBC Radio 1Xtra at 15: 10 Iconic Freestyles

Hamda Issa-Salwe celebrates 15 years of 1Xtra by revisiting 10 of the most unforgettable moments in the booth. Featuring Wiley, K Koke and AJ Tracey

Five Takeaways from Øya Festival 2017

Lana Del Rey, Pixies and fresh-faced teenagers going wild for Migos’ ‘Bad and Boujee’ – here’s what went down at Norway’s most renowned festival

15 Track IDs from Houghton Festival

Some stand-out moments from the inaugural year of Gottwood and Craig Richards’ collaborative brainchild