Five New Acts You Need to Know Now

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

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Bronx rapper Mike channels his teenage anxieties

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

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Watch Arca’s sublime new video for ‘Anoche’

The experimental producer dances in a room of nude people for his haunting new offering, ‘Anoche’

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 Now

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