Kamasi Washington – Heaven & Earth

Kamasi Washington – Heaven and Earth

Emotionally uplifting and musically irresistible, Heaven and Earth proves why Washington is refreshing jazz for a whole new generation

From Abbey Road to Wyoming: What makes a legendary studio run?

A look back through moments where unique recording spaces became catalysts for new, ingenious sounds

Octo Octa © Nacho G Riaza

In Photos: Sónar 2018

Crack photographer Nacho G Riaza headed backstage at Sónar’s 25th edition to capture candid portraits of this year’s line-up

The Carters – Everything Is Love

America’s most culturally relevant power couple deliver an astonishing, politicised album that only strengthens their self-made mythology

Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alva Noto

Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto bring their seamless synergy to The Barbican

Precision and balance were the calling cards of this remarkable improvisational show from two masters of experimental music

An Alternative Soundtrack for Akira – Mixed by 主な戦闘 LORD TUSK

In celebration of the film’s 30th anniversary, we called upon the London-based producer and DJ to mix an alternative soundtrack to the cult classic

Lorenzo Senni, Sonar 2018 © Sábado Día

On its 25th anniversary, Sónar finesses its formula for innovation

Upon reaching its quarter-century milestone, the Spanish festival reaffirms its position as a forward-facing event with cutting-edge sounds

World Cup Fever

5 Artists on Their Most Memorable World Cup Moments

From Lampard’s disallowed kick to a last minute Beckham score, we caught up with Batu, Chelcee Grimes, Big Zuu and more to talk the goals they’ll never forget

5 Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow Right Now

From cassette covers to zodiac memes, refresh your feed with our round-up of IG scrolls that had us hitting the follow button

SOPHIE – Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides

SOPHIE – Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides

Ever a purveyor of the unexpected, SOPHIE confounds expectations with her full-length debut proper

Selections: Jayda G

“This is the perfect antidote to those feeling the early festival season burn!”

Beyoncé and Jay-Z deliver widescreen theatrics as On The Run II lands in London

An action-packed tag-team show from two of the world’s biggest stars, tied together conceptually with cinema-worthy visuals

DJ Richard

DJ Richard

Whilst gearing up to release his second album Dies Iræ Xerox, the Providence-based producer took a break from producing beats to craft a mix of dark guitar melodies

Meadows in the Mountains 2018 © Aron Klein

Escapism in sublime surroundings shapes Meadows in the Mountains 2018

The remote Bulgarian gathering continued to impress with its winning combination of on-point musical programming and breathtaking location

Poté

Poté

The St. Lucian-born producer knows no bounds, freewheeling across regions, eras and sounds on this 50-minute journey