Posts by Crack Staff (@crackmagazine)

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Jossy Mitsu, Giant Swan and yunè pinku to play Phonox

The south London club has announced its programme for February, March and April

Crack Magazine, Suzy Chan and Wilfrid Wood are speaking at this month’s Nicer Tuesday

The event will take place at EartH on 7 February.

Watch Darren Aronofsky’s new film The Whale in cinemas now with MUBI GO

MUBI GO subscribers can watch ‘The Whale’ in UK cinemas as part of their membership

Coby Sey, k means and Laraaji announced for Intonal Festival 2023

The Swedish festival also unveiled the likes of Gavsborg, Rian Treanor and Bendik Giske in its first artist announcement


Gayance supplies “soulful, heavy bass-infused party ambience paired with some natural red wine” that entices from the outset and refuses to let up

Polifonic announces European club tour for 2023

The tour will see Polfonic land in London, Manchester, Paris, Barcelona and Berlin.

Watch a new Duval Timothy performance filmed live in Freetown, Sierra Leone

The Edem Wornoo-directed video sees our January cover star perform ‘First Rain’ live in Freetown, Sierra Leone

A trip to Freetown, Sierra Leone with Duval Timothy

Behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Duval Timothy’s limited edition hand-woven scarves and his trip to Freetown, Sierra Leone

Duval Timothy performs First Rain live in Sierra Leone

In the visual, which was directed by Edem Wornoo, the multidisciplinary artist performs the song ‘First Rain’ in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The song is lifted from 2018’s ‘2 Sim’

Club to Club

Rewire completes line-up for 2023

New additions include Tim Hecker, Deena Abdelwahed, Safety Trance and more.

Dido and Grimes to feature on Caroline Polachek’s new album, Desire, I Want to Turn Into You

The artist confirmed the tracklist and guest features today (31 January) and also shared a new single

Sunday Mix: Jadu Heart

Fresh off the release of their third album ‘Derealised’, UK duo Jadu Heart deliver a Sunday Mix defined by its pastoral charm. Fittingly, then, their set is titled ‘Walking Through the Fields of England’

How Raza Tariq said NO THANKS to Central Saint Martins

We caught up with Tariq to talk NO THANKS, art universities and the ethos at the core of his creations

Sónar Lisboa completes line-up for 2023 edition

Sofia Kourtesis, James Holden, 999999999 and more join the bill for the Portuguese event, which runs from 31 March to 2 April

Identified Patient

A two-hour thrill-ride from the prominent Dutch producer

Aphex Twin

Aphex Twin, Arca and Kelela to play Field Day 2023

The first names are in for Field Day 2023, set to take place on 19 August at London’s Victoria Park

How to make a number one hit: A conversation with Eliza Rose

The east London artist connects with Vanessa Maria for a conversation about her career, performance anxiety and 2022 smash hit ‘B.O.T.A.’ This talk was hosted in collaboration with BIMM Institute Bristol

The Click: Waajeed on a transformative Miami trip with Roy Davis Jr.

In his own words, Detroit producer Waajeed reflects on an impromptu trip to Miami with Roy Davis Jr. that altered his brain’s chemistry

Sunday Mix: Lamin Fofana

The New York-based producer delves into softly energising ambient and on this week’s Sunday Mix

Ale Hop

“Collage-like dislocations, noise that is harsh but meticulous, analogue synths hallucinations, floating words, and occasional soothing folk and ambiences” and a whole lot more. This is Crack Mix 485

Pop Zone: Quinn Christopherson

For this month’s Pop Zone mix, Alaskan singer-songwriter Quinn Christopherson celebrates his father, wedding songs and some proper pop classics

Nick Cave writes open letter about ChatGPT and AI in songwriting: “A grotesque mockery of what it is to be human”

Nick Cave has shared an open letter on ChatGPT alongside lyrics to a song which…

A Love Letter to Algeria: Mixed by Sabrina Bellaouel

The InFiné signee complies a mix of Algerian gems that have inspired her throughout her musical journey

Sunday Mix: Shovel Dance Collective

“An eclectic mixture of off-the-cuff Shovel Dance influences” from the nine-piece folk group


The Faux Poly label founders provide a tantalising peak inside the imprint’s forthcoming output across a mix built from unreleased remixes

Image of design process for new Arsenal FC artwork

Jeremy Deller, David Rudnick and Reuben Dangoor have created new artwork for Arsenal FC

The official new artwork will be displayed on the Emirates Stadium

Love International announces full line-up for 2023

The Croatian festival returns from 12-19 July

Divino Niño

An energy shot in mix form from the Chicago-based band, who draw for everything from Yung Lean to Nirvana via Safety Trance and Ms Nina across this adrenalised recording

Theophilus London has been found safe and well

The rapper was initially reported missing late last year

Oscar Nñ

The Papi Juice co-founder shares an uplifting club mix just in time for New Year’s Eve. Tune in for “all divas, all vocals, lots of drums, and tons of dancing”