Posts by Crack Staff (@crackmagazine)

Latin Heritage Month: QOQEQA

Our final Latin Heritage Month mix comes courtesy of Lima-based producer QOQEQA, who dials in a hypnotic set featuring tunes by Nick León, Siete Catorce, El Plvybxy and more

Sunday Mix: CLIP

The rising New York rapper selects “fire music on ethereal beats” from the likes of Yves Tumor, Bladee and Clara La San for her silky smooth Sunday Mix

Live from The Glory: Grace Sands

You can’t discuss about London’s queer club scene without talking about Grace Sands. And you certainly can’t throw a party at The Glory celebrating British queer club history without having Sands play. So here’s Sands at The Glory. Play it loud

Live from The Glory: sadidas

Big, bass-driven stylings from the ascendant selector, recorded live at The Glory

Live from The Glory: Shay Malt

Founder of Adonis – a vital force in London’s queer clubbing community – and no-frills selector Shay Malt pulls up to the party with a clutch of darkroom party-starters. Recorded live at Dalston’s The Glory

Live from The Glory: LUSCIOUS

Leeds’ DJ LUSCIOUS lives up to the moniker across this enticing live session

Live from The Glory: J. Aria

This live mix from Dalston Superstore resident J. Aria expertly captures the thrill and personality of their sets. Recorded at the launch of HERE, THERE, EVERYWHERE

Joy Anonymous share their warm-up anthems playlist

The London-based dance duo select tracks by Four Tet, Dorothy Ashby, Robbie Williams and more

Gábor Lázár

The Hungarian producer and Planet Mu mainstay comes through with a succinct blend of unreleased tracks and music from his most recent album, ‘Boundary Objects’

Sonic Acts Biennial announces club programme

The club night will take place on 30 September, the opening night of the Amsterdam music and arts event

Latin Heritage Month: Lys Ventura

DJ, vocalist and researcher Lys Ventura steps up for the latest mix in our Latin Heritage Month 2022 series. This one is dedicated to “Latin American rhythms from the favelas across Brazil”

In Photos: Step inside our HERE, THERE, EVERYWHERE launch party

Photographer El Hogg captured the action at the launch of HERE, THERE, EVERYWHERE – our illustrated map and research project plotting 50 years of British LGBTQIA+ parties

Terence Etc. shares a playlist of songs that inspired his debut album, V O R T E X

The Dallas born-and-raised musician and filmmaker lets us in on his listening habits. Plug in for tracks from the likes of Sons of Kemet, James Blake, Solange and Outkast

Kanye West teases new collaboration with James Blake

The ‘Donda’ artist previewed new music from the pair at a London Fashion Week party last night (26 September)

Rihanna to headline the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show

Could new music be on the way?

Sunday Mix: Lucrecia Dalt

Lucrecia Dalt supplies this week’s Sunday listening, offering up a lush and softly energising blend of jazz, blues and traditional Latin American rhythms for your end of week reflections

Latin Heritage Month: Safety Trance

Venezuelan artist Luis Garban is behind our latest Latin Heritage Month mix, turning in a high-energy set that showcases some of his favourite national classics and styles such as raptor house and merengue

This new artist-curated playlist, ViBURNUM, is spotlighting Ukrainian music and culture

The brainchild of Ukrainian artists Questions4Later and Andrew Lisanov, the new playlist launches today (22 September) and will be updated on a monthly basis

Jean-Luc Godard: Mixed by Soundwalk Collective

The arts lost a giant last week when film director Jean-Luc Godard died aged 91. Here, Soundwalk Collective create a tribute mix dedicated to the director they got to know through his inimitable archive

In Photos: WHP returns with Repercussion

Photographer Sophia Carey shares a series of stills from WHP’s 11-hour return at Mayfield Depot

Sunday Mix: Damsel Elysium

A mix for slowing down from experimental sound artist Damsel Elysium. Featuring tracks by Lafawndah, Kate Bush, Kelly Moran and more

Latin Heritage Month: Sonido Berzerk

The Mexican juke producer shares a broad and irresistible set of club sounds as part of our Latin Heritage Month series

Ahmet Sisman

High-energy techno to light up your Thursday. This one’s supplied by The Third Room’s Ahmet Sisman

Pop Zone: Regularfantasy

The Canadian producer shares a streamlined set of unreleased material, pop-infused tunes and ‘refizzed’ offerings that beckon listeners towards hot and sweaty dancefloors

Nick Cave, All Points East 2022: Unholy preacher delivers an ecstatic Sunday service

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Listen to a speaker-rattling playlist from Tim Reaper

Featuring FFF, Coco Bryce, Basic Rhythm and more

Kelela returns with new single Washed Away

The ‘Take Me Apart’ artist is back following a lengthy hiatus

Norwich’s Wild Paths Festival announces full line-up for 2022

The multi-venue event returns next month, from 10-15 October


Stormzy joins protest demanding justice for Chris Kaba

The rapper also gave a short speech at the march, organised over the weekend to demand justice for Chris Kaba, who was fatally shot by the police last week

Sunday Mix: Coby Sey

“This one’s for respite and reflection; a kaleidoscope and deep dive with sound, music and frequencies. The storm within the calmness and the calmness in the storm”