Posts by Crack Staff (@crackmagazine )

Pascal Moscheni

Hands On Sand founder Pascal Moscheni (f.k.a. Yanik Park) blends golden era tech house cuts alongside dreamy Italo and disco-influenced grooves for a sun-soaked journey to the Balearic Isles.

Eastern Margins announce the line-up for new festival, Margins United

The day and night festival will take place on 28 September at EartH Hackney.

Inside the Greek lab working to uncover the lost identities of migrants

‘Identifying the Displaced’, a new film by Harry Lawson soundtracked by Batu, takes a close-up look at the Alexandroupoli team using forensic analysis to humanise migrant stories.

Christian AB

Berlin-based, British-born underground hero Christian AB takes the reigns for Crack Mix 584, with an hour-long mix is a nostalgic, groove-laden journey back to London’s notorious afterparty spot, The Boat, taken from a 2019 Sunday afternoon.

Sunday Mix: Pleasure Planet

Kim Ann Foxman spent countless hazy evenings moving basements as the lead singer of neo-disco forerunners Hercules & Love Affair, now her latest venture sees her take a less pumping approach to music.

Listen to African Head Charge’s playlist of tracks for respect and unity

African Head Charge’s percussionist and co-founder Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah picks a playlist of tracks based around respect, love and peace that he’d play on the radio right now.

In Photos: Dirty Hit’s dh2 launch party at Phonox

Label head George Daniel was joined on the decks by Kelly Lee Owens, Oscar Farrell and TimFromTheHouse.

In Solidarity with Gaza: A Guide to the Music and Resources That Support the Humanitarian Effort

A regularly updated list of releases raising money for the relief effort in Gaza, and a list of resources and organisations doing crucial work on the ground.

In Photos: OFFSónar 2024

Bringing its eclectic mix of electronic music and immersive experiences to Barcelona in June, OFFSónar delivered four days of creatively-charged, thought-provoking fun.

Diesel Hub

We partnered with Diesel and Metamorph for a series of interviews and videos that uncover four Berlin-based artists currently making their mark on a music scene constantly in flux.

Mumdance

On this week’s Crack Mix, Mumdance reminds us of his singular production talent and ear for sound.

Glastonbury Festival 2024 through five key performances

From grime classics and 00s pop-punk nostalgia to a rock’n’roll coming-of-age show, a halcyon disco era celebration and Charli xcx’s locked-off Partygirl rave, look back on all the best sets from Glastonbury 2024.

Pop Zone: Michaël Brun

Over the course of 50 transportive minutes, Haitian DJ and local champion Michaël Brun blends dancefloor-focused music with traditional sounds including kanava and kompa.

Euro 2024 quarter-finals: Your pre and post-match playlists, curated by Cristale

Ahead of England’s Euro 2024 quarter-finals game tomorrow, South London rapper Cristale curates two playlists to guide us through the adrenaline highs and post-match unwind.

In Photos: Outbreak Fest 2024

From hardcore moshers to old school emo fans, Outbreak 2024 was a raucous celebration of alternative music and culture in the UK.

Mary Anne Hobbs will host ‘All Queens’ Stage at Field Day this year

The BBC Radio 6 Music presenter has curated a line-up representing female, non-binary and trans artists.

Watch Slauson Malone 1 perform live at the latest edition of Le Guess Who? festival

The newly uploaded film is part of Le Guess Who?’s ongoing expansion of its archive, with over 100 recordings now available to watch for free online.

In Photos: Burna Boy at London Stadium

Stopping over in London on his ‘I Told Them’ Tour before playing Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, Burna Boy lit up a sold-out show at London Stadium last weekend.

Drag, dance and debauchery: Inside Glastonbury’s NYC Downlow

What really goes on behind the door (and notoriously long queue) at Block9’s NYC Downlow? Photographer Courteney Frisby headed down to capture the sweat, glamour and outrageous outfits in all their glory.

SHAPE+ announces its artist roster for 2024-2025

The EU-funded platform, now run by 18 European festivals, will begin its third year of activities on 15 July.

Overmono will take over The Warehouse Project this October

The duo will play alongside their own specially curated line-up including Ben UFO, Joy Orbison, Skream & Benga and more.

Abena

Ahead of their performance at Manchester’s Band on the Wall this evening at co-signed, our joint party with Smirnoff, DJ and All Hands On Deck co-founder Abena steps up for this week’s Crack Mix.

In Photos: Glastonbury 2024

From a Banksy stunt at Idles to standout sets from Tems, Little Simz, PJ Harvey and a Charli xcx ‘Partygirl’ takeover, look back on the most memorable moments from the field this weekend.

The Click: Louis Carnell on clarity, connection and letting go of his alias

In his own words, Louis Carnell recalls the artistic freedom and control he discovered when he let go of his alias – and other people’s expectations.

GALA 2024: Five standout sets from the South London festival

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Mustafa announces the line-up for London edition of Artists For Aid

The benefit concert, which will feature performances from Bint Mbareh, Blood Orange, Clairo and more, takes place on 4 July at Troxy.

Aurora Halal

New York hailing underground staple, Mutual Dreaming label head and founder of Sustain-Release Aurora Halal, takes to the tools on the latest Crack Mix with a warm, groove-laden 55 minutes.

In Photos: Primavera Sound 2024

The festival’s flagship event once again vindicated its position as a staple of the European festival season.

King Krule drops surprise new EP

The project, titled ‘SHHHHHH!’, features four tracks previously only available via limited-release flexi discs.

Manchester, come and see a lineup of local talent co-signed by us and Smirnoff

Attention Manchester, we’re excited to be showing up next month for an event at one…