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Rewire Festival 2024 through six key performances

The Hague, Neverlands 4 April

12 years after his first single, Jai Paul plays his first hometown show

HERE at Outernet 9 May

Harry Styles’ carefully-curated house of fun arrives in London

O2 Academy Brixton 24 May

Cut and reset: The Class of Three Minutes

Meet the inaugural winners of Crack Magazine’s Three Minutes incubator, creating music videos with young British directors

Greg Tate

6 essential essays by groundbreaking cultural critic Greg Tate

The “Godfather of hip-hop journalism” passed away this week aged 64. Discover – or revisit – six of his best works covering Kendrick Lamar, Bad Brains, Basquiat, Azealia Banks and more

Overcoming lockdown obstacles, Le Guess Who? united a global cast of adventurous artists

Utrecht, Netherlands 11 November
Tyler the Creator

How Tyler, the Creator builds worlds with director of photography Luis Pérez

Talking Russian hats, vintage cameras and peachy hues with one of Tyler’s closest collaborators

Director Avesta Keshtmand unlocks vivid fantasies within human experience

One of five recipients of the Three Minutes grant, Keshtmand has just unveiled the stunning music video for Emma-Jean Thackray’s ‘Say Something’

Shy One

Shy One

Broken beats and full-bodied bassy mutations from idiosyncratic London producer Shy One

Cinematographer Robbie Ryan on capturing Nick Cave alone at Alexandra Palace

The cinematographer behind ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Marriage Story’ takes us behind the scenes of Cave’s groundbreaking new concert film


Between Bridges’ 2020Solidarity project is helping clubs and venues fundraise through prints

Wolfgang Tillmans’ arts foundation has created a unique service for supporting creative fundraisers

Baby Keem

Baby Keem – Listen closely

At 19, Baby Keem is already hip-hop’s heir apparent, endorsed by superstars and mentored by the greats. But the hard work has only just begun

Bill Clinton Swag

Meet the engineer behind the Bill Clinton Swag meme

Thomas Millar made Bill Clinton Swag as a joke when he was in college, eight years later it nearly broke the internet

Normal People

The making of Normal People’s carefully-curated soundtrack

We spoke to Juliet Martin, the hit show’s music supervisor

BRIT Awards

5 key takeaways from the 2020 BRIT Awards

Billie Eilish’s nails! Dave calling Boris Johnson racist! Stormzy in the rain! Here’s the best of last night’s BRIT Awards

Hey Girl, Hey Boy - The Chemical Brothers Kate Gibb

Meet Kate Gibb, the artist behind The Chemical Brothers’ Surrender artwork

We celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Chemical Brother’s iconic third studio album in a conversation with Kate Gibb, the visionary behind its cover sleeve

Iggy Pop live at the Barbican: Reflective but defiant as ever

Barbican 21 November
Bjork © Santiago Felipe

Björk’s Cornucopia live show paints a multi-sensory picture of a brave new world

The O2 19 November
Kelsey Lu - Club to Club - Ph. Silvia Violante Rouge

Club to Club 2019: Magnetic moments and impeccable programming make for a standout edition

Various venues, Turin 30 October
D’Angelo documentary

The new D’Angelo documentary offers a rare glimpse of a troubled visionary

Devil’s Pie, a new documentary about the life of D’Angelo is an intimate portrait of a famously unknowable artist

Kenji Takimi

Selections: Kenji Takimi

The Crue-L Records boss selects an eclectic mix of Japanese electronics

Nike Native Instruments © Kasia Zacharko

In Photos: The Air Max 180 BLN with Nike, Crack Magazine and Native Instruments

Check out a gallery of Kasia Zacharko’s images from our recent one-day music workshop in Berlin

Childish Gambino Donald Glover O2 Arena © Philipp Raheem

Donald Glover’s ‘final tour’ as Childish Gambino showcases his 360-degree approach to entertainment

London O2 Arena 24 March
fresh starts & broken hearts – by sega bodega

Fresh starts and broken hearts – Mixed by sega bodega

A special Valentine’s Day mix featuring nostalgic TV shows, Ryan Gosling, Dido and more

The 1975 review

The 1975 review: Superstar moves and digital platitudes from the biggest band in the UK

O2 Arena, London 18 January

“Less Pitchfork, more panto”: Mariah Carey’s festive London spectacular reviewed

The O2, London 11 December
Yves Tumor © Mark Cole

Yves Tumor’s new live show captures his genre-fluid vision

Hoxton Hall, London 22 November
Oliver Coates

Oliver Coates

The London-based composer and producer paints a wintry portrait of a stint spent recording in Scotland

Franz Scala

Italian Dance Wave – Mixed by Franz Scala

The Slow Motion label head compiles a mix of Italo, acid and new wave by Italian artists

BTS live in London: Self-love, interactivity and effortless pop versatility

The O2, London 10 October