Posts by Gabriel Szatan (@gabrielszatan?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor )

On and on and on: The First 15 Years of Hessle Audio

The history and future of Hessle Audio, a label which came to define an era of UK club music

Hessle Audio’s peers reflect on the label’s legacy and the past 15 years

Hessle Audio is 15. Anz, Objekt, Blawan, Untold, Mary Anne Hobbs and more unravel the impact of the influential UK label

Batu: The pathfinder

The Bristol producer’s mantra is simple: assume your audience is ready for anything and they will be

DJ Python

DJ Python: Travelling without moving

DJ Python is vaping, worrying and wearing a gleaming white ten-gallon hat. We catch up with the producer for Issue 113

The Horrors

On Primary Colours, The Horrors reinvented themselves as one of the most vital bands in the UK

In 2009, with the odds stacked against them, The Horrors released an album that ushered in one of the most convincing and arresting career rebirths in living memory

Giant Swan © Tom Andrew

Giant Swan: The shape of noise to come

Giant Swan want to question everything you know about extreme music. We meet the duo in Bristol to talk noise, debut albums and their guiding philosophy

Chromatics © Chris Juarez

Chromatics at The Roundhouse: Johnny Jewel brings his singular vision to the stage

Roundhouse 27 October

Rosalía at Somerset House: Flamenco’s futurist brings the heat to London

Somerset House 15 July

Download 2019: The perfect balance of self-awareness and metal-fuelled fun

Donnington Park Circuit 14 June

Talking Heads’ Speaking In Tongues consolidated their position as an era-defining act of alternative America

36 years on, we delve into the impact the NYC band’s fifth studio album had on their career arc

Special Request, Vortex Album Cover

Special Request

VORTEX Houndstooth
CTM Festival © Camille Blake

CTM Festival 2019: The Berlin institution strikes the right balance between the scholarly and fun

Various venues, Berlin 25 January
A Love Letter to Blog House

A Love Letter to… Blog House

Gabriel Szatan reevaluates the much-maligned genre of blog house – was there more to it than day-glo animation, purple hoodies and dodgy bitrates?

Daniel Avery © Tom Andrew

Daniel Avery: There’s a time, and a place

Amongst a demanding tour schedule and the pressure to follow up a hit album, the DJ/producer has never stopped searching for that special feeling

DJ Taye

Still Trippin' Hyperdub

Suzanne Ciani

Help, Help The Globolinks! Finders Keepers


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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: Synthesised Sanctuary for the Mind

With her soothing textures, the LA artist is reaching many ears. She meets with Gabriel Szatan to talk The Kid and finding solace in an accelerated world

Chester Bennington obit

Chester Bennington’s vulnerability resonated with a generation

In light of the Linkin Park frontman’s tragic passing, Gabriel Szatan remembers a man who meant so much to so many

To Syria, With Love: The Heartbroken Folk of Omar Souleyman

Since 2011, Omar Souleyman has travelled the world spreading his message of love. Now, the Syrian artist is singing for the sorrow of his home country