Posts by Jasmine Kent-Smith (@jasmine_ks?lang=en)

Lock in to a playlist of 140 BPM bangers curated by Sicaria Sound

The London-based DJ and production duo run us through their current favourites, spotlighting tracks from Hi5ghost, Simo Cell and more

Coldcut release new @0 compilation EP featuring Ryuichi Sakamoto and James Heather

It’s the third EP to be shared ahead of the full ‘@0’ compilation release on 19 November

20 Questions: Circuit des Yeux

Composer and vocalist Haley Fohr on bowl cuts, Sandra Bullock and that time she had sushi with Vincent Gallo

Bjork for Crack Magazine by Felipe Santiago

Björk’s new album is for people “making clubs in their living room”

The Icelandic musician discussed her tenth studio album in a new interview

Sunday Mix: MMYYKK

A slinky, soulful entry from Minneapolis-based musician MMYYKK, designed to help you “find your zone and manifest what you need” this weekend

Richard H. Kirk – Mixed by Nik Void

Music by the late, great Richard H. Kirk, selected and mixed by Factory Floor’s Nik Void

Pa Salieu’s headline Coventry show cancelled by “authorities”, says rapper

The ‘Afrikan Rebel’ artist was due to perform in Coventry on 27 November

Bristol’s Futureboogie Recordings marks 10th anniversary with new compilation

The forthcoming release will be the last to land via the long-running label

The KLF attempt to block unauthorised documentary on copyright grounds

Director Chris Atkins’ film ‘Who Killed the KLF?’ features snippets of the duo’s songs

Camden venue Koko to reopen in spring 2022

The north London venue will reopen next year following a major redevelopment – a project that was disrupted by the pandemic, flooding and a fire

Rico Nasty and Danny Brown announced for Red Bull SoundClash

Red Bull’s SoundClash series is returning to the US this winter

University students in Leeds, Nottingham and Liverpool affected by spiking this term

A new survey has found that over 2,600 students and young people believe they’ve been spiked since the start of this university year

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Wolfgang Tillmans, Jeff Mills and rRoxymore contribute to new compilation, REIF01

Berlin-based collective REIF has also tapped Asmara and Karl Holmqvist, among others, for its debut compilation

A.G. Cook has made a track out of iconic Apple sounds

The new song, titled ‘Start Up’, premiered during Apple’s ‘Unleashed’ event last night (18 October)

Kanye West has legally changed his name to Ye

The rapper filed to change his name to the well-known nickname back in August

Charli XCX joined by Dev Hynes on Best Song Ever podcast

The former Crack Magazine cover stars talk Test Icicles, crying in music videos and funerals in the new episode


A lively blend of club thrills and original pop bops from the Cape Town musician and creative director

Charlie Bones’ new radio venture officially launching on 25 October

The London-based DJ and broadcaster took to the airwaves today (15 October) for the first “test transmission”

Duval Timothy and Rosie Lowe are releasing a collaborative album

The duo will release their new LP, Son, in November

London’s Night Tube to return from next month

Mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed the return of Night Tube services on two London Underground lines

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Dean Blunt drops new versions of A$AP Rocky collaboration, STOOZY

Listen to two dubs versions of the A$AP Rocky-featuring track

Scalping team up with Limbic Cinema for new audiovisual experience, Intermission

Presented by venue Bristol Beacon, the digital experience premieres tonight at 7pm (BST)

Snail Mail shares new video for pop-infused single Ben Franklin

Lindsey Jordan will release her second album, ‘Valentine’, next month

This new short film explores the power of music and art in dementia care

‘Amanze’ is a new film from London-based director and producer Lucy Hawes, commissioned by The Photobook Project. We’re premiering it exclusively on Crack Magazine

Kacey Musgraves’ star-crossed will not be eligible for Best Country Album Grammy

The president of UMG Nashville – Musgraves’ label – has criticised the Recording Academy’s decision

Skinny Pelembe and Black Country, New Road to perform at Climate Music Blowout

Kam-Bu, IDER, Léa Sen and more have also been announced for the all-day event, which takes place at Hackney venue EartH this Sunday (17 October)

Black Country, New Road announce second album Ants From Up There

The follow-up to ‘For the First Time’ lands on 4 February via Ninja Tune

Kelsey Lu © Emmet Green

Kelsey Lu, Brian Eno and Hot Chip confirmed for Cardiff’s Festival of Voice

Max Richter, Ghost Poet, Tricky and Anna Meredith have also been announced

fabric © Sarah Ginn

UK night-time economy lost 86,000 jobs during pandemic

A new report from the NTIA sheds light on the impact of Covid-19 on the UK’s nightlife sector

Eris Drew, Octo Octa and LSDXOXO to play Positive Education Festival 2021

The French festival will host its fifth edition from 9 to 13 November