Posts by John Twells

Putting Down Roots: CCL

CCL’s mind-expanding DJ sets are defined by a deep, searching curiosity. It’s an approach that ricochets throughout their new project – an ambitious mixtape waving together the foundations of dubstep.

Olof Dreijer is shifting rhythms

As part of sibling duo The Knife, Olof Dreijer made daring, defiantly queer electronic music that broke into the pop mainstream. But as Dreijer’s creative practice has evolved, so has his perspective

Bendik Giske is embracing flow states

An intimate physicality rests at the heart of Norwegian saxophonist Bendik Giske’s compositions. A new self-titled album takes this vulnerability to new extremes

Sarah Davachi

Two Sisters Late Music

JASSS: Words Collide

For boundary-rejecting producer JASSS, it’s the spaces between classification that hold the key to expression

Blackhaine: Motion sickness

Through brutal narratives and choreography, Blackhaine is giving expression to a desolation that lives at society’s margins. The Salford-based artist is the cover star of Issue 125

Loraine James: The space between

Loraine James builds urgent narratives from the sounds of an anxious, ecstatic city. The London-based producer covers our special edition magazine The Collections, Volume 2

DJ Sprinkles – Midtown 120 Blues

On Midtown 120 Blues, DJ Sprinkles highlighted the radical queer origins of house music

12 years on, we take a look at how the message behind Terre Thaemlitz’s house classic still remains as urgent as ever