Posts by Sammy Jones (@sammyxjones)



Saint Cloud Merge Records
Rising Parallax ((( O )))

Rising: ((( O ))) is nourishing her soul

((( O ))) works alone from a solar-powered treehouse studio in the jungle. For this month’s Rising, she chats blissful R&B and a sustainable creative process.

Jinx Crumb


Jinx Crumb Records
Bikini Kill

Bikini Kill’s London show proves why riot grrrl resonates for a new generation

Brixton Academy 20190610
FKA twigs © Sergio Albert

Primavera Sound 2019: A refreshingly balanced line-up packs in the thrills

Parc del Fòrum, Barcelona 20190530
Aphex Twin, BIME Live 2018 © Tom Hagen

BIME Live 2018: Ambitious programming makes the Bilbao spectacle a highlight on the festival calendar

Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Spain 20181026
Snail Mail Lush

Snail Mail

Lush Matador Records

Angel Olsen

Phases Jagjaguwar

Tough Love: Sheer Mag

The band pour righteous progressive energy into their throwback sound. Sammy Jones finds lead singer Tina Halladay as furious and liberating as ever

Mitski: Tell Me About It

Mitski captures the millennial slog with crushing realness. In the wake of Trump’s election, Sammy Jones hears how she creates a hopeful world for her fans.

Hot Topic: The month in political music

Hot Topic dives into the most politically charged, pissed off music we could get our grubby hands on this month

Various Artists

Killed By Deathrock Vol. 2 Sacred Bones

Hot Topic

Hot Topic is Crack’s monthly roundup of politically charged music

Hocus Pocus

Sammy Jones discovers how Buffy the Vampire Slayer and a grizzly painting inspired the indie-pop duo’s new LP Babes Never Die

Danny Brown

Watch a couple get engaged at a Danny Brown show

And they say romance is dead? Nah. Danny Brown is currently travelling across the USA touring…