Posts by Tara Joshi

Kara Jackson is embracing life in all its messy glory

The former US National Youth Poet Laureate turned folk truth-teller talks to Tara Joshi about grief, learning from her elders and her recent debut album for the May issue

Radical Imagination: Big Joanie in conversation with Corin Tucker

Upon the release of a new covers album celebrating 25 years of ‘Dig Me Out’, Big Joanie sat down with Corin Tucker for a conversation that revealed shared visions of a fairer world.

Having Words: A conversation between Don Letts and Zakia Sewell on art and activism

An afternoon at Don Letts’ London home tracing five decades of British subculture

Sad Night Dynamite: Strange Brew

Somerset duo Sad Night Dynamite transform the mystical forces of their surroundings into a nocturnal hybrid of hip-hop, dub and psychedelia


Close to Home

Wet Leg

Wet Leg Domino

Auntie Flo and Rathisa: On collaboration and the significance of South Asian festivals

Sarathy Korwar and Brian D’Souza connect over a video call before their debut live performance together at Dialled In, a London festival celebrating South Asian creativity

sudan archives

Sudan Archives is conjuring alternative realities

With long-awaited debut Athena, Sudan Archives transmits visions of her own Afrofuturist utopia

Giggs Big Bad


Big Bad Universal Island Records

The Top 20 Guest Verses of 2018

Tara Joshi rounds up 20 standout guest spots from the last 12 months, featuring Nicki Minaj, Ty Dolla $ign, Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z and 070 Shake

700 Bliss

Spa 700 Halcyon Veil / Don Giovanni
Ty Dolla $ign

Ty Dolla $ign: Back to the Beach

The Californian crooner is polishing his raunchy lyrics with luxurious gloss


Take Me Apart Warp

Moor Mother: Poetic Justice

Camae Ayewa links up with writer Tara Joshi to talk astrology, ‘slaveship punk’ and reclaiming black history on her breakthrough album Fetish Bones