5 New Acts You Need to Know

A round-up of the best new sounds from the periphery, featuring experimental ambience, distorted post-club sounds, jazz-infused hip-hop and serene, dancefloor music

Meet Yugen Blakrok: the underground rapper featured on the Black Panther soundtrack

She’s the Johannesburg rapper with a verse on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Black Panther’ OST – but Yugen Blakrok isn’t abandoning the underground just yet

Five New Acts You Need to Know

From dank dub mutations to new strains of ambient, UK drill to experimental grime and floor-focused bangers, here’s February’s emerging artist cheat sheet

Enter the strangely comforting soundworlds of Kayla Painter

Meet the rising star of experimental music who crafts eerily beautiful soundscapes in response to our uncertain times

Five New Acts You Need to Know

From cinematic RnB to high-impact punk, global-minded club tracks to bedroom-borne quirkpop, here’s our five-point guide to who’s breaking through

Meet Buddy, the Compton singer-rapper making feel-good music for sunnier climes

Davy Reed meets the prodigious talent as he gears up to release his debut album, and finds him in a positive frame of mind

Five New Acts You Need to Know

From a new riff on Auto-Tuned Atlanta rap to ferocious guitar music out of Bristol, goofy house music to unconventional, evocative RnB, here’s our heads up on the new acts you need on your radar

Five New Acts You Need to Know

Featuring diasporic sounds from London, post-club miniatures, optimistic quirkpop and Yasiin Bey-approved hip-hop from Atlanta

Meet Smerz, the Norwegian duo making nocturnal music for dancefloor introverts

Moody, vulnerable and unknowable, Smerz create tracks that straddle the club and late-night home listening. Just don’t call them DIY

Quay Dash is coming for the NYC rap throne

Incorporating elements of club culture into her distinct New York hip-hop sounds, Dash is a rapper on the rise who holds the reigns to her own success

Five New Acts You Need to Know

Read our five-point guide on the best new sounds from the periphery

Five New Acts You Need to Know

Read our five-point guide on new sounds from the periphery that you should be paying attention to now

Five New Acts You Need to Know

Read our five-point guide on the best new sounds from the periphery

Five New Acts You Need to Know

The best new sounds from the periphery

Guttersnipe are creating extreme music for non-humans to enjoy

The Leeds duo meld black humour, kinetic energy and terrifying noise. Just don’t call them awkward

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Chastity Belt announce new album I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone

The sex-positive Seattle band are back with their third studio album